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(In Photos) Top 10 Richest (Most Opulent) Black Billionaires in the World and their Net Worth in 2020/2021

Nigeria and the USA lead in the list of top 10 black billionaires with each having three billionaires.

Aliko Dangote, the richest African billionaire. Image Google
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(In Photos) Top 10 Richest (Most Opulent) Black Billionaires in the world and their Net Worth in 2020/2021

Despite the glaring challenges that blacks have faced for decades especially racism and humiliation in first world countries, we have had a few who have pulled through and sneaked their way into opulence.

A classic example of racism is the outright humiliation that Kenyans in China were treated to following the coronavirus pandemic in Wuhan City.

In this article we shall focus on Top 10 richest (most opulent) Black billionaires as listed by the Forbes Magazine in 2020/2021.

Aliko Dangote

Mike Adenuga
Folorunsho

 

Their source of wealth is majorly attributed to the singular focus on their goals and mule determination.

Trading shares

Surprisingly enough, more than 70% of these black billionaires obtained their wealth through trading shares in profitable companies after which they plowed back their gains and established their independent foundations and group companies.

A good example of such group companies is the Dangote Foundation and Dangote Group of Companies.

The richest black billionaire Aliko Dangote hails from Nigeria followed by Mohammed Al-Amoudi.

Women have also maintained a good run in the list of top 10 richest (most opulent) black billionaires with Isabel Santos(Angola) and Oprah Winfrey competing favorably against their male counterparts.

Nigeria and the USA lead in the list of top 10 black billionaires with each having three billionaires.

The rest of the countries that is Sudan, South Africa, Angola, Nigeria and Ethiopia have one billionaire each.

Below is the full list of top 10 richest (Most opulent) black billionaires and their net worth in 2020/2021

Position Name of billionaire Net worth Country of origin Source of wealth
1 Aliko Dangote $12.2 Billion Nigeria Dangote Foundation and Dangote Group of Companies
2 Mohammed Al-Amoudi $8.4 Billion Ethiopia Oil and gas

mining

3 Mike Adenuga $6.1 Billion Nigeria Telecommunication
4 Isabel Dos Santos $ 3.1 Billion Angola Inheritance

Investments

5 Oprah Winfrey $ 3.0 Billion USA Oprah Winfrey Show
6 Robert Smith $2.5 Billion USA Vista Equity Company
7 Patrice Motsepe $ 1.8 Billion South Africa Mining Industry
8 Folorusho Alakija $ 1.6 Billion Nigeria Investments
9 Michael Jordan $ 1.3 Billion USA

 

Basketball

Endorsements

10 Mohammed Ibrahim $1.1 Billion Sudan Telecommunication

 

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