Black Entrepreneurs & Executives Half of Fame

  • Aliko Dangote

    Born: April 10, 1957, Kano, Kano State, Nigeria; Net Worth (March 2016): $16.7 billion; Position: Chairman, President; Company: The Dangote Group; Industry: Manufacturing; Country: Nigeria

  • Amina Odidi

    Company: IntelliPharmaCeutics Position: President, COO and Co-Chief Scientific Officer Industry: Pharmaceutical Country: Canada

  • Berry Gordy, Jr.

    Born: November 28, 1929, Detroit, Michigan, Company: Motown Record Corporation, Industry: Media, Position: Founder, Country: United States

  • Byron Allen

    Byron Allen

    Born: April 22, 1961, Detroit, Michigan., Occupation: Founder, Chairman and CEO, Company: Entertainment Studios Inc., Industry: Media, Country: United States

  • Byron Lewis

    Born: December 25, 1931, Newark, NJ Company: UniWorld Group, Position: Chairman, Industry: Advertising, Country: United States

  • Caroline Robinson Jones

    Caroline Robinson Jones

    Born: February 15, 1942, Benton Harbor, Michigan Died: June 28, 2001, Bronx, New York Occupation: Business Person Position: Founder, President Company: Caroline Jones, Inc., Industry: Advertising Country: United States

  • Catherine L. Hughes

    Born: 1947, Omaha, Nebraska Company: Radio One, Inc. Position: Founder, Chairman Industry: Media Country: United States

  • Christopher Gardner

    Born: February 9, 1954 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin Company: Christopher Gardner International Holdings Position: CEO Industry: Financial Services Country: United States

  • Cyril Ramaphosa

    Born: November 17, 1952, Soweto Company: Shanduka Group, Millennium Consolidated Investments Position: Chairman Industry: Investments, Media Country: South Africa

  • David L. Steward

    David L. Steward

    Born: 1951, Chicago, Illinois, United States; Net worth (Bloomberg 2017-11-08): $3.72 billion; Position: Chairman & Founder; Company: World Wide Technology Holding Co., Inc.; Industry: Technology; Country: United States