Biography Of Sir Sam E. Jonah (Age , Wife , Net Worth) – He is the second richest man in Ghana, ranking second among the top ten richest men and women, with a net worth of $1.2 billion.
Sir Sam E. Jonah was born in November 1949 on the Cape Coast. Jonah once said that life was never easy for him.
At the age of 25, he began working in the deep mines of Ashanti Goldfield in central Ghana. In exchange for an engineering scholarship at Exeter University in the United Kingdom, he worked underground for the Ashanti mining corporation.
Later, the rich businessman graduated and returned to the Ashanti Mining corporation.
According to Forbes, Sam E. Jonah was chosen Ashanti’s Chief Executive Officer in 1986, at the age of 36, after just 11 years of working underground for the Ashanti mining firm.
Sir Sam E. Jonah owns Jonah Capital Limited, a holding company and private equity corporation that invests in mining, real estate, agricultural, construction, financial services, and oil and gas services.
He accumulated the majority of his money through Jonah Capital, which he owns 78% of. His investments raised his net worth, propelling him to the ranks of Ghana’s wealthiest men and women.
Sir Sam E. Jonah has invested in a separate business specialty in Africa, propelling him to the second richest man in Ghana.
He was previously named a Companion of the Order of the Star of the Volta, Ghana’s highest national honor, recognizing him as one of the country’s wealthiest and most important citizens.