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Forbes New List Of 10 Ten Richest Person's In Africa

Forbes Releases 2019 List of Richest Men in Africa

Nigeria’s international business man Aliko Dangote has retained his place as the richest man in Africa.

He remained number one on the newly released Forbes’ list of African list of billionaires.
Forbes released the new list and worth of African business men yesterday, as 2 Nigerians were in the list of the top 10.
In the latest ranking, dangote lost almost $2bn compared to his last year’s worth.

The 2019 list was released on Wednesday.

Dangote’s estimated $10.3 billion net worth is nearly $2 billion less than a year ago which saw him hit about $12blillion.

Another Nigerian billionaire, Folorunsho Alakija was one of the people, who suffered a drop in their net worth between last year and this year, as she held No 19 on the Top 20 spot of the list.

The rating magazine reports that Alakija’s net worth dropped due to a decline in the value of one of Nigeria’s most productive oil fields.

Mike Adenuga, who is the owner of Africa's leading telecommunication giant "Globacom", emerged as Africa’s 5th richest man.
He is worth an estimated $9.2 billion.

Others are Nigeria’s cement mogul Abdulsamad Rabiu, who runs and owns the BUA Group, standing at number 16 on the list for the first time since 2015 as that was an improvement in his wealth.

Here Are The Top 10 Richest person's In Africa’s

1. Aliko Dangote – $12.2 billion net worth

2. Nicky Oppenheimer – $7.7 billion net worth

3. Johann Rupert – $7.2 billion net worth

4. Nassef Sawiris – $6.8 billion net worth

5. Mike Adenuga – $5.3 billion net worth

6. Naguib Sawaris – $4 billion net worth

7. Issad Regrab – $4 billion net worth

8. Koos Becker – $2.8 billion net worth

9. Mohamed Mansour – $2.7 billion net worth

10. Patrice Motsepe – $2.4 billion net worth

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