Alassane Ouattara is an Ivorian politician and economist who has been President of Ivory Coast since 2010. He worked for the IMF (International Monetary Fund) and the Central Bank of West African States. In fact, he draws the huge attention of media during praying hajj like general people except receiving his government facilities.
Alassane Ouattara Early Life & Education:
The first Muslim president for Ivory Coast Alassane Ouattara was born on January 1, 1942, in Dimbokro, French West Africa (present-day Côte d’Ivoire) to Dramane Ouattara and Nabintou Cissé. He belongs to a Muslim descendant on the father’s side.
Born in a Muslim background family Ouattara received a bachelor’s degree in science in 1965 from the Drexel Institute of Technology. Then he completed a master’s in economics in 1967. In addition, he obtained a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in economics.
Alassane Ouattara tied a knot with Dominique Nouvian in 1991 is a French businesswoman. Nouvian was born Jewish but later became Catholic. Their wedding ceremony was held in the town hall in Paris. Together the couple has two children named Fanta Ouattara and Dramane Ouattara.
|Full Name||Alassane Dramane Ouattara|
|Age (As of 2019)||77 years old|
|Birth Date||January 1, 1942|
|Birth Place||Dimbokro, French West Africa
(present-day Côte d’Ivoire)
|Net Worth||$0.1 Million|
|Height||5 feet 8 inches
|Chest Size||44 inches|
|Waist Size||35 inches|
|Shoes Size||10 US|
|Highest Degree||Master’s degree in economics|
|College||Drexel Institute of Technology|
|University||1. Drexel University
2. University of Pennsylvania
|Post||5th President of the Ivory Coast|
|Preceded by||Laurent Gbagbo|
|Political party||Democratic Party (Before 1994) Rally of the Republicans (1994–present)|
|Wife||Dominique Nouvian, a French businesswoman|
|Children||Fanta Ouattara, Dramane Ouattara|
|Favorite Food||Vegetable, Fish, Pizza|
|Favorite Drink||Fresh Mango Juice, Pepsi|
|Favorite Website||Twitter, Facebook|
|Favorite Color||White & Blue|
|Car collections/Fav Car||Innoson, Kantanka|
|Holiday Destination||Suadi Arabia|
|Social Media Profile|
|No Verified Profile|
|Residence & Phone Number|
|Residence||Yamoussoukro, Ivory Coast|
More Facts About Alassane Ouattara:
- Does he smoke?: No
- Does Alassane Ouattara drink alcohol?: Not Known
- He became the President of the Rally of the Republicans in 1999.
- It is rumored that his father was born in Burkina Faso which is barred from doing politics in Ivory Coast.
- In 2015, he won a second five-year term with almost 84% of the vote.