Checkout list of top 15 richest black people in the world

Checkout list of top 15 richest black people in the world

In the list compiled by the Africa Facts Zone, Nigeria’s Aliko Dangote leads the pack with $9.5bn, while Mike Adenuga makes number three on the list with $5.8bn. 

The third and fourth Nigerians are Abdul Samad Rabiu at number six and Folorunso Alakija, at number 14, with a wealth commanding power of $3.2bn and $1bn.


Famous show host, Oprah Winfrey, and popular actor, Will Smith take numbers seven and four with $2.6bn and $5bn respectively.

Below is the full list:

1. Aliko Dangote (Nigeria) – $9.5 billion 

2. Mohammed Hussein (Saudi) – $8.1 billion 

3. Mike Adenuga (Nigeria) – $5.8 billion 

4. Will Smith (US) – $5 billion 

5. David Steward (US) – $3.5 bn

6. Abdul Samad Rabiu (Nigeria) – $3.2 bn 

7. Oprah Winfrey (US) $2.6 bn 

8. Mike Jordan (US) – $2.1 bn 

9. Patrice Motsepe (South Africa) – $2bn 

10. Isabel Dos Santos (Angola) – $1.8bn 

11. Strive Masiyiwa (Zimbabwe), Michael Lee-Chin (Canadian-Jamaican) – $1.7 billion 

13. Kanye West (US) – $1.3 billion

Folorunsho Alakija (Nigeria) – $1 billion 

15. Jay-Z (US) – $1 billion

Source: legit.ng

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