Alhaji Sani Dangote’s biography: wife, net worth, son


Alhaji Sani Dangote’s biography: wife, net worth, son

Alhaji Sanni Dangote was the younger brother to Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote, and until his death, he was also the Vice-Chairman of the Dangote Group of Companies.

The reports revealed that Sanni Dangote was buried in Kano on Wednesday, with the burial ceremony taking place at the palace of the Emir of Kano.

It was revealed that Dangote died on Sunday in a hospital in Miami in the United States of America. Since his death, prominent figures and the political class in the country have been sending their condolence messages to the Dangote Family.

This article is focused on what you should know about Sanni Dangote; continue reading to know more.

Profile Summary

Full name Sanni Dangote
Gender Male
Date of birth 1959/1960
Age 60/61
Date of death 14th of November 2021
Parent Mohammed Dangote and Mariya Sanusi Dantata,
State of Origin Kano state
Nationality Nigerian
Marital status Married
Children Six
Siblings Aliko Dangote
Profession Entrepreneur, businessman

Sanni Dangote’s biography

There are no details as to when Sanni Dangote was born but it is believed to be between 1959 and 1960; his parents are Mohammed Dangote and Mariya Sanusi Dantata.

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Sanni was from Kano state and was a Nigerian by birth; he is a younger brother to Aliko Dangote.


There are no details on Sanni Dangote education history available online but he is educated.


Like his elder brother Alhaji Aliko Dangote, the late Alhaji Sani Dangote was business-oriented and one of the popular entrepreneurs in the country.

Sanni Dangote was the Vice President of the Dangote Group until his death; he was a predominant businessman with massive interests in significant sectors of the Nigerian economy, which include manufacturing, agriculture, banking, and oil services.

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Some of the companies the late Sanni Dangote was a part of their board include, the Nigerian Textile Mills Plc, Nutra Sweet Limited, Gum Arabic Limited, Dangote Textile Mills Limited, Alsan Insurance Brokers, Dan-Hydro Company Limited, Dansa Food Processing Company Limited and Dangote Farms Limited.

The records revealed Alh. Sanni Dangote was also the Deputy Chairman of the African Gum Arabic Producers Association.

He was actively involved in sport as he was a professional polo player and also served as a two-time President of Lagos Polo Club.

Recognitions and Awards

Owing to his sterling leadership personality, Alhaji Sanni Dangote was appointed as the Consul-General of the Romanian Embassy in Nigeria.

Alh. Sanni was a member of several Chambers of Commerce, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Shipping of Nigeria and President of the Fertiliser Producers and Suppliers Association (“FERSAN”).

Personal Life

Alh. Sanni Dangote was married but there are no details of who his wife is; their union was blessed with six children.



Net worth

There are no details of his net worth online but considering his massive investments, he was a wealthy man.

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