Check Out 55 Richest people in Africa




In a list released by Ventures Africa, Alhaji Aliko Dangote tops the list of the richest people in Africa.
The ranking of the list is based on financial reports and extensive due diligence in tracking of the billionaires. The stakes of those who hold shares in publicly traded companies were calculated using the market capitalization of the listed companies.
A break-down of the list shows that almost 48% of the billionaires are Nigerians and they have been able to create about 120,000 jobs in the country. The wealth by industry of the billionaires in Nigeria showed that while 39% of their wealth comes from the oil and gas sector, 34% from the construction sector, nine percent from telecoms, eight percent from real estate, five percent from food and beverages, three percent from financial services and two percent from automotive.


NamesWorthNamesWorthNamesWorth
1.Alhaji Aliko Dangote$25.7 billion20.Youssef Mansour$2.3 billion39.Sudhir Ruparelia$1.3 billion
2.Chief Mike Adenuga$8 billion21.Jim Ovia$2.3 billion40.Rostam Aziz$1.2 billion
3.Johann Rupert$7.8 billion22.Miloud Chaabi$2.3 billion41.Dr.ABC Orjiakor$1.2 billion
4.Folorunsho Alakija$7.3 billion23.Yassen Mansour$2 billion42.Bode Akindele$1.2 billion
5.Nassef Sawiris$6.9 billion24.Mohammed Dewji$2 billion43.Emmanuel Ojei$1.2 billion
6..Nicky Oppenheimer$6.5 billion25.Koos Bekker$1.9 billion44.Mohammed Indimi$1.1 billion
7.Allan Gray$6.2 billion26.Mohammed Al-Fayed$1.9 billion45.OB Lulu Briggs$1.1 billion
8.Prince Arthur Eze$5.8 billion27.Theopilus Danjuma$1.8 billion46.Micheal Ibru$1.1 billion
9.Gilbert Chagoury$4.3 billion28.Manu Chandaria$1.7 billion47.Samih Sawiris$1.1 billion
10.Nathan Kirsh$3.8 billion29.Desmond Sacco$1.7 billion48.Nicholas Biwott$1.1 billion
11.Cletus Ibeto$3.7 billion30.Stephen Saad$1.7 billion49.Sani Bello$1 billion
12.Christoffel Wiese$3.6 billion31.Tony Elumelu$1.6 billion50.Strive Masiyiwa$1 billion
13.Isabel Dos Santos$3.5 billion32.Onsi Sawiris$1.5 billion51.Mam Ngina Kenyatta$1 billion
14.Othman benjelloun$3.1 billion33.Anas Sefrioui$1.5 billion52.Tunde Folawiyo$1 billion
15Mohammed Mansour$3 billion34.Amirali Karmali$1.5 billion53.Aminu Dantata$1 billion
16.Issad Rebrab$3 billion35.Aziz Akhannouch$1.5 billion54.Oba Otudeko$1 billion
17.Benedict Peters$2.7 billion36.Abdulsamad Rabiu$1.5 billion55.Akanimo Udofia$1 billion
18.Naguib Sawiris$2.5 billion37.Mohammed Ibrahim$1.4 billion
19.Patrice Motsepe$2.5 billion38.Igho Sanomi$1.3 billion


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