Most people agree that going to university and obtaining a degree provides numerous benefits in life.
There are many people, however, who go on to become successful without ever having attended a university and a lot of rich people in Ghana who fall under this category.
Whether its intelligence, creativity, drive, or just plain luck, these people are millionaires with no bachelor’s degree.
Jerry John Rawlings
Flt. Lt. Jerry John Rawlings is a former head of state and president of Ghana. He falls on the list of richest people in Ghana. Rawlings has a limited education. He graduated from Achimota School and that was where he ended his formal education journey.
Michael Owusu Addo, known by his stage name Sarkodie, is a Ghanaian hip hop recording artist and entrepreneur from Tema. He left it right there at high school.
It is no secret that Osei Kwame popularly referred to as “Kwame Despite” the Chief Executive of Despite Group of Companies is one of Africa’s most successful businessmen.
Joseph Siaw Agyepong- CEO of Zoomlion
Ghanaian serial entrepreneur and founder of the Jospong Group of companies, Joseph Siaw Agyepong is the August edition cover for Forbes Africa. He falls on the list of rich people in Africa too. Joseph has no hard earned degree. All he’s got are honourary.
Oscar Yao Doe
President/Executive Chairman of Eurostar Limousine, Mr. Oscar Yao Doe is one of the rich people in Ghana without a degree. He is known for climbing success with Ghana’s leading luxury car rental company Eurostar Global Limousine Group
Asamoah Gyan is a Ghanaian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Kayserispor and captains the Ghanaian national team. He was recently conferred on an honorary doctorate degree.
Suleyman Ali “Sulley” Muntari is a Ghanaian professional footballer who plays as a central midfielder, most recently for Italian club Pescara. He’s got huge love for cars but definitely no time to run after degrees.