Karl Toriola Biography: Age, Family, Parents, Wife, Salary, Net Worth

Karl Toriola is a Nigerian entrepreneur and the CEO of one of the largest telecommunications providers in Nigeria, MTN. As the Chief Executive Officer, he is one of the highest-paid CEOs in the country. He is also a result-driven personality that earned him the title “the amiable boss.”

Karl Toriola
Karl Toriola: Wiki, Bio, Age, Facts, Photo
Quick Facts
Full Name:Karl Olukotun Toriola
Date of Birth:March 16, 1972
Place of Birth:Osun State, Nigeria
Net Worth:$3 million

Early Life

Karl Toriola was born on March 16, 1972, in Osun State, Nigeria to parents Mr and Mrs Toriola. His father, Oba Toriola Olubiyi is a retired Doctor in Obafemi Awolowo University and now being installed the 20th Ogunsua of Modakeke Land, having succeeded Oba Moses Oyediran.

He had a good elementary and high school education. He obtained a degree in Electronic and Electrical Engineering from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. She obtained a master’s degree in Communication Systems at the University of Wales, Swansea, United Kingdom.

He also went to Harvard Business School, USA, from 2005 to 2008, Institute of Management Development (IMD), Switzerland, in 2006, London Business School, the United Kingdom in 2009, Wharton Business School, the USA in 2011, and INSEAD, Singapore in 2013.


Toriola began his career in the telecommunication sector where he worked with Ericsson Switzerland in 1995, where he worked for almost 5 years before he moved to Ericsson Nigeria to work as Support and Integration Manager for GSM.

He left Ericsson Nigeria in 2004 and joined Vmobile Nigeria as Chief Regional Officer, supervising technical functions for the next two years.

He left Vmobile and joined MTN Irancell, based in Tehran, in July 2006, as Operations Consultant. He moved to MTN Nigeria as Chief Technical Officer in October 2006. He was appointed CEO of MTN Congo Brazaville in 2011, and thereafter, CEO MTN Cameroon. He made MTN Cameroon the first subsidiary of MTN group to secure the investors in People Gold certification.

Toriola became Group Operating Executive, MTN Group, in 2015. He was promoted to Vice President, West and Central Africa for MTN Group in just a year. He became a successor of Ferdinand Moolman in October 2020 and brcame the CEO of MTN Nigeria on March 21, 2021.

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Personal Life

Toriola is happily married and has a daughter from the marriage.

He can speak languages like German, English, French and Yoruba fluently.

Social Media

Karl Toriola is not active on social media platforms.

Net Worth

Karl Toriola earns his career as a business executive. He has an estimated net worth of $3 million.

Frequently asked questions

Below are some frequently asked questions about Karl Toriola:

Who is Karl Toriola?

Karl Toriola is a Nigerian businessman and the CEO of MTN Nigeria.

How old is Karl Toriola?

Karl Toriola was born on March 16, 1972.

Where is Karl Toriola from?

Karl Toriola is from Osun State, Nigeria.

Is Karl Toriola married?

Karl Toriola is married.

What is Karl Toriola’s Net Worth?

Karl Toriola has an estimated net worth of $3 million.

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