Uganda, a country in East Africa, is blessed with some successful and rich women. These women are famous across Africa. They have established their names across Africa. So, who are the top 10 richest women in Uganda?
Here is the list of the top 10 richest women in Uganda –
1. Jyotsna Rupariela
Jyotsna Rupariela is famous for her expert decision-making and management skills. She has an estimated net worth of $5.5 million. She is a Businesswoman, entrepreneur, and investor in Uganda. She is a Board Director at Ruparelia Group of Companies, a privately owned conglomerate in Uganda.
2. Maria Kiwanuka
Maria Kiwanuka is a Ugandan economist, businesswoman and politician. She is the second richest woman in Uganda. She has an estimated net worth of $5 million. She is serving as the Senior Advisor to the President of Uganda on financial matters.
3. Julian Adyeri Omalla
Julian Adyeri Omalla is the founder and managing director of Uganda Delight Ltd. She is the third richest woman in Uganda with an estimated net worth of $2 million. Her company, named Cheers, produces the country’s most popular fruit drinks.
4. Sylvia Namutebi
Sylvia Wilson Namutebi is a former model and beauty pageant titleholder in Uganda and is one of the richest women in Uganda. In 2011, she reigned as Miss Uganda and represented the country at Miss World later that year. She is the fourth richest woman in Uganda with an estimated net worth of $2 million.
5. Alice Karugaba
Alice Karugaba is the owner of Nina Interiors Limited and fifth among the top 10 richest women in Uganda. She had been conferred with the prestigious CEO of the Year Award 2016 sponsored by MTN in Uganda. Her net worth is estimated to be $2 million.
6. Maggie Kigozi
A consultant at the United Nations Industrial Development Organization and a medical doctor, who formerly served as the executive director of the Uganda Investment Authority, is the sixth richest woman in Uganda with an estimated net worth of $2 million.
7. Amina Moghe Hersi
Amina Moghe Hersi is a businesswoman and one of the city’s largest distributors of cement and other hardware materials. She is an entrepreneur who normally launches several multi-million dollar projects in Uganda. Currently, her estimated net worth is $1.6 million.
8. Morine Wavamunno
Morine Wavamunno, who is the CEO and the executive director of the Wavamunno group of companies, is ranked eighth in the list of the top 10 richest women in Uganda. Her company has subsidiary companies which are valued at several billion Uganda shillings. Her net worth is estimated to be $1.5 million.
9. Babirye Mugerwa
Babirye Mugerwa, who is a successful and wealthy woman, began her career in cosmetics. Having her name on the list of successful women in Uganda through business importation, she has an estimated net worth of $1.2 million.
10. Sarah Kizito
Sarah Kizito, a Ugandan entrepreneur and the owner of Lady Charlotte, is the tenth richest woman in Uganda with an estimated net worth of $1 million. The above-named company is a store that specializes in bridal and salon needs. Apart from this company, she owns an estate called Nalongo Estates.
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