Ibrahim Mahama, Cristiano Ronaldo, and Messi Who Is Richer? Details On Their Net Worth Differences

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Ghanaian business mogul Ibrahim Mahama‘s fortune has been compared to the likes of footballers like Ronaldo and Messi. But who is the richest among them?

I’m sure you’ve probably been in that situation where you’d compare the wealth of business magnates to that of professional footballers in the world. Sometimes it leads to a serious argument among a group of people who are lifestyle enthusiasts, especially on social media. Yeah, is pretty normal so far as it is always healthy and won’t result in violence.

Among some Ghanaians, the fortune comparison between Ibrahim Mahama (one of the first few to own a private jet in the country), Cristiano Ronaldo, and Leo Messi mostly becomes a topic on the lips of some individuals.

Leo Messi, Ronaldo, and Ibrahim Mahama are all different individuals who are also mentors to many young ones. They have distinct means of income streams and one thing in common for these personalities is the fact that they’re all wealthy with their fortune raking in millions of dollars.

Who are these individuals?

Ibrahim Mahama

Ibrahim Mahama
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Ibrahim Mahama is a Ghanaian businessman, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. He is the founder and CEO of Engineers and Planners Company Limited, which is one of the largest indigenous-owned mining companies in West Africa.

Mahama is also known for his work as an artist, using materials such as jute sacks, copper wires, and other recycled materials to create installations that explore themes of migration, trade, and globalization.

Additionally, he is actively involved in various philanthropic initiatives aimed at supporting education, healthcare, and infrastructure development in Ghana and other parts of Africa. Mahama is the younger brother of John Dramani Mahama, the former President of Ghana.

Ibrahim Mahama owns a private jet, which he bought for $25 million in 2013. The jet is an Embraer Lineage 1000E, and it was worth about $30 million at that time.

Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo is a Portuguese professional soccer player widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time. Ronaldo is known for his exceptional skill, speed, and athleticism on the field, as well as his philanthropic work off the field.

He was born on February 5, 1985, on the island of Madeira, Portugal.

Ronaldo began his career with Sporting CP in Portugal before joining Manchester United in 2003. He spent six successful seasons at Manchester United, winning numerous domestic and international titles, including three Premier League titles and a UEFA Champions League.

In 2009, Ronaldo transferred to Real Madrid for a then-world record transfer fee of €94 million. During his time at Real Madrid, he won four UEFA Champions League titles and four Ballon d’Or awards.

In 2018, Ronaldo transferred to Juventus and has since won two Serie A titles. He currently plays as a forward for Al-Nassr FC.

Lionel Messi

Leo Messi

Lionel Andrés Messi, also known as Leo Messi, is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain and captains the Argentina national team.

He was born on June 24, 1987, in Rosario, Argentina, and began playing soccer at a young age. Messi joined FC Barcelona’s youth academy at age 13, and he made his first-team debut in 2004 at age 17. He has since won numerous domestic and international titles with Barcelona, including 10 La Liga titles and four UEFA Champions League titles.

Messi has won the Ballon d’Or (world player of the Year) a record seven times and has been named to the FIFPro World XI team 11 times. He is known for his exceptional dribbling skills, precise finishing, and playmaking abilities on the field. Off the field, Messi is involved in various charitable initiatives, including the Leo Messi Foundation, which focuses on health care, education, and sports for children in need.

Who is richer among Ibrahim Mahama, Cristiano Ronaldo, and Messi?

Lionel Messi is an Argentine professional soccer player widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time. Messi’s net worth is estimated to be around $600 million as of 2023, per Celebrity Net Worth. He was reportedly earning up to $165 million annually in salary and incentives while at Barcelona. In March 2022, he signed an endorsement deal with fan engagement app Socios that is set to pay him $20 million annually. He launched his own clothing line and opened his first retail outlet, the Messi Store, in 2019 in Barcelona. He also has a lifelong deal with Adidas.

Ronaldo is reported to have a current net worth of around $500 million (£363m), per Goal.com. Ronaldo, a five-time FIFA Player of the Year, and in 2020, he became the first active team-sport athlete to surpass $1 billion in career earnings, per Forbes. In addition to a lifetime deal with Nike, Ronaldo makes money off the pitch with his CR7-branded clothing, accessories, hotels, and gyms.

Ibrahim Mahama has an estimated net worth of about $860 million.

From their net worth’s, it is likely that Ibrahim Mahama is the richest among the three. Nonetheless, all are counted among the top richest people in the world.

About celebrity net worths

Net Worths of individuals are not always accurate but a calculated estimate based on their assets and earnings from their body of work.

For example, CelebrityNetWorth is a popular net worth site and according to its disclaimer, “all information presented is gathered from sources which are thought to be reliable. Net worths are calculated using data drawn from public sources”.

Celebrity Net Worth data is always questioned. The site has been criticized for a lack of transparency in its calculations, with no way to verify the accuracy of what it reports. Most content is written by freelance writers, rather than journalists or computer scientists to analyze data.