Top 10 Richest Black People In The World
There are numerous black individuals have reached far and wide, softening down the race restraint up several separate commercial ventures. The exceptional news is that numerous richest black people, particularly in the United States, are climbing the riches stepping stool at a quicker pace than at any other time in recent memory.
#10. Robert L. Johnson
|Net Worth||$550 million|
|Notable Ranking||First African-American billionaire in the world|
|Birth Date||8th April, 1946|
|Birth Place||Hickory, Mississippi, USA|
|Married To||Shelia Johnson in 1969. Divorced in 2002.|
|Son Of||Archie Johnson and Edna (9th Child)|
Robert Luis Johnson is the founder of Black Entertainment Television and in year 2001, it was sold to Viacom. He established The RLJ Companies, a holding organization that puts resources into different business segments. Johnson is the previous lion’s share holder of the Charlotte Bobcats. He is the first black individual who takes 10th position in the magazine of Forbes. He was also in the news for making comments on Barack Hussein Obama (current black president of the United States).
Humanitarian Work: He worked and donated for “Malaria No More” campaign. He created $30 million funds to support entrepreneurs of Liberia. To prepare for Hurricane in Bahamas, Morgan Freeman and he raised money.
#9. Sean Combs
Net Worth: $550 million
Sean “Diddy” Combs is one of the highest paid rappers. Also known as P. Diddy, he was born on 4th November, 1969. His birthplace is Harlem, but he grew up in Mount Vernon, New York. He is a singer actually American rapper, actor. Sean Combs began in the recording business when he built Bad Boy Records in 1993. The mark was fit to sign lucrative arrangements with a little hip- hop performers, such as The Notorious B.I.G. His debut album released in the year of 1997 named as No Way Out but commercially well reviewed successful album released in 2009 known as Last Train to Paris. He is also having a movie production firm, a couple of restaurants.
#8. Michael Jordan
Net Worth: $650 million
Michael Jordan, the richest African American was born on 17th February, 1963 in Brooklyn, New York. He is recognized to be the most amazing basketball player to have ever played the game. He was getting married in 2nd September 1989. After 17 years of marriage, they get separated mutually. His numbers justify itself with real evidence: six-time NBA champion, five-time MVP, 10-time scoring champion, three-time All-Star Game MVP. Similarly paramount is the $650 million he has from all his supports, particularly with Nike. He is at present the lion’s share holder and Head of Basketball Operations of the Charlotte Bobcats ball group. He caught 8th position in the Forbes magazine.
#7. Mo Ibrahim
Net Worth: $1.1 billion
Mo Ibrahim was born in 1946 in Sudan. He is a British specialist. He has a son and a daughter. He was the author of Celtel, a cell telephone organization. In 2005, he was ready to offer his portions in the organization for an astonishing $3.4 billion. He is presently included in helping the African landmass by putting resources into different organizations and participating in generosity. He created the Mo Ibrahim Foundation in 2007 to advertise exceptional administration. It determines to allow the measurement of $5 million to heads of state in the landmass who have been esteemed deserving of the Mo Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership. No recompense was given, nonetheless, in 2009, 2010 and 2012.
#6. Isabel Dos Santos
Net Worth: $2 billion
Isabel dos Santos is an Angolan entrepreneur who was born in 1973 in Azerbaijan. By religion she is Catholicism. The more youthful Santos is recognized to be the wealthiest lady in Africa and the most capable lady in her nation. She is the girl of Jose Eduardo dos Santos, who is right now the President of Angola. She is the first female billionaire from the mainland. She has significant ventures in both Angola and Portugal, particularly in the media, telecommunications, retail, enterprises.
#5. Oprah Winfrey
Net Worth: $2.8 billion
Oprah Winfrey, the richest black woman was born 29th January; 1954 in Kosciusko, Mississippi. Her residence is in the California. She has a relationship with Stedman Graham till now. She is regarded as the Queen of Talk. For quite some time, her time in power over the television show scene with her show entitled “The Oprah Winfrey Show.” She is the Chief Executive Officer and Chairwoman of Harpo Productions and the Oprah Winfrey Network. She is the wealthiest African American in history and is recognized by some to be the most compelling lady on the planet.
#4. Patrice Motsepe
Net Worth: $2.9 billion
Patrice Motsepe is the fourth richest black people and was born on 28th January, 1962. He married to Dr. Precious makgosi Moloi. He is a mining financier from South Africa and the organizer and Administrator of African Rainbow Minerals, an organization that engaged in platinum, gold, ferrous metals and base. He is the Chairman of Harmony Gold, the twelfth most amazing gold mining organization on the planet. In 2012, he has been acknowledged as the richest man in South Africa, according to ‘The Sunday Times’. He possesses a football club known as the Mamelodi Sundowns and they play in the South African Premier Soccer League. He is part of The Giving Pledge and has guaranteed to surrender half his cash to beneficent causes and organizations.
#3. Mike Adenuga
Net Worth: $4.7 billion
Mike Adenuga was born in 29th April, 1953 in Ibadan. He is a Nigerian representative and one of the richest people who profited in oil and telecommunications. He began by taking care of development activities back in the 80’s and was given a permit for oil generation. He is additionally the man behind Globacom, which is the second biggest cellular telephone organized in the African nation and built Conoil Producing Restricted, one of the biggest travelers in the nation.
#2. Sheikh Mohammed Hussein Ali Al Amoudi
Net Worth $13.5 billion
Sheikh Mohammed Hussein Ali Al Amoudi is a representative of Saudi Arabia and Ethiopia. He is acknowledged to be the richest man in Ethiopia and the second wealthiest Saudi Arabian national. He is the biggest remote entrepreneur in Ethiopia and Sweden. He has engaged in oil, agribusiness, mining, lodgings, money, clinics, operations and maintenance. He has oil refineries in Sweden and Ethiopia and lodging in Addis Ababa.
#1. Alhaji Aliko Dangote
Net Worth: $16.1 billion
Alhaji Aliko Dangote is the richest Nigerian in the world. He was born on 10th April, 1957. By religion he is a Muslim. He is the possessor of the Dangote Group, which are engaged in Nigeria, Ghana, Benin, Cameroon, Zambia and South Africa. He engages in different parts like nourishment preparing, cargo and concrete assembling. He has speculations in managing an account, land, transportation, materials, oil and gas. His organization is acknowledged as the biggest modern aggregate in Western Africa.
Important: These richest black people have made fortune with their hard work and dedication.