Dr. Ernest Ofori Sarpong’s Net Worth By Forbes In 2023 Is As Impressive As His Brother Osei Kwame Despite

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CEO of Special Group Of Companies, Dr. Ernest Ofori Sarpong has a mind-blowing net worth. How rich is he now?

Osei Kwame Despite‘s brother, Dr. Ernest Ofori Sarpong who was born on May 5th, 1966, turns 57 years old on Friday, May 5, 2023.

On the business mogul’s birthday annually, his peers (members of the East Legon Executive Fitness Club) converge at a place (mostly in his private residence) and celebrate him for his kindness and for being a good human to mankind.

Ofori Sarpong has been in the news for his donations and sometimes regarding his family, and his relationship with Osei Kwame, the CEO of Despite Group of Companies.

There is one side of him that is not well-documented by the media, which is his fortune. Many Ghanaians are in an inquisition about his net worth and how he makes his money. So, how rich is Ernest Ofori Sarpong today?

Profile Summary

Celebrated Name:Ofori Sarpong
Net Worth:$600 million
Source of Wealth:Diversified
Companies:Special Ice Limited, Best Point Savings Loan, East Legon Executive Fitness Club
Full Real Name:Dr. Ernest Ofori Sarpong
Date of Birth:May 5, 1966
Age:57 years old (as of 2023)
Spouse:Serwaa Ofori Sarpong
Children:3 daughters
Ernest Ofori Sarpong posing for a picture.
Ofori Sarpong posing for a picture.
Image Source: Instagram @utvghana

What is Dr. Ernest Ofori Sarpong’s net worth?

Ernest Ofori Sarpong is an astute businessman with many years of experience. He has an amazing business career in the small and medium-scale industry.

So, how much is Dr. Ernest Ofori Sarpong worth today? Ghanaian industrialist Dr. Ernest Ofori Sarpong has an estimated net worth of $600 million. He is the CEO and founder of Special Ice Limited, Co-founder of Best Point Savings Loan, and the president of East Legon Executive Fitness Club. GhPage reports that Ofori Sarpong lives in a mansion worth $20 million.

Per Despite Media, Ofori Sarpong started his business by forming SARPONG VENTURES LTD, an import and trading business, in the 1990s. He worked very hard and in no time became very renowned in the Central District of Accra.

Fast forward, he set up SPECIAL INVESTMENTS LTD which is a real estate and construction business and can boast of a significant number of estate houses and apartments in a very strategic area of the city and numerous office complexes and shops.

Ernest and his brother Osei Kwame Despite have some joint businesses together. Some of their businesses include United 2 Co. Ltd which is a holding company for the U2 SALT LTD โ€“ a 600-acre salt mining company and a refinery at Winneba in the Central Region and co-partnered in setting up a television station by the name UNITED TELEVISION (UTV Ltd) which is currently one of the leading TV stations in the country.

Despite and Sarpong are Board Chairman of BEST POINT SAVINGS AND LOANS CO. LTD, a highly recognized financial institution where people can save and also seek a loan.

Ernest Ofori-Sarpong, who has had the dream of becoming a big-time industrialist, solely proceeded to form a mineral water company, SPECIAL ICE LTD which can currently boast of two factories in Accra and Kumasi.

Special Ice has introduced carbonated soft drinks on the market which is fast becoming a reckoned product.

In the very short life of Special Ice Ltd, the product won an unprecedented award as the best mineral water for 2013 and 2014 and is not resting in achieving greater laurels.

Ofori Sarpong is pictured with former president of Ghana, John Agyekum Kuffour.
Ofori Sarpong is pictured with the former president of Ghana, John Agyekum Kuffour.
Image Source: Instagram @faddick

What else do we know about Ernest Ofori Sarpong?

He is a proud product of Presbyterian Boys Secondary School (Presec) and recently constructed an ultramodern multi-million dollar astroturf for his alma mater in 2020.

The Peristrofi World Honorary International Award Conference bestowed an Honorary Ambassador of Business Entrepreneur in West Africa.

He has been conferred with a Doctorate Degree of Philosophy in Law from Barkley University in the United States of America for his contribution to the socio-economic development of Ghana.

Ernest has also been awarded the Best Manufacturing Entrepreneur for 2013 by the Entrepreneurs Foundation under the auspices of the Ministry of Trade and Industries.

Dr. Ofori-Sarpong is a God-fearing man and a good Christian brought up in the Presbyterian way.

Who is Dr. Ernest Ofori Sarpong’s wife? Ofori Sarpong has been married for over 30 years to a beautiful woman named Serwaa Ofori Sarpong. The business tycoon’s wife has been absent from the limelight despite her husband’s prominence.

How many children does Ofori Sarpong have? Ofori Sarpong and his wife Serwaa have been blessed with 3 beautiful daughters. The names of his children are Cindy Ofori Sarpong, Mandy Ofori Sarpong, and one last baby whose name is not known to the media. His first child, Cindy is a pharmacist, his second Mandy Ofori Sarpong is a lawyer, and his last daughter is a medical doctor.