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. Dangote Group founder Aliko Dangote has topped the 2018 list.[1] In 2018, there was a record of 23 African billionaires on the list.[2] Individuals who are from Africa, but don't reside in the continent (such as Elon Musk) are omitted by Forbes from the list.

Annual rankings[edit]

2020[edit]

The 2020 billionaires' list was released by Forbes on 14 January 2020. Also, the Forbes provides daily net worth updates which reflects change by 5 PM ET of prior trading day.[3]

No. Name Age Nationality Net Worth (USD) Source(s) of Wealth
1 Aliko Dangote 63  Nigeria $8.3 billion Dangote Group
2 Nicky Oppenheimer & Family 74  South Africa $ 7.4 billion De Beers
3 Nassef Sawiris 59  Egypt $ 7.3 billion Orascom
4 Mike Adenuga 67  Nigeria $ 6.2 billion Globacom, Conoil
5 Johann Rupert & Family 69  South Africa $ 5.4 billion Richemont, Remgro
6 Issad Rebrab & Family 76  Algeria $ 3.9 billion Cevital
7 Mohamed Mansour 72  Egypt $ 3.3 billion Mansour Group
8 Abdulsamad Rabiu 59  Nigeria $ 3.2 billion BUA Group
9 Naguib Sawiris 65  Egypt $ 3 billion Orascom

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2021[edit]

No. Name Net worth (USD) Age Nationality Source(s) of wealth
1 Steady Aliko Dangote $12 billion Increase 61  Nigeria Dangote Group
2 Steady Nicky Oppenheimer $7.7 billion Increase 73  South Africa De Beers
3 Decrease Nassef Sawiris $7.2 billion Increase 59  Egypt Orascom
4 Steady Johann Rupert $6.8 billion Increase 68  South Africa Richemont, Remgro
5 Steady Mike Adenuga $5.3 billion Increase 65  Nigeria Globacom, Conoil
6 Steady Issad Rebrab $4 billion Increase 74  Algeria Cevital
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
9 Steady Patrice Motsepe $2.7 billion Increase 55  South Africa African Rainbow Minerals

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. ^ "Africa's Billionaires". Forbes. Retrieved 27 May 2020.
  4. ^ "Elon Musk". Forbes. Retrieved 2 July 2020.
  5. ^ https://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/financial/2019/02/01/the-forbes-billionaires-list-africas-billionaires-2019/
  6. ^ https://www.forbes.com/africa-billionaires/list/#tab:overall

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