Osei Kwame Despite is a well-known Ghanaian Businessman and philanthropist with a solid foundation in music creation and proficiency of the broadcasting sector.

Osei-Kwame is the Chief Executive Officer of Despite Company Ltd, a trading company with TV and Radio stations in the media industry, including OKAY FM, UTV, PEACE FM, NEAT FM, and HELLO FM which is based in Kumasi.

Osei Kwame Despite was named/awarded Africa Entrepreneur of the Year at the African Achievers Awards in UK in the year 2021.

Kwame Despite was also honored with GH CAPTAIN’s Award in 2019 for his subsidies to the socioeconomic development of the country.

Osei Kwame Despite Biography

He was born and raised in Agona Wiamoase, of the Ashanti region of Ghana. He started his business as a merchant in Dunkwa-Offinso, Ghana’s Central Region by selling music cassettes, baby feeding bottles, padlocks, mirrors, and other items. After years of hustling to earn big in the countryside, he and his colleagues moved to Lagos, Nigeria.

In the year 1983, Kwame Despite returned to Ghana with other Ghanaians who had moved come back from Nigeria due to the country’s political unrest.

He started selling cassette tapes before diversifying his business before establishing himself big in several sectors.

Despite now having over 10 companies across Ghana.

List of Companies owned by Dr. Osei Kwame Despite

  • U2 Company Limited (Iodated Salt Production)
  • Neat FM
  • Hello FM
  • Okay FM
  • Peace FM
  • Despite Stores
  • Best Point Savings and Loans (Finance)
  • Farming and Building Construction businesses.
  • Neat Foods Company Limited is a company that produces and markets NEAT Banku, NEAT Fufu, NEAT Abenkwan, NEAT Dairy Products and NEAT Hausa Koko.
  • United Television (UTV) Company Limited
  • Altona Foods LTD is a company that produces the THIS WAY chocolate drink which comes in various flavors, and the THIS WAY Motherlac cereal.
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Osei Kwame Despite’s Net worth:

Osei Kwame Despite has an estimated net worth of $1 billion US Dollars. Despite being among one of the few billionaires in Ghana who never hesitates to flaunt his wealth.

Osei Kwame Despite wife

Osei Kwame Despite’s wife:

Osei Kwame Despite is married to two wives. His first wife is Linda Akosua Achiaa and his second wife is Ewurama Osei.

Osei Kwame Despite children

Osei Kwame Despite’s children:

Osei Kwame Despite has nine children together with his two wives.


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