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Dangote Tops Forbes 2022 List Of Africa’s Richest Persons (Full List)




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Nigerian businessman, Aliko Dangote has emerged as the richest person in Africa for 2022 according to the list released by Forbes.

Naija News understands Forbes used the stock prices and currency exchange rates from January 19, 2022, to determine the net worth of individuals on the list.

According to the list, South Africa and Egypt have five persons each while Nigeria has three persons on the list.

The list unveiled contains the current net worth of each individual, their age as well as their source of wealth.

Check them out below.

1 Aliko Dangote $13.9b 64 cement, sugar

2 Johann Rupert $11b 71 luxury goods

3 Nicky Oppenheimer $8.7b 76 diamonds

4 Nassef Sawiris $8.6b 61 construction, investments

5 Abdulsamad Rabiu $7b 61 cement, sugar

6 Mike Adenuga $6.7b 68 telecom, oil

7 Issad Rebrab $5.1b 78 food

8 Naguib Sawiris $3.4b 67 telecom

9 Patrice Motsepe $3.1b 59 mining

10 Koos Bekker $2.7b 69 media, investments

10 Strive Masiyiwa $2.7b 60 telecom

12 Mohamed Mansour $2.5b 74 diversified

13 Aziz Akhannouch $2.2b 61 petroleum, diversified

14 Michiel Le Roux $1.7b 72 banking

15 Othman Benjelloun $1.5b 89 banking, insurance

15 Mohammed Dewji $1.5b 46 diversified

15 Youssef Mansour $1.5b 76 diversified

18 Yasseen Mansour $1.1b 60 diversified

This year is the eleventh time Dangote will be appearing on the list as Africa’s richest man.

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