Here Are The African Billionaires 2016

Africa has 23 billionaires this year 2016, with aggregate net worth exceeding $80billion. Nigeria’s Aliko Dangote, 58, is first on the list of Africa’s richest. Dangote’s net worth is estimated at $15.4billion. Sixty-two-year-old Mike Adenuga, another Nigerian comes second with a net worth of $10billion dollars. They are on the Forbes 2016 Ranking of the World’s Billionaires, published March 1, 2016.


No. 1
Name: Aliko Dangote,  Age: 58
Net worth: $15.4billion
Industries: Cement, Sugar, Flour
Country: Nigeria

mike-adenuga-rich No. 2
Name: Mike Adenuga,  Age: 62
Net worth: $15.4billion
Industries: Telecom, Oil
Country: Nigeria

nicky-oppenheimer No. 3
Name: Nicky Oppenheimer,  Age: 70
Net worth: $6.6billion
Industries: Diamonds
Country: South Africa

No. 4
Name: Christoffel Wiese,  Age: 74
Net worth: $5.8billion
Industries: Retailing
Country: South Africa

No. 5
Name: Johann Rupert,  Age: 65
Net worth: $5.3billion
Industries: Luxury goods
Country: South Africa

  • Name /Net Worth /Country

6 Nassef Sawiris /$3.70bn /Egypt

7. Nathan Kirsh /$3.70bn /Swaziland

8. Issad Rebrab /$3.10bn /Algeria

9. Isabel dos Santos /$3.00bn /Angola

10. Naguib Sawiris /$3.00bn /Egypt

11. Mohamed Mansour /$2.50bn /Egypt

12. Mohamed Al Fayed /$1.90bn /Egypt

13. Othman Benjelloun /$1.90bn /Morocco

14. Femi Otedola /$1.80bn /Nigeria

15. Youssef Mansour /$1.70bn /Egypt

16. Folorunsho Alakija /$1.60bn /Nigeria

17. Allan Gray /$1.60bn /South Africa

18. Yasseen Mansour /$1.40bn /Egypt

19. Yasseen Mansour /$1.40bn /Egypt

20. Koos Bekker /$1.40bn /South Africa

21. Aziz Akhannouch /$1.30bn /Morocco

22. Abdulsamad Rabiu /$1.10bn /Nigeria

23. Patrice Motsepe /$1.10bn /South Africa

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