Who is Knowledge Katti?
Knowledge Katti is a renowned millionaire, speculator, entrepreneur and philanthropist from Namibia who is known for his opulent lifestyle and generous heart.
He was born in 1973 and raised in the Walvis Bay township of Kuisebmond by his grandmother. He got his secondary education at a Walvis Bay school before proceeding to the University of Namibia (UNAM) where he pursued a degree in Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Economics, Accounting, and Auditing.
Katti was relatively unknown until the late 2000s when he gained fame following his partnership with Canadian entrepreneur- Duane Parnham to make a bid for the Navachab gold mine.
Since coming to the limelight, Katti has been making boss moves, money moves and charity moves, all of which have made their way to our news headlines.
Here is a look at Knowledge Katti’s net worth, his sources of wealth, his works of philanthropy, and a quick look at his cars.
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What is Knowledge Katti’s net worth?
According to several online sources, Knowledge Katti’s net worth is estimated at around $100 million.
He has accumulated this massive wealth from his work as a shrewd entrepreneur in the mining business. Let’s take a look at his sources of wealth.
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Knowledge Katti’s sources of wealth
Considered one of the smartest businessmen in Namibia, Knowledge Katti has heavily invested in the mining industry.
He is the founder and CEO of an oil and gas exploration and production company called Kunene Energy, the executive vice president of an international gold exploration company called Giyani Gold Corp, a holding company called Havana Investments and the director of Universal Power Corporation.
In 2015, Knowledge Katti purchased the mining town of Kombatt at an alleged value of N $50 million.
Over the years, the speculator has attracted the wrong attention from critics who have questioned his ties with the political class in the country including President Hage Geingob, and he has been accused more than once of bribing government officials in exchange for exploration access.
He has also been accused of allegedly stashing away millions of money in a Swiss bank between 2010 to 2013, during a period in which he was accused of double-crossing his business partners and speculating with phosphates and oil licences in Namibia.
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Knowledge Katti’s cars
Knowledge Katti’s net worth affords him a life of extravagance and he knows how to live up to it. He lives in a grand house, flies private, vacations on yachts and drives the sleekest cars around.
Among the cars that the millionaire owns includes a beautiful Lamborghini.
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Knowledge Katti’s philanthropy
Alongside living a luxurious life, Knowledge Katti also gives back some of his proceeds to charity and he is widely known for his big heart.
He is the founder of several charitable organizations included under the umbrella called Knowledge Foundations which he founded in 2008.
The foundations have three separate entities- Open Minds which focuses on educating young people and offers help to needy students in form of bursaries, Brick by Brick, which focuses on community development and cohesiveness and Healing Hands which focuses on welfare and healthcare issues.
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Is Knowledge Katti married?
There is reason to believe that Knowledge Katti who is currently 39 years old is not married. He has not been linked to any woman although, at some point in 2014, he was linked to an American businesswoman and reality star- Angela Simmons.
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