Nnamdi Okonkwo Biography, Age, Career and Net Worth

Nnamdi Okonkwo Biography

Nnamdi John Okonkwo is a Nigerian executive banker and the group managing director (GMD) of First Bank of Nigeria. He was the Executive Officer/ Managing Director of Fidelity Bank Nigeria. Nnamdi Okonkwo was born in 1965 in Otukpo, Benue state

Nnamdi Okonkwo Profile


Nnamdi Okonkwo

Real Name

Nnamdi John Okonkwo

Date of Birth



56 years (2021)



State of Origin

Anambra State








Uche Okonkwo

Net Worth


Educational Background

Nnamdi Okonkwo Education and Career

Nnamdi Okonkwo attended Wesley High School, Otukpo where he obtained his SSCE in 1982. He obtained a degree in Agricultural Economics from the University of Benin in 1989.

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He also obtained an MBA degree in Banking and Finance from Enugu State University of Technology, Nigeria.

Nnamdi Okonkwo attended INSEAD Business School, Fontainebleau, France, where he studied Advanced Management Programme. He is an alumnus of Harvard Business School, Wharton Business School and Stanford Graduate School.


Nnamdi Okonkwo Career and Net Worth

Nnamdi Okonkwo started his career in the banking industry in 1990 at Merchant Bank of Africa, Nigeria.

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In 1993, He proceeded to Guarantee Trust Bank (GTB) where he rose in rank to become a branch manager.

Nnamdi Okonkwo left GTB to join Union Bank for Africa (UBA) where he managerial and leadership positions. He held several managerial positions in UBA. Some of them were

  • Regional Bank Head in Lagos
  • Regional Director, Federal Capital, Nigeria
  • Project Director, and Head of Corporate Banking and Multinational Corporates Division
  • Managing Director/CEO of UBA Ghana
  • Regional CEO of the bank’s West Africa Monetary Zone covering Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

In 2012, Nnamdi Okonkwo joined UBA as an Executive Director in charge of the Bank’s businesses in Southern Nigeria.

In January 2014, he was appointed the Managing Director/CEO of Fidelity Bank. His tenure as Managing Director/CEO of Fidelity Bank expired in December 2019.

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In October 2021, Nnamdi Okonkwo was appointed the Group Managing Girector (GMD) of First Bank of Nigeria (FBN)

Personal Life

Nnamdi Okonkwo is married to Uche Okonkwo with children. He is a christian of Igbo origin.

Nnamdi Okonkwo Net Worth

Nnamdi Okonkwo Net Worth

Nnamdi Okonkwo is estimated to worth $500,000. He is one of the highest paid bank CEOs in Nigeria.

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