Forbes Billionaires: Top 20 Richest Africans [Ranked] 2023

Richest people in Africa by Forbes magazine

Who is the richest man in the continent of Africa today?.

In Africa, there are a number of extremely wealthy individuals who own successful businesses and big companies.

These are the top 20 Wealthiest Africans who are worth billions of dollars.

According to Forbes Magazine, Africa’s wealthiest people shed a combined $3.1 billion in the past 12 months.

As a group, the continent’s 19 billionaires are worth an estimated $81.5 billion – down from $84.9 billion a year ago, despite one more billionaire in the ranks. 

With that being said, below is the list ranking of the top richest billionaires in Africa.

As of this year, Aliko Dangote from Nigeria is still currently the richest person in Africa with an estimated net worth of over $13 billion.

Here are Africa’s top richest individuals including their respective estimated net worth and industry.

Richest People In Africa:

  1. Aliko Dangote

Net Worth: $13.5 B

Industry: Manufacturing

  1. Johann Rupert & family

Net Worth: $10.7 B

Industry: Fashion & Retail

  1. Nicky Oppenheimer & family

Net Worth: $8.4 B

Industry: Metals & Mining

  1. Abdulsamad Rabiu

Net Worth: $7.6 B

Industry: Diversified

  1. Nassef Sawiris

Net Worth: $7.3 B

Industry: Construction & Engineering

  1. Mike Adenuga

Net Worth: $6.3 B

Industry: Diversified

  1. Issad Rebrab & family

Net Worth: $4.6 B

Industry: Food & Beverage

  1. Naguib Sawiris

Net Worth: $3.3 B

Industry: Telecom

  1. Patrice Motsepe

Net Worth: $3.2 B

Industry: Metals & Mining

  1. Mohamed Mansour

Net Worth: $2.9 B

Industry: Diversified

  1. Koos Bekker

Net Worth: $2.6 B

Industry: Media & Entertainment

  1. Strive Masiyiwa

Net Worth: $1.9 B

Industry: Telecom

  1. Aziz Akhannouch & family

Net Worth: $1.5 B

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Industry: Diversified

  1. Mohammed Dewji

Net Worth: $1.5 B

Industry: Diversified

  1. Youssef Mansour

Net Worth: $1.5 B

Industr:Diversified

  1. Othman Benjelloun & family

Net Worth: $1.3 B

Industry: Finance & Investments

  1. Michiel Le Roux

Net Worth: $1.2 B

Industry: Finance & Investments

  1. Yasseen Mansour

Net Worth: $1.1 B

Industry: Diversified

  1. Christoffel Wiese

Net Worth: $1.1 B

Industry: Fashion & Retail

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