Top 10 Richest Black People in the World 2016 net worth and income

They say that black is beautiful, but these people can also add the word wealthy tothat.There are more black billionaires in Africa than anywhere else on the planet, in fact the richest man on our inaugural list is Alhaji Aliko Dangote and etimated net worth $16.1 billion. Mohammed Al Amoudi from Ethiopia. With an estimated net worth at $10.4 billion US dollars.


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Alhaji Aliko Dangote :-

Alhaji Aliko Dangote

Alhaji Aliko Dangote, (born 10 April 1957, Kano, Nigeria) is a Nigerian business magnate with an estimated net worth of $20.8 billion USD as of November 2013. Based in Nigeria, he is the owner of the Dangote Group, which has interests in commodities with operations in his homeland and several other countries in Africa, including Benin, Cameroon, Togo, Ghana, South Africa and Zambia. Alhaji Aliko Dangote is a Nigerian investor and businessman. He is the owner ofthe Dangote Group, which has commodities interests in Nigeria, Benin, Ghana,Cameroon, Zambia and South Africa. He also has interests in other sectors like food processing, freight and cement manufacturing.

  • Net Worth :-  $16.1 billion
  • Age : 56
  • Source Of Wealth : cement, sugar, flour, Self Made
  • Residence : Lagos, Nigeria
  • Citizenship : Nigeria
  • Marital Status : Married
  • Children : 3
  • Education : Bachelor of Arts / Science, Al-Azhar University

Mohammed Hussein Al Amoudi :-

Mohammed Hussein Al Amoudi

Sheikh Mohammed Hussein Ali Al Amoudi is a Saudi Arabian/Ethiopian businessman and billionaire who lives in Ethiopia and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.Sheikh Mohammed Hussein Ali Al Amoudi is a businessman from Saudi Arabia andEthiopia. He is considered to be the richest man in Ethiopia and the second richestSaudi Arabian national. He is the largest foreign investor in Ethiopia and Sweden.He has interests in oil, mining, agriculture, hotels, hospitals, finance, operations andmaintenance. His construction company, the Mohammed International DevelopmentResearch and Organization Companies, or MIDROC, is the firm behind SaudiArabia’s nationwide underground oil storage complex worth $30 billion. He also hasoil refineries in Sweden and Ethiopia and a hotel in Addis Ababa.

  • Net Worth :- $13.5 billion
  • Born: July 21, 1946 (age 67), Dessie, Ethiopia
  • Spouse: Sofia Saleh Al Amoudi

Mike Adenuga :-

Mike Adenuga

Mike Adenuga Jr is a Nigerian business tycoon who is regarded as one of the richest black people in the world.Nicknamed ‘The Guru’ in his native Nigeria, Mike Adenuga built his fortune in oil production and telecom. His mobile telecom outfit, Globacom, has over 25 million subscribers in Nigeria and the Republic of Benin. He also owns Conoil Producing, a large indigenous oil exploration company. Adenuga studied in the United States and went into business for himself in Nigeria, starting by running his mother’s sawmill business, distributing lace and Coca-Cola.

  • Net Worth :- $4.7 billion
  • Age : 60
  • Source Of Wealth : telcom, oil, Self Made
  • Residence : Lagos, Nigeria
  • Citizenship : Nigeria
  • Marital Status : Married
  • Children : 7
  • Education : Master of Business Administration, Pace University New York

Patrice Motsepe :-

Patrice Motsepe

Patrice Tlhopane Motsepe is a South African mining magnate. He is the founder and executive chairman of African Rainbow Minerals, which has interests in gold, ferrous metals, base metals, and platinum.He is the founder andChairman of African Rainbow Minerals, a company that has interests in gold,platinum, base and ferrous metals. He is also the Chairman of Harmony Gold, the12th biggest gold mining company in the world. He is considered as the richest manin his country. He also owns the Mamelodi Sundowns, a football club that plays inthe South African Premier Soccer League. Motsepe is part of The Giving Pledge andhas promised to give up half his money to charitable causes and institutions.

  • Net Worth :- $2.9 billion
  • Born: January 28, 1962 (age 52), Soweto, South Africa
  • Nationality: South African
  • Spouse: Precious Makgosi Moloi
  • Children: Thlopie Motsepe, Kabelo Motsepe, Kgosi Motsepe
  • Siblings: Bridgette Radebe
  • Education: University of Swaziland, University of the Witwatersrand

Oprah Winfrey :-

Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Gail Winfrey is an American media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist.For years, she lorded it over thetalk show landscape with her show entitled “The Oprah Winfrey Show.” She isthe Chairwoman and Chief Executive Officer of Harpo Productions and the OprahWinfrey Network. She is the richest African American in history and is considered bysome to be the most influential woman in the world. Some also call her the greatestblack philanthropist in the history of the United States. Her influence on her audienceis such that anything she endorses is bound to become a hit.

  • Net Worth :- $2.8 billion
  • Born: January 29, 1954 (age 60), Kosciusko, Mississippi, United States
  • Partner: Stedman Graham (1986–)
  • Books: Journey to Beloved – Limited Edition, more
  • Parents: Vernita Lee, Vernon Winfrey
  • Siblings: Patricia Lloyd, Patricia Lee, Jeffrey Lee

Isabel dos Santos :-

Isabel dos Santos

Isabel dos Santos is the daughter of Angola’s President José Eduardo dos Santos by his first wife, Russian born Tatiana Kukanova he met during his studies in Azerbaijan She is an Angolan investor.She is thedaughter of Jose Eduardo dos Santos, who is currently the President of Angola. The younger dos Santos is considered to be the richest woman in Africa and the most powerful woman in her country. She is also the first female billionaire from the continent. She has substantial investments in both Angola and Portugal, specifically in the media, retail, telecommunications, finance and energy industries.

  • Net Worth :- $2 billion
  • Born: April 1, 1973 (age 40), Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Parents: José Eduardo dos Santos

Mo Ibrahim :-

Mo Ibrahim

Dr Mohamed “Mo” Ibrahim (born 1946) is a Sudanese-British mobile communications entrepreneur and billionaire. He worked for several other telecommunications companies before founding Celtel, which when sold had over 24 million mobile phone subscribers in 14 African countries. After selling Celtel in 2005 for $3.4 billion, he set up the Mo Ibrahim Foundation to encourage better governance in Africa, as well as creating the Mo Ibrahim Index, to evaluate nations’ performance. He is also a member of the Africa Regional Advisory Board of London Business School.

  • Net Worth :- $1.1 billion
  • Born: 1946, Sudan
  • Education: University of Birmingham, Alexandria University, University of Bradford

Michael Jordan :-

Michael Jordan

Michael Jeffrey Jordan, also known by his initials, MJ, is an American former professional basketball player, entrepreneur, and majority owner and chairman of the Charlotte Bobcats.Michael Jordan is considered to be the greatest basketball player to have everplayed the game. His numbers speak for itself: six-time NBA champion, six-time Finals MVP, five-time MVP, three-time All-Star Game MVP, 10-time scoringchampion, 14-time All Star, Defensive Player of the Year in 1988 and Rookie of theYear in 1985. Equally important is the $650 million he has from all his endorsements,specifically with Nike.

  • Net Worth :- $650 million
  • Born: February 17, 1963 (age 51), Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • Height: 1.98 m
  • Spouse: Yvette Prieto (m. 2013), Juanita Vanoy (m. 1989–2006)
  • Children: Marcus Jordan, Jeffrey Michael Jordan, Jasmine Mickael Jordan, Victoria Jordan, Ysabel Jordan
  • Parents: Deloris Peoples, James R. Jordan, Sr.
  • Movies and TV shows: ProStars, Kenny Rogers Classic Weekend

Sean Combs :-

Sean Combs

Sean John Combs, also known by his stage names Puff Daddy, Diddy, and P. Diddy, is an American rapper, record producer, actor, and entrepreneur. Combs was born in Harlem and grew up in Mount Vernon, New York.He has also been known by other stage names, like Puff Daddy or Diddy or P.Diddy. Sean Combs started out in the recording industry when he established BadBoy Records in 1993. The label was able to sign lucrative deals with several hip-hop musicians, like The Notorious B.I.G.

  • Net Worth :- $550 million
  • Born: November 4, 1969 (age 44), Harlem, New York City, New York, United States
  • Children: Justin Dior Combs, Christian Casey Combs, D’Lila Star Combs, Jessie James Combs, Chance Combs
  • Movies and TV shows: Get Him to the Greek, Monster’s Ball, more
  • Music group: Diddy-Dirty Money (2007 – 2012)

Robert L. Johnson :-

Robert L. Johnson

Robert L. Johnson is an American businessman, media magnate, executive, philanthropist and investor. He is the founder of Black Entertainment Television, which was sold to Viacom in 2001. He is considered as the first AfricanAmerican to become a millionaire after becoming the first black person fromanywhere in the world to become part of Forbes Magazine’s list of the richest peopleon earth.

  • Net Worth :- $550 million
  • Born: April 8, 1946 (age 67), Hickory, Mississippi, United States
  • Nationality: American
  • Spouse: Sheila Johnson (m. 1969–2002)
  • Children: Paige Johnson
  • Books: The race trap
  • Education: Princeton University (1972), more

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