Victor Osimhen paid a visit to a Nigerian business magnate and billionaire, Tony Elumelu, as he sets to wrap up his summer break in Lagos
Osimhen, who has been in Lagos, spending time with his friends and meeting big names, took to his social media page to share a footage of him and the Nigerian billionaire, Tony Elumelu.
The pair had exciting moments together with Victor Osimhen giving the billionaire a signed Napoli shirt.
Who is Tony Elumelu?
Tony Elumelu is a Nigerian business magnate and investor with interests and investment portfolios cutting across different sectors. He runs a series of business concerns cutting across, hospitality, oil and gas, banking, real estate and healthcare.
Tony Elumelu’s real name is Anthony Onyemaechi Elumelu but he is popularly known as Tony Elumelu in mainstream media.
Tony Elumelu Personal Life
Elumelu was born on March 22, 1963 in Plateau State in the Northern part of Nigeria to Dominic and Suzanne Elumelu from Delta State, Nigeria. He attended Ambrose Alli University and bagged a Second Class Lower Honours in Economics before going for his Master’s degree in the same discipline in University of Lagos.
Tony Elumelu career
Tony Elumelu first started his career as National Youth Corp Member working with United Bank For Africa (UBA), a Pan-African bank with branches in European countries.
In 1997, he led a takeover of Crystal Bank (later renamed Standard Trust Bank). After the takeover, Elumelu, led one of the biggest mergers in the Nigerian banking industry, merging Standard Trust Bank with UBA in 2005
He was the Group Managing Director of the UBA after the merger, leading the bank from a single banking group to an international bank with branches in 20 African countries, and in Europe.
Elumelu stepped down as the Chief Executive of UBA in 2010 and started his Heirs Holding, a family-owned investment company with interests in oil and gas, healthcare, hospitality, and financial services.
In 2021, Elumelu acquired Transcorp PLC, a diversified transnational corporation with investments in oil and gas, agriculture, and hospitality sector.
Tony Elumelu net worth
Forbes 2015 report places Elumelu as Africa’s 50th richest man with a net worth of $700m but as of 2023, Elumelu’s net worth has reached $1.94bn, according to WealthResult.com
Tony Elumelu age
Tony Elumelu is 60 years old. He was born on March 22, 1963.
Toney Elumelu wife and children
Elumelu got married to Vivien Elumelu in 1993. They have seven children together.
Victor Osimhen is a professional Nigeria footballer, who is playing as a striker for Serie A side, Napoli. Osimhen is currently Nigeria’s best striker having become the first African player to surpass the 46-goal tally in Serie A and also won the Golden Boot and the Scudetto with 26 Serie A goals for Napoli – the highest goals tally by an African footballer in a single Serie A season.
Victor Osimhen will stay in Napoli next season
Amid speculations linking him to Napoli exit this summer, Victor Osimhen told Soccernet he will stay at Napoli next season.
“There’s no better place to be than this place. I am so happy I made the right choice by coming here. And achieving this kind of greatness with the Neapolitans is something that I will wake up and always smile about,” he said.
Osimhen is now one of the best strikers in Europe and has been linked to a move to Manchester United, Bayern Munich and Chelsea.