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Africa’s 50 Richest

Rank Name Net Worth Age Origin of Wealth
#1 Aliko Dangote $16.7 B 58 cement, sugar, flour
#2 Nicky Oppenheimer $6.6 B 70 diamonds
#3 Christoffel Wiese $6.5 B 74 retailing
#4 Johann Rupert $6.3 B 65 luxury goods
#5 King Mohammed VI $5.7 B 52 diversified
#6 Nassef Sawiris $4.9 B 55 construction, chemicals
#7 Mike Adenuga $3.5 B 62 telcom, oil
#8 Isabel dos Santos $3.4 B 42 investments
#9 Issad Rebrab $3.2 B 72 food
#10 Naguib Sawiris $3 B 61 telecom

#11 Mohamed Mansour $2.5 B 68 diversified
#12 Othman Benjelloun $2.05 B 83 banking, insurance
#13 Folorunsho Alakija $1.7 B 65 oil
#13 Koos Bekker $1.7 B 63 media, investments
#13 Youssef Mansour $1.7 B 70 diversified
#16 Femi Otedola $1.6 B 53 gas stations
#17 Onsi Sawiris $1.55 B 86 construction, telecom
#18 Aziz Akhannouch $1.4 B 55 petroleum, diversified
#18 Yasseen Mansour $1.4 B 54 diversified
#20 Stephen Saad $1.2 B 51 pharmaceuticals

#21 Mohammed Dewji $1.1 B 40 diversified
#22 Patrice Motsepe $1.05 B 54 mining
#23 Abdulsamad Rabiu $1 B 55 cement, sugar, flour
#24 Jannie Mouton $970 M 69 financial services
#25 Rostam Azizi $900 M 51 telecom, investments
#26 Samih Sawiris $850 M 59 real estate, hotels
#27 Mohamed Bensalah $800 M 45 financial services
#27 Miloud Chaabi $800 M 87 diversified
#27 Sudhir Ruparelia $800 M 60 real estate
#30 Theophilus Danjuma $750 M 77 oil

#31 Tony Elumelu $700 M 52 investments
#31 Bhimji Depar Shah $700 M - consumer goods
#33 Anas Sefrioui $650 M 58 real estate
#34 Moulay Hafid Elalamy $620 M 56 insurance
#35 Lauritz (Laurie) Dippenaar $610 M 67 banking, insurance
#36 Said Salim Bakhresa $600 M 67 manufacturing
#37 Jim Ovia $550 M 62 banking
#38 Michiel Le Roux $530 M 66 banking
#39 Raymond Ackerman $500 M 84 retailing
#39 Mohammed Indimi $500 M 67 oil

#41 Adrian Gore $480 M 51 financial services
#42 Cyril Ramaphosa $450 M 63 investments
#42 Ali Wakrim $450 M - gas
#44 Gerrit Thomas (GT) Ferreira $420 M 67 banking, insurance
#45 Gus Attridge $410 M 55 pharmaceuticals
#46 Markus Jooste $400 M 55 furniture retailing
#46 Narendra Raval $400 M 54 steel, cement
#48 Naushad Merali $370 M 65 diversified
#49 Giovanni Ravazzotti $330 M 73 ceramics, tile
#49 Orji Uzor Kalu $330 M 56 diversified


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