List of Africans by net worth

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The Richest Africans is an annual ranking of the richest African people, compiled and published by the American business magazine Forbes . The list has been published since 2015. ] founder has topped the 2018 list. has overtaken since the partnership with bill gate in 2018 making him the richest man in Africa .[1] In 2018, there was a record of 23 African billionaires on the list.[2]

Annual rankings[edit]

2019[edit]

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Net Worth $6.2 Billion
No. Name Net worth (USD) Age Nationality Source(s) of wealth
1 Steady Aliko Dangote $11.1 billion Increase 62  Nigeria Sugar, Cement, Flour
2 Steady Mike Adenuga $9.2 billion Increase 66  Nigeria Telecom, Oil
3 Steady Nicky Oppenheimer $7.5 billion Decrease 74  South Africa Diamonds
4 Steady Nassef Sawiris $6.3 billion Increase 58  Egypt Construction, Chemicals
5 Increase Johann Rupert $5.3 billion Decrease 69  South Africa Luxury Goods
6 Steady Koos Bekker $3.3 billion Decrease 66  South Africa Telecom
7 Increase Isaad Rebrab $3.2 billion Increase 75  Algeria Food
8 Decrease Isabel dos Santos $2.8 billion Decrease 46  Angola Investments
9 Increase Strive Masiyiwa $2.5 billion Increase 58  Zimbabwe Telecom
10 Increase Patrice Motsepe $2.5 billion Increase 57  South Africa Mining

2018[edit]

No. Name Net worth (USD) Age Nationality Source(s) of wealth
1 Steady Aliko Dangote $12 billion Increase 61  Nigeria Sugar, Cement, Flour
2 Steady Nicky Oppenheimer $8.8 billion Increase 73  South Africa Diamonds
3 Decrease Nassef Sawiris $7.2 billion Increase 59  Egypt Construction, Chemicals
4 Steady Johann Rupert $6.8 billion Increase 68  South Africa Luxury Goods
5 Steady Mike Adenuga $5.3 billion Increase 65  Nigeria Globacom
6 Steady Issad Rebrab $4 billion Increase 74  Algeria CEVITAL Group
7 Steady Naguib Sawiris $4 billion Increase 64  Egypt Orascom
8 Steady Koos Bekker $2.8 billion Increase 65  South Africa Naspers
9 Steady Isabel dos Santos $2.7 billion Increase 45  Angola Investments
10 Steady Mohamed Mansour $2.7 billion Increase 70  Egypt Mansour Group

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Papadopoulos, Anna (22 October 2018). "Africa's Billionaires: Top 25 Richest People In Africa, 2018". CEOWORLD magazine. Retrieved 5 June 2019.
  2. ^ Dolan, Kerry A. (10 January 2018). "African Billionaire Fortunes Rise On Forbes 2018 List Of Continent's Richest". Forbes. Retrieved 5 June 2019.
  3. ^ https://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/financial/2019/02/01/the-forbes-billionaires-list-africas-billionaires-2019/
  4. ^ https://www.forbes.com/africa-billionaires/list/#tab:overall

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