From Selling On The Streets To Becoming A Millionaire, The Life Of Dr Osei Kwame Despite

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Ghanaian business tycoon Dr Osei Kwame Despite has become a household name in Ghana. When his name is mentioned, the first thing that comes to mind is that he is among the richest men in Ghana.

Born in a village called Agona, Wiamoase in the Ashanti Region of Ghana, Osei Kwame Despite began life as a petty trader selling all sorts of merchandise including; music cassettes, padlocks, feeding bottles among others.

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According to a biography report by,

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Osei-Kwame is the owner of the Despite Company Ltd which is a trading company with subsidiaries in the media industry namely, PEACE FM which is the largest and the most popular FM station in the country, OKAY FM station, NEAT FM both in Accra and HELLO FM station in Kumasi.

Dr Osei-Kwame set up NEAT FOODS LTD, which processes our local plantain, cocoyam, maize and palm fruits such as Neat Fufu, which has become a reference to the traditional fufu. He also owns a manufacturing company ANTONA FOODS LTD, producing the ever-popular THIS WAY chocolate drink and other flavours including the Motherlac cereal for children.

Despite is a co-founder of a Salt mining company, U2 Salt, which is located at Winneba.
Dr Osei-Kwame with his partner co-founded the United Television (UTV) which is the leading TV station in the country.
He is the co-founder and Vice-Chairman of Best Point Savings and Loans Ltd, a very renowned financial institution in the country.

Dr Osei Kwame Despite never allowing his humble background to stop him doing pushing hard to achieve all he has today.

Dr Osei is proof that you don’t need to have rich parents before you make it in life. Sometimes rich parents must come from you.

With all his achievements, Dr Osei knows the importance of family and he is married and has nine children. Some of which are from his previous marriage.

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