Prince Ned Munir Nwoko (born on December 21, 1960) is a Nigerian lawyer, a Muslim, politician, philanthropist and businessman. He was born in the Royal Palace at Idumuje-Ugboko, in Aniocha North LGA, Delta State. He was a member of the Nigerian House of Representatives between 1999 and 2003. He represented Aniocha North-South and Oshimili North-South.
Nwoko got his first degree in Law and History from the University of Keele in Staffordshire, the United Kingdom, followed by King’s College London where he graduated with a Masters in Law. He got his honorary doctorate from the Commonwealth University College in Belize.
Ned Nwoko completed his primary and secondary school education in Aniocha, Delta State in the south southern part of Nigeria and obtained both his First School Leaving Certificate and West African Senior School Certificate. After completing his primary and secondary school education, Ned Nwoko proceeded to the University of Keele in Staffordshire, United Kingdom and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Law and History.
After obtaining his first degree, Ned Nwoko proceeded to King’s College London in the United Kingdom and obtained a Master’s Degree in Law. After obtaining his master’s degree, Ned Nwoko proceeded to Commonwealth University College in Belize, United Kingdom and obtained his honorary Doctorate Degree in Law.
After completing his tertiary education, Ned Nwoko set up and maintained one of the leading law firms in the United Kingdom, where he claims to have practiced as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales. However, he cannot be found on the law society database as a registered solicitor in the United Kingdom.
Ned Nwoko was a member of the Nigerian House of Representatives between 1999 and 2003 during the regime of President Olusegun Obasanjo. He represented Aniocha North-South and Oshimili North-South of Delta State in the south southern part of Nigeria.
Ned Nwoko’s Home
Ned Nwoko built a wondrous home on a large expanse of land in his native Idumuje-Ugboko, Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta State. The eye-popping edifice, nicknamed “Castle in the Air” is a combination of Arabian and western designs complemented with a royal traditional touch which experts have described as a tourist destination.
According to rumour mills, the home has a zoo with many species of wild and weird animals including Crocodiles, Ostriches, Horses, Sea Eagles, Porcupines, Monkeys, Rabbits, amongst others. Another section of the land has fish ponds that have about 50 thousand catfish and other species of fishes in them.
Apart from these, the land also has a poultry section with about 5000 chickens while another part of the land is filled with thousands of palm trees. Just behind the main castle is an Olympic size swimming pool and a lawn tennis court, with a standard table tennis adjacent in it, estimated to be worth about N10 billion. The castle is situated 1000 feet above sea level which makes it the highest point in Delta State.
Ned Nwoko Family
Ned Nwoko has six wives, of which Nollywood teenage actress, Regina Daniels is one. He lost his first son Tarik, a 22-year old whose mother is from Morocco. Tarik was a Law student at the North Staffordshire University in the United Kingdom where he died in his sleep in the early hours of Monday, 8th December 2014. It is reported that Ned Nwoko has 6 children.
In April 2019, Ned Nwoko created history in Nigeria after he married his sixth wife, the 18 years old teenage Nollywood actress, Regina Daniels in a secret wedding ceremony attended by a few family members and friends.
Ned Nwoko’s Net Worth
Ned Nwoko’s estimated net worth is $1.2 billion (N435,000,000,000 – four hundred and thirty-five billion Naira). He is currently one of the richest and most influential personalities and public figures in Nigeria. Beyond his worth, Ned owns ‘Castle in the Air’ mansion in his hometown, Idumuje-Ugboko, Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta State. Ned Nwoko also owns a private jet and a mansion in Abuja.