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Top 15 Richest Peoples in Tanzania: Matajiri wakubwa (2022)

Its time to know who are. the Richest Peoples in Tanzania Both Millionaires and billionaires this year 2022. including their current Net worth, source of income, quick Description about their Background, and more. Also, This List Might not Include Other Richest Peoples Because, Some People Don’t like to Show their Wealth in public but they are Hella Rich.

Hii ndio Orodha ya Matajiri wakubwa Hapa Tanzania 2022, watu wenye Pesa Zao, Achana na wale wenye Matambo, hapa Tunazungumzia Watu wenye Mpunga Mrefu.

With Tanzania being the country with the Second GDP in East Africa as of 2020 Research. It has become necessary for us to share with you the list of the Top 15 Richest Peoples in Tanzania 2022.

Who is the Richest Person in Tanzania.?

Mohammed Gulamabbas Dewji, Also Known as Mo Dewji is the Number one Richest Person in Tanzania With Over 1.5 Billion Dollars.

Top 15 Richest People in Tanzania

Top 15 Richest People in Tanzania (2022)

This is the List of the Wealthiest Peoples in Tanzania Both Billionaires and Millionaires This Year 2022. The Latest Post that Shows the Richest Men and Woman in Tanzania.

RANK NAMES NET WORTH
#1 Mohammed Gulamabbas Dewji $1.54 Billion.
#2 Rostam Abdulrasul Azizi $1.04 Billion.
#3 Said Salim Awadh Bakhresa $900 Million.
#4 Ally Edha Awadh $600 million.
#5 Shekhar Kanabar $390 million.
#6 Fida Hussein Rashid $145 Million.
#7 Shubash Patel $65.7 Million.
#8 Yusuf Manji $20.4 Million.
#9 Ghalib Said Mohamed $15.3 Million.
#10 Mr. Yogesh Manek $9 Million.
#11 Abdulaziz Abood $8.5 Million
#12 Nasibu Abdul Juma Issack $7.3 million.
#13 Salim Turky $5.7 million.
#14 Rajab Abdul Kahali $3.2 million.
#15 Judith Wambura Mbibo $1.5 million.

#1: Mohammed Gulamabbas Dewji.

Mo Dewji

Personal Stats

Name: Mohammed Gulamabbas Dewji. A.K.A Mo Dewji. He Was Born in 1975.
Age: 46.
Source of Wealth: diversified
Residence: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Citizenship: Tanzania
Marital Status: Married
Children: 3

  • Mohammed Dewji is the CEO of METL, a Tanzanian conglomerate founded by his father in the 1970s.
  • METL is active in textile manufacturing, flour milling, beverages and edible oils in eastern, southern and central Africa.
  • METL operates in at least six African countries and has ambitions to expand to several more.
  • Dewji, Tanzania’s only billionaire, signed the Giving Pledge in 2016, promising to donate at least half his fortune to philanthropic causes.
  • Dewji was reportedly kidnapped at gunpoint in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania in October 2018 and released after nine days.

Also, In Tanzania Mohammed Dewji is the Number One Richest Person, But in Africa he is the Number 15th in the List and in World Wide He is the Number 1929. Orodha ya Matajiri wakubwa Hapa Tanzania 2022

#2: Rostam Abdulrasul Azizi.

Rostam Aziz

Personal Stats

Name: Rostam Abdulrasul Azizi. He Was Born in 1964.
Age: 57.
Source of Wealth: Telecom, Investments, Self Made.
Residence: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Citizenship: Tanzania
Marital Status: Married
Children: 4

Rostam Aziz he is the Second Richest Person in Tanzania. Also, he is a Tanzanian politician, businessman/entrepreneur and economist. According to Forbes magazine, he was reportedly the first Billionaire in Tanzania in 2013 with an estimated net worth of US$5.6 billion.

#3: Said Salim Awadh Bakhresa.

Said Salim Bakhresa

Name: Said Salim Awadh Bakhresa. He Was Born in 1949 in Zanzibar.
Age: 73.
Source of Wealth: Manufacturing, Self Made.
Residence: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Citizenship: Tanzania
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Fathiya Bakhresa.

Said Salim Bakhresa is the chairman of Bakhresa Group, one of Tanzania’s largest industrial conglomerates. The group is involved in agribusiness, beverages, logistics, media, oil trading, recycling and packaging. Four of his sons serve as executive directors in the company.

#4: Ally Edha Awadh.

Ally Edha Awadh

Tanzanian oil trader Ally Edha Awadh is the founder and CEO of Lake Oil Group, one of East Africa’s fastest-growing energy trading and transportation conglomerates. Awadh founded the company in 2006 at age 26, when he received a highly coveted license from the Tanzanian government to import and market petroleum products in the domestic market. Success has been swift for Awadh. Richest Peoples in Tanzania

Lake Oil Group is now one of the 5 largest distributors of petroleum products in Tanzania and exports to neighboring countries including D.R.Congo, Zambia, Burundi and Rwanda.

The company also has a 35 million-liter storage depot at Kigamboni, Dar es Salaam and another depot in Mbeya, a commercial city in the country’s southwest region. The transport/haulage arm of the company, Lake Trans, owns and operates close to 500 trucks and serves as a regional contractor for commodities giants like Trafigura and Augusta.

#5: Shekhar Kanabar.

Shekhar Kanabar.

Source of Wealth: Battery Recycling.

Shekhar Kanabar, is the CEO of Synarge Group, a 50 year-old family-owned Tanzanian conglomerate that has its tentacles in lead manufacturing, battery recycling and automotive spare parts. Shekhar father founded the business in the 60s as a cloth trading business, but the business has since grown to become one of multi-company enterprise with more than 150 employees and millions of dollars in revenue. He is the Fifth Richest Peoples in Tanzania. Orodha ya Matajiri wakubwa Hapa Tanzania 2022

#6: Fida Hussein Rashid.

Fida Hussein Rashid

Source of Wealth: Automobiles.

In 1973 Fida Hussein Rashid founded the Africarriers Group, a pioneer in the trading of second hand vehicles in Tanzania. Africarriers went on to become one of the first companies in East Africa to import Japanese cars such as Toyota into the East Africa. Richest Peoples in Tanzania

The company today is the exclusive distributor for brands such as Eicher and Golden Dragon.

#7: Shubash Patel.

Shubash Patel

Source of Wealth: Diversified.

Mr Patel is Another Richest People in Tanzania. In 1992 Shubash Patel started a rolling mill business in Dar-Es-Salaam. In the span of two decades, he has parlayed that business into the Motisun Group, a conglomerate that comprises of more than 15 different companies in

  • Steel,
  • Mining,
  • Plastics,
  • Paints,
  • Food processing and
  • Real estate industries.

Motisun Group owns a collection of some of Tanzania’s finest Hotels and Resorts, including the popular Sea Cliff Resort in Zanzibar and the Hotel White Sands in Dar es Salaam.

#8: Yusuf Manji.

Yusuf Manji

Source of Wealth: Diversified.

Manji inherited a small trading company from his parents and parlayed it into the Quality Group, a Tanzanian conglomerate with interests in financial services, healthcare, food processing and property development. Manji is the chairman of Young Africans SC, arguably the most successful football club in Tanzania.

#9: Ghalib Said Mohamed.

Ghalib Said Mohammed

Mr. Ghalib Said Mohamed Also peoples Know Him as GSM was born into a successful family business empire. that was started by their father some 50 years ago. Ghalib got exposed to business from a very tender age. His father managed a thriving cashew farming and general trading business. Richest Peoples in Tanzania

Ghalib and his brothers took over from their father and expanded the empire even further by crossing the borders of Tanzania and finally each deciding to pursue their respective lines of business. Currently, Ghalib’s business interests span several continents with operations in China, Dubai, Tanzania, Rwanda, Zambia, Congo, Burundi and South Africa.

#10: Mr. Yogesh Manek.

Yogesh Manek

Source of Wealth: Yogesh Manek.

Manek founded the MAC Group in Tanzania in 1980. Its most prominent business is EXIM Bank, one of the 3 largest banks in Tanzania in terms of customer and asset base.

He also owns the Heritage Insurance company and Strategis, the country’s leading health maintenance organization (HMO). Mr. Yogesh Manek is the Founder and Executive Chairman of the MAC Group Ltd.

#11: Abdulaziz Abood.

Abdulaziz Abood

Source of Wealth: Diversified.

Abdulaziz Abood, one of Tanzania’s most prominent politicians and businessmen, is the founder of Abood Group, a conglomerate with interests in everything from intercity bus transportation, petroleum distribution, media and hunting safaris. He currently serves as a Member of Parliament.

#12: Nasibu Abdul Juma Issack.

Diamond Platnumz

The 12th Richest People in Tanzania. According to Wikipedia Nasibu Abdul Juma Issack Was born in 2 October 1989 He is popularly known by his stage name as Diamond Platnumz. is a Tanzanian bongo flava recording artist, dancer, philanthropist and a businessman of Ha heritage. He was born and raised in Tandale, Dar es Salaam. He is the founder and CEO of WCB Wasafi Record Label, Zoom Extra, Wasafi Bet and Wasafi Media.

Diamond is a Hard Working and Creative Person. Also, Diamond Platnumz He is the Youngest Rich men in Tanzania.

#13: Salim Turky.

Salim Turky

Source of Wealth: Diversified.

Salim Turky is a Member of Parliament in Tanzania, but he is also one of the country’s most accomplished businessmen. The Zanzibar-based Turkys Group of Companies which Salim Turky founded in the 1980s is active in cement manufacturing, beverages, hotels, hospitals and telecommunication services. Two of his sons are in charge of the day-to-day running of the company. He is one of the Richest Peoples in Tanzania 2022

Born 11 February 1963 and died 14 September 2020 age 57. He was a Tanzanian CCM politician and Member of Parliament for Mpendae constituency from 2010 to his death. But he Still on Our List of the Richest People in Tanzania Because of His Sons Who Keep Pushing the Business by His Name. Orodha ya Matajiri wakubwa Hapa Tanzania 2022

#14: Rajab Abdul Kahali.

Harmonize

Source of Wealth: Music and Business.

Born 15 March 1994, Rajab Abdul Kahali popularly known by his stage name Harmonize, is a Tanzanian Bongo Flava singer and music entrepreneur born in Mtwara Region. He is One of the Richest Peoples in Tanzania.

Since 2009 after completing his secondary school education, Harmonize is living in Dar es Salaam with his relative, Dhafar Rajabu. Sometimes, he is referred to as Konde Boy, Tembo, Jeshi and Bakhresa.

#15: Judith Wambura Mbibo.

Judith Wambura Mbibo

Source of Wealth: Music and Business.

born June 15, 1979, Judith Wambura Mbibo known by her stage name Lady Jaydee also referred to as “Lady JayDee in town” or “Lady Jay Dee”, is a Tanzanian singer. She specializes in the R&B, Zouk and Afro Pop genres. She is the Only Female in Our List. Richest People in Tanzania.

Lady Jaydee was voted Best Tanzanian Female R&B Artist in 2002, performed at the Kora All Africa Designers Competition, and was awarded “Best R&B Album” at the Tanzania Music Awards on August 6, 2004. In July 2005, she won an award for “best female video for South Africa”.

She was among the first females to sing R&B in Swahili. Lady Jaydee is signed to one of Africa’s most successful music labels, Taurus Musik. She is also known as the Queen of Bongo Flava (Tanzanian Music). The Legendary Zindindindi 😉😊😊💪🏾.


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