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This content answers the question to who is the world richest black man, With reference to the latest Forbes ranking of the richest black person in the world 2017.
Naijaspecs will be listing the top 5 world richest black man, but to start with Alhaji Aliko Dangote still stands upright not leaving his position as the richest black man with a fortune worth $15.7Billion.
- Aliko Dangote:
Net Worth: $15.7Billion
Source Of Income: Sugar, Cement and Flour Manufacturing
Date of Birth: April 10, 1957
Nationality/ Citizen: Nigerian
Aliko Dangote still stands the first richest in africa for the 8th year, He is the founder of dangote cement. He is a Nigerian citizen and his company stalls the best cement manufacturer in Africa producing more than 30m metric tons of cements annually. He is also planning in branching more into Oil Sector which his refinery will be built this year.
2. Mike Adenuga:
Net Worth: $9.9 Billion
Source Of Income: Oil, Telecom
Date of Birth: April 29, 1953
Nationality/ Citizen: Nigerian
Mike Adenuga main source of income comes from the largest telecom company in Nigeria, Globacom. He is the second black richest in the world with a net worth of $9.9billion and he also owns one of the largest oil companies in Nigeria, Conoil Producing.
3. Mohammed Al-Amoudi,
Net Worth: $8.4 Billion
Source Of Income: Oil
Date of Birth: July 21, 1946
Nationality/ Citizen: Saudi Arabian
Mohammed Al-Amoudi a half saudi arabia father and a half ethiopian mother invested and made his first fortune from construction In Saudi and then re-invested back in construction, energy and oil. He owns a stake in National Oil companies in Ethiopia and his company Preem Oil is one of the best among other refineries in Ethiopia, He also have oil refineries in Sweden and other oil fields in West Africa.
4. Isabella Dos Santos
Net Worth: $3.1 Billion
Source Of Income: Business Investment
Date of Birth: April 20, 1973
Nationality/ Citizen: Angolan
Isabella Dos Santos is the richest black women in the world with a net worth of $3.3 Billion, She is the daughter of the current Angolan president Jose Eduardo Don Santos. She actually used her father political connection to create a successful portfolio business, She owns 25% stake at blue-chip Angolan companies such as Unitel,( Angolan’s Largest Mobile Phone Network), She also owns a stake Banco BIC. Isabella is a shareholder of Portuguese cable TV and she also owns a stake in Galp Energia (An Oil Firm in Portugal)
5. Oprah Winfrey
Net Worth: $3.1 billion
Source Of Income: Media (Television)
Date of Birth:
Nationality/ Citizen: American
Oprah Winfrey is the 5th richest black in the world with $3.1 Billion as her net worth. She owns about 10% stake in Weight Watchers and also has her own television network channel OWN (Oprah Winfrey Network) She is rated the 2nd richest black women in the world after.
That is it the top 5 richest black man / person in the world updates will be coming later on the best richest black women in the world stay tuned.