The Top 15 Richest Black People In The World

A collage of Dangote, Jay Z, Kanye, Oprah, Adenuga. Photo sources: UGC Read

As one of GNN-Liberia weekend regular slots to highlight the role people play around the world bringing dignity to their respective countries, this week we feature the top 15 riches black people in the world:

See below:

  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 bn
  6. Abdul Samad Rabiu (Nigeria) – $3.2 bn
  7. Oprah Winfrey (US) $2.6 bn
  8. Mike Jordan (US) – $2.1 bn
  9. Patrice Motsepe (South Africa) – $2bn
  10. Isabel Dos Santos (Angola) – $1.8bn
  11. Strive Masiyiwa (Zimbabwe),

12.Michael Lee-Chin (Canadian-Jamaican) – $1.7 billion

  1. Kanye West (US) – $1.3 billion
  2. Folorunsho Alakija (Nigeria) – $1 billion
  3. Jay-Z (US) – $1 billion
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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.