Forbes Release List Of 23 Richest People In Africa – (See Full List)

In early 2018, representatives of Forbes magazine summed up last year’s results and published the list of top 21 richest people in Africa 2017.

Let’s consider the main changes that occurred since the beginning of last year. Richest men in Africa began to feel more confident due to the performance of their stock. Their number was increased by two new members. In the past Forbes list there were 21 billionaires, now their number has grown to 23.

TOP 21 AFRICAN BILLIONAIRES AND THEIR NET WORTH
1. Aliko Dangote – $12.2 billion (cement, sugar, flour), Nigeria
2. Nicky Oppenheimer – $7.7 billion (diamonds), South Africa
3. Johann Rupert – $7.2 billion (luxury goods), South Africa
4. Nassef Sawiris – $6.8 billion (construction, chemicals), Egypt
5. Mike Adenuga net worth $5.3 billion (telecom, oil), Nigeria
6. Issad Rebrab – $4 billion (food), Algeria
7. Naguib Sawiris – $4 billion (telecom), Egypt
8. Koos Bekker – $2.8 billion (media, investments), South Africa
9. Isabel dos Santos – $2.7 billion (investments), Angola
10. Mohamed Mansour – $2.7 billion (diversified), Egypt
11. Patrice Motsepe – $2.4 billion (mining), South Africa
12. Aziz Akhannouch – $2.2 billion (petroleum, diversified), Morocco
13. Yasseen Mansour – $1.9 billion (diversified), Egypt
14. Strive Masiyiwa – $1.7 billion (telecom), Zimbabwe
15. Folorunsho Alakija – $1.6 billion (oil), Nigeria
16. Othman Benjelloun – $1.6 billion (banking, insurance), Morocco
17. Mohammed Dewji – $1.5 billion (diversified), Tanzania
18. Youssef Mansour – $1.4 billion (diversified), Egypt
19. Michiel le Roux – $1.2 billion (banking), South Africa
20. Stephen Saad – $1.2 billion (pharmaceuticals), South Africa
21. Desmond Sacco – $1.1 billion (mining), South Africa
22. Onsi Sawiris – $1.1 billion (construction, telecom), Egypt
23. Christoffel Wiese – $1.1 billion (retail), South Africa

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