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Hurray!! It's Folorunso Alakija's Birthday! See 7 Original Facts You Don't Know About Her


Nigeria and Africa's richest woman, Folorunso Alakija is 66 and here are things you might know about the richest black woman in the world. Read after the cut.

1. She over throned Oprah Winfrey as the richest woman of African in 2014
2.  Her net worth is said to be over $2.1 billion
3. Forbes listed her as the second most powerful woman in Africa after Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and the 87th most powerful woman in the world
4. She is the daughter of Chief L. A. Ogbara and she was born in Ikorodu, Lagos State.
5. She studied fashion design at the American College, London and the Central School of Fashion.
6. Folorunsho married lawyer Modupe Alakija in November 1976.
7. She has four sons and popular Nigerian, DJ Xclusive is her Nephew

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