Forbes Releases List Of Africa Billionaires Dangote, Mike Adenuga Tops The List

Forbes Releases List Of Africa Billionaires Dangote, Mike Adenuga Tops The List

Forbes Releases List Of Africa Billionaires Dangote, Mike Adenuga Tops The List

For the eighth year in a row, Aliko Dangote has been Named Africa’s richest person. His net worth is estimated at $10.3 billion, nearly $2 billion less than a year ago. The drop in his net worth is primarily due to a roughly 20% drop in the stock price of Dangote Cement, his most valuable asset.

Forbes Releases List Of Africa Billionaires Dangote, Mike Adenuga Tops The List

The continent’s second richest is Mike Adenuga, he is worth an estimated $9.2 billion. Adenuga owns Globacom, which is Nigeria’s third-largest mobile phone network, plus oil exploration firm Conoil Producing, extensive real estate holdings in Nigeria and a network of 12,000 cellphone towers. His net worth climbed dramatically from $5.3 billion in January 2018 as a result of more detailed information provided by him about his assets.

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Top 10 Richest Persons in Africa, 2019

#1 Aliko Dangote, Networth: $10.3 B 
#2 Mike Adenuga, Networth: $9.2 B 
#3 Nicky Oppenheimer, Networth: $7.3 B
#4 Nassef Sawiris, Networth: $6.3 B
#5 Johann Rupert, Networth: $5.3 B 
#6 Issad Rebrab, Networth: $3.7 B 
#7 Naguib Sawiris, Networth: $2.9 B 
#8 Koos Bekker, Networth: $2.3 B 
#9 Isabel dos Santos, Networth: $2.3 B 
#10 Mohamed Mansour, Networth: $2.3 B

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