FORBES- The Wealth Titans of Africa: Top 10 Billionaires Revealed

In Africa’s dynamic economic landscape, the realm of billionaires sees constant flux, with fortunes rising, falling, and newcomers making their mark. Here’s an insider’s look at the continent’s top 10 billionaires:

  1. Aliko Dangote – With a staggering net worth of $13.4 billion, this Nigerian mogul dominates the cement and sugar industries, securing the 144th spot globally.
  2. Johann Rupert & Family – Hailing from South Africa, this titan of luxury goods boasts a hefty $12.2 billion fortune, placing 162nd worldwide.
  3. Nicky Oppenheimer & Family – South Africa’s diamond industry stalwart commands a wealth of $9.5 billion, clinching the 249th position on the global billionaire rankings.
  4. Nassef Sawiris – From Egypt, this industrialist and investor holds $8.8 billion in assets, ranking 287th internationally with his construction and investment ventures.
  5. Nathan Kirsh – Eswatini (formerly Swaziland)’s retail and real estate tycoon commands a hefty $7.2 billion fortune, placing him at 373rd globally.
  6. Mike Adenuga – Nigeria’s telecom and oil magnate boasts a formidable $6.7 billion, securing the 409th spot on the global billionaire stage.
  7. Abdulsamad Rabiu – Another Nigerian powerhouse, Rabiu’s cement and sugar enterprises amass a wealth of $5.2 billion, placing him at 581st worldwide.
  8. Naguib Sawiris – Egypt’s telecom titan commands $3.8 billion in assets, earning him the 835th position globally.
  9. Mohamed Mansour – Diversifying his investments across Egypt, Mansour boasts a net worth of $3.3 billion, placing him at 991st internationally.
  10. Koos Bekker – South Africa’s media and investments guru joins the ranks with $2.6 billion, securing the 1256th spot on the global billionaire list.

From cement to diamonds, telecom to luxury goods, these billionaires showcase Africa’s diverse economic prowess on the global stage.

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