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Mo Ibrahim Net Worth 2022

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Mo Ibrahim Net Worth$1.1billion
Full nameMohammed “Mo” Ibrahim 
Date of birth3 May 1946
NationalitySudanese-British
OccupationBusinessman, engineer
marital statusDivorced

Mo Ibrahim Net Worth

According to the Forbes  Billionaire List, Mo Ibrahim is worth 2022 $1.1 billion, making him the 692nd richest person in the world

Mohammed “Mo” Ibrahim  is a Sudanese-British billionaire businessman.

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According to the Forbes  Billionaire List, Mo Ibrahim is worth $1.1 billion, making him the 692nd richest person in the world

Mohammed “Mo” Ibrahim founded Celtel International in 1998, one of the first mobile phone companies serving Africa and the Middle East.

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Mo Ibrahim Profile

He was born on 3 May 1946 in northern Sudan, of Nubian descent, the second of five children, four of whom were boys.  His family moved to Alexandria, Egypt when he was young, and father Fathi was employed there by a cotton company, and his mother Aida was very keen that they all get a good education.

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Ibrahim earned a bachelor’s degree from Alexandria University in electrical engineering. He returned to Sudan and started working for the telephone company, Sudan Telecom. He moved to England and earned a master’s degree from the University of Bradford in Electronics and Electrical Engineering, and a PhD from the University of Birmingham in Mobile Communications.

In 2007 Ibrahim was awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies, and in 2011 an honorary doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania.

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Ibrahim is credited with “transforming a continent” and is said to be the “most powerful black man in Britain”, in 2008 he was ranked first in the annual Powerlist of the most influential Black Britons.

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In 1989 he founded MSI, a consultancy and software company, which in 2000 was bought by the Marconi Company. Originally the company was helping the cellular industry designing their networks, before they shifted their focus to mobile phones in the late 1990s. MSI had 800 employees, who owned approximately 30% of the stock at the point of its sale; Ibrahim says he gave employees stock as a form of bonus.

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Mo Ibrahim Net Worth

According to the Forbes  Billionaire List, Mo Ibrahim is worth 2022 $1.1 billion, making him the 692nd richest person in the world

In 1998, MSI spun off MSI-Cellular Investments, later renamed Celtel, as a mobile phone operator in Africa.

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Mo Ibrahim Foundation

In 2006 Ibrahim created the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, founded in London. In 2007, the Foundation inaugurated the Mo Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership, with the first recipient former president Joaquim Chissano of Mozambique.

The Foundation publishes the Ibrahim Index of African Governance, ranking the performance of all 54 African countries. Until 2009, the Index took into account only the 48 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa.

The Foundation offers scholarships at University of Birmingham, SOAS, and London Business School. These scholarships are on topics of International Development at University of Birmingham, Governance of Development in Africa at SOAS, and an MBA at London Business School. The scholarships are initiated for African students, both master students and postgraduates.

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