Here Is A List Of 10 Africa’s Richest Billionaires In Africa
By Virginia Mwangi / January 21, 2020 | 8:15 am
How rich are you working to be by the time you retire? Well if at all you not to have money as a problem then employment ought not to be your everything unless you are a seasoned gambler.
It takes time to grow legitimate wealth, decades which are accompanied by experience that can not be measured by money and that experience in the calculation is a percentage of one’s wealth.
When approaching old age there are a number of things one has to worry about such as health, lack of secured finances should not add to your health concerns if at all you read about Forbes 10 Richest Africans.
Kenya conspicuously misses from the list which is understandable as Kenya’s most rich are politicians who are not ready to declare their wealth for obvious disgusting reasons.
We take a look at Africa’s 10 Richest and where they have invested their monies.
Aliko Dangote remains Africa’s richest according to Forbes Magazine’s latest publication in 2020 and does not be surprised no Kenyan appeared on the list despite the high rate of corruption.
Aliko Dangote who hails from the Igwe land prides of a 10.3 Billion Dollar net worth and is 61 years of age with investments in the Cement, sugar and flour industry.
The Nigerian billionaire, Aliko Dangote, is highly respected thanks to his business acumen he is topping Africa in riches for the eighth time in a row in the annually compiled Forbes Business report.
Mike Adenuga, comes in second with a net worth of 9.2 billion at the age of 65 years.
Mike Adenuga makes his billions from Telecom and the Oil Industry which must be growing his wealth really fast as he has climbed a step higher in the Forbes Richest list.
Nicky Oppenheimer, a South African national and billionaire is a businessman who knows just the right place to place his investments, in DIAMONDS!
Nicky Oppenheimer, a 73-year-old gentleman ranked second last year drops to number three with a net worth of 7.3 billion dollars.
A 57-year-old tycoon, Nassef Sawiris, is a respected Egyptian whose investments in the construction industry cannot be overlooked in Egypt.
Nassef Sawiris has a net worth of 6.3 billion dollars and also prides itself of investments in the Chemical Manufacturing Industries.
At the age of 68, Johann Rupert, a South African is a billionaire worth 5.3 billion dollars.
Johann Rupert has a keen interest in luxurious goods, not to show off but to ensure he enjoys an old age where lack of money will not be part of his problems.
Born in Algeria, Issad Rebrab is a renowned billionaire who has heavily invested in the food industry in and outside Algeria.
Issad Rebrab, 75 years of age has earned himself a net worth of 3.7 billion dollars thanks to his great taste buds.
Naguib Sawiris, the Telecom guru is 64 years of age with a net worth of 2.9 billion dollars in and outside his home country, Egypt.
A media personality who has not allowed age to be a distractor in the industry, Koos Bekker is a South African who has heavily invested in the Media Industry.
Koos Bekker, at 66 years of age has a net worth of 2.3 billion dollars and has investments in other industries other than the media.
Isabel Dos Santos
An Angola citizen, Isabel dos Santos is the daughter of Angola’s immediate former President Jose Eduardo dos Santos.
Isabel Dos Santos, 45 years of age has a net worth estimated by Forbes to be at 2.3 billion dollars with investments in telecommunications, media, retail, finance and the energy industry.
70-year-old Mohamed Mansour is an Egyptian who is said to have invested in various industries and whose investments have earned him a place at Forbes list of the Richest.
Mohamed Mansour has an estimated net worth of 2.3 billion dollars.
Below is a full list of the 20 richest billionaires in Africa as of 2020 according to Forbes Magazine.
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