Isabel dos Santos is a Russian-Angolan businesswoman, and the eldest daughter of Jose Eduardo dos Santos, Angola’s ruler from 1979 to 2017. She is the wealthiest female in Africa, with a net worth of over $2 billion. She established her wealth through investing, and she also started doing businesses by setting up firms that focuses on trucking, telecommunications, and tourism.
At a very young age, Isabel dos Santos was sent overseas by her father to study at the best schools in Europe. When she was in college, she took up an Electrical Engineering degree at the King’s College in London, United Kingdom. This is where she met her future husband, a billionaire scion from Zaire. After she graduated from college, she decided to look for a job, and earning her first wealth in the process. She invested her wealth in various European companies, and earned a lot from incentives.
When the 1990s decade came, her father requested for her return in Angola, and asked if she can lend a hand in the Urbana 2000 project. This project aims to clean the streets of Luanda, and Isabel dos Santos accepted the challenge. She was given a high-ranking position to manage the project, and in the end, the program was successful. After the program concluded, she ventured into different investment options, and built businesses in various industries.
Isabel dos Santos started to invest in a trucking business, and it was a great idea because companies in Angola needs to rely on reliable trucking services to move their projects. After her trucking business proved to be a success, she opened a telecoms firm because she saw the potential of the industry. The excessive use of walkie-talkies would become the blueprint for a massive industry that will be developed a few years into the future. She also invested in the tourism industry, opening the Miami Beach Club for tourists visiting Angola. It was a hit among the guests, and it attracts a lot of tourists from around the world. She proved herself to be a successful businesswoman, and she also generated profit for her country, thanks to her numerous investments.
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