Springfield Group CEO, Kevin Okyere‘s spouse is related to Rebecca Akuffo-Addo, the wife of Nana Akufo-Addo. But, how many children does he have?
Kevin Okyere is a Ghanaian entrepreneur in the oil industry in Ghana. He is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Springfield Energy– a billion-dollar oil company. The company was founded in 2008.
Businessman Kevin was featured in Forbes Magazine for his oil and gas impressive company. Forbes named Kevin on the list of the ‘5 Young African Millionaires To Watch’ in 2018.
Kevin Okyere is taking the Ghanaian oil markets by storm and is famous for his excellent work ethic and entrepreneurial culture.
Springfield Group, which is the company of this oil tycoon makes $ 1 billion in annual revenues and owns an 82% interest in the West Cape Three Points Block 2 offshore Ghana (WCTP2), a region that was formally owned by Tullow Oil and Kosmos Energy, per Yen.
Admirers of the oil tycoon are always eager to learn about the dating life of Kevin. So, who is Kevin Okyere in a relationship with or is he married with kids? Read on for everything to know about the businessman’s family.
Who is Kevin Okyere’s wife?
Sorry to ladies who would love to be in the arms of this wealthy man, he’s not on the market and doesn’t joke with his family.
Melanie Spencer is the daughter of a former Ghana Airways pilot, Powis Spencer, according to SaharaReporters investigations.
Who are Kevin Okyere’s children? At the moment, there is no information about the businessman’s kids. For now, it is only believed that he is a father with children but the number of kids, their names, gender, and other details are not known.
Back in 2014, Kevin Okyere and his wife were involved in a money laundering drama after they were tied to Diezani’s looting
A report by the SaharaReporters reveals that Kevin Okyere almost found himself in a legal issue after a mansion he purchased on May 30, 2014, for the astonishing sum of £4.5 million, was tied to a Nigerian politician who was alleged to be involved in money laundering.
The outlet adds that the documents about his mansion proved he had connections with former Nigerian Minister for Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, who was alleged to have been involved in a legal battle.
A third individual who happened to be the Ghanaian man’s wife, Melanie Spencer, had £10,000 detained by British authorities operating under the Proceeds of Crime Act.
Since the detention of these funds, SaharaReporters found that Melanie Spencer, implicated in the NCA’s investigations with Alison-Madueke, is a resident at 14A St Johns Wood Road, NW8 8RE in London.
On October 2, 2015, agents of the UK National Crime Agency busted Ms. Melanie Spencer at the address of Mr. Okyere’s Springfield Oyoko Ltd (now dissolved) with the sum of £10,000. The UK anti-corruption unit approached the Westminster Magistrate Court in London with an application asking to freeze Ms. Spencer’s £10,000 until April 2016. The application was granted.
It’s already been 9 years since this legal issue ensued, and for now, there haven’t been any details about the case.
Who is Kevin Okyere?
Kevin Okyere is the founder and C.E.O of Springfield Energy Ltd, a multi-billion dollar company.
The young entrepreneur who has been interviewed by millionaire TV personality, Stevy Harvey was born in 1980 to an affluent family in Ghana’s gold-rich Ashanti region.
In a Forbes profile on his life, the magazine reports that “His father had built a substantial fortune in construction, steel manufacturing, and large-scale cocoa farming before he was enstooled as a traditional chief.”
It continued: “Okyere displayed entrepreneurial promise at a very young age. By the time he was 11, he was already selling iced water to football supporters in the Kumasi Sports Stadium to make extra pocket money.”
“During his family’s annual summer vacation trips to London, he would take on jobs with textile companies in the U.K,” the magazine reports.
Kevin’s company Springfield was given the block, known as West Cape Three Points Block 2, by Ghana’s government in 2016 after it was relinquished by Kosmos Energy.
Who are Kevin Okyere’s family?
Okyere was born into a rich family. Kevin’s father came from the Ashanti region of Ghana and had made a lot of wealth in the construction industry. In addition to making massive wealth in the construction sector, Okyere’s father also made a fortune in steel manufacturing and large-scale farming of cocoa, and Timber. In all, his father was a wealthy dealer and industrialist. These ventures made him acquire a lot of wealth.
Of course, since his dad had money, he had women too, he gave birth to 27 children including Okyere with different women. Out of Kevin’s 27 siblings; 3 or 4 of whom are late, he revealed this in 2019.
His family’s wealth saw him attend one of the best schools in the world. He attended Opoku Ware Senior High School, and later he left for the USA for further studies in Accounting at George Mason University in Virginia.
At the moment, there are few details about Okyere’s family; not much is known about his brothers and sisters.