Ghpage.com, your ultimate source of credible information has yet again gone deep in search to bring to you(our Cherished readers) the popular sons of the rich and powerful and most prominent businessmen in Ghana.
You will agree with me that in our part of the world, a reference to Ghana, becoming famous and highly influential comes at no much difficulty at all. The major criterion to become one is to be SUPER-RICH or be born into a rich family.
Yes!, is that simple. If one, having been accepted in the criterion above and becomes well-known through his/her wealth, automatically their offspring’s at so much alleviation also gain prominence.
These extremely rich Ghanaian men cement their position of being powerful with towering humanitarian projects. They go the extra mile of engaging themselves in a series of philanthropical works to win the hearts of people.
Great names like; Dr Osei Kwame Despite, Dr Paa Kwesi Nduom, Archbishop Nicholas Duncan Williams, Hon. Kennedy Agyapong, Dr Kwabena Duffour and many more have become powerful in Ghana because of their wealth and other great works they engage in.
The focus of this article is not on the parents, but their children. In a more holistic manner, their sons and what they are made of.
GhPage has carefully taken time to list the sons of these mentioned rich Ghanaian men and the businesses they own, which together with their parent’s command in the society have made them very popular.
Kofi Duffour- The son of Kwabena Duffour;
Mr Kofi Duffuor is the Managing Director(M.D) of Star Assurance. Kofi Duffour is the son of Kwabena Duffour – former the Finance Minister of Ghana.
Star Assurance has won the prestigious Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghana (CIMG) Insurance Company of the Year award twice under the leadership of Kofi Duffour.
Mr Kofi had his insurance training in the United Kingdom and has been in the insurance industry for over twenty-five years.
He was the General Manager in charge of Finance and Administration. He was instrumental in Star Assurance’s restructuring in 1996, as the General Manager.
Kennedy Osei Asante- The eldest son Dr Osei Kwame;
Kennedy Osei Asante is the eldest son of business mogul and CEO of Despite Group of Companies, Dr Osei Kwame Despite.
Kennedy Osei is married to a beautiful woman named Tracy Ameyaw. He is into Real Estates business for over 10 years. The young and energetic son of Despite is the brains behind some of the nice building of lots of properties within the Greater Accra and Ashanti Region.
Not only is he into Real Estates, but Kennedy is also the General Manager of Despite Groups of Companies. He oversees Okay FM, Neat FM, Peace FM, Hello FM, UTV and the very popular Peacefmonline.com portal.
Osei is the; Managing Director – Golden Crest Hotel and Golden Crystal Hotel.
Director, Aerial Plus Service- A company that is into power line inspections, advertisement, and other media content provision.
Director, Nextbite Company Ltd – Importers of Food products and confectionaries.
Founding Member, TRIBAL AFRICA – a movement of young Africans set up to promote African Culture and Heritage.
He has undoubtedly been one of the young and successful business men who has taken full charge of their father’s work and making it more better than before.
Kenneth Takyi Agyapong- The son of Hon. Kennedy Ohene-Agyapong;
Kenneth works at his father’s Kencity Media Company Limited and holds an envious position in the media company.
He is the first son of controversial lawmaker and MP for Assin Central, Hon. Kennedy Agyapong. Kenneth is the founder and CEO of Afrochella.
Afrochella is an annual festival designed to spotlight and elevate mind-blowing and flourishing millennial talent from and within Africa.
Joel Duncan Williams- The son of Archbishop Duncan Williams;
Joel Duncan Williams is the son of popular preacher Archbishop Nicholas Duncan Williams. He is also a Pastor. Joel heads Firm Foundation Action Church.
The fair-colored handsome son of the Archbishop is also a song writer. Joel is a strong believer of the Doctrines of “Loyalty”, “Soul Winning” and “Church Planting”.
His entire life is dedicated to serving the Archbishop as well as soul winning, building the Kingdom of God, and encouraging the youth and young adults to live up to their full potential in Jesus Christ.
Joel is married to Anisha, an Agricultural Bio-technologist. They tied the knot in 2018, with A-list personalities in attendance.
Ernest Taricone – The son of Ernesto Taricone;
Ernesto Taricone is the father of Ernest Taricone. Ernesto Taricone is the Executive Chairman and CEO of Trasacco Group.
With an estimated net worth of $1.3 Billion, the majority of his businesses are in Agriculture, Mining, Forestry, Construction and Real Estate development including Trasacco Valley, Villagio Primavera Condominium, Villagio Vista, Casa Trasacco, and Vista Alto.
Ernest together with his siblings, Cinzia and Agata help manages the Trassacco group. He is certainly one of the young richest people in Ghana.
Dr. Edjah Nduom
Dr. Edjah Nduom can’t be exempted when young richest people in Ghana are being mentioned.
He is a neurosurgeon in the United States of America. He is the first black to chair the Young Neurosurgeons Committee of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons.
He completed his neurosurgical residency training with the Department of Neurosurgery at the Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia in 2013.
He obtained a Bachelor of Science in Biomechanical Engineering from Stanford University in 2002 and his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 2006, winning many awards over his academic career.
He has authored or co-authored 8 peer-reviewed manuscripts regarding the care of neurosurgical patients, as well as three book chapters and serves as a reviewer for neuro-oncology journals.
Nana Kweku and Chief Nduom – The sons of Dr. Papa Kwasi Nduom;
Nana Kweku and Chief Nduom are the sons of Dr. Papa Kwasi Nduom, the politician, and entrepreneur from Ghana. Dr. Nduom has over 6 business all over the world ranging from financial services, Media, real estate to mining.
The Nduom group of companies entered the United States of America financial service with the $9 million stake in ISF Bank. Both Nana Kweku and Chief Nduom are vice presidents at the Nduom group of companies.
They also oversee their family’s investment in Illinois Service Federal Savings; Loan Association in Chicago.