Adebola Williams is by all standards an exceptional African youth. Born on 7th March 1986, the 35 years-old entrepreneur has achieved feats many of his contemporaries may not be able to match.
Adebola Williams represents a generation of Africans who not only desperately clamour for change but are actively making the desired change happen.
One thing that differentiates Adebola Williams from the most successful young Africans is that he started pursuing his career at an unbelievably young age.
Adebola Williams Wiki, Profile
|Full Name||Adebola Williams|
|Net Worth||$1,000,000 – $5,000,000|
Adebola Williams Biography
Adebola Williams is a Nigerian entrepreneur and media personality born on March 7, 1986. Debola is the CEO and co-founder of Red, a Nigerian media company that comprises of Red Africa, StateCraft Inc, The Future Awards Africa and YNaija.com.
Adebola Williams Career
Adebola Williams started his career with acting. As early as age 14, he was always on set looking for roles because he really loved acting. Soon, he got two roles in two soap operas that never saw the daylight. He also did stage acting where he was paid 100.
At age 15, he started working with a psychologist as his assistant without any qualification. He was not paid. Adebola Willaims also worked with NTA as a teenager for three years and was paid only after the first year.
Adebola Williams got many volunteering experiences that looked good on his CV and attracted employers to him later in his career.
He then got a job with Economic Watch as a producer and that job gave him a lot of exposure. His experience with the psychologist and his experience at NTA gave Adebola Williams the foundation he needed to build on later in his life.
In 2005, he co-founded Red Media Africa with Chude Jideonwu. RED Media is a network of media companies focused on Africa’s youth. It is the umbrella company of Yproductions, RED Communications, Statecraft and The Future Award.
Yproductions produce documentaries, TV shows such as Rubbin minds, events, music etc; its content arm produces Ymagazine, Ynaija, and more. RED communications is a PR firm. They work with clients like Guinness, British Council, House of Tara, and others.
Statecraft is the governance communication arm of RED Media. They were the creatives behind Buhari’s 2015 presidential campaign that won him the seat.
That victory was replicated for Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo in 2016.
He has been recognized for his effort where he was named The African Young Achiever by EMY Ghana (2017) and one of the 100 most influential People of African Descent (2017) under the United Nations international decade for people of African descent.
Adebola Williams’s Achievements & Awards
Adebola Williams has been an invited speaker at conferences in London Business School, Wharton, Stern, ALF New York, WIMBIZ, AU conferences, UNFPA conferences, and most recently went on a tour of Ivy League schools; Yale, Columbia, Oxford, and Harvard.
Adebola Williams spoke in the closing session of the Obama Foundation Summit in 2017.
Adebola Williams spoke in the closing session themed “Collective Power” and earned a standing ovation from the crowd, including Barack Obama after his speech.
He is a member of the African Leadership Network, a British Council Global Changemaker and sits on the boards of Slum to School Africa and Chairs the board of Young Entrepreneurs Network.
Adebola Williams has been named by the UN as one of the 100 Most Influential People of African Descent.
He was named CNBC Young Business Leader of the year, Forbes 30 under 30, and BusinessDay 40 Under 40. In 2017, he was named “Evangelist of The Future” at the businessC4F Davos Award.
Adebola Williams Wife, Personal Life
Adebola Williams got married to his wife, Kehinde Daniel in August 2021. Kehinde is the daughter of former governor of Ogun State, Gbenga Daniel.
This official solemnization official makes Adebola William and his wife official pronounced Kenny Daniel husband, and wife. Thus, present to you, Mr. and Mrs. Adebola and Kenny Daniel.
Adebola Williams Parents
Who is Adebola Williams father and mother? Well, as to the question, who are Adebola Williams’ parents, much is not known about Adebola William’s family or his parents but from what is obvious, Adebola Williams is a complete gentleman and that reflects well on his upbringing. Kudos to Adebola William’s parents for such an excellent job in nurturing a fine gentleman.
Adebola William’s Net worth
For someone who has come thus far in his industry and a co-founder of RED Media for that matter, a company that has several other leading firms under its umbrella, you would expect that Adebola William is comfortable, and he sure is.
Adebola William’s estimated net worth is about $1 million to $5 million.
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