Discover Black Entrepreneurs & Executives from Around the World

We are compiling the most comprehensive reference list of the world's most successful black entrepreneurs & C-Suite executives.

We focus on showcasing black entrepreneurs and executives, but success has no colour. So pursue your dreams like you are colourless. Your success or failure depends on your state of mind, not the colour of your skin or the obstacles that you may face.

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Recently Added Black Executives

Bill Spruill

Born: Goldsboro, North Carolina; Occupation: Businessman; Position: Co-founder & President; Company: Global Data Consortium; Industry:…

Yannick Lefang

Born: France; Occupation: Businessman; Position: Founder & CEO; Company: Kasi Insight Inc.; Industry: Market Research; Residence: Canada; …

Russ Hutchinson

Occupation: Businessman; Position: Chief Strategy Officer; Company: Goldman Sachs; Industry: Financial Services; Residence: United States; …

Asahi Pompey

Occupation: Businesswoman, Lawyer; Position: Partner, Global Head of Corporate Engagement & President of the Goldman Sachs Foundation; Company:…

Darren Dixon

Born: c. 1987; Occupation: Businessman; Position: Partner; Company: Goldman Sachs; Industry: Financial Services; Residence: United States; …

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

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

Michael Jordan

Born: February 17, 1963, Wilmington, North Carolina; Occupation: Businessman,Professional Basketball Player, Actor; Company: Charlotte Bobcats; …

Robin Rihanna Fenty

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

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

Shawn "Jay Z" Carter

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

Latest News & Articles

Rihanna Fenty

Rihanna's lingerie company Savage X Fenty, known for its inclusivity of all body types, is reportedly planning a public offering at a reported $3…

Serena Williams, tennis champion and successful businesswoman and partner Alison Rapaport Stillman has raised a new fund, Inaugural Fund with $111M in…

Robin Rihanna Fenty

Robin Rihanna Fenty, the multi talented Barbadian entrepreneur, known best for her multi platinum selling music career, has raised $125 million for…

Frank Clyburn

International Flavors & Fragrances announced on January 20, 2022, the appointment of Frank Clyburn, an accomplished leader and operational executive,…

Sean Combs

Mr. Combs, 52, won back ownership with a $7.55 million bid in an auction to save Sean John from bankruptcy, according to court documents. Mr. Comb's…

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 (Former); Company: TIAA-CREF; Residence: United States; Nationality:…

Recently Updated Profiles

Born: July 29, 1962, Republic of Côte d'Ivoire; Occupation: Businessman; Position: Executive Chairman; Company: Freedom Acquisition I…

George Dowdie

Occupation: Businessman; Position: Executive Vice President of Global Supply Chain; Company: Starbucks Corporation; Industry: Food & Beverage; …

Occupation: Businesswoman; Position: Chief Operating Officer (COO); Company: Magic Johnson Enterprises; Industry: Restaurants & Cafes, Leisure; …

Dr. Dambisa Moyo

Born: c.1969, Lusaka, Zambia; Occupation: Businesswoman, Global Economist, Author, Investor; Position: Board Member; Company: 3M, Chevron; …

Tope Awotona

Born: c. 1981, Lagos, Nigeria; Occupation: Businessman; Position: Founder & CEO; Company: Calendly LLC; Industry: Computer Software; …

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…

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