Shola Akinlade Biography, age Wife and Net Worth


The news of shola akinlade selling his Fintech startup in 2020 to the popular American payment gateway, Strip for $200m was one of the best thing that has happened in Nigeria’s Fintech industry.

Shola Akinlade Profile

Real Name: Shola Akinlade
Stage Name: Shola
Net Worth: $150 million.
Date of Birth: 26th of July 2000
Country of Origin: Nigeria
Education: Bsc Holder
Source of Wealth: Software engineering and Entrepreneur

Shola Akinlade Biography

Shola Akinlade is a Nigerian Fintech Entrepreneur, Software engineer and major shareholder in a Danish club.

shola akinlade biography

The software engineer was born and raised in Lagos state, a state in the southwest part of the country before relocating to the United States.

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In 2015 he launched Paystack with his friend Ezra Olubi, a startup that gives businesses and individuals new ways to transact online.

In 2020 Paystack was sold to popular American fintech giant Stripe for $200 million. Ever since then the payment startup has been performing well there became the first African payment gateway partner for Apple Pay and there are already expanding to different African countries like South Africa.

shola akinlade biography

On May 2023 May bought 55% of a popular Danish football club, Aarhus Fremad which makes him the highest shareholder of the club. The entrepreneur plans to use the club in creating Pathway for all upcoming football players from Nigeria.

How old is Shola Akinlade

The Software engineer was born on 26th of July 2000 currently he is 23 years old.

Shola Akinlade Wife

At the time of writing shola akinlade is not married to anyone he is still single.

shola akinlade biography

Shola Akinlade net worth

The Fintech Entrepreneur whose product is used by businesses in Nigeria has an estimated net worth of $150 million.

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