It was an emotionally charged atmosphere on Tuesday 23rd July 2020 when Tony Elumelu, Founder, the Tony Elumelu Foundation celebrated his amiable wife Awele Vivien Elumelu at 50.
It was a celebration galore for the entire family as the prominent African financial expert with his children organized a mini surprised birthday for healthcare leader, Awele Elumelu who has just joined the league of quinquagenarian.
With a portraits posted on Instagram in celebrating her special golden jubilee day Elumelu wrote “Happy birthday darling Awele, My Queen is 50.” Call the billionaire philanthropist, Tony Elumelu and his wife, Dr. Awele Elumelu “Africa’s Power Couple” you still not far from the truth as they both share some qualities especially when it comes to impacting lives.
Their contribution and support in empowering African entrepreneurs cannot be overemphasized. Many of their followers have described their union as a marriage made from heaven. Elumelu got married to Awele in 1993.
The pair has seven children, five girls and two boys. Awele, a medical doctor, has maintained a quiet profile since they got married. She cherishes her privacy greatly and usually makes lasting statements especially with her unique ways and whenever she steps out with her husband at corporate and social events.