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Adedeji Adeleke, Net Worth(Forbes), Wife And Lifestyle


Would you like to know about Adedeji Adeleke, net worth (Forbes), wife and lifestyle? This article would tell you all you need to know.

Who Is Adedeji Adeleke?

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He is a Nigerian billionaire, businessman,  philanthropist,  CEO of Pacific Holdings Limited, husband of late Dr. Vero Adeleke, and the father of Adewale Adeleke ( Chairman of HKN), David Adeleke (the popular Nigerian Musician known as Davido), and Sharon Adeleke.

Adedeji Adeleke’s Biography

Adedeji Adeleke was born on the 6th of March 1957 in Enugu and he is the son of Mr. Raji and Mrs. Esther Adeleke. In Enugu where he was born, he also lived there with his maternal grandmother until his family said it was time for him to move back to Lagos to pursue his primary and secondary school education.

In Lagos, Adedeji Adeleke attended Ansar-Ud-Deen Primary School from 1965 to 1970, then he moved on to the Seventh Days Adventist Grammar School and attained his West African Examination Certificate in 1965. With Chief Adedeji Adeleke’s strong love and passion for education, he decided to further his education down to the tertiary level where he gained admission into the Western Kentucky University USA in 1976 and obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Finance. He went on to enroll for an MBA (Master of Business Administration)  in 1979, then completed it in 1981.

Chief Adedeji Adeleke also has a Ph.D. degree from the Pacific Columbia University, California from the academic field of International Business. In addition to his already acquired degrees and certificates, Chief Adedeji Adeleke also has a Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix in Arizona which he acquired in 2010.

Early Music Career

Mr. Adedeji Adeleke started his Investment Company, Pacific Holdings in 1983 which he created through the Pacific Drilling Company that was responsible for infrastructural survey, drilling the ground, and installing bole holes. The company became incorporated from a Limited Liability Company on the 28th December 1990.

Later on, the company began to spread its wings by diversifying into Energy and Power Generation and Freight Services. In 1996, Adedeji Adeleke founded Springtime Development Foundation (SDF), the foundation was founded for the main purpose of helping students in Nigeria by providing them with the best quality education.

Adedeji Adeleke Career 2017 To Date

Currently, Chief Adedeji Adeleke is regarded to be the wealthiest man in Osun and he’s from Osun as well. No wonder one of his sons, Davido the popular Nigerian singer refers to himself as “OBO” which stands for Omo Baba Olowo,  which means “Son of a Wealthy man” when translated to English.


He’s also the brain and current CEO of Pacific Holdings, a company that has investments across various sectors in Nigeria. The 63-year-old man is also a devoted Christian and philanthropist and he’s responsible for the building of a multi-million dollars infrastructure, which he donated to his church The Seven Days Adventist Church.

Aside from that, the man also donated a hall to Babcock University, the alma mater of his second son. Chief Adedeji Adeleke is still the founder and owner of Springtime Development Foundation(SDF), a foundation concerned majorly with providing standard education. Through this foundation, Chief Adedeji Adeleke has built a university known as Adeleke University located in Ede, Osun state.

The university was established in 2011 and it has a total of five faculties, namely: Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Basic Medical Science, Faculty of Business and Social Sciences, Faculty of Engineering, and Faculty of Law. The university has Chief Adedeji Adeleke as the pro-chancellor, Dr. Joseph Ola as the Chancellor, and Samuel Ekundayo Alao as the Vice-chancellor.

Chief Adedeji Adeleke Family And Wife

Chief Adedeji is one of the sons of Mr. Ayoola and Mrs. Nnenna Adeleke. It’s well known that Mr. Adedeji’s father is responsible for the idea behind Banana Island. An idea that was created to make Nigeria proud. Mr. Adedeji Adeleke was married to Veronica Adeleke but she died of cardiac arrest at the age of 39 before her painful departure-she blessed the Adeleke family with three lovely kids namely: Adewale Adeleke, David Adeleke, and Sharon Adeleke.

How Many Children Does Adedeji Adeleke Have?

Chief Adedeji Adeleke has a total of three children.

Adedeji Adeleke Net Worth

Being the richest man from Osun state, chief Adedeji Adeleke has a net worth of 700 million US dollars and there’s a high tendency he has more than that, but that amount is all we can say for now.

Age And Height

Adedeji Adeleke is 63 years old and was born on the 6th of March 1957 but for his height, we can’t say officially but just know he’s a man with good height.


Adedeji Adeleke Awards And Nominations

Aside from his prestigious degrees, certificates, PhDs, and business success, we can say Adedeji Adeleke is a respected individual, an admirable philanthropist, and a great father and even grandfather, his children and grandchildren can testify to it. We can’t say for sure the awards Chief Adedeji Adeleke has because he’s a private man but, we are sure that a man of his status will have many awards to show for it.


Cars And Houses

A man as wealthy as Chief Adedeji Adeleke will have lots of houses and cars to his name. The man is the owner of a Bentley Mulsanne worth three hundred and fifty (350,000) US dollars, Rolls Royce worth four hundred and fifty thousand  (450,000) US dollars, and many more. But, his most expensive automobile is his private jet, Bombardier Global Express 6000 worth sixty-two (62) million US dollars. He’s also the proud owner of lovely mansions scattered all over Banana Island, Ikoyi, Lekki, Lagos, Victoria Island, and even in Atlanta USA where he bought a mansion on his 60th birthday.

Instagram Followers

Like we said earlier, he is a successful business magnate that loves to keep his life private. So, we can’t find any Instagram account assigned to him officially.

Dead Or Alive?

Chief is very much alive and kicking he’s getting stronger and even richer. But, the only misfortune is that his lovely wife and mother of his children is late.


So, it will be so unfair on our part that we told you a lot about a successful businessman but we didn’t show any of his pictures. Therefore, here are some of his pictures for facial recognition.

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