Kojo Jones gained prominence on the internet with his traditional marriage ceremony on Wednesday March 23, 2020.
The young millionaire married his girlfriend, Rachel in a flamboyant ceremony in Kumasi, the capital city of Ashanti Region. As a result, many began asking who who Kojo Jones is, his parents, hometown, profession and other details about his life.
depunch.com brings to the knowledge of our readers some information about the man, Kojo Jones.
Born Emmanuel Jones-Mensah, Kojo Jones was born on 3 July, 1989, is a Ghanaian Business Executive and the founder of Empire Domus.
Kojo Jones is the stepson of deceased Ghanaian politician, businessman and philanthropist, the late David Lamptey, who was a Member of Parliament for the Korle Klottey constituency on the ticket of the National Democratic Congress.
The politician owned radio XYZ; and is fondly remembered for sharing money in Osu. He died in 2012 and left behind eight children who have been exposed and well educated at top schools in Ghana and beyond.
Kojo Jones is currently into the real estate business, and owns a construction company, Empire Domus, among others.
Kojo Jones Net Worth
Kojo Jone’s net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2022. So how much do you think Kojo Jones is worth? His net worth is estimated between $1 Million – $5 Million as at 2022.
Real Name and Age
His real name is Emmanuel Kojo Jones-Mensah and he was born on the 3rd of July 1989; he was 33 years old on the 3rd of July, 2022.
Hometown and Place of birth
Kojo Jones was born in La in Accra and is a Ga man from the Ga tribe of Ghana.
His height is currenlty not known.
His biological father is Kojo Mensah, not known to the media. His dad’s brother who is currently the family head, Hon. Sylvester Mensah is a politician belonging to the National Democratic Congress (NDC) who served as the Member of Parliament for Dade-Kotopon Constituency from 1997 to 2001.
He was the head of the National Health Insurance Scheme during President John Mahama first tenure.
His biological mother is Rev. Dr. Gifty Akushika Lamptey, wife of the late Hon. David Lamptey, former Member of Parliament for Klottey-Korle in Accra.
She is the founder and leader of Redemption Worship International (RWI) Ministries, a non-denominational Bible believing church. Kojo Jone’s mother, before marrying Hon. David Lamptey had two boys, Kojo Jones and his younger brother.
She birthed one child with the late politician 5 years before they officially married.
Kojo Jones is married to Rachel Osei. Rachel was said to be working at one of Kojo Jone’s companies before they got married in March, 2022.
On Wednesday March 23 2022, Ghana’s social media space got choked with videos and photos from the traditional marriage ceremony of the young business executive, Emmanuel Kojo Jones Mensah and Raychel Osei.
The wedding train moved from Kumasi to Accra, and culminated in a chic beach wedding at the Labadi Beach Hotel.
After the University in UK, Kojo Jones decided to stay back and work a bit before returning home. He worked with Atrium Park Developments in the UK. He later worked and partnered with New Generation Construction in the UK to develop luxury houses for sale.
Kojo then returned to Ghana in 2015 and now runs and owns multiple businesses. He established the KJM foundation as a philanthropist.
In 2018, he was named the “Business Executive of the Year” at the Glitz Style Award and also received the “Young Achiever Award” at the Exclusive Men of the Year Africa Awards. He was listed in the 2019 Top 50 Young CEOs in Ghana, a list release by The YCEO & Avance Media.
In 2021, he was adjourned the “Young Entrepreneur of the Year” at the National Governance and Business Leadership Awards.
He has also been instrumental in some roles in businesses left behind by his late step father, Hon David Lamptey. Some of the businesses left behind by his rich step father includes Sidalco Group of Companies, his mother Rev. Dr. Gifty Akushika Lamptey is the CEO. Radio and Television XYZ is another business of the late politician.