List of 15 Richest People in Africa - 2022

Mamta Kumari Mamta Kumari
Apr 3, 2022 10 min read
List of 15 Richest People in Africa - 2022

Africa is known to be the richest and most diversified culture globally. The Economy of Africa consists of trade, Community, Industry, and Human Resources, which has a diverse economic growth that turns to potential growth for Africa. With the help of great Business Tycoons, Africa has immensely seen a significant increase in all Industries.

As Said, "with time, everything will come '' Africa has seen potential growth with all the Richest Entrepreneur in the region. Who makes all the massive changes to make the economy rich? Now let us see the top 15 Richest People in Africa one by one.

Top 15 Richest People in Africa

  1. Aliko Dangote
  2. Johann Rupert
  3. Nickey Oppenheimer
  4. Natie Kirsh
  5. Nassef Sawiris
  6. Abdul Samad Rabiu
  7. Mike Adenuga
  8. Issad Rebrab
  9. Naguib Sawiris
  10. Patrice Motsepe
  11. Koos Bekker
  12. Youssef Mansour
  13. Mohammed Dewji
  14. Othman Benjelloun
  15. Michiel Le Roux
Richest People in Africa

Aliko Dangote

Chairman and CEO: Dangote Group
Net Worth: $1,400 Crores

Aliko Dangote | Richest People in Africa
Aliko Dangote | Richest People in Africa

Aliko Dangote has proven to be one of the Richest People in Africa. He is known to be chairman and CEO of Dangote Group. Kicking off the journey as a Normal Trader in the Food and sugar Industry to achieve Milestones, he is known to be the best Business Tycoon in Africa. The young youth of Africa has followed the leadership quality that Aliko maintains.

Aliko Dangote net worth

Also, he has consecutively maintained his richest billionaires position for the last eleven years. He also involved himself in the sugar, salt, fertilizers, and food industries. Aliko Dangote's net worth is 1,400 crores USD.

Johann Rupert

Chairman: The Swiss Based Luxury Goods and commodities
Net Worth: $960 Crores

Johann Rupert | Richest People in Africa
Johann Rupert | Richest People in Africa

Johann Rupert is the chairman of The Swiss Based Luxury Goods and commodities. Being a part of such luxury Goods and being taken to the next level, he has improved the power of commodities. Richemont produces and sells jewelry, watches, leather goods, pens, firearms, clothing, and accessories through its various subsidiaries.

Johann Rupert's Net Worth

Making the kind of products and making them available to all the Brands, He has successfully achieved a position in the market. Also, today he is known to be the second Richest person In Africa.

Being the king of luxury goods, he has captured great success in the market with a net worth of 960 crores USD. Soul of 3 children, he has supportively made himself the best family man.

Nickey Oppenheimer

Ex-Chairman: De Beers
Net Worth: $870 Crores

Nickey Oppenheimer | Richest People in Africa
Nickey Oppenheimer | Richest People in Africa

Coming towards the 3 richest people in Africa. "Success is best when it's shared." So well said, by someone, the story of success is only known by the person who has achieved success in their life, introducing one of the best people in Africa known for the best in Diamond Jewish in Africa "Nickey Oppenheimer."

Believing consistency is very much crucial for one being. Oppenheimer family has directed much of its outstanding efforts toward the heritage culture of the southern African Region. Hence, being rich is not enough if you don't have such down towards nature for your region.

Nicky Oppenheimer's Net Worth

He has a net worth of 870 crores USD (2022), contributing to the GDP. Also, he has been awarded renowned awards that the people have way appreciated.


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Natie Kirsh

Head: Kirsh Group
Net Worth: $540 Crores

Natie Kirsh | Richest People in Africa
Natie Kirsh | Richest People in Africa

Moving toward the 4th richest person who kicked off his career in the native place of Swaziland, the first fortune where he launched a corn mining business. With the increasing year, he expanded it into the wholesale Food Distribution apartheid, South Africa, supermarkets, and commercial property development.

Introducing Natie Kirsh, well known as a "Swazi Billionaire businessman," heads the Kirsh group and holds a majority stake in New York State. Not only in Africa, but he has also greatly empowered other countries.

Natie Kirsh's Net Worth

Being a native of Swaziland, and we know the poverty rate of Swazi is 69.2 percent, he contributed affordable loans and training to the Swazi women. With current Forbes, his Net worth is 540 crores USD (2022).

Nassef Sawiris

Net Worth: $820 Crores

Nassef Sawiris | Richest People in Africa
Nassef Sawiris | Richest People in Africa

Next richest person in Africa is Nassef Sawiris.

He is known to be a dedicated person when it comes to working; also, he was known as an Egyptian billionaire businessman. The latter involved himself in the business of Fertilizers to the sports section with one of the prominent brands, Adidas; he has successfully skillfully captured the market. Apart from that, he also has stakes in the most significant cement Industry.

Nassef Sawiris's Net Worth 2022

Not only this, the Sawiris family was involved in other sectors like telecommunications, construction, tourism industries, and Technologies. Sawiris's family believes in the patriarchal system; with such a kind heart nature and regional belongings, the total net worth stands out to be 820 Crores USD.

Abdul Samad Rabiu

Founder: BUA Group
Net Worth: $680 Crores

Abdul Samad Rabiu | Richest People in Africa
Abdul Samad Rabiu | Richest People in Africa

Abdul Samad Rabiu is also a Nigerian billionaire businessman and philanthropist; he is the founder of the BUA group, which is mainly into manufacturing, industries, and agriculture.

Abdul is more towards the nation's worth, which means he is involved in the agricultural sector, and he also has a good equity share in the market, making him the richest man in Nigeria in 2021.

Abdul Samad Rabiu's net worth

Abdul started his career as a Commodity Trader, and to achieve the milestone, he kept investing in the Economic of Nigeria. Currently, the net worth of this Great Entrepnure is 680 Crores USD.

Mike Adenuga

Founder: Globacom Limited
Net Worth: $730 Crores

Mike Adenuga | Richest People in Africa
Mike Adenuga | Richest People in Africa

Coming next, Mike Adenuga is the seventh most prosperous Nigerian billionaires Businessman. He has the second largest Telecom operator presence in Ghana, and Benin also takes significant shares in the Equatorial Trust bank and oil exploration Firms.

His parents are from a very decent background as his father was a teacher while his mother was a businesswoman. At 26, Mike made his first million by selling lace and soft drinks. Mike also worked as a taxi driver to cover his university education funds.

Mike Adenuga's Net Worth 2022

Currently, he has a net worth of 730 Crores USD with great success in the telecom sector.


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Issad Rebrab

CEO: Cevital Industrial Group
Net Worth: $510 Crores

Issad Rebrab | Richest People in Africa
Issad Rebrab | Richest People in Africa

He is known as the founder and CEO of cevital Algerian billionaire businessman. He also started his career as a teacher, but not for a long time. Around 1955 his central installation was destroyed. Due to a terrorist attack after that, he opens his firm into steel and metal sider. Due to some corruption probe, he was supervised incarcerated at the prison but later on, he was released.

Issad Rebrab's net worth

Metal sider is one of the biggest agricultural Businesses, which later became the largest Private Algerian company with 510 Crores USD.

Naguib Sawiris

CEO: Orascom Telecom Media & Technology
Net Worth: $340 Crores

Naguib Sawiris | Richest People in Africa

As we know, the demand for the telecom sector, Sawiris built the railway Telecom sector and information and technology sector for the nation's potential growth. NAGUIB also holds a majority stake in the pan European Television Channel, and currently, he is the CEO of Orascom Telecom Media & Technology.

Naguib Sawiris's net worth

He is the ninth richest person in Africa, with a net worth of 340 crores USD. He is known as the Egyptian Billionaires Businessman and Chairman of weather Investment.

Patrice Motsepe

Ex-President: Confederation of African Football
Net Worth: $350 Crores

Patrice Motsepe | Richest People in Africa
Patrice Motsepe | Richest People in Africa

Patrice Motsepe has been the South African Mining Billionaire since 2021. He has been serving as the president of the confederation of African Football, also known as president of the confederation of African Football. In 1994 he served to be the first black partner in the law firm, and the same year Patrice was elected as the country's first black president.

In 1977 he thought to keep investing and get involved in Gold Mining as gold was low; he purchased the marginal gold mines from Anglogold under favorable finance terms.

Patrice Motsepe's net worth in 2022

He has been awarded many good awards as he has a keen interest in the sports section; currently, he has a net worth of 350 crores USD (2022)

Koos Bekker

CEO: Naspers
Net Worth: $230 Crores

Koos Bekker | Richest People in Africa
Koos Bekker | Richest People in Africa

Koos Bekker is the CEO of Naspers, a typical businessman involved in the capital market and stock exchange. Naspers operates in 130 countries and is listed on the London Stock Exchange. It has the largest market capitalization of any media outside us china and India.

Eventually, he started his career with pay television services, and with a couple of milestones, he firmed the sister companies, eventually expanding to 48 countries across Africa.

Koos Bekker net worth

If we talk about Forbes list, Bekker is listed as the wealthiest person. Also, he has been involved in the stock exchange's tremendous success, which has immense he made a net worth of 230 crores USD.

Keep the facts that he has a keen interest in the mobile industry. Also, with the help of the stock exchange, he earned a lot.

Youssef Mansour

Owner: Mansour Group
Net Worth: $150 crores

Youssef Mansour - Richest People in Africa

He is known as the Egyptian Businessman, owner of the Mansour Group is currently the largest distributor of the General Motors vehicle in Egypte. Handling the business into a diversified field is also immensely, taking the family business to great heights with many achievements.

Youssef Mansour's net worth

If we talk about the net worth, which is 150 crores USD.

Mohammed Dewji

CEO: METL
Net Worth: $150 Crores

Mohammed Dewji - Richest People in Africa
Mohammed Dewji - Richest People in Africa

He is known for being the CEO of METL, a Tanzanian conglomerate founded by his father. METL deals with diverse fields of textile manufacturing, flour milling beverages, and edible oils in different regions.

Moreover, METL is operated in six different African countries and has a great vision to expand to several other regions.

Mohammed Dewji's net worth

Being struggled, Kidnapped, and seen up and down in the business, he never stopped himself to achieve success, and the total net worth of this young entrepreneur is 150 crores USD.

Othman Benjelloun

CEO: BMCE Bank of Africa
Net Worth: $140 Crores

Othman Benjelloun - Richest People in Africa
Othman Benjelloun - Richest People in Africa

He is the CEO of BMCE Bank of Africa, which has a presence in more than 20 African countries.

Talking about the shares he holds in the share of company finance.com also, he has a stake in the Moroccan arm of French telecom firm Orange.

Othman Benjelloun's net worth

He has a net worth of 140 crores USD.

Michiel Le Roux

Founder: Capitec Bank
Net Worth: $190 Crores

Michiel Le Roux - Richest People in Africa
Michiel Le Roux - Richest People in Africa

Being involved in the capital market and stock exchange, he is known to be the founder of Capitec Bank in 2001 and owns about an 11% stake. Moreover, he is known as the chairman of the board of Capitec.

Michiel Le Roux's net worth

The hands for making this big success is because of the capitec bank. Currently, he owns a net worth of 190 crores USD.

Conclusion

Making things and achieving a great note of success is unbelievable; the great Entrepreneurs of Forbes have made an apparent success for the country. Of course, eventually, things will take time, but the level of dedication that this great gentleman has put to making the nation renowned is way appreciable.

It is well said that "good things take time" the culture that African Religion follows is of harmony, tradition, practices, rites, music, and other literature that builds the economy. They believe together, which is a significant result for success.

The great entrepreneurs are well known for their unique identity, which makes a massive difference to everyone as that is how they are making it up to other people. They are the true inspiration for the young generation, and some fellow people follow in the footsteps of these famed Entrepreneurs.

FAQs

Who are the top 10 billionaires in Africa?

Top 10 billionaires in Africa are:

  • Aliko Dangote
  • Johann Rupert
  • Nickey Oppenheimer
  • Nassef Sawiris
  • Abdul Samad Rabiu
  • Mike Adenuga
  • Issad Rebrab
  • Naguib Sawiris
  • Patrice Motsepe
  • Koos Bekker

Who holds the first position of the African's richest person?

Aliko Dangote is the richest man in Africa since 11 years.

What is the national currency in South Africa?

The South African rand (ZAR) is the national currency of the country of South Africa.

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