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Dangote, Now Worth $2 Billion Less – See Full List Of Forbes Africa Richest Men In 2019

Dangote, Now Worth $2 Billion Less - See Full List Of Forbes Africa Richest Men In 2019 1

The Executive Chairman, Dangote Group Alhaji Aliko Dangote has retained his Number one position as Africa’s richest man for the eighth consecutive time, despite shedding $2 billion in less than a year.

According to Forbes billionaires’ list which was released on Wednesday, Dangote’s worth dropped by $2 billion, from $12.2 billion in January 2018 to $10 billion in January 2019.

Another Nigerian on the listed is Mike Adenuga, Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of Globacom. His remarkably shot up from $5.3 billion to $9.2 billion because he provided more detailed information about his assets.

Nigerian oil magnate, Folorunsho Alakija, was ranked 19th. Her net worth dropped slightly to $1.1 billion from $1.3 billion. She recorded a tie with South African banker, Michiel Le Roux.

Nigeria’s cement mogul Abdulsamad Rabiu, who runs and owns the BUA Group, was featured on the list for the first time since 2015. He is standing at number 16 on the list with $1.6 billion.

In a per-country ranking, Egypt and South Africa are tied with five billionaires each, followed by Nigeria with four and Morocco with two. Forbes found one billionaire each from Algeria, Angola, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe.

See the full list below:

Rank Name Net Worth Age Origin of Wealth
Dangote, Now Worth $2 Billion Less - See Full List Of Forbes Africa Richest Men In 2019 2 #1 Aliko Dangote $10.3 B 61 cement, sugar, flour
Dangote, Now Worth $2 Billion Less - See Full List Of Forbes Africa Richest Men In 2019 3 #2 Mike Adenuga $9.2 B 65 telecom, oil
Dangote, Now Worth $2 Billion Less - See Full List Of Forbes Africa Richest Men In 2019 4

#3 Nicky Oppenheimer $7.3 B 73 diamonds
Dangote, Now Worth $2 Billion Less - See Full List Of Forbes Africa Richest Men In 2019 5 #4 Nassef Sawiris $6.3 B 57 construction, chemicals
Dangote, Now Worth $2 Billion Less - See Full List Of Forbes Africa Richest Men In 2019 6 #5 Johann Rupert $5.3 B 68 luxury goods
Dangote, Now Worth $2 Billion Less - See Full List Of Forbes Africa Richest Men In 2019 7 #6 Issad Rebrab $3.7 B 75 food
Dangote, Now Worth $2 Billion Less - See Full List Of Forbes Africa Richest Men In 2019 8 #7 Naguib Sawiris $2.9 B 64 telecom
Dangote, Now Worth $2 Billion Less - See Full List Of Forbes Africa Richest Men In 2019 9 #8 Koos Bekker $2.3 B 66 media, investments
Dangote, Now Worth $2 Billion Less - See Full List Of Forbes Africa Richest Men In 2019 10 #8 Isabel dos Santos $2.3 B 45 investments
Dangote, Now Worth $2 Billion Less - See Full List Of Forbes Africa Richest Men In 2019 11 #8 Mohamed Mansour $2.3 B 70 diversified
Dangote, Now Worth $2 Billion Less - See Full List Of Forbes Africa Richest Men In 2019 12 #8 Strive Masiyiwa $2.3 B 57 telecom
Dangote, Now Worth $2 Billion Less - See Full List Of Forbes Africa Richest Men In 2019 13 #8 Patrice Motsepe $2.3 B 56 mining
Dangote, Now Worth $2 Billion Less - See Full List Of Forbes Africa Richest Men In 2019 14 #13 Aziz Akhannouch $2.1 B 58 petroleum, diversified
Dangote, Now Worth $2 Billion Less - See Full List Of Forbes Africa Richest Men In 2019 15 #14 Mohammed Dewji $1.9 B 43 diversified
Dangote, Now Worth $2 Billion Less - See Full List Of Forbes Africa Richest Men In 2019 16 #15 Othman Benjelloun $1.7 B 86 banking, insurance
Dangote, Now Worth $2 Billion Less - See Full List Of Forbes Africa Richest Men In 2019 17 #16 Abdulsamad Rabiu $1.6 B 58 cement, sugar
Dangote, Now Worth $2 Billion Less - See Full List Of Forbes Africa Richest Men In 2019 18 #17 Yasseen Mansour $1.5 B 57 diversified
Dangote, Now Worth $2 Billion Less - See Full List Of Forbes Africa Richest Men In 2019 19 #18 Youssef Mansour $1.2 B 73 diversified
Dangote, Now Worth $2 Billion Less - See Full List Of Forbes Africa Richest Men In 2019 20 #19 Folorunsho Alakija $1.1 B 68 oil
Dangote, Now Worth $2 Billion Less - See Full List Of Forbes Africa Richest Men In 2019 21 #19 Michiel Le Roux $1.1 B 69 banking

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