Top 10 Richest people in Africa and Their Net worth

  Richest people in Africa – Tanzanian businessman and former politician Rostam Azizi, pharmaceuticals tycoon Stephan Saad and Ugandan real estate mogul Sudhir Ruparelia narrowly missed the cut this year. Moroccan banker Miloud Chaabi and Egyptian hotel tycoon Samih Sawiris also missed out.

 Richest people in Africa 

Mohammed Dewji of Tanzania is still the youngest billionaire in Africa with a fortune FORBES estimates at $1.09 billion. Dewji, 40, debuted on the list of the World’s Billionaires last year with a $1.3 billion fortune at the time. He has lost $200 million on the back of a weaker Tanzanian shilling. Dewji is the CEO of METL Group, a Tanzanian conglomerate with interests in textiles, edible oils and transportation.

Richest people in Africa

The biggest gainer among the African billionaires is Mike Adenuga, a Nigerian businessman who is now worth $10 billion, up from $4 billion a year ago. The significant jump in Adenuga’s fortune is attributable to new information on the value of his telecom, oil and real estate holdings.

Richest people in Africa

Angolan investor Isabel dos Santos and oil tycoon Folorunsho Alakija of Nigeria still remain the only two female billionaires on the continent.

1. Aliko Dangote, Nigerian

Net Worth: $14.4 billion

Source Of Wealth: Cement, flour, sugar, salt

2.  Mike Adenuga, Nigerian

Net Worth: $10 billion

Source Of Wealth: Telecom, Oil, Real Estate

3. Nicky Oppenheimer, South African

Net Worth: $6.6 billion

Source Of Wealth: Diamonds

 Richest people in Africa 

4. Christoffel Wiese, South African

Net Worth: $6.2 billion

Source Of Wealth: Retailing

5. Johann Rupert, South African

Net Worth: $5.3 billion

Source Of Wealth: Luxury Goods

6.Nassef Sawiris, Egyptian

Net Worth: $4.1 billion

Source Of Wealth: Construction, Chemicals

7. Nathan Kirsch, Swazi

Net Worth: $3.7 billion

Source Of Wealth: Retail

8.Isabel dos Santos, Angolan

Net Worth: $3.1 billion

Source Of Wealth: Investments

9. Issad Rebrab, Algerian

Net Worth: $3.1 billion

Source of Wealth: Food

10. Naguib Sawiris, Egyptian

Net Worth: $3 billion

Source Of Wealth: Telecom

Richest people in Africa

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