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Tony Ezenna Biography and Current Net worth: Investments and Others

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Tony Ezenna Biography and Current Net worth: Investments and Others.

Tony Ezenna Biography…Chief Sir Tony Ezenna is a native of Akokwa in Imo state. He is the CEO of Orange Drugs Limited. He is the second person on the list of rich men in Imo state. He is well bonded within the political circles of the country. He was born on the 27th of April, 1757 in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. He established one of Nigeria’s multi-billion corporations – Orange Drugs Limited in the year 1988. This company manufactures well-known products like Delta soap, Boska, etc. he is one of the Igbo men who have been bestowed a National Honour upon. His net worth is estimated to be $1 billion.

Tony Ezenna Biography

Tony Ezenna Biography

Tony Ezenna Biography and Current Net worth: Investments and Others

Tony began his entrepreneurship with a family chemist shop in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. He started in 1975 as a confine working with this chemist known as Eastern Industrial Chemist. After spending 3 years in this chemist, he decided to make a step further by registering his Orange Drug Company, which took place on 20th July, 1988.

In 1989, his drug company began operation first in Owerri, the capital of Imo State, Nigeria. He wasn’t pleased with the growth of the company business, so he relocated to Okupe Estate, Mende in Maryland, Lagos State. In 2001, Tony’s company finally moved to its current location – Town Planning Way, Ilupeju, Lagos State, Nigeria.

The company was created with a share capital of on the subject of about N5 million in 1988, and it deals with importation, marketing, and distribution of drugs produced and manufactured in Germany, Italy and other countries. Orange Drugs Limited also distributes pharmaceuticals and beauty products to Nigerians from these countries – Indonesia, Germany, Italy and the United States. It also engages in production and manufacturing of different variety of Nigerian soaps and also the importation of beauty-care products.

Summary of facts about Tony Ezenna

  1. He is a native of Akokwa, Ideato North LGA of Imo State, but was born on the 27th of April, 1757 in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
  2. His father, Mr. Ernest Ezenna Ebilekwe, had a chemist he used to run called eastern chemist, which he later changed and rebranded as Orange Drugs Limited, and has today turned to a multi billion firm.
  3. He got married to Elizabeth Adaeze, and they are blessed with five children.
  4. He is devoted catholic and he is one of the few Papal Knights that Nigeria has.
  5. In Akokwa, where he comes from, he holds the respected chieftaincy title of Ikenga, meaning he is the pride of his people.
  6. He contested once to be the governor of Imo State, which he couldn’t succeed.
  7. Mostly attired in agbada or buba and sokoto, nearly all his clothes are made by Sophistical materials, one of the biggest designers in the country.
  8. His early days were spent in Onitsha, Anambra and Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

 

  1. He is a passionate preacher of courage, vision, honesty, possibility, etc in anything he does.
  2. Reading gives him great joy, and his favorite writer is John C. Maxwell.
  3. He came across his wife when they were both members of The Bible Society. This was in Onitsha and sometime in the 80s.
  4. They got married in December 1983.
  5. His business role model is Sam Walton, founder of Walmart.
  6. His much loved politician is Gandhi.
  7. He has an irrational fear for flying.
  8. His much loved food is Ukwa (breadfruit) and his favorite drink is red wine.
  9. In his garage are some of the most foreign automobiles you can think of – from Bentley to Rolls Royce, BMW to Benz, etc.
  10. All his homes are castle-like. The one in the village is in fact called Elenma Castle.
  11. Many people are unaware of this; but know that he stammers.
  12. Orange Drugs parades a rich assortment of products, among them Delta Soap, Medik 55, Boska, Passion Energy Drink, Procold, Devon Soap, etc.
  13. In the year 2014, Tony Ezenna’s daughter, Uchenna Ezenna, got married in a colorful wedding that was said to have cost close to 150 million Naira.
  14. In 2018, Tony Ezenna launched a new mansion on Bourdillon Street Ikoyi, Lagos State. This grand celebration had many of Nigeria’s most notable politicians in turnout including Senator Hope Uzodinma.
  15. Tony Ezenna’s house is located close to Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s executive residence on Bourdillon Road.

The Deal between Jay Jay Okocha and Tony Ezenna

Chief Tony Ezenna, the Imo State born-businessman and CEO of Orange Drugs Limited is trying make a deal with one-time Nigeria’s attacking midfielder, Austin Jay Jay Okocha to become the brand ambassador of his new sachet energy drink, Extra Joss.

We learnt that talks are on between the Drug Company boss and the Footballer. Though we couldn’t really find out how much is involved in the deal.

We also learnt that the billionaire and his Indonesian partner, DidikNovandi of Kalbe International, chose Okocha for his modesty and the claim that no Nigerian or African living or dead displayed the same level of skills and techniques that Okocha gave to football.

Juventus star, Cristiano Ronaldo was the ambassador of the brand in Indonesia back in 2006, and the company, we assembled is considering Jay Jay Okocha as the face of the brand in Nigeria.

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