Politician and business mogul, Kojo Jones is one of the young richest men in Ghana who comes from a wealthy family. How rich is he right now?
Dr. Emmanuel Kojo Jones-Mensah made headlines in the Ghanaian media space following his plush wedding ceremony with his UK-based Ghanaian wife, Raychel Osei. Their wedding took place on March 27, 2022, that had many A-listers in attendance.
Months later, he made known his political ambition after a flyer of him circulated on the internet proving his readiness to contest as Member of Parliament for Keta Constituency. He is contesting for the seat on the ticket of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and he has been spotted embarking on his journey to become victorious coming December General Election in 2024.
Away from his most talked about wedding ceremony, and his political belief and ambition, Kojo Jones is an established man who owns a real estate company called Empire Domus. Well, a lot of netizens attributed his success to his parents’ wealth. So, how rich is Kojo Jones right now? Here’s everything we know.
|$1 million to $5 million
|Politician, Business Executive, Real Estate Developer
|Full Real Name:
|Dr. Emmanuel Kojo Jones-Mensah
|3 July 1989
|34 years old (as of 2023)
|Keta, Volta Region
|Emmanuel Kofi Jones-Mensah (late father)
Rev. Dr. Gifty Lamptey (mother)
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What is Kojo Jones’ net worth?
It is not a sin to come from a rich family. In fact, a lot of us wish our parents had everything before they gave birth to us. So, Kojo Jones is privileged, enough.
Emmanuel Kojo Jones-Mensah is an entrepreneur and philanthropist born in Accra – Ghana on the 3rd of July, 1989.
So, how much is Kojo Jones worth? CEO of Empire Domus, a real estate firm located on Spintex Road, next to Casa Trasacco, Accra Ghana, Emmanuel Kojo Jones-Mensah has a current net worth ranging between $1 million and $5 million. He also owns a foundation called the KJM Foundation.
Kojo Jones is from a rich family and he reportedly inherited his wealth from his father and mother. His parents are Emmanuel Kofi Jones-Mensah and Rev. Dr. Gifty Lamptey. Unfortunately, his dad is late but his mother is still alive.
His late father was a retired Justice and a former vice presidential candidate of President Liman. He became the Attorney-General of West Cameroon (pre-amalgamation) at 28 years old. He moved to Ghana to become a judge and at the time of his passing had retired and established a successful law practice. He was a politician, an entrepreneur, and a hotelier, having once contested as a vice presidential candidate for the PNC, per Edwardasare.
His mother, Lamptey, is the largest individual shareholder in SIDALCO, one of West Africa’s largest fertilizer distributors. In fact, his mother’s fortune is estimated at 135 million U.S. dollars and considered one of the richest women in Ghana. She is the founder of the non-denominational, Bible-believing Redemption Worship International (RWI) Ministries.
Not only were his parents wealthy, his grandfather, Livingstone Emmanuel Akakpo Jones-Mensah worked as the chief financial controller of the Cameroonian Development Corporation (now Unilever).
Kojo isn’t an only child to his parents, he has 8 other siblings who live a private life. One of his sisters is a former beauty Queen named Penelope M. Jones-Mensah, who is now a lawyer and a women’s & children’s rights activist.
What else do we know about Kojo Jones?
He holds an MBA in Oil and Gas Management from Coventry University, an LLB in Business Law, and Diploma in Business both from London Metropolitan University, all in the United Kingdom. Kojo Jones-Mensah currently runs Empire Domus Ltd, an impressive real estate outfit operating out of Accra focused on designing luxury properties for clients across the African continent.
In addition to successfully running his own entrepreneurial ventures, Kojo Jones-Mensah runs the KJM Foundation, an eponymously named non-governmental organization that is working to give remote communities access to clean potable water and sufficient educational infrastructure. Through the foundation, he runs a scholarship scheme as well for brilliant but needy university students. They also invest in young entrepreneurs with potential under an entrepreneurship fund.