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 2016 list.[1] In 2015, there was a record of 24 African billionaires on the list that included a record 9 newcomers from all over Africa.

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No. Name Net worth (USD) Age Nationality Source(s) of wealth
1 Steady Aliko Dangote $16.7 billion Increase 60  Nigeria Dangote group
2 Steady Mohammed Hussein Al Amoudi $8.8 billion Increase 60  Ethiopia MIDROC, Preem
4 Steady Christo Wiese $6.5 billion Increase 76  South Africa Pepkor
5 Decrease Johann Rupert $6.3 billion Increase 67  South Africa Telmex, Richemont
6 Steady Nassef Sawiris $4.9 billion Increase 56  Egypt Orascom
7 Steady Mike Adenuga $3.5 billion Increase 64  Nigeria Globacom
8 Steady Isabel dos Santos $3.4 billion Increase 44  Angola Investments
9 Steady Issad Rebrab $3.2 billion Increase 73  Algeria Cevital Group
9 Steady Naguib Sawiris $3.2 billion Increase 73  Egypt Orascom
10 Steady Byaruhanga Kimberly Junior $2.8 billion Increase 40  South Africa Jk Minerals Africa

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