List of Africans by net worth

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The Richest Africans is an annual ranking of the richest African people, compiled and published by the American business magazine Forbes . The list has been published since 2015. Dangote Group founder Aliko Dangote has topped the 2016 list.[1] In 2015, there was a record of 24 African billionaires on the list that included a record 9 newcomers from all over Africa.

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No. Name Net worth (USD) Age Nationality Source(s) of wealth

Aliko dangote Bill gates Elon musk

1 Steady Dangote, AlikoAliko Dangote $16.7 billion Increase 60  Nigeria Dangote group
2 Steady Hussein Al Amoudi, MohammedMohammed Hussein Al Amoudi $8.8 billion Increase 60  Ethiopia MIDROC, Preem
4 Steady Wiese, ChristoChristo Wiese $6.5 billion Increase 76  South Africa Pepkor
5 Decrease Rupert, JohannJohann Rupert $6.3 billion Increase 67  South Africa Telmex, Richemont
6 Steady Sawiris, NassefNassef Sawiris $4.9 billion Increase 56  Egypt Orascom
7 Steady Adenuga, MikeMike Adenuga $3.5 billion Increase 64  Nigeria Globacom
8 Steady dos Santos, IsabelIsabel dos Santos $3.4 billion Increase 44  Angola Investments
9 Steady Rebrab, Issad Issad Rebrab $3.2 billion Increase 73  Algeria Cevital Group
9 Steady Sawiris, Naguib Naguib Sawiris $3.2 billion Increase 73  Egypt Orascom
10 Steady Rujugiro Ayabatwa $2.7 billion Increase 75  Rwanda Pan African Tobacco Group