Top 10 Richest Africans


Net Worth: $21.6 BILLION

Aliko Dangote was born on 10 April 1957 in
Kano, Northern Nigeria, is a Nigerian businessman who happen to be a founder and chairman of Dangote Group and industrial conglomerate in Africa.

Dangote has said:

“I can remember when I was in primary school, I would go and buy cartons of sweets [candy] and I would start selling them just to make money. I was so interested in business, even at that time.”

Aliko Dangote maintains number one as of March 2020 with the estimated net worth of US$8 billion and also ranked 88th position on the list as of January 2020 in the list of richest people in the world and richest people in Africa.

Other fact In Brief

Dangote was born a Muslim and wealthy family by Mohammed Dangote and Mariya Sanusi Dantata. He is blessed with three daughters with Halima Dangote and one adopted son.

He started his business in 1997 with a small firm and now he has company in many places like, Benin, Ghana, Nigeria, Zambia, Togo and more.


Net Worth: $7.3 BILLION

Johann Peter Rupert well known as Johann Rupert was born on 1st of June 1950 In Stellenbosch, is a South African entrepreneur who is the eldest son of business tycoon Anton Rupert and his wife Huberte. He make money being the chairman of the Swiss-based luxury-goods company Richemont and the South Africa-based company Remgro.

Johann Rupert net worth was estimated to be $7.3 billion as of 2020. With this worth he was able to place second position on list of the top ten richest Africans.

Other Facts In Brief

Rupert was born and brought up in Stellenbosch, he step down from University to pursue a career in business.he is blessed with three children and the name of is wife is Gaynor Rupert.


Net Worth: $6.8 BILLION

Nicholas F. Oppenheimer popularly known as Nicky Oppenheimer was born on 8 June 1945 is a South African billionaire businessman and philanthropist. He was formerly the chairman of De Beers diamond mining company and of its subsidiary, the Diamond Trading Company, and former deputy chairman of Anglo American.

The Oppenheimer family has directed much of its philanthropic efforts towards preserving the heritage and cultural importance of the Southern African region, as well as to broader community upliftment in the areas of education, health, nature conservation and the arts.

Oppenheimer appeared on the Sunday Times Rich List 2018 as the 23rd richest person in the United Kingdom, with a reported fortune of £5.5 billion.

He is the third richest African.


Net Worth: $6.1 BILLION

Nassef Onsi Sawiris was born in 1961. He is an Egyptian billionaire businessman.As of April 2019, his net worth was estimated to be $7.5 billion and took the fourth position richest African in 2019.

Nassef Sawiris attended the Deutsche Evangelische Oberschule Kairo for his secondary education. While in 1982 he continued at University of Chicago where he received a bachelor’s degree in economics.

Nassef Sawiris is married and has four children, he lives in London, and maintains a residence in New York City. He is Christian.

Other facts in brief

He joined the Orascom group in 1982 and oversaw the construction activities of Orascom Construction following the transfer of management control from his father Onsi Sawiris in 1995. He became CEO of Orascom Construction Industries following the company’s incorporation in 1998.

He was on the board of directors of the Cairo and Alexandria Stock Exchanges from 2004 to 2007. He was also a board director at the Dubai International Financial Exchange DIFX from July 2008 – June 2010.


Net Worth: $5.4 BILLION

Christoffel F. Hendrik Wiese was born on 10 September 1941. He is a South African businessman and former billionaire. His source of wealth is consumer retail.

Wiese studied at Paarl Boys’ High School in the Western Cape region of South Africa. He also attended Stellenbosch University, from where he received BA and LLB degrees.

Under his leadership, Shoprite started out as a chain of eight supermarkets in Cape Town that was purchased for 1 million rand (equivalent to $122,000 USD) which grew into a multibillion-dollar business due to various acquisitions and expansion strategies made in the first 30 years of operations.

Wiese had a net worth of US$6.8 billion, but as of December 2017 is reported to be worth only $742 million. He is the executive director of South African retail giant Shoprite.

Wiese is married, with three Children and he lives in Cape Town. His son Jacob Wiese works for Pepkor and is expected to take over from him when he retires.


Net Worth: $4.6 BILLION

Chief Michael Adeniyi Agbolade Ishola Adenuga Jr, popularly known as Mike Adenuga was born on 29 April 1953. He is a Nigerian billionaire businessman, a native of Ibadan Oyo State, Nigeria and the second-richest person in Africa. His company Globacom is Nigeria’s second-largest telecom operator, which has a presence in Ghana and Benin. He owns stakes in the Equitorial Trust Bank and the oil exploration firm Conoil formerly called Consolidated Oil Company. His estimated net worth as of February 2020 is $7.7 billion dollars.

He was named African Entrepreneur of The Year at the first African Telecoms Awards (ATA) in August 2007

Adenuga attended Ibadan Grammar School where he received his secondary School education in Ibadan, and Comprehensive High School, Aiyetoro, for his Higher School Certificate (HSC). He worked as a taxi driver to help fund his tertiary education. He graduated from Northwestern Oklahoma State University and Pace University, New York, with degrees in Business Administration.

Mike Adenuga is married with two wives; Adefolake Emilia Adenuga and
Titi Joyce Adenuga, and seven children including Bella Disu.


Net Worth: $4 BILLION

Mohamed Mansour is an Egyptian billionaire businessman and former politician. He is the chairman of Mansour Group, a US$6 billion conglomerate that is the second largest company in Egypt by revenue. In November 2019, Forbes estimated his wealth at $2.3 billion.

Mohamed Mansour was born into one of the most prominent business families in Alexandria. The family business, Mansour Group, controls nine of Egypt’s top Fortune 500 companies, though it needed to survive the nationalization and confiscation of its assets in 1965.

He is married with two sound children and lives in Cairo.


Net Worth: $3.7 BILLION

Isabel dos Santos is an Angolan businesswoman, Africa’s richest woman and the eldest child of Angola’s former President José Eduardo dos Santos, who ruled the country from 1979 to 2017. In 2013, according to Forbes, her net worth had exceeded US$2 billion making her Africa’s first female US dollar billionaire.

Isabel dos Santos, born on 20 April 1973. dos Santos acquired her wealth by taking stakes in companies doing business in Angola, suggesting that her wealth comes almost entirely from her family’s power and connections.

She remains in exile, since 2018 the Angolan Government has been trying to prosecute Isabel dos Santos for past corruption crimes that may have led to Angola’s ongoing recession crisis.

She is married and bless with 3 children.


Net Worth: $3.2 BILLION

Issad Rebrab was born on May 27 in 1944 Tagumount-Azzouz village, Tizi Ouzou, is an Algerian businessman. His the CEO of the largest private company in Algeria called Cevital industrial group, good in running steel, food, agribusiness and electronics. As if this year 2020 Rebrab boost with the estimated net worth of US$3.2 Billion.

He started is career in 1971 when he take shares in a metallurgical contraction company. He own 20% of the share in sotecom and later developed some other companies in steel industry.

Rebrab is married and bless with five children.


Net Worth: $3.1 BILLION

Naguib Onsi Sawiris well recognized as Naguib Sawirs was born on 17 June 1954 in Cairo, Egypt. Is an Egyptian billionaire businessman. Naguib Sawiris is a chairman of Weather Investments’s parent company, and chairman of Orascom Telecom Media and Technology Holding S.A.E.

Naguib Sawiris started is career when he joined the family business called Orascom in 1979, since then Sawiris has being contributing to the growth and diversification of the company into what it is today one of Egypt’s largest and most diversified conglomerates and the country’s largest private sector employer. He also built the railway, information technology, and telecommunications sectors of Orascom.

Sawiris took the number ten position on the list of the ten richest Africans, his married and bless with 4 children.

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What do you think about this man claiming the richest man in Africa.

We have make a lot of research if is name going to appear in the list but we don’t even have any fact informations to support his word .

But I think maybe is wealth is not up to what he claimed or what do you think?

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