Periodically, African billionaires are ranked in order to determine whose wealth has increased or decreased over a period of time. We came up with this list of top 10 richest people in Africa, from our own research and analysis; and hope it inspires you on this limitless opportunities available on our continent for hard working people to succeed.
Top 10 Richest People in Africa And Their Net Worth
He is from Kano state in Nigeria, and the founder and the Chief Executive Officer of the Dangote Group. Dangote Group is an industrial enterprise engaged in the manufacturing and marketing of consumer goods like cement, sugar, flour, salt, spaghetti, etc. He has been leading the top 10 richest people in africa for four consecutive years now. His Net Worth is estimated at $12.2 Billion.
He is from South Africa, the owner of the largest private games reserve in South Africa known as Tswalu Kalahari Reserve and the former Chairman of Diamonds industry firm known as De beers Diamond mining company. His Net Worth is $7.7 Billion.
He is also from South Africa, the chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Richemont. Whose organization is into Luxury Goods. His Net Worth is $7.2 Billion.
He is from Egypt, the youngest of the sawiris brothers and the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of a Construction/Chemicals industry which is called Orascom Construction company. His Net Worth is $6.8 Billion.
He is from Nigeria, the founder of Globacom telecommunications which is one of the leading mobile network operators in Nigeria. He has diversified businesses interest in areas such as Telecoms, Oil & Gas, Real Estate. His Net Worth is $5.3 Billion.
He is from Algeria, the founder and the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Cevital Group whose company is into food, specifically producing sugar, margarine, and vegetable oil. He also has an investment in construction. His Net Worth is $4 Billion.
He is from Egypt and is into Telecoms. His Net Worth is $4 Billion.
He is from South Africa, the Chairman of Shoprite, Pepkor and Tradehold. His Net Worth is $3.2 Billion.
Isabel Dos Santos
She is from Angola and the daughter of Angolan president known as Jose Eduardo Dos Santos. She is an investor and a business woman who is into Investment. Santos is the only female on this list of African Billionaires. Her Net Worth is $2.7 Billion.
He is from Egypt and was a politician but now a businessman. He is a stake holder in the Mansour Group along with his brothers Yasseen and Youssef. Mohammed Mansour has diversified businesses. Mansour comes 10th on this list of African Billionaires. His Net Worth is $2.7 Billion
With good business strategies and great ideas; you too can be part of this list of top 10 richest people in Africa, in years to come. Africa is not only about wars, diseases and tragedies; but also about great men and women doing great exploits in the business world.