Forbes has released its inaugural list of the 40 Richest People in Africa in the recently published Magazine “Forbes Africa”.
According to Forbes,
Forbes’ inaugural list of the 40 Richest People in Africa is a testament to the growing global importance of the continent.
The combined wealth of the 40 richest is $64.9 billion – more than Thailand’s 40 richest (at $45 billion) but less than Taiwan’s (at $92.7 billion).
The richest among them is Aliko Dangote of Nigeria, with a $10.1 billion fortune based on his stake in publicly-traded Dangote Cement –which has operations across Africa — as well as his interests in flour milling, sugar refining and salt processing.
Aliko Dangote of Nigeria ranked No.1, with a $10.1 billion fortune based on his stake in publicly-traded Dangote Cement –which has operations across Africa.Business mogul,Mike Adenuga is the fourth richest with $4.3 Billion .Nigerian Business moguls- Jim Ovia, Oba Otudeko, Theophilus Danjuma, Hakeem Bello Osagie, Abdulsamad Rabiu and Mohammed Indimi also made the list.
Combined wealth of the 40 richest sums up to $64.9 billion – more than Thailand’s 40 richest (at $45 billion) but less than Taiwan’s (at $92.7 billion). O
1.Aliko Dangote – $10.1Billion, Age 54
2.Nicky oppenheimer & Family -$6.5Billion, Age
3.Nassef sawiris-$4.75 Billion
4.Johann Rupert & Family-$4.7Billion
5.Mike Adenuga -$4.3
6.Milioud chaabi -$3 Billion
A few days ago, Forbes Online published an article titled “Who Were Africa’s Richest Dictators?“. Click HERE to read.
Nicky Oppenheimer & family
Johann Rupert & family