TOP TEN BLACK BILLIONAIRES IN THE WORLD

These billionaires are black people. Most of these billionaires have charities and or pledge to give a percentage of their wealth to charity

S/N NAME NET WORTH (US$) SOURCE OF WEALTH COUNTRY
10 Mohammed “Mo” Ibrahim 1.14 Telecommunications United Kingdom
9 Michael Jordan 1.40 Basketball, Entrepreneur United States
8 Folorunsho Alakija (F) 1.41 Oil, Fashion, Printing Nigeria
7 Patrice Motsepe 1.80 Mining South Africa
6 Oprah Winfrey (F) 3.00 TV and Entertainment United States
5 Robert Smith 3.30 Private Equity United States
4 Isabel Dos Santos (F) 3.50 Investments Angola
3 Mike Adenuga 5.00 Oil, Telecommunications Nigeria
2 Mohammed Al Amoudi 10.20 Oil Saudi Arabia/ Ethiopia
1 Aliko Dangote 13.80 Cement, Sugar Nigeria

See their details here:

Mohammed “Mo” Ibrahim is a well-educated businessman. He studied at Alexandria UniversityUniversity of BradfordUniversity of Birmingham. He has three children, Hadeel IbrahimHosh Ibrahim and Sami Ibrahim. His wife is Hania Morsi Fadl. He is 72 years old and was originally from Sudan.

Michael Jordan’s children are Marcus JordanJeffrey Michael JordanYsabel JordanJasmine Mickael JordanVictoria Jordan. He is 55 years old and was born in  Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States. His wives are  Yvette Prieto and Juanita Vanoy. He played 15 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Chicago Bulls and Washington Wizards.

Folorunsho Alakija is a female billionaire. In 2014, she temporarily unseated Oprah Winfrey as the richest woman of African descent in the world. She is involved in the fashion, oil and printing industries. She got married to Modupe Alakija in 1976. Her son is Rotimi Alakija.

Patrice Motsepe is a South African. His wife is Precious Moloi-Motsepe. His children are Kabelo MotsepeThlopie Motsepe and Kgosi Motsepe. He was educated at University of the WitwatersrandTsogo High SchoolUniversity of Eswatini and St Mark’s School. He is the 6th wealthiest South African billionaire by net worth. Note that South Africa has blacks and whites. So he stands as the wealthiest black man in South Africa.

Oprah Winfrey is a female billionaire. Her husband is Stedman Graham. She gave birth to Canaan in 1968 and he died in 1968. She is best known for her talk show. She is an American media executive, actress, television producer, talk show host, and philanthropist.

Robert Frederick Smith was born in Colorado, United States. His spouse is Hope Dworaczyk. He resides in AustinTexas, U.S. A. His son is Hendrix Robert Smith. He was educated at Cornell University and Columbia Business School. He is an African American and was ranked by Forbes as the 163rd wealthiest American recently.

Isabel Dos Santos is a Russian-Angolan businesswoman. She is richest woman in Africa and also the eldest child of Angola’s former President José Eduardo dos Santos, who ruled the country for eighteen years. She has 3 children. Her husband is Sindika Dokolo. Her mother is Tatiana Kukanova.

Mike Adenuga is married to Titi Joyce Adenuga. His children are Eniola AdenugaPaddy AdenugaBella Adenuga-DisuAdetutu Oyindamola Emilia and Michael Babajide Adenuga. He was educated at Ibadan Grammar School, Comprehensive High School, Aiyetoro, Pace University and Northwestern Oklahoma State University. His father’s name is Michael Agbolade Adenuga Sr  while his mother’s is Juliana Oyindamola Adenuga.

Mohammed Al Amoudi’s parents are Weyzero Rakiya Mohammed Yassin and Haji Hussein Al Amoudi. His wife is Sofia Saleh Al Amoudi. His father is a Yemeni while his mother is an Ethiopian. He resides in Jeddah. He was given birth to in Ethiopia.

Aliko Dangote was educated at Al-Azhar University, Egypt. He is Africa’s richest man for many years now. His brother is Sani Dangote. His father is Mohammed Dangote while his mother is Hajia Mariya Sanusi Dantata. Hence, Dantata was his uncle. Dantata used to be one of the richest men in Nigeria some years ago. So, wealth runs in the family gene you say. His daughter is Halima Dangote. Halima is married to Mohammed Dikko Abubakar. Their wedding Fatiha was held in the palace of the Emir of Kano in 2018. The Emir himself conducted the ceremony with the assistance of the Chief Imam of Kano, Prof. Sani Zaharaddeen.

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