Osei Kwame was born on the 2nd February 1962 at Agona Wiamoase in the Ashanti Region of Ghana.
Very little is known about his education. Some believe he had very little formal education.
Life began for the business mogul as a petty trader, selling music cassettes, and other tabletop goods at Dunkwa-Offin.
After years of being unsuccessful, he joined the mad rush to Lagos, Nigeria in the late 70s to seek better opportunities.
Return from Lagos, Nigeria
Osie Kwame returned to Ghana in 1983 with other Ghanaian refugees after the political tensions rose in the country and foreigners mainly Ghanaians had to leave in the famous “Ghana must go” adage.
He started a timber lumbering business on his arrival to the country which earned him a living.
The music business
He reverted to his cassette business this time round in the nation’s capital, Accra. Slow but sure there was a breakthrough for him in selling cassettes.
He jumped into production, producing some of the top artists in those days. Most of the hit songs were produced by the current day doctor.
After gathering a handsome amount of money from the music business, Osie Kwame established Peace FM in 1999 which broadcasted mainly in the Akan language.
The radio station was soon all over in the capital prompting the idea of same in Kumasi.
Hello Fm was later established. Neat Fm followed shortly and an online news portal peacefmonline.com also surfaced forming the Despite Group of Companies.
Shortly he established a TV station that broadcasted in Akan again swaying a lot of locals to his station. UTV was once the most-watched station in the country.
The businessman diversified his source of income by setting up U2 Company Limited which produces salt, Neat foods and many others.
He also ventured in the banking sector and is a co-founder of Best Point Bank.
Dr Osie Kwame has created a number job avenues for the thousands of jobless youth an thus has received numerous prestigious awards in the past which include a Honorary Doctorate Degree in Human Resource from Canterbury University.
He also has an Honorary Ambassador of Business Entrepreneur in West Africa (Ambassador) and Honorary man of the moment, Ghana, West Africa.
Houses and cars
Bugatti La Voiture Noire
Lamborghini Veneno Roadster
Dr Osie Kwame has a collection of more than five latest Rose Royce and several other luxurious cars.
Aside being a car lover, The Doctor also loves big houses. Check out some photos of his million dollar houses.
Dr Osie Kwame has a lovely wife with 9 children of which the first son is the General manager of Despite Group of companies.
Dr Osie Kwame has an estimated net worth of $500 million.