July 12, 2021

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Africa is home to 18 billionaires, who cumulatively are worth $73.8 billion according to Forbes.

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Forbes : Africa’s Richest 2021

Forbes : Africa’s Richest 2021

Africa is home to 18 billionaires, who cumulatively are worth $73.8 billion according to Forbes.

Nigeria’s Aliko Dangote has been the continent’s richest person for the tenth year in a row, currently worth $12.1 billion, up by $2 billion from last year’s list.
The 2021 list of Forbes’ Africa’s richest was dominated by South African and Egyptian Billionaires. There were no Kenyans on the list.

Below is Forbes’ Full List of Africa’s richest people in 2021.

1. Aliko Dangote, Nigeria $12.1 billion
2. Nassef Sawiris, Egypt $8.5 billion
3. Nicky Oppenheimer & Family, South Africa $8 billion
4. Johann Rupert & Family, South Africa, $7.2 billion
5. Mike Adenuga, Nigeria, $6.3 billion
6. Abdulsamad Rabiu, Nigeria, $5.5 billion
7. Issad Rebrab & family, Algeria, $4.8 billion
8. Naguib Sawiris, Egypt, $3.2 billion
9. Patrice Motsepe, South Africa, $3 billion
10. Koos Bekker, South Africa, $2.8 billion
11. Mohamed Mansour, Egypt, $2.5 billion
12. Aziz Akhannouch & family, Morocco$2 billion
13. Mohammed Dewji, Tanzania, $1.6 billion
14. Youssef Mansour, Egypt, $1.5 billion
15. Othman Benjelloun & family, Morocco,
16. Michiel Le Roux, South Africa, $1.2 billion
17. Strive Masiyiwa, Zimbabwe, $1.2 billion
18. Yasseen Mansour, Egypt, $1.1 billion

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