The population of Ghana’s women is about 49.1% according to 2010 house census statistics available.
There are many downplay the essentials in economic and social developments in Africa but in the Western world, women are much respected.
Most women in the country have distinguished themselves with their enormous achievements.
Ghana boasts of many rich and powerful people, men, and women, who are believed to be to have a great impact on society.
Here are the 5 richest women in Ghana and their Net worth.
- Patricia Poku-Diaby
She is the richest woman in Ghana currently with an estimated net worth of $720 million.
Patricia Poku-Diaby was involved in her family’s business (trading and transportation) before she set up the Plot Enterprise Group in Ivory Coast, which was a precursor to the Ghanaian company.
Plot Enterprise Ghana is a wholly Ghanaian owned cocoa processing company.
The group which has market presence in Asia and West Africa and comprises, Plot Commodities (registered with the Dubai Metal and Commodities Centre in Dubai), Plot Enterprise in Ivory Coast, and Plot Enterprise Ghana.
Plot Commodities deals in cotton and cocoa and is registered with the Cocoa Merchants Association of America.
Plot Enterprise in Ivory Coast is engaged in the trading of cocoa, cashew nut, and wood products.
Plot Enterprise Ghana has a plant that has an annual initial bean input capacity of 32,000 metric tonnes.
The implementation of the project began in 2006 with trial runs starting in November 2009. The plant was fully commissioned in January 2010.
- Theresa Oppong-Beeko
On the 2nd position of the richest women in Ghana is Theresa Oppong-Beeko. The CEO of Manet Group has an estimated net worth of $420 million. The Manet Group is a 100% Ghanaian real estate development holding company, involved in developing the commercial and residential property.
In fact, the company is the second-largest in the industry. It was established 18 years ago and has risen to the ranks to be listed among the top 20 companies in the country.
Her group of companies includes Manet Paradise, a three-star hotel resort, Manet Housing, a real estate development firm, Manet Construction a civil engineering company, and lastly, the Manet Towers.
Theresa Oppong-Beeko Net Worth: $420 million.
- Kate Quartey Papafio
The 3rd richest woman in Ghana is the first cable manufacturer in the ECOWAS subregions. Not just that, Kate Quartey Papafio is also the leading producer of electrical cables in Ghana. Kate Quartey has an estimated net worth of $250 million.
The CEO of Reroy Group of companies founded in 1992 which includes Reroy Energy Limited and Reroy Cables Limited is among the most powerful women in the country.
The company has a strong presence in the West African sub-region. Where it provides products and services to the private sector, general consumers, and utilities throughout the region.
Kate Quartey Papafio Net Worth: $250 million.
- Gifty Lamptey
On the number 4th position of the richest women in Ghana is Mrs. Gifty Lamptey with an estimated net worth of $135 million. She is the CEO of Sidalco Group of Companies which includes Sidalco Construction and Roads Ltd; Del Estates; Empire Concretes Ltd and Dominion International Petroleum Ltd.
Additionally, she is serving on several boards such as Ladies of the Cross International Ministries; an organization that focuses on giving as well as helping the needy, she is the chairperson of the board. Mrs. Lamptey is a widow blessed with three children.
Gifty Lamptey Net Worth: $135 million.
- Grace Amey-Obeng
Grace Amey-Obeng ranks the 5th richest woman in Ghana. She has an estimated net worth of $100 million which is sourced mainly from the cosmetic industry.
Mrs. Amey-Obeng who is the CEO of Forever Clair Group received her beauty education at Croydon College, London. She returned back to Ghana and started her own business with just $100. Now the forever group of companies includes a firm that supplies salon equipment and cosmetics (Forever Clair Skin Care), a beauty clinic (FC Skin and Beauty Klinik), and a beauty clinic (FC Skin and Beauty Klinik).
The Forever Clair Group has eight branches in Ghana. Her products are also exported to other countries like Togo, Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Togo, Ivory Coast, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.
Grace Amey-Obeng Net Worth: $100 Million.