Rostam Azizi

About Rostam Azizi

Birth Day: August 21, 1964
Birth Place: Tanzania
Birth Sign: Virgo
Succeeded by: Dalaly Kafumu
Political party: Chama Cha Mapinduzi CCM
Residence: Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania
Occupation: Businessman
Net worth: $1 billion (July 2015)
Ethnicity: Persian

Rostam Azizi Net Worth

Rostam Azizi was bornon August 21, 1964 in Tanzania. Rostam Azizi of Tanzania owns nearly 18% of Vodacom Tanzania, the country's largest mobile phone company, with 10 million subscribers. In May 2014 he sold 17% of Vodacom Tanzania to Vodacom Group of South Africa for an estimated $250 million. He also owns Caspian mining, a contract mining firm in Tanzania, and real estate in Dubai and Oman. Azizi got his start in his family's trading business and then branched out on his own.
Rostam Azizi is a member of Diversified

💰 Net worth: $1 Billion

2014 $1 Billion
2015 $1 Billion
2018 $1 Billion

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Biography/Timeline

1994

He represented the Igunga constituency in Tabora Region from 1994 until his resignation in 2011. He was the ruling party Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) National Treasurer from 2005-2007 and member of the Politburo/Central Committee of CCM from 2006 to 2011. Some of the key as an MP he pioneered community health insurance in East Africa and every household in his constituency was provided with health insurance from the Community Health Fund.He also achieved access to water for every resident in his constituency and Igunga Constituency became the first district to have a dispensary in every village and electricity in every ward.

2014

According to Forbes magazine Rostam Aziz of Tanzania owns nearly 18% of Vodacom Tanzania, the country's largest mobile phone company, with 15 million subscribers. Rostam, via Cavalry Holdings, previously owned 35% of the company, but, in May 2014 he sold 17.2% of Vodacom Tanzania to Vodacom Group of South Africa for an estimated $250 million.

2019

The Aziz’s are a fifth generation Tanzanian family of Iranian ancestry. They settled in Tanganika after transiting in Zanzibar, circa 1850. The family initially began farming sisal, rice and sugar cane.