The 2021 list of Africa’s richest has 18 billionaires from Africa. These billionaires together are estimated to worth $73.8 billion. Nigerian business mogul Aliko Dangote maintained his spot as the richest man in Africa for the tenth time in a row. Dangote is $2billion richer when compared to his net worth in 2020.
Egyptian businessman Nassef Sawiris is second on the list. South Africa and Egypt has five billionaires each on the list of Africa’s richest while Nigeria and Morocco has three and two billionaires respectively in the list. Algeria, Tanzania and Zimbabwe has one each
45 years old Mohammed Dewji, is the youngest billionaire on the list of Africa’s richest while 88 years old Othman Benjellounid, the oldest man on the list.
Alakija and Isabella Dos Santos, the only women on the list in 2020 where dropped out in the list.