Dambisa Moyo's Net Worth

A world class economist

By  | Jul 30, 2022, 12:30 PM  | Top of The

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Born in 1969 in Zambia, 53-year-old Dambisa Moyo is one of the finest economists in the world who has put Zambia on the map through her works as an economist.

Moyo holds an MBA in Finance, a Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, and a PhD in Economics from St Antony's College, Oxford University.

Over the years, this brilliant Zambian-born economist has made money from her career as an economist, author, columnist, and public speaker. This article looks at Dambisa Moyo’s net worth and sources of wealth.

What is Dambisa Moyo’s net worth?


The official value of Dambisa Moyo’s net worth in 2022 is currently unavailable although a few online sources like allfamous estimate her net worth at around $1.5 Million.

Here is how Dambisa Moyo has accumulated her wealth over the years.

Dambisa Moyo’s career as an economist


Dambisa Moyo, source: Instagram

Dambisa Moyo began her career at the World Bank in Washington DC where she served as a consultant for Europe, Central Asia and Africa departments from May 1993 to September 1995.

Between 2001 and 2008, Moyo worked with Goldman Sachs as a research economist and strategist after which she joined the board of directors of SABMiller.

She currently serves as a board member of several companies including Chevron Corporation, 3M Company, and Barrick Gold and she takes home a hefty salary.

Dambisa Moyo the author


Dambisa Moyo published her first book Dead Aid: Why Aid Is Not Working and How There Is a Better Way for Africa in 2009.

The book became a New York bestseller and along with making Dambisa Moyo an internationally famed author, it also broadened Dambisa’s scope of expertise as a public speaker on economics which saw her travel to over 75 countries to study their political, economic and financial structures.

As of 2022, Dambisa Moyo has authored five books most of which are bestsellers. Her latest book How Boards Work: And How They Can Work Better in a Chaotic World was released in May 2021.

Moyo is also a regular columnist for international journals about economics and finance including Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, and The New York Times, just to name a few.

Her work as a renowned bestselling author and columnist has brought in good dollars and helped to grow Dambisa Moyo’s net worth.

Dambisa Moyo the public speaker


Dambisa Moyo, source: Facebook

Along with publishing books and articles on economics, Dambisa Moyo is also a public speaker who has given lectures at some of the biggest economic summits, forums and conferences in the world.

As a member of the World Economic Forum, Moyo has spoken at several WEF conferences, including the Ambrosetti Forum, and the Peterson Institute for International Economics.

Dambiso Moyo is also a commentator on popular TV networks including CNN, Bloomberg, BBC, Fox Business and CNBC.

Who is Dambisa Moyo’s husband?


Dambisa Moyo with her husband, source: fizambia

On 28th December 2020, Dr Dambisa Moyo got married to American billionaire Jared Smith. The two exchanged their vows at Provo, Utah USA.

Smith is the co-founder and president of a multi-million dollar technology company called Qualtrics.



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