Black Billionaires 2017

Name Age Net Worth Source Industry Country of Citizenship
Aliko Dangote 60 $14.1 The Dangote Group sugar, flour, cement Nigeria
Mohammed Al Amoudi 70 $9.2 MIDROC, Corral Petroleum Holdings, Preem, Peab oil, diversified Saudi Arabia
Mike Adenuga 64 $5.9 Globacom telcom, banking, oil Nigeria
David L. Steward 66 $3.7 World Wide Technology Information Technology United States
Isabel dos Santos 44 $3.2 Investments Banking Angola
Michael Lee-Chin 66 $3.1 Investments, Mutual Funds Communications, Banking Canada
Oprah Winfrey 63 $3.0 Harpo Television United States
Robert Smith 53 $2.5 Vista Equity Partners Private equity United States
Femi Otedola 54 $1.8 Forte Oil gas stations, utilities Nigeria
Folorunsho Alakija 66 $1.7 Famfa Oil Oil Nigeria
Patrice Motsepe 54 $1.5 African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) mining South Africa
Michael Jordan 53 $1.3 Charlotte Hornets, NIKE, endorsements Entertainment, Apparel United States
Abdulsamad Rabiu 55 $1.1 BUA Group Sugar, flour, cement Nigeria
Mohammed Ibrahim 71 $1.1 Celtel International, MSI Cellular communications United Kingdom