Looking for Richest man in Africa? what you thing who is 1st African Billionaire? Is he Black farm or not? There are total 27 Billioanaire on earth of Africa. Starting from Aliko Dangote to last one Rostam Azizi. We are providing you a list of African Billionaires with their total wealth, source of wealth and business. Top African Billionaires are listed below:
1. Aliko Dangote (1st Richest Man in Africa)
Source of Income: cement, real estate, sugar, steel, oil and gas
Website: Dangote group
Aliko Dangote fix 1st spot in the list of Richest man in Africa and also known as the "Black farm Billionaire in the World". He was born in Nigeria on 10th of April 1957. He got a degree of Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from Al-Azhar University located in Egypt. In 1981, after completed his qualification, he based a company called "Dangote Group" which is a largest manufacture company in Africa. Dangote Group works in the field of cement, floor, sugar, steel and oil & gas. Dangote Group is a group of companies including ALCO International, Dangote Nigeria, Dangote Transport and Dangote Cement. The headquarter of Dangote Group located in Lagos, city of Nigeria.
2. Johann Rupert
Source of Income: luxury goods
Johann Rupert ranked 2nd in the list of African Billionaires. He was born in Stellenbosch, area of Western Cape on 1st June 1950 in the house of African business man Anton Rupert. He studied economics from the University of Stellenbosch. In 1988, he based a corporation in Switzerland called "Richemont" a luxury goods corporation making designs, Richemont designs, manufacturing, making jewellery, leather equipment, writing equipment and clothes. Richemont also invested in "Alfred Dunhill Limited" an leather goods corporation built in London, other one "Chloe" a woman clothing corporation based in Paris, and "Lange Uhren GmbH" an watch making company made in Germany and last one is "Net-a-Porter" an online cloth selling company based in Uk. The making of Richemont corporation is the best decision of Johann Rupert and finally make him the wealthiest African man.
3. Nicky Oppenheimer
Source of Income: diamond mining
Website: De Beers group
Nicky Oppenheimer is on 3rd spot in the list of Richest man in Africa. He was born in South Africa on 8th of June 1945 in the house of Harry Frederick Oppenheimer an African business tycoon. He receive a degree of Master of Arts (MA) from University of Oxford. He is the chairman of "De Beers" founded by British business man Cecil Rhodes in 1888. De Beers is an Diamond mining trading corporation which supplied diamond in all over the world. The headquarter of De Beers located in Luxembourg. Nicky Oppenheimer also have shares in Diamond Trading Company located in England.
4. Nassef Sawiris
Source of Income: property
Website: Orascom Construction Industries
Nassef Sawiris are known as "Construction tycoon" in Africa and on the 4th in the list of African Billionaire. He was born in Africa in 1961. He studied in the field of economics from University of Chicago. Then he joined and work as a Cheif Executive Officer (CEO) of Orascom Construction Industries founded in 1950 by his father Onsi Sawiris. Nassef Sawiris is the last son of Onsi Sawiris the Egyption business man. Orascom Construction Industries has a work of construction in wide rang including Turkey, Pakistan, Algeria, Iraq and Spain. The headquarter of Orascom Construction Corporation located in Egypt.
Mike Adenuga (5th Richest Man in Africa)
Source of Income: telecommunication
Website: Official site
Mike Adenuga fix 5th spot in the list of Richest man in Africa. He was born in Nigeria on 29th April 1953. He gain a degree of Business Administration (BA) from Pace University in New York. In 1990, he found Globacom telecommunication Corporation which the biggest telecommunication corporation in Nigeria. Globacom has more than 3500 employee in its corporation. His have also shares in oil & petroleum seeking company called "Conoil".