Meet The Top 10 Richest Black Billionaires In The World

FORBES magazine published a list of the richest people in the world, and surprisingly, only 10 of them are black, down from 12, a year ago. Who are the richest black billionaires? With an estimated net worth of $12.2 billion, Nigerian business magnate, Aliko Dangote is still the richest black person in the world. Dangote is not only the richest man in Africa; he’s also the world’s richest black person.

Here is the full list of  top 10 richest black Billionaires in the World and their net worth

1. Aliko Dangote ($12.2 billion)

Nigeria, Sugar, Cement, Flour

2. Mohammed Al-Amoudi ($8.4billion)

Saudi-Ethiopian tycoon, Oil

3. Mike Adenuga ($6.1 billion)

Nigeria, Oil

4. Isabel Dos Santos ($3.1 billion)

Angola, Investments

5. Oprah Winfrey ($3 billion)

US, Television

6. Robert Smith ($2.5 billion)

US, Private Equity

7. Patrice Motsepe ($1.81 billion)

South Africa, Mining

8. Folorunsho Alakija ($1.61 billion)

Nigeria, Oil

9. Michael Jordan ($1.31 billion)

US, Basketball

10. Mohammed Ibrahim ($1.14 billion)

UK, Mobile Telecoms, Investments