Forbes Africa’s Richest

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.

Africa’s Richest 2021 List

RankNameNet Worth 
1Aliko Dangote$12.1 billion
2Nassef Sawiris$8.5 billion
3Nicky Oppenheimer$8 billion
4Johann Rupert$7.2 billion
5Mike Adenuga$6.3 billion 
6Abdulsamad Rabiu$5.5 billion
7Issad Rebrab$4.8 billion
8Naguib Sawiris$3.2 billion
9Patrice Motsepe$3 billion
10Koos Bekker$2.8 billion 
11Mohamed Mansour$2.5 billion 
12Aziz Akhannouch$2 billion
13Mohammed Dewji$1.6 billion
14 Youssef Mansour$1.5 billion
15Othman Benjelloun$1.3 billion
16Michiel Le Roux$1.2 billion 
16Strive Masiyiwa$1.2 billion
18Yasseen Mansour$1.1 billion