List of wealthiest people in Uganda

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The per capita income in Uganda in 2012 was approximately US$490 annually.[1] In 2009, an estimated 25 percent of the 35 million Ugandans lived on less than US $1.00 per day.[2][3]

Compiled here is a list of individuals in Uganda whose accumulated assets are known to be markedly above the rest of the individuals in the country. The list is not exhaustive and net worth values are hard to determine.[4]

The names are arranged alphabetically, using the first name to select rank.

Name Net worth (USD) Residence Sources of wealth
Alam Family[5] 100 million (2012)[4] Kampala Construction, Real estate, Footwear, Floriculure, Sugar manufacture, Electricity generation, Safari lodges, Farm implements
Alykhan Karmali[6] 700 million (2012)[4] Kampala Mukwano Group, Agibusiness, Food processing, Manufacturing, Banking, Real Estate[7]
Amina Moghe Hersi[8] Kampala Real Estate, Shopping Malls, Hotels, Hardware Stores
Amos Nzeyi[9] Kampala Real estate, Banking, Bottling, Bakery, Hotels
Anatoli Kamugisha[10] 15 million (2012)[11] Kakungulu Akright Projects Limited, Real Estat
Andrew Rugasira[12] 10 million (2012)[4] Kampala Good African Coffee, Rwenzori Coffee, Investments
Ashish Thakkar 260 million (2013)[13] Kampala, Dubai & London Real estate, Hotels, Banks, Investments
Aya Brothers[14] 100 million[4] Kampala Hotels, Flour milling, Transportation, International Trade
Bob Kabonero[15] 50 million (2012)[4] Kampala Casinos, Broadcasting, Investments, Real Estate
Bulaimu Muwanga Kibirige[16] Kampala Hotel Africana, Real estate, Motorcycles, Construction Equipment, Foreign Exchange Bureaus
Charles Hamya[17] Kampala Multichoice Uganda Limited, Real Estate
Charles Mbire[18] 200+ million (2012)[4] Kololo Telecommunications, Banking, Pharmaceuticals, Fish farming, Investments, Power generation, Railways
Crescent Baguma[19] Fort Portal Construction, Real Estate
Drake Lubega[20] Kampala Real estate
Elvis Sekyanzi[21] 8 million (2012)[22] Kampala Entertainment, Broadcasting, Nightclubs, Mineral Water
Godfrey Kirumira[23] 30 million (2012)[4] Kampala Real Estate, Hotels, Schools, Transportation, International Trade, Security Guards
Gordon Wavamunno[24] 100+ million (2012)[4] Munyonyo Automobile dealerships, Broadcasting, Real estate, Insurance, Dairy Farming, Mineral Water
Hajj Isaac Mulindwa[25] Kololo & Mbarara Automobile Sales, Commercial Farming, Ranching, Construction, Rice Processing
Hassan Basajjabalaba[26] Kampala Universities, Schools, Real estate, Skins & Hides, Hotels
Isabirye Mugoya[27][28] Kampala Real estate, Construction, Investments
James Mulwana Family[29] 30 million (2013)[30] Kampala Dairy farming, Plastics, Manufacturing, Horticulture, Real Estate
James Nyakuni[31] Arua Transportation, Real estate
John Ssenseko Kulubya[32][33] Kampala Real Estate
Joseph Magandaazi Yiga[34] 10 million (2012)[4] Kampala Jomayi Property Consultants,[35] Real Estate, Construction
Martin Aliker[36] Kampala Dental Surgery, Investments
Martin Drito[37] Kampala Mining, Timber, Logging
Miraj Barot[38] 15 million (2012)[4] Kampala Real Estate, Construction, Agribusiness, Steel
Mohammed Alibhai[39] Kampala Bodyguards, Security Guards, Investments
Mukesh Shukla (Shumuk)[40] 100+ million (2012)[4] Kampala Real estate, Hotels
Pamela Mbabazi[41] Kabale Hotels, Broadcasting, Real estate
Patrick Bitature[42] 100 million (2012)[4] Kampala Telecommunications, Electricity Generation, Banking, Insurance, Hotels, Resorts, Ranching, Real Estate[43]
Ponsiano Ngabirano[44] 20 million (2012)[4] Kampala Capital Shoppers Supermarkets
Robina Bwita[45] Fort Portal Hotels
Sam Otada[46] Kiryandongo Transportation, Construction, Telecommunications, Real Estate
Sarah Nabukalu Kiyimba[47] Masaka Hotels, Real Estate
Sebastian Munulo[48] Iganga Hotels, Schools, Real Estate
Sudhir Ruparelia 1.1 billion (2013)[49] Kampala Ruparelia Group

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