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Top 20 richest people in Africa and their net worth

Aliko Dangote tops 2021 Forbes richest in Africa
Aliko Dangote tops 2021 Forbes richest in Africa

According to Forbes, as of September 2021, Aliko Dangote is the richest man in Africa.

Nassef Sawiris follows as the second-richest person in Africa, with a net worth of 8.3 billion U.S. dollars. The Sawiris family are in third.

1. Aliko Dangote

He is the founder of Dangote Cement. He is worth $12.1 billion.


2. Nassef Sawiris

He is a scion of Sawiris split Orascom Construction Industries. Nassef is worth $8.5 billion.


3. Nicky Oppenheimer

Oppenheimer, heir to his family’s fortune, sold his 40% stake to the mining group Anglo American. He is worth $8 billion.


4. Johann Rupert

Johann Rupert is chairman of Compagnie Financiere Richemont. He is worth $7.2 billion.


5. Mike Adenuga

Adenuga, mobile phone network, Globacom, is the third largest operator in Nigeria. He is worth $6.3 billion.


6. Abdulsamad Rabiu

Abdulsamad Rabiu is the founder of BUA Group. He is worth $5.5 billion.


7. Issad Rebrab & family

Issad Rebrab is the CEO of Cevital, Algeria’s biggest privately-held company. He is worth $4.8 billion.


8. Nathan Kirsh

Kirsh’s fortune comes from Jetro Holdings and he’s worth $4.7


9. Patrice Motsepe

Patrice Motsepe, the founder and chairman of African Rainbow Minerals. He is worth $3 billion.


10. Koos Bekker

Koos Bekker is revered for transforming South African newspaper publisher Naspers into an eCommerce investor & cable TV powerhouse. He is worth $2.8 billion.


11. Mohamed Mansour

Mohamed Mansour oversees family conglomerate Mansour Group. He is worth $2.5 billion.


12. Aziz Akhannouch

Aziz Akhannouch is the majority owner of Akwa Group. He is worth $2 billion.


13. Mohammed Dewji

Mohammed Dewji is the CEO of MeTL. He is worth $1.6 billion.


14. Youssef Mansour

Youssef Mansour is chairman of family-owned conglomerate Mansour Group. He is worth $1.5 billion.


15. Othman Benjelloun & family

Othman Benjelloun is CEO of BMCE Bank of Africa. He is worth $1.3 billion.


16. Michiel Le Roux

Michiel Le Roux of South Africa founded Capitec Bank in 2001. He is 71 and worth $1.2 billion.


17. Strive Masiyiwa

Strive Masiyiwa owns Econet Wireless Zimbabwe. He is worth $1.2 billion.


18. Yasseen Mansour

Yasseen Mansour is a shareholder Mansour Group. He is worth $1.1 billion.


19. Michiel Le Roux

He founded Capitec Bank in 2001 and has a net worth of $1.1.


20. Yasseen Mansour

He is the chairman of Palm Hills Developments. His net worth is $1.1.



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