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Top 10 Richest People in Liberia 2021: Liberia is a country in west Africa. A nation rich in natural resources, with majority of the people engaged in agriculture. In this article, we will be bringing to you the top 10 wealthiest men in Liberia and a brief profile about them.

While majority of the people are politicians, some are also active businessmen

Top 10 Richest People in Liberia

Benoni Urey – $33 million

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The richest man in Liberia is Benoni Urey. He has been occupying the position since 2014.

Urey is an Americo-Liberian businessman and politician, who was formerly the Liberian Commissioner of Maritime Affairs.

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He owns businesses including; Lonestar Cell, Wulki Farms I & II, Love Media Incorporated, U-Housing Incorporated

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George Weah -$30 million

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George Weah is the current president of Liberia. He has also served as a Senator from Montserrado County. 

Before becoming a politician, Weah was a prolific striker. He is the first former professional footballer to become head of state. nGeorge is also the first African footballer to win the Ballon d’Or in 1995.

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After beginning his career in his home country of Liberia, Weah spent 14 years playing for clubs in France, Italy, and England. 

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf -$27 million

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Before she became the Liberian President in 2006, Sirleaf worked for the World Bank, she also served as Vice President of the African Regional Office of Citibank.

Ellen resigned from Citibank in 1985 following her involvement at the 1985 general election in Liberia. She went to work for Equator Bank, a subsidiary of HSBC.

Sirleaf was appointed as the Director of the United Nations Development Programme’s Regional Bureau for Africa at the rank of Assistant Administrator and Assistant Secretary General (ASG). She resigned from this role in 1997 in order to run for the presidency of Liberia.

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During her time at the UN, she was one of the seven internationally eminent persons designated in 1999 by the Organization of African Unity to investigate the Rwandan genocide, one of the five Commission Chairs for the Inter-Congolese Dialogue, and one of the two international experts selected by UNIFEM to investigate and report on the effect of conflict on women and women’s roles in peace building.

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She was the initial Chairperson of the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) and a visiting Professor of Governance at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA).

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Joseph Boakai -$21.3 million

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Joseph Nyumah Boakai  is a Liberian politician who served as Vice President of Liberia from 2006 to 2018, serving under President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. 

He contested to become the president but was defeated by George Weah.

Joseph is also a businessman . He is the owner of LUSU Resource Corporation and co-owner of AGROMACHINES Liberia.

Boakai has served on many boards including as Chairman of Liberia Finance and Trust Corporation, Chairman of the board of Star Radio, member of the board of LOIC, member of the board of the Liberia Baptist Theological Seminary, founding member of Bethesda Christian Mission, founding organizer-African Methodist Episcopal University, founding organizer of the C.W.A. Methodist University

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Jewel Taylor – $11.2 million

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Jewel Cianeh Taylor is the current vice president of Liberia. She is one of the richest people in Liberia.

She is the wife of Charles Taylor and was the first lady during his term as president of Liberia.

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While her husband was president, Taylor held a number of official posts in the Liberian government, including Deputy Governor of the National Bank of Liberia, President of the Agriculture Cooperative and Development Bank (ACDB) and Mortgage Financing Underwriter of the First Union National Bank. In addition, she focused on educational, health and social projects.

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Amos Sawyer -$9 million

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Amos Claudius Sawyer  is a Liberian politician and academic who served as the President of the Interim Government of National Unity in Liberia

Sawyer is Chairman of the Governance Reform Commission in Liberia, which has recently become the Governance Commission.

His book, Beyond Plunder: Toward Democratic Governance in Liberia (2005), explored the development of multi-party democracy in the country. He supported Ellen Johnson Sirleaf in the October 2005 and 2011 elections.

Amos is among the wealthiest people in Liberia

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Winston Tubman -$3 million

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Winston A. Tubman is a Liberian diplomat and politician of Americo-Liberian descent. He is a former justice minister and diplomat for the nation, as well as having been the standard bearer of the Congress for Democratic Change 

Tubman was the National Democratic Party of Liberia’s (NDPL) presidential candidate in the 11 October 2005 election.  He was defeated in the first round, placing fourth with 9.2% of the vote.

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Varney Sherman -$3 million

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Harry Varney Gboto-Nambi Sherman  is a Liberian politician and the former chairman of the Unity Party.

A prominent Monrovia lawyer and a partner in the law firm of Sherman and Sherman, he garnered front-page newspaper coverage for a speech to the Liberian Business Association denouncing the government for what he saw as non-enforcement of a hiring policy meant to favor Liberian citizens and businesses.

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Mark Cuban Quotes about Business and Success

We bring to you 32 Mark Cuban Quotes about Business and Success. Are you a business person who is striving to achieve success in his business? This article about Mark Cuban is for you.

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Are you a business person who is striving to achieve success in his business? This article about Mark Cuban is for you. We bring to you 32 Mark Cuban Quotes about Business and Success

Mark Cuban is a TV personality, and a business man who owns the NBA team, Dallas Mavericks. He is also the co-owner of 2929 Entertainment and AXS TV chairman. Cuban is also famous for the ABC TV series Shark Yan which he is one of the main investors. This article contains a compilation of Mark Cuban quotes on how to become a successful business person, read on to find out. 

Top 32 Mark Cuban Quotes about Business and Success

  1. “Open offices keep everyone in tune with what is going on and keep the energy up. If an employee is about privacy, show him or her how to use the lock on the bathroom.” – Mark Cuban
  2. “Treat your customers like they own you. Because they do.” – Mark Cuban
  3. “Everyone is passionate about something. Usually more than one thing. We are born with it.” – Mark Cuban
  4. “Small businesses don’t fail for lack of capital. They fail for lack of brains, they fail for lack of effort.”  – Mark Cuban
  5. “If you’re going to compete with me or one of my businesses, you’d better recognize that I’m working 24 hours a day to kick your ass.” – Mark Cuban quotes
  6. “Because if you’re prepared and you know what it takes, it’s not a risk. You just have to figure out how to get there. There is always a way to get there.” – Mark Cuban
  7. “I create offbeat advice; I don’t follow it. I rarely take third-party advice on my investments.” – Mark Cuban
  8. “It doesn’t matter how many times you have failed, you only have to be right once.” – Mark Cuban
  9. “Creating opportunities means looking where others are not.” – Mark Cuban quotes
  10. “If you have managers reporting to managers in a startup, you will fail. Once you get beyond startup, if you have managers reporting to managers, you will create politics.” – Mark Cuban
  11. “You’ve gotta be differentiated and unique. You’ve gotta know what your core competency is and be great at it.” – Mark Cuban
  12. “Find something you love to do. If you don’t make money at it, at least you love going to work.” – Mark Cuban
  13. “Once you have found out what you love to do, there is only one goal: to be the best in the world at it.” – Mark Cuban
  14. “Because if you’re prepared and you know what it takes, it’s not a risk. You just have to figure out how to get there. There is always a way to get there.” – Mark Cuban
  15. “For every one of my businesses, what would I have to do to kick my own ass? What ever business you have, there is always someone trying to put you out of business. It’s better for you to figure how they’re going to do it, than they do it.” – Mark Cuban quotes
  16. “I worked hard and smarter than most people in the businesses I have been in. It’s not in the dreaming, it’s in the doing.” – Mark Cuban
  17. “We can’t ever forget that the Internet now is just a staid utility. The exciting platforms are software applications that are very, very simple.” – Mark Cuban
  18. “When you turn your team upside down and try to figure out what the culture of the team is, you take the greatest risk a team can take.” – Mark Cuban
  19. “Work like there is someone working 24 hours a day to take it all away from you.” – Mark Cuban
  20. “Don’t start a company unless it’s an obsession and something you love. If you have an exit strategy, it’s not an obsession.” – Mark Cuban quotes
  21. “The thrill of victory in business blows away the thrill of victory in sports. Business is a sport 24x7x365.” – Mark Cuban
  22. “What I’ve learned in these 11 years is you just got to stay focused and believe in yourself and trust your own ability and judgment.” – Mark Cuban
  23. “Wherever I see people doing something the way it’s always been done, the way it’s ‘supposed’ to be done, following the same old trends, well, that’s just a big red flag to me to go look somewhere else.” – Mark Cuban
  24. “What I do know, at least what I think I have learned from my experiences in business, is that when there is a rush for everyone to do the same thing, it becomes more difficult to do. Not easier. Harder.” – Mark Cuban
  25. “Sweat equity is the most valuable equity there is. Know your business and industry better than anyone else in the world. Love what you do or don’t do it.” – Mark Cuban
  26. “In my opinion, right now there’s way too much hype on the technologies and not enough attention to the real businesses behind them.” – Mark Cuban
  27. “Make sure you are the boss. I don’t think I would encourage executives that work for me to blog. There can be only 1 public vision for an organization.” – Mark Cuban
  28. “Money is a scoreboard where you can rank how you’re doing against other people.” – Mark Cuban
  29. “There are always going to be things we love to do. That we dream about doing. That we really, really want to do with our lives. Those passions aren’t worth a nickel.” – Mark Cuban
  30. “The only thing any entrepreneur, salesperson or anyone in any position can control is their effort.” – Mark Cuban
  31. “Always wake up with a smile knowing that today you are going to have fun accomplishing what others are too afraid to do.” – Mark Cuban
  32. “I’m a believer that you accomplish much, much more with direct relationships than by using an intermediary. And that cash you keep in the bank can be the difference between staying alive as a small business, or not.” – Mark Cuban

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