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  • Tyler Scriven

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    Tyler Scriven is the Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Saltbox, Inc., a logistics pioneer since April 2019. The company offers adaptable office…

  • Ebony Beckwith

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    Ebony Beckwith is Salesforce’s Chief Business Officer and Chief of Staff to Marc Benioff. In this role, Ms. Beckwith is responsible for aligning the…

  • Angela Benton

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    Angela Benton is the Chief Executive Officer of Streamlytics, a data analytics company. She previously co-founded NewME Inc., a venture capital…

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  • Ethiopia Habtemariam

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    Ethiopia Habtemariam is the former Chairman and CEO of Motown Records (March 2021 - December 2022).

    She was previously Executive VP, Head of Urban…

  • Yvonne M. Curl Headshot

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    Yvonne M. Curl is former Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, Avaya, Inc., from November 2000 through April 2004. Ms. Curl has proven senior…

  • Ron Green

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    Occupation: Businessman;

    Position: Executive Vice President, Chief Security Officer;

    Company: Mastercard Inc.;

    Industry: Financial Services; …

  • Maijid Moujaled

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    Maijid Moujaled is the CO-Founder and President of Chipper Cash, since 2018/01. Chipper Cash is a venture-capital-backed Financial technology company…

  • Henri Pierre-Jacques

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    Born: January 06, 1991, Detroit, Michigan;

    Occupation: Businessman;

    Position: Co-Founder,Managing Partner;

    Company: Harlem Capital Partners; …

Black Billionaires

There are currently 15 known black billionaires (2021/08). Nigerian business magnate Alhaji Aliko Dangote is the world's richest black person, with a net worth of $12.5 billion. Rihanna, age 33 years , net worth $1.7 billion, is the youngest black billionaire on our list. Black billionaires make up less than 1% of all billionaires worldwide. Collectively their wealth represents only 26% of Amazon founder, Jeff Bezos net worth of $191 billion.

  • Aliko Dangote

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    Born: April 10, 1957, Kano, Kano State, Nigeria;

    Occupation: Businessperson;

    Position: Chairman, President;

    Company: The Dangote Group; …

  • Robin Rihanna Fenty

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    Born: February 20, 1988, Saint Michael, Barbados;

    Occupation: Businesswoman, singer, songwriter, actress;

    Position: Co-Founder;

    Organizations: …

  • Michael Jordan

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    Born: February 17, 1963, Wilmington, North Carolina;

    Occupation: Businessman,Professional Basketball Player, Actor;

    Company: Charlotte Bobcats; …

Black CEO's of Fortune 500 Companies

The "Fortune 500"  is a list of the 500 largest companies in the United States as compiled by Fortune magazine. Only 22 black executives have ever made it to the Chairman or CEO position of a "Fortune 500" listed company. 

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    Born: December 17, 1954, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania;

    Occupation: Businessman;

    Position: Executive Chairman;

    Company: Merck & Co., Inc.; …

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    Born: October 28, 1951, Washington, D.C.;

    Position: President and CEO (Former);

    Company: TIAA-CREF;

    Residence: United States;


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