Guess who this is… Julian Osula, the man whom a helicopter picked in a traffic jam along the Benin-Ore road!
In the early hours of Monday, 24th June 2019, the news went viral that a ‘Nigerian billionaire’ ordered a helicopter to pick him up as he was stuck along the Benin-Ore expressway.
The video of the billionaire being lifted up and away from the traffic went viral on social media in Nigeria. Later that same day, it turned out that the rich man who was picked up by the helicopter is Nigerian billionaire, Julian Osula.
In this Julian Osula biography post, we are going to give you all you need to know about him.
Julian Osula Profile And Personal Details
- Full Name: Julian Osamede Osula
- Date of Birth: July 30, 1966
- Place of Birth: Nkalagu
- State of Origin: Benin City
- Wife: Oghogho Osula
- Children: Ephraim, Edmond, Elliot
- Business: Julian’s Luxury
- Occupation: Jeweller
Julian Osula Personal And Early Life History
Julian Osula, was born on the 30th of July, 1966 in Nkalagu in Enugu state, though he is not from that state. He hails from Benin City. This top businessman is also a Prince of the Osula Royal family in Benin.
Julian had his basic education here in Nigeria (Benin to be precise), before moving to the United Kingdom for his secondary education. He returned to Nigeria in the year 1984 to continue his education as he attended the University of Benin to study law.
Interestingly, Julian Osula is also a lawyer as he bagged his LLB then later went on to the Nigeria Law School and finished in the year 1989.
Talking about his personal life, the jeweler is married to Oghogho and the couple is happily married with 3 children namely; Ephraim, Edmond, Elliot.
Julian Osula Business Career (1989 To Date)
In the year 1989, Julian started off his career and worked at the defunct First City Merchant Bank and the Alpha Merchant Bank, though he would go on to start his own company a few years after.
In the year 1991, Osula became an entrepreneur, starting his own company called Manla Enterprises. The company was widely known for supplies of souvenirs and printing. During this period, he serviced clients like Elf Petroleum, Texaco, INEC, Access Bank, and the Nigerian Presidency.
In 2004, he got a contract to supply warships spare parts to the Nigerian Navy. Well, he didn’t stop at that as he went on to start two other companies, this time, they were based on luxury.
In the year 2011, he started a company, Stiple Gate, which dealt with sales of solely luxury watches. 2013 brought about Julian’s Luxury, which explored more into luxury goods from exclusive timepieces and jewelry to accessories and writing instruments.
Operations for Julian’s Luxury is mainly sales of luxury items ranging from sunglasses, pieces of jewelry, watches, perfumes, custom made garments to Exotic Cars. It was this company that earned him the name King of Nigerian Luxury.
Both companies (Stiple Gate and Julian’s Luxury) have over time symbolized elegance, quality, and reliability and have gone on to service the luxurious needs of Nigerians with high taste.
Julian Osula Cars And House 2019
Julian Osula is no Mark Zuckerberg, and he is one billionaire who loves to flaunt his wealth. He regularly takes to his Instagram page to share shots of his cars, house and luxurious lifestyle.
Well, what else do you expect from someone who is into Luxury?
First off, Julian Osula is a Mercedes Benz lover and he owns more than one Brabus.
Julian Osula Net Worth 2019
It is tough to tell what his actual net worth is, though there is a general acceptance that it runs into billions of Naira.
The ‘billionaire’ became one of the most talked about on social media after he pulled a stunt on the expressway. It is speculated that he would not pull the ‘heli stunt’ if he was not worth billions of Naira.
Though due to the lack of proper wealth rankers in the country, we can’t actually tell how much he is worth at the moment.
Julian Osula Awards
Asides his business success, Julian plays a role in community development and has been awarded by organizations and institutions far and wide for his active role in his community.