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Here is a list of the top 10 richest black people in the world:
Aliko Dangote $10.9 billion
Nigerian, Sugar, Cement, Flour

Aliko Dangote GCON is a Nigerian billionaire businessman, who is the founder, chairman, CEO of Dangote Group, an industrial conglomerate in Africa. He has an estimated net worth of over US$9.5 billion, making him the 162nd wealthiest person in the world and the richest person in Africa.
For the ninth time in a row, Dangote was the richest man in Africa in 2020, with an estimated net worth of $10.1 billion. The business empire he began to build more than three decades ago, Dangote Group, is one of the largest private-sector employers in Nigeria as well as the most valuable conglomerate in West Africa.While some of the world’s richest people lost a sum of $182bn (N35.85tn) over the past week.
Mike Adenuga , $9.1 billion
Nigerian, Oil, Telecoms

Chief Michael Adeniyi Agbolade Ishola Adenuga Jr CSG GCON is a Nigerian billionaire businessman, and the third richest person in Africa. His company Globacom is Nigeria’s second-largest telecom operator, which has a presence in Ghana and Benin.Adenuga, Nigeria’s second richest man, built his fortunein telecom and oil production. … Adenugagot an MBA at Pace University in New York, supporting himself as a student by working as a taxi driver. He made hisfirst million at age 26 selling lace and distributing soft drinks.
Robert F. Smith, $5 billion
American, Private Equity
Robert Frederick Smith is an American businessman, philanthropist, chemical engineer, and investor. He is the founder, chairman, and CEO of investment firm Vista Equity Partners. Smithis worth an estimated $7.05 billion, according to the Bloomberg BillionairesIndex. He founded Vista Equity Partners, which invests in software companies, in 2000. As a high schooler, Smithconvinced Bell Labs to give him an internship even though they were reserved for college students.
David Steward, $ 3.9 billion
American, Tech
David L. Steward is an American businessman. He is chairman and founder of World Wide Technology, one of the largest African-American-owned businesses in America. Steward is one of five black billionaires in America being 745th in the Forbes Billionaires 2019 list. David L. Steward (born 1951) is an American businessman.David Steward is a newcomer to the Forbes billionaires list for 2019, with a net worthof $3 billion. Steward is one of just four black billionaires in America according to Forbes.
Oprah Winfrey, $3.1 billion

American, Television
Oprah Gail Winfrey is an American talk show host, television producer, actress, author, and philanthropist.Winfrey is the first African-American woman to own her own production company; a talented actress nominated for an Academy Award in her first movie; television’s highest-paid entertainer; producer and actress in her own television specials; and the successful host of a syndicated television talk show that reaches 15 million people a day. With her continued success in the 21st century, Winfrey becamea billionaire. She co-produced a Broadway musical version of The Color Purple, created the Oprah.com website, and launched a 24-hour channel called OprahRadio on XM Satellite Radio.
Strive Masiyiwa, $2.4 billion
Zimbabwean, Telecoms
Strive Masiyiwa is a London-based Zimbabwean billionaire businessman and philanthropist. He is the founder and executive chairman of the international technology group Econet Global.Zimbabwe’s Richest Man Strive Masiyiwa To Acquire Botswana’s Mascom For $300 Million. Econet Wireless, the African mobile telecoms giant owned by Zimbabwe’s richest man, Strive Masiyiwa, is acquiring a 53% stake in Mascom Wireless, Botswana’s largest mobile operator, for an estimated $300 million.Businesscareer and interests. Masiyiwa returned to his native Zimbabwe in 1984 after a 17-year absence. After working briefly as a telecoms engineer for the state-owned telephone company, he quit hisjob and set up hisown companywith the equivalent of US$75.

Isabel Dos Santos, $2.3 billion
Angolan, Investments
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.Ms Dos Santos, 46, is one of the world’s richest women, with Forbes magazine estimating her fortune to be worth $2.3bn, making her the richest woman in Africa.
Patrice Motsepe, $2.3 billion
South African, Mining

Patrice Tlhopane Motsepe is a South African mining billionaire businessman of Tswana descent. He is the founder and executive chairman of African Rainbow Minerals, which has interests in gold, ferrous metals, base metals, and platinum.Motsepemade his fortune through mining interests that eventually expanded in 2004 to form a successful multifaceted mining company, African Rainbow Minerals (ARM). In spite of having grown up in the apartheid era, Motsepe fared better than many other South African blacks.
Michael Jordan,$1.9 billion
American, Basketball

Michael Jeffrey Jordan, also known by his initials MJ, is a former American professional basketball player and the principal owner of the Charlotte Hornets of the National Basketball Association. He played 15 seasons in the NBA, winning six championships with the Chicago Bulls. ordanbought the Charlotte Hornets in 2010 for $175 million, a move that made him a billionaire. The Hornets have since skyrocketed in value, and Jordanofficially became a billionairein 2014 when the NBA franchise’s value rose. He owns 97% of the equity in the club.ordanbought the Charlotte Hornets in 2010 for $175 million, a move that made him a billionaire. While most billionaires lost money over the past 12 months, Jordan’snet worth rose $300 million thanks to a higher value for the Charlotte Hornets, the NBA franchise he ownsroughly 70% of, and $145 million in earnings, largely from Nike. His Hornets stake is worth $940 million net of debt.
Michael Lee-chin, $1.9 billion
Canadian, Investments
Michael Lee-Chin, OJ, OOnt, is a Jamaican-Canadian billionaire businessman, and philanthropist and the chairman and CEO of Portland Holdings Inc, a privately held investment company in Ontario, Canada. Lee-Chin was appointed to the Order of Ontario in 2017.REAL TIME NET WORTH. Michael Lee–Chin madea fortuneinvesting in financial companies like National Commercial Bank Jamaica and AIC Limited. The native of Jamaica acquired AIC in 1987, when it had less than $1 million in assets under management.
Abdulsamad Rabiu, $1.6 billion
Nigerian, Cement, Sugar
Abdul Samad Isyaku Rabiu CON is a Nigerian businessman. His late father, Khalifah Isyaku Rabiu, was one of Nigeria’s foremost industrialists in the 1970s and 1980s.Abdul Samad Rabiuestablished BUA International Limited in 1988 for thesole purpose of commodity trading. Thecompany imported rice, edible oil, flour, and iron and steel. In 1990, thegovernment, which owned Delta Steel Company, contracted with BUA to supply itsraw materials in exchange for finished products.Abdulsamad Rabiuis the founder of BUA Group, a Nigerianconglomerate active in cement production, sugar refining and real estate. In early January 2020, Rabiumerged his privately-owned Obu Cement company with listed firm Cement Co. of Northern Nigeria, which he controlled.
Folorunsho Alakija, $1.55billion
Nigerian, Oil

Folorunso Alakija is a Nigerian billionaire businesswoman. She is involved in the fashion, oil, real estate and printing industries.“Alakijahas run a very successful business in Famfa Oil. She was one of the first women in the oil business and her battle with the federal government shows a great deal of tenacity. After they took away her block, she successfully won it back.She owns 60% of the drilling venture that is off the coast of Nigeria.
Mohammed Ibrahim, $1.1 billion
British, Mobile Telecoms, Investments

Mohammed “Mo” Ibrahim is a Sudanese-British billionaire businessman. He worked for several telecommunications companies, before founding Celtel, which when sold had over 24 million mobile phone subscribers in 14 African countries.Mohammed Ibrahim is a British billionaire who has a net worth of $1.1 billion. Mohammed Ibrahim, a Sudanese native, made his way to riches as the founder of the telecommunication company, Celtel, one of the first phone companies to serve Africa and the Middle East.

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