Aliko Dangote Leads Forbes’ 23 African Billionaires List

2018 has proved to be a great year for Africa as the number of billionaires in the continent has moved up to 23. Forbes released their official list of African billionaires and three Nigerians are included with one of them on top of the list.

Aliko Dangote, who has sat on the top of the list for seven years consistently, leads this year’s list with a net worth of $12.2 billion. Mike Adenuga and Folorunsho Alakija, also appear on the list with the net worths of $5.3 billion and $1.6 billion respectively.

You can view the list of billionaires and their respective net worths below:

#1 Aliko Dangote – $12.2 billion
#2 Nicky Oppenheimer – $7.7 billion
#3 Johann Rupert – $7.2 billion
#4 Nassef Sawiris – $6.8 billion
#5 Mike Adenuga – $5.3 billion
#6 Issad Rebrab – $4 billion
#6 Naguib Sawiris – $4 billion
#8 Koos Bekker – $2.8 billion
#9 Isabel dos Santos – $2.7 billion
#9 Mohamed Mansour – $2.7 billion
#11 Patrice Motsepe – $2.4 billion
#12 Aziz Akhannouch – $2.2 billion
#13 Yasseen Mansour – $1.9 billion
#14 Strive Masiyiwa – $1.7 billion
#15 Folorunsho Alakija – $1.6 billion
#15 Othman Benjelloun – $1.6 billion
#17 Mohammed Dewji – $1.5 billion
#18 Youssef Mansour – $1.4 billion
#19 Michiel Le Roux – $1.2 billion
#19 Stephen Saad – $1.2 billion
#21 Desmond Sacco – $1.1 billion
#21 Onsi Sawiris – $1.1 billion
#21 Christoffel Wiese – $1.1 billion

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source: Thentng

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