Top 10 Youngest Billionaires In Uganda

Today Uganda has got many billionaires including the likes of Sudhir Ruparelia, Wavamuno, Basajjabalaba and many others, the youth have also fought for themselves by creating jobs and others through various annual inspirational brain-storming programmes such as the Pakasa forum etc, I am telling you if you happen to attend any of these programmes, you will learn how to make money and it will widen your mind.

However, Newslex point research team analyzed a few successful young men in Uganda who have managed to become their own bosses by creating their own businesses, they are truly innovative and inspirational young entrepreneurs in the country with multi-billions.

1. Kiggundu Hamisi

He is a young billionaire that discovered a state of art buildings around kampala, he is the owner of a very popular real estate multi-billion company in the city known as Ham Enterprises which includes commercial buildings such as Ham Shopping Centre at St.Balikudembe Market commonly known as Owino which is reportedly said to be partly undertaken as a public private partnership with Nakivubo Stadium Board of Trustees and another Ham Towers is located next to Makerere University main gate and etc.

2. Ashish J. Thakkar

Ashish was born in United Kingdom in 1981 after his parents had moved to UK in 1972 when Idi Amin expelled Asians from Uganda, later the young Ashish and his family moved to Rwanda where they were also forced to leave due to 1994 genocide, they fled to Burundi for a while and later came to Uganda, at the age of 15, Ashishdropped out of school to begin his own business with a loan of $5000.

Today he is the Co-founder and CEO of Mara Group which deals in IT services, real estates and Agricultures, he is also the Co-founder of Atlas Mara which is in partnership with Bob Diamond, a company that invests in commercial banking institutions in Africa, in 2013 both Ashish and Bob Diamond managed to raise $325 million in funding.