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Richest black people in the world, 2020 list

 

– No Ugandan billionaire made it to the top 15 list of richest black people in the world, with US and Nigeria dominating the list

– Nigeria’s Alike Dangote emerged number one, beating the likes of Will Smith, Mike Jordan and Oprah Winfrey

 

Six Americans and four Nigerians have made it to the list of the wealthiest black people in the world, according to Africa Facts Zone.

 

In the top 10 list, Nigeria’s billionaire businessman and founder of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote leads the pack with US$9.5 billion, followed from a distance by Mohammed Hussein from Saudi with $8.1 billion.

At third and fourth positions are Mike Adenuga (Nigeria) and Will Smith (US), followed by David Steward (US), Abdul Samad Rabiu (Nigeria) and Oprah Winfrey (US) respectively.

Below is the full list of the 15 richest black people globally:

 

1. Aliko Dangote (Nigeria) – $9.5 billion

 

2. Mohammed Hussein (Saudi) – $8.1 billion

 

3. Mike Adenuga (Nigeria) – $5.8 billion

 

4. Will Smith (US) – $5 billion

 

5. David Steward (US) – $3.5 billion

 

6. Abdul Samad Rabiu (Nigeria) – $3.2 billion

 

7. Oprah Winfrey (US) – $2.6 billion

8. Mike Jordan (US) – $2.1 billion

 

9. Patrice Motsepe (South Africa) – $2 billion

 

10. Isabel Dos Santos (Angola) – $1.8 billion

 

11. Strive Masiyiwa (Zimbabwe), Michael Lee-Chin (Canadian-Jamaican) – $1.7 billion

 

13. Kanye West (US) – $1.3 billion

 

14. Folorunsho Alakija (Nigeria) – $1 billion

15. Jay-Z (US) – $1 billion

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