Peter Obi Net Worth: Peter Obi who has a net worth of $800 million dollars is a Nigerian Politician, businessman, bank investor and a philanthropist. Peter is known for being the former Governor of Anambra state, He was a running mate to Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, in 2019 presidential election in Nigeria under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), In May 2022, he was chosen as the Labour Party (Nigeria) candidate in the 2023 Nigerian presidential election.
When he was the Governor of the good people of Anambra State, serving from 17 March 2006 to 2 November 2006, He was impeached and from 9 February 2007 to 29 May 2007 which was later overturned. Although a fresh election was held on 29 April 2007, he was reappointed governor on 14 June 2007 after a court ruling that he should be allowed to complete a four-year term. He was re-elected to a second-term in office during the February 6th, 2010 gubernatorial elections.
Peter Obi Profile
- Name: Peter Gregory Obi
- Known as: Peter Obi
- Birth Date: born 19 July 1961
- Birth Place: Anambra
- Age: He is currently 60 years old
- State Of Origin: Anambra State
- Nationality: Nigerian
- Up Time: Active
- Source Of Income: Politician, Businessman And a Philanthropist
- Marriage: married
- Net Worth: $800 Million Dollars
- Religion: Christianity
- Education: Well Educated
- Horoscope: N/A
- Siblings: Updating soon
- Children: Blessed With Beautiful Children
- Salary: He’s Boss
- Social Media: Instagram, Twitter
- Agency: N/A
Peter Obi Biography.
Born Peter Gregory Obi, better known as Peter Obi was born on 19 July 1961 at Onitsha. He attended Christ the King College, Onitsha, where he completed his secondary school education. He was admitted to the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, in 1980, graduating with a B.A (Hons) in philosophy in 1984.
Peter Obi attended Lagos business school, Nigeria, where he did his Chief executive program, Harvard business school, Cambridge, USA, where he did two programs, London School of Economics, Columbia southwest school, New York, USA, Institute for management development, Switzerland where he also got two certificates in Senior Executive Program and Chief Executive Officers program. He also attended Kellogg graduate school of Management, USA, Oxford University: Said business school and Cambridge University: George business school.
Peter Obi was a business man and trader before he ventured into politics. According to Peter Obi, he started his life as a trader, being born into trading family before venturing into the corporate world. He held leadership positions in some private establishments. Some of the companies he served includes: Next International Nigeria Ltd, Chairman and director of Guardian Express Mortgage Bank Ltd, Guardian Express Bank Plc, Future View Securities Ltd, Paymaster Nigeria Ltd, Chams Nigeria Ltd, Data Corp Ltd and Card Centre Ltd. He was the youngest chairman of Fidelity Bank Plc.
2019 presidential elections
On 12 October 2018, Peter Obi was named as the running mate to Atiku Abubakar, the Peoples Democratic Party’s Presidential Candidate in the Nigerian 2019 Presidential elections. His party came second.
2023 presidential elections
On 24 March 2022, Peter Obi declared his intention to run for the position of President of Nigeria on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party.
Leaving the PDP
In an exclusive report by Peoples Gazette, Peter Obi wrote to the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party on May 24 to resign his membership of the party. According to the report, Obi feared that he may be humiliated at party’s presidential primary. Mr. Obi confirmed the development to the newspaper citing the existence of a gang up against him.
Peter Obi Personal Life
Peter Obi is currently married to the love of hi life, Margarete Brownson Usen in 1992, and together they have two children. He is a Catholic.
Peter Obi Net Worth.
Peter Obi is currently one of the richest and most influential businessman/politicians in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $800 million dollars as of the time of this post.