|Born:||June 14, 1963|
How much is Akinwunmi Ambode Net Worth?
Akinwunmi Ambode (born June 14, 1963 in Lagos) was the former governor of Lagos state. He was a civil servant and financial adviser for 27 years before becoming a governor of Lagos State in 2015.
Ambode was a candidate for the post of Governor of the State of Lagos in April 2015 as a member of the All Progressives Congress, the governing party of the state. He won the election and defeated the second-placed candidate Jimi Agbaje of the Democratic People’s Party with 150,000 votes.
He began his tenure as governor of Lagos on May 29, 2015, succeeding ex-governor Babatunde Fashola. Ambode was defeated at the election of Babajide Sanwo-Olu governor of the All Progressive Congress, which denied him the opportunity to run for second term. He eventually supported the campaign of Sanwoolu, which brought about a smooth transition to the state.
Akinwunmi Ambode was born on June 14, 1963 in Epe, Lagos, into the family of Festus Akinwale Ambode and Christianah Oluleye Ambode. Akinwunmi Ambode is one of ten children of his father Festus Ambode.
In 1991, Akinwunmi Ambode got married to Bolanle Patience (née Odukomaiya) Ambode. They have three children together, twin boys and a girl.
Akinwunmi Ambode is currently one of the richest and most influential politicians in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $100 million.