Black Billionaires 2017

NameAgeNet WorthSourceIndustryCountry of Citizenship
Aliko Dangote60$14.1The Dangote Groupsugar, flour, cementNigeria
Mohammed Al Amoudi70$9.2MIDROC, Corral Petroleum Holdings, Preem, Peaboil, diversifiedSaudi Arabia
Mike Adenuga64$5.9Globacomtelcom, banking, oilNigeria
David L. Steward66$3.7World Wide TechnologyInformation TechnologyUnited States
Isabel dos Santos44$3.2InvestmentsBankingAngola
Michael Lee-Chin66$3.1Investments, Mutual FundsCommunications, BankingCanada
Oprah Winfrey63$3.0HarpoTelevisionUnited States
Robert Smith53$2.5Vista Equity PartnersPrivate equityUnited States
Femi Otedola54$1.8Forte Oilgas stations, utilitiesNigeria
Folorunsho Alakija66$1.7Famfa OilOilNigeria
Patrice Motsepe54$1.5African Rainbow Minerals (ARM)miningSouth Africa
Michael Jordan53$1.3Charlotte Hornets, NIKE, endorsementsEntertainment, ApparelUnited States
Abdulsamad Rabiu55$1.1BUA GroupSugar, flour, cementNigeria
Mohammed Ibrahim71$1.1Celtel International, MSI CellularcommunicationsUnited Kingdom