How much is Kennedy Agyapong worth in 2023? Here’s a biography fact about the Ghanaian politician.
In this article, we will discuss:
- Who Kennedy Agyapong is?
- His early life
- Family – Wife, and children
- House and cars
- Future projects
- Net Worth in 2023
Who is Kennedy Agyapong?
Kennedy Ohene Agyapong is a Ghanaian politician and businessman who represents Assin Central in parliament for the New Patriotic Party. He was first elected a member of parliament in 2000 to the seat of Assin North.
He retained his seat in the 2004 and 2008 parliamentary elections. In 2012 he was elected in the new seat of Assin Central and was re-elected in 2016. He also retained his seat in the 2020 general elections.
Kennedy Agyapong’s Early life And Educational Background
Ohene Agyapong was born in Assin Dompim in the Central Region of Ghana. He had his secondary education at Adisadel College in the Central Region.
Agyapong holds a GCE A-Level and studied at Fordham University, New York, USA.
Kennedy Agyapong still remains one of the politicians who have never lost an election. His intellectual work in the 2016 elections resulted in the victory of Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo- Addo. He also contributed immensely to the victory of most NPP parliamentary candidates- such as K.T. Hammond and many more.
However, Kennedy Agyapong chairs the Communication Committee in Parliament, under the current presidency of Nana Akufo-Addo.
Kennedy Ohene Agyapong to contest as flagbearer for his party in the 2024 elections.
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Ohene Agyapong, has formally declared to contest as flagbearer for his party in the 2024 elections.
However, unlike all the other potential aspirants, he said he wants to be president just for four years.
Speaking to a cross-section of his supporters in the United States, Agyapong stressed that he was more a leader than a politician, explaining that as a leader, he was focused more on national development whereas politicians are focused on the next election.
“I don’t want to be president for eight years, I only want to be president for four years, challenge me and see how it will be done, and there is a difference between a leader and a politician.
“A leader is the one who thinks of the development of his country and takes bold decisions irrespective of the repercussions. And the politician is the one who thinks of tomorrow’s election and therefore is not bold to take decisions,” he said in a YouTube video shared by Smart Ghana Updates TV.
“And so, I don’t think of tomorrow’s election, I think of today and how I can make a difference,” he stressed adding that even in the event that he was going to spend the full eight-year constitutional term, “Ghanaians will decide after four years, I won’t be afraid, I will invest in Ghana and create employment for the youth,” he said to loud applause.
Agyapong also narrated how he engineered change at Ghana Gas Company, where he is the Board Chairman.
He holds that it is imperative that concrete measures are put in place to monitor attendance to work especially in order to drive development and progress.
Agyapong is hoping to succeed president Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as leader of the NPP going into the 2024 elections.
Prominent names that have popped up in the race include Trade and Industry Minister Alan Kyerematen; Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia; and Agric Minister Owusu Afriyie Akoto. None of them has officially declared their intent.
Kennedy Agyapong’s Family: Wife and children
Hon. Kennedy Agyapong has 12 women in his life but has married two and the rest are his baby mamas. One f his wives is a Jamaican woman called Stella Wilson. He calls her “Madam”.
Stella Wilson is believed to be the owner of Oman FM which powers NET2 TV.
Kennedy Agyapong has 22 children with all his different women including his wives. According to him, he “fooled” around and topped his number of children to 22.
Below is a picture showing all the names of Kennedy Agyapong’s children:
Kennedy Agyapong’s Businesses – His stream of income in 2023
The experienced politician has several businesses across Ghana, which have gone a long way to contributing to his wealth.
These businesses have also created employment for many for over 7,000 people around the globe.
Some of the well-known businesses Kennedy Agyapong owns include:
- Ash F.M
- Assin Farms
- Gold Coin Communication
- Hollywood shopping center
- Mina D’oro Ventures
- M/S Imperial World Business Limited
- Net2 Tv
- Oman F.M
- Real Estate Companies
- Super Care Company Limited (Dealers in Air Conditioners)
- Spice F.M
- The National Newspaper
Kennedy Agyapong’s Cars and Houses In 2023
Kennedy Ohene Agyapong bought his first house near the Ambassadorial Hotel in East Legon priced at $24,000 at the age of 28 in 1988. He is believed to be a proud owner of 128 houses. His houses are spread across all the regions of the country.
Honorable Kennedy Agyapong is also believed to be the first Ghanaian individual to own an ¢8 million Rolls Royce and other luxurious cars.
It is rumored that he owns a private jet but he failed to purchase it on his 55th birthday as he once promised himself. These and more are sparking calls for an investigation from the Customs Excise and Preventive Service into his wealth. But wait! How much is Kennedy Agyapong worth? Well, find out at the end of this article.
Kennedy Agyapong’s Future Projects
Kennedy Agyapong is building the biggest cold store in Africa. Kennedy Agyapong has a steel plant called Ashanti Steel and many more.
What is Kennedy Agyapong’s net worth?
Kennedy Agyapong is ranked among the top 10 richest politicians in Ghana at the moment. In his interview with Denta Amoateng MBE, the president of Guba Awards, which is available on Youtube dated 2021, Kennedy Agyapong revealed that his net worth is estimated to be over $250 million. In 2023, his fortune has improved and he is worth more than. GhanaInsider also pegs Kenndy Agyapong’s net worth at $1 billion.
His annual income is believed to be $7.5 million from his businesses.
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