Most monarchs globally are some of the richest people on earth. This is so because these monarchs control the wealth of their respective kingdoms as well as those of colonized states. Monarchs are also exempted from the paying of taxes, what this means is, they work for nothing, pay for nothing but are always rich.
The situation is not different about monarchs in Ghana. Today, we explore the richest kings in Ghana.
Otumfuo Osei Tutu II
Otumfuo Osei Tutu II is the current overlord of the Ashanti kingdom, He is a trained lawyer by profession and a prolific businessman and investor. Otumfuo Osei Tutu is the owner and chief executive officer of Transpomech Ghana; a mining company that provides large industrial companies in Ghana. Otumfuo has an estimated net worth of $12 million.
Osagyefuo Nana Amoatia Ofori Panin
Osagyefuo Nana Amoatia Ofori Panin is the paramount king of Okyeman. The Okyehene popularly referred to as Nana Amoatia is a lawyer by profession. Upon the ascension of the Ofori Panin stool, Amoatia has brought about economic and infrastructural development to the Abuakwa State. He has investments in oil and real estate. Although his exact net worth is unknown, Amoatia Ofori Panin is regarded as the second richest king in Ghana.
Togbe Afede XIV
Togbe Afede is the paramount king of Agbogbomefia of the Asogli State. Togbe Afede is currently the chairperson of the World Trade Centre, he doubles as the founder and promoter of Africa World Airlines. Togbe Afede is believed to be the owner of Hearts of Oak, one of the biggest teams in Africa.
Osagyefo Agyemang Badu
Osagyefo Agyemang Badu is believed to be the fourth richest king in Ghana. He is a high court judge and also the owner of Aduana Stars, a premier league team in Ghana.
Yaa Naa Abubakari Mahama II
Yaa Naa Abubakari Mahama II popularly known as Yaa Naa is the overlord of Dagbon State in Ghana. He is one of the richest and most powerful kings in Ghana and even in Africa.