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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.

Born: April 10, 1957, Kano, Kano State, Nigeria; Occupation: Businessperson; Position: Chairman, President; Company: The Dangote Group; …

Born: February 20, 1988, Saint Michael, Barbados; Occupation: Businesswoman, singer, songwriter, actress; Position: Co-Founder; Organizations: …

Born: December 4, 1969, Brooklyn, NY; Company: Roc Nation; Position: Founder; Industry: Media, Entertainment, Publishing, Fashion; Residence:…

Born: June 8, 1977, Atlanta, Georgia; Occupation: Rapper, Music Producer, Fashion Designer, Businessman; Position: Founder; Company: Yeezy; …

Born: January 29, 1954, Kosciusko, Mississippi, U.S.; Occupation: TV Host, Actress, Film & TV Producer, Businesswoman, Philanthropist; Position:…

Recently Added Black Executives

Occupation: Businesswoman; Position: Global Chief Marketing Officer; Company: Logitech International S.A.; Industry: Consumer electronics,…

Occupation: Businessman; Position: President & CEO, Converse, Inc.; Company: NIKE; Industry: Apparel, Accessories, Sports equipment; …

Occupation: Businesswoman; Position: President & CEO; Company: Electro Soft, Incorporated; Industry: Manufacturing, Electronics Components; …

Occupation: Businessperson; Position: VP, Strategy & Development; Company: NIKE, Inc.; Industry: Apparel, Accessories, Sports equipment; …

Occupation: Businessman; Position: President of Jordan Brand; Company: Nike, Inc.; Industry: Apparel, Accessories, Sports equipment; …

Recent Black Owned Companies

Dangote Industries Limited is a Nigerian multinational industrial conglomerate, founded by Aliko Dangote. It is the largest conglomerate in West…

Satya Capital is an independent investment firm focused on securing excellent opportunities across Private Equity, Public Equities & Credit, and…

LRMR is a marketing firm founded by LeBron James, Maverick Carter, Randy Mims and Richard Paul. LRMR creates successful partnerships between iconic…

Executives Views

On Twitter, I am best known as a curator of African tech news and in general as someone promoting tech entrepreneurship in Africa. In fact, many think…

Latest News & Articles

Rihanna’s billion-dollar Savage X Fenty lingerie brand plans to open storefronts in 2022. “Retail is an important part of our growth strategy. You’ll…

Percy "Master P" Miller, the serial entrepreneur and master marketer known best for founding No Limits Records, is celebrating reaching 1 million…

Firefly Aerospace, Inc., a leading provider of economical and dependable launch vehicles, spacecraft, and in-space services, today announced that…

Rihanna is now worth $1.7 billion, making her the wealthiest female musician in the world. But it’s wasn't music that’s made her so rich.

Jay-Z and NBA player Andre Iguodala, was among group of investors who worked with Blackstone Group Inc. in purchasing Certified Collectibles Group, a…

Black CEO's of Fortune 500 Companies

Born: December 17, 1954, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Occupation: Businessman; Position: Executive Chairman; Company: Merck & Co., Inc.; …

Born: October 28, 1951, Washington, D.C.; Position: President and CEO; Company: TIAA-CREF; Industry: Insurance; Country: United States

Recently Updated Profiles

Born: March 29, 1953, Ijebu Igbo, Ogun State.; Occupation: BusinessMAN; Position: Chairman, CEO; Company: Globacom Limited; Industry:…

Born: August 4, 1960, Kano, Nigeria; Occupation: Businessman; Position: Chairman, CEO; Company: BUA Group; Industry: Manufacturing, Real Estate…

Born: December 1, 1962; Occupation: Businessperson; Position: Founder, Chairman and CEO; Company: Vista Equity Partners; Industry: Private…

Date of Birth: April 8, 1946, in Hickory, Mississippi; Occupation: Businessman; Education: University of Illinois, BA, 1968; Princeton University,…

Position: Director - Principal Telecom Industry Consultant; Company: Teradata; Industry: Market Research Services; Residence: United States; …

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