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Mike Adenuga Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Net worth, Source of Wealth, and Controversy

Mike Adenuga Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Net worth, Source of Wealth, and Controversy



Mike Adenuga Biography

Mike Adenuga Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Net worth, Source of Wealth, and Controversy


The word that follows the mention of Mike Adenuga is that he’s the “billionaire owner of Globacom”.

Christened Michael Adeniyi Agbolade Ishola Adenuga is a billionaire and Nigeria’s third-richest man.


Quick Note: The Nigerian billionaire, Mike Adenuga, is not in any way related to Wale Adenuga.

Early Beginning

The billionaire’s parents are the late Mr Oloye Micheal Agbolade Adenuga, who was a school teacher.

His mom goes by the name Omoba Juliana Oyindamola Adenuga (nee Onashile of Okesopin, Ijebu Igbo), and she was a businesswoman.


Adenuga Date of Birth

His late parent gave birth to him on the 29th of April, 1953. Mike Adenuga is currently 69 years old (in 2022). He was born in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital.


The billionaire obtained his elementary education at Ibadan Grammar School, Ibadan Oyo state. He later attended Comprehensive High School Aiyetoro, for his Higher School Certificate.

He attended Oklahoma State University for his first degree in Business Administration and also bags a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) at Pace University, New York.


Mike Adenuga is a polygamist. He is married to two wives. The names of his wives are Emelia Adefolake Marquis and Titi Joyce Adenuga, and they all together breed 8 wonderful children namely;

  1. Adetutu Oyindamola Emilia
  2. Eniola Adenuga
  3. Sade Adenuga
  4. Adeniyi Adenuga
  5. Michael Babajide Adenuga
  6. Tunde Paddi Abolade
  7. Abimbola Beenu
  8. Bella Adenuga

Source of wealth

Mike Adenuga’s two major sources of income are:

  • Globacom (Glo), a telecom built and owned by him.
  • Consolidated Oil (Conoil), an oil Bloc also owned by him.

Net worth

Adenuga’s net worth is $6.5 billion according to Forbes taking the place of the fourth richest man in Nigeria. Adenuga got this fortune from telecom and oil production.


1. Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, 2006 apprehended him on charges of money laundering.

2. He once went into self-imposed exile to London and returned after the Umaru Musa Yar’Adua regime granted him a pardon.

3. There were reports that one local and two foreign companies trailed Adenuga for a debit of over $140.5 million.

3. Nora Olumide Johnson, his former secretary, and alleged mistress for over two decades made a shocking allegation during her court hearing. She gave reasons for the false allegations of forgery and stealing that Mike Adenuga levelled against her. Nora claimed the allegations came out of retaliation for the 27 years old love relationship she had ended with him.

Real Name: Michael Adeniyi Agbolade Ishola Adenuga Jr
Stage Name: Mike Adenuga
Born: 29 April 1953 (age 69 years old)
Place of Birth: Ibadan, Oyo, Nigeria
State Of Origin: Oyo State
Nationality: Nigerian
Height: 1.73 m
Parents: Michael Agbolade Adenuga Sr, Juliana Oyindamola
Siblings: Demola Adenuga, Otunba Adenuga
Wife • Spouse: Adefolake Emilia Adenuga, Titi Joyce Adenuga
Girlfriend • Partner: N/A
Children: Paddy Adenuga, Bella Disu, Eniola Adenuga, Adetutu Oyindamola Emilia, Michael Babajide Adenuga, Abimbola Adenuga, Sade Adenuga, Adeniyi Adenuga, Folashade Adenuga
Occupation: Businessman
Net Worth: US$6.8 billion



The information in this article was curated from online sources. All the details of this biography cannot be independently verified by JameelaNews or its editorial team.

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