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Top 10 Richest people In Africa

Here is the list of Africa’s Top ten richest billionaires as at 12th march 201 according to Forbes ranking. Aliko Dangote of Nigeria maintains top spot with a net worth of $12.4 Billion dollars – despite a whooping $4.3 billion loss from his net worth last year.
Two Nigerians and a woman also made the list:


TOP 10 RICHEST AFRICANS 2016

1. Aliko Dangote (Age: 59)

Net Worth: $16.7 Billion in 2015 ($12.4 Billion as at 12th September 2016)

Source of Wealth: CEO, Dangote Group – Cement, Sugar, Flour, Oil (in view), Self-made

Citizenship: Nigerian

Residence: Lagos, Nigeria

2. Nicky Oppenheimer and Family (Age: 71)

Net Worth: $6.6 Billion in 2015 ($6.7 Billion as at 12th September 2016)

Source of Wealth: Diamonds

Citizenship: South-African

Residence: Johannesburg, South Africa

3. Christoffel Wiese (Age: 75)

Net Worth: $6.5 Billion in 2015 ($6.6 Billion as at 12th September 2016)

Source of Wealth: Retailing, Self-made

Citizenship: South African

Residence: Cape Town, South Africa

4. Johann Rupert & Family (Age: 66)

Net Worth: $6.3 Billion in 2015 ($5.4 Billion as at 12th September 2016)

Source of Wealth: Luxury Goods

Citizenship: South African

Residence: Cape Town, South Africa

5. King Mohammed VI (Age: 53)

Net Worth: $5.7 Billion in 2015

Source of Wealth: Diversified

Citizenship: Morocco

Residence: Rabat, Morocco

6. Nassef Sawiris (Age: 55)

Net Worth: $4.9 Billion in 2015 ($5.1 Billion as at 12th September 2016)

Source of Wealth: Construction, Chemicals

Citizenship: Egyptian

Residence: Cairo, Egypt

7. Mike Adenuga (Age: 63)

Net Worth: $3.5 Billion in 2015 ($6.4 Billion as at 12th September 2016)

Source of Wealth: Telecom, Oil, Self-made

Citizenship: Nigerian

Residence: Lagos, Nigeria

8. Isabel dos Santos (Age: 43)

Net Worth: $3.4 Billion in 2015 ($3.3 Billion as at 12th September 2016)

Source of Wealth: Investments

Citizenship: Angolan

Residence: Luanda, Angola

9. Issad Rebrab & Family (Age: 72)

Net Worth: $3.2 Billion in 2015 ($3.3 Billion as at 12th September 2016)

Source of Wealth: Food, Self-made

Citizenship: Algerian

Residence: Algiers, Algeria

10. Naguib Sawiris (Age: 62)

Net Worth: $3 Billion in 2015 ($3 Billion as at 12th September 2016)

Source of Wealth: Telecom

Citizenship: Egyptian

Residence: Cairo, Egypt

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