Adebola Williams is a Nigerian entrepreneur and media personality born on March 7, 1986. Debola is the CEO and co-founder of Red, a Nigerian media company that comprises of Red Africa, StateCraft Inc, The Future Awards Africa and YNaija.com.
Early Life & Career
Adebola was born on March 7, 1986 to a rich family. His family had lost everything when he was barely 10 years old, so he had to struggle.
He started his career in the media and television at the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA).
Williams alongside Chude Jideonwo started The Future Awards and also co-founded Red Media Africa.
He also co-founded EnoughisEnough, a Nigerian civic participation platform and voice for young people in politics. He resigned as the board chairman to steer the rebranding of the Nigerian president, Muhammadu Buhari.
He has worked in different sectors from Oil and gas to banking. He also writes a monthly column on brands and communication in The Guardian (Nigeria).
He has been recognized for his effort where he was named The African Young Achiever by EMY Ghana (2017) and one of the 100 most influential People of African Descent (2017) under the United Nations international decade for people of African descent.
Debola got engaged to his fiancee, Kehinde Daniel in November 2020. Kehinde is the daughter of former governor of Ogun State, Gbenga Daniel.
Adebola Williams is the co-founder of Red Media, a company that has numerous leading firms under it. His net worth has not been estimated.