Peter Obi Biography, Age, Education, Career and Net Worth

Peter Obi Biography

Peter Gregory Onwubuasi Obi is a Nigerian business man and a politician. He served as Anambra state governor from 2006 to 2014. Peter Obi was born on the 19th July 1961 in Onitsha, Anambra state.

Peter Obi Profile


Peter Obi

Real Name

Peter Gregory Onwubuasi Obi

Date of Birth

19th July 1961


61 years  (2022)

State of Origin

Anambra State





Political Party

Labour Party






Margaret Brownson Obi



Net Worth

$100 million

Copied from

Educational Background

Peter Obi Education

Peter Obi attended Christ the King College Onitsha were he completed his secondary school. In 1980 he got admission in University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) to study philosophy and graduated in 1984

Read Inatimi Spiff Biography, Age, Career and Death

Peter obi attended

  • Lagos business school where he completed the Chief Executive program,
  • Harvard business school ,were he completed two major program,
  • The London school of economics, Columbia business school and
  • International institute for management and development where he received certificates in the Senior Executive Program and the Chief Executive Officer program
  • The Kellog School of Management of Northwestern University
  • Business school of Oxford University
  • The Judge Business School of Cambridge University


Peter Obi Career

Peter Obi is a Nigerian businessman and politician. Prior to becoming a governor he served as chairman and on the board of several organizations including;

  • Next International Nigeria Ltd
  • Chairman and Director of Guardian Express Mortgage Bank Ltd
  • Guardian Express Bank Plc
  • Future View Securities Ltd
  • Paymaster Nigeria Ltd, Chams Nigeria Ltd
  • Data Corp Ltd and Card Centre Ltd.
  • Fidelity Bank Plc.

He was the youngest serving chairman of Fidelity Bank

Read Mohammadu Buhari Biography; Career and Personal life

In 2003, Peter Obi contested for Anambra state governor under the platform of the All Progressive Grand Alliance(APGA). Though Chris Ngige was declared the winner, he was later declared the winner of the election in 2006.

In 2010, Peter Obi ran for a second term in office under the same party and won his second term in office.

Upon expiration of his tenure in 2014, he was appointed the chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC by President Jonathan.

In 2019, Peter Obi was the running mate/ Vice Presidential candidate of Atiku Abubakar under the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Read Biography of Nnamdi Kanu, Age, Career and Net Worth

In 2022, Peter Obi declared run for president under the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). However, he withdrew before the party primaries and decamped to Labour Party (LP).

Personal Life

Peter Obi Wife

Peter Obi married Margaret Brownson Obi in 1992. They have two children Oseloka and Gabriella. He is a Catholic and also an igbo descent from Agulu, Anambra state.

Peter Obi Net Worth

Peter Obi Net Worth

Peter Obi’s net worth is estimated to be $100 million.

You cannot copy content of this page

error: Content is protected !!