Programmers all over the world are the ones dominating the richest men chart, including Mark Zuckerberg, the Facebook CEO, Evan Thomas Spiegel, the owner of Snapchat and the world-famous Larry Page, the CEO of Google, not forgetting Bill Gate; these set of people are wealthy, but back home here in Nigeria how is our programmer’s fairing? Our list features top and popular Nigerian programmers such as Daniel Okechukwu (Danny Okec), Prosper Otemuyiwa, Ire Aderinokun, and many others programmers.
Below is our list of the richest programmers in Nigeria.
7 Richest and popular Programmers in Nigeria
1. Prosper Otemuyiwa
Prosper Otemuyiwa is the creator and designer of the Laravel Hackathon Starter Pack, a package created mainly for starters. This tool helps beginners to learn to program quickly and fast.
Before he became the technical writer for Auth0, Prosper was a technical trainer for Andela. Proper has gotten to the greatest height of his career as he was ranked second on the top trending chart of PHP developers in the world-beating Facebook in the process in a ranking released by GitHub in 2016. His skills combined with his talent have brought him wealth, securing him the number one sit on our ranking.
2. Oluwaseun Akinrinlola
Oluwaseun is the senior software developer at FirstBank Nigeria. He graduated from SMC University Zug, Switzerland. He has previously worked as a senior software developer at IQ systems solution limited, 2009 as a senior software developer at Concept Nova, solution developer at V2d Convergence, and also with STPL back in 2005.
Oluwaseun has made lots of money from programming, so he sits in our number two spot.
3. Daniel Okechukwu
Daniel Okechukwu has earned huge recognition by virtue of his programming skill as a highly-rated PHP developer.
Daniel Okechukwu is popularly known as DannyOkec, and he is widely acclaimed as the developer of a beginner, one of his beginner packages is the Focused Programming Package. This package has been seen as an effective tool for programming amateurs to enhance their programming skills quickly and becomes professionals.
Before he became well known as one of Nigeria’s leading and wealthy programmers, Daniel Okechukwu has a real estate company known as Land9ja.
The young entrepreneur and programmer have other ventures like Realnapsbet Ltd, Car9ja, and 4hire. Dannyokec has made lots of money from programming and other ventures, so he sits in our number 3 spot.
4. Ire Aderinokun
Presently, Ire Aderinokun is the head of design and product at Big Cabal, publishers of Big Cabal and Zikoko. One of the most shocking things about Ire’s skills is that she is a self-taught front-end developer.
Ire has a degree in Experimental Psychology from the University of Bristol and a Master in Arts (MA) Law in 2014.
5. Moyinoluwa Adeyemi
Moyinoluwa Adeyemi is a well-known female programmer in Nigeria. She is an Android app developer currently working with Off-Grid Electric and the Google developers group.
Moyinoluwa has previously worked with Swifta Systems and services international, a center for excellence in Software Engineering. Moyinoluwa Adeyemi is a graduate of Computer Science from Obafemi Awolowo University.
She is very hardworking, and her dedication has not gone unnoticed as she is wealthy and famous; she has been previously listed as one of the richest programmers in the female category.
6. Obinwanne Hill
Obiwanne Hill is the CEO and founder of ContentOmni and Restive (a development and ideation company working on various principal concepts and interface-friendly tools that help make the web super-fast, contextual and responsive).
7. Makinwa Olubukola
Makinwa Olubokola graduated with a first-class degree from Babcock University, where she studied computer science. She was previously a lead developer at Swap Space before switching her interest to coding because she loved playing FIFA. Similar to Ire, Makinwa is self-taught; she started and succeeded in learning programming on her own.
She has worked with Swap Space as a lead developer and trainer, Gigalayercom (technical support), connectNigeria.com (web developer), and Andela as an engineering manager.