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List of Africans by net worth Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Africans_by_net_worth

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 and Mo Ibrahim) are omitted by Forbes from the list.

Annual rankings[edit]

2021[edit]

As of 2021, Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote is the richest person in Africa, and the African countries with the most billionaires are Egypt (5), South Africa (5), Nigeria (3), and Morocco (2). [3]

No. Name Net worth (USD) Age Nationality Source(s) of wealth
1 Steady Aliko Dangote $14  billion Increase 63  Nigeria Dangote Group
2 Steady Nassef Sawiris $8.5 billion Increase 59  Egypt Orascom
3 Steady Nicky Oppenheimer $8.0 billion Increase 75  South Africa De Beers
4 Increase Johann Rupert $7.2 billion Increase 70  South Africa Richemont, Remgro
4 Decrease Mike Adenuga $6.3 billion Decrease 67  Nigeria Globacom, Conoil
6 Steady Abdul Samad Rabiu $5.5 billion Increase 60  Nigeria BUA Group
7 Decrease Issad Rebrab $4.4 billion Decrease 77  Algeria Cevital
9 Increase Naguib Sawiris $3.2 billion Increase 66  Egypt Orascom
9 Steady Patrice Motsepe $3.0  billion Increase 58  South Africa African Rainbow Minerals
10 Steady Koos Bekker $2.8 billion Increase 68  South Africa Naspers
11 Decrease Mohamed Mansour $2.5 billion Decrease 72  Egypt Mansour Group
12 Decrease Aziz Akhannouch $2.0 billion Decrease 60  Morocco Akwa Group
13 Increase Mohammed Dewji $1.6 billion Steady 45  Tanzania MeTL Group
14 Steady Youssef Mansour $1.4 billion Increase 75  Egypt Mansour Group
15 Decrease Othman Benjelloun $1.3 billion Decrease 88  Morocco Bank of Africa
16 Steady Michiel Le Roux $1.2 billion Decrease 71  South Africa Capitec Bank
16 Increase Strive Masiyiwa $1.2 billion Decrease 59  Zimbabwe Econet Global
18 Decrease Yasseen Mansour $1.1 billion Decrease 59  Egypt Mansour Group

2019[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.[4]

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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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. ^ Team, Forbes Wealth. "The Forbes Billionaires' List: Africa's Richest People 2021". Forbes. Retrieved 23 September 2021.
  4. ^ "Africa's Billionaires". Forbes. Retrieved 27 May 2020.
  5. ^ "Elon Musk". Forbes. Retrieved 2 July 2020.
  6. ^ "The Forbes Billionaires List: Africa's Billionaires 2019". February 2019.
  7. ^ "Africa's Billionaires".

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