Aliko Dangote, Africa’s wealthiest man, and philanthropist is the only African billionaire competing among top 100 members of the three-comma club in the world.
The billionaire industrialist is the 75th richest man in the world in 2019, according to the Bloomberg Billionaire Index seen by Business Insider SSA.
In the last one year, Dangote has added another $6 billion to his wealth, maintaining his wealth status on the African soil at $16.5 billion as of July 5, 2019.
Other Africans on the billionaires on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index for world’s 500 richest people include Natie Kirsh (South Africa) and Johann Rupert (South Africa).
The Bloomberg Billionaires Index ranks of the world’s richest people daily using their net worth and their daily business stock activities.