Here we look at the top 10 richest people in Africa At number 10 is Issad Rebrab and family Net Worth of 3.1 billion Issad Rebrab born in 1944 is an Algerian billionaire businessman
CEO of the CEVITAL industrial group the largest private company in Algeria, active in steel, food Agriculture Business and Electronics He is Algeria’s richest person. At number 9, Is Isabel dos Santos Net Worth: $3.3 Billion Africa’s richest woman Isabel dos Santos is working to expand her stable of investments. She is the oldest daughter of Angola’s longtime president Jose Eduardo dos Santos,
Who has ruled the country since 1979 When walking around Luanda, the capital of Angola it is not hard to bump into at least one of Isabel dos Santos’ investments. Her business ranges from telecommunication to banks to satellite TV to sports. In all, she owns a large chunk of the Luanda’s major businesses. at number 8, is Nathan Kirsh net worth of $3.9 billion. Swaziland businessman Nathan Kirsh is the founder of Jetro holdings, a cash and carry wholesaler of perishable and non-perishable food products, household goods, equipment supplies and related goods for groceries retailers Kirsch made his first fortune in Swaziland several decades ago when he founded the corn mill business in 1958.
He subsequently expanded into wholesale food distribution in apartheid South Africa and commercial property development At seven is Mohamed Mansour Net Worth of four billion dollars Muhammad over sees the Mansour group. he reported at increase sales in the family’s GM car business which had taken a dive due to the 2011 Egyptian revolution Mohamed Mansour was born into one of the most prominent business families in Alexandria.
The family business, Mansour Group, controls nine of Egypt’s top Fortune 500 company though it needed to survive the nationalization and confiscation of its assets in 1965. Mansour gained an engineering degree from north Carolina State University in 1968, and a masters in business administration from Auburn University in 1971 teaching there until 1973 At number Mike Adenuga – Net Worth: $4 Billion The second richest man Nigeria Mike Adenuga made his fortune through investments in mobile telecom and oil production, his company His company Globacom is Nigeria second largest telecom operator and also has presence in Ghana and Benin.
He also owns stakes in the Equatoria trust bank and oil exploration firm Conoil.
At number 5 is Nassef Sawiris Net worth of 6.3 billion dollars Nassef Sawiris is the wealthiest man in Egypt the 53-year-old billionaire won a tax evasion case that had pitted him against the government of former Egyptian President Morsi. He has emerged as the biggest shareholder in German sporting-goods maker adidas. He is also the third-largest shareholder in Swiss cement maker LarfargeHolcim Ltd, created last year by the merger of the industry’s biggest companies
At number 4 is Christoffel Wiese Net Worth: 6.3 billion dollars South African self-made billionaire continues to chase deals to add to his fortune. The retailing tycoon announced plans to swap his minority stake IT company DigiCore for a stake in ConvergeNet. Wiese owns a 15% stake in Shoprite Holdings, a chain of low-price price supermarket were present across multiple African countries.
At Number 3 is Nicky Oppenheimer network of 6.7 billion dollars The Oppenheimer family ended its 85-year reign atop diamond giant De Beers in 2012, when Nicky Oppenheimer sold his 40 percent stake to anglo-america for 5.1 billion dollars He is the chairman of De Beers diamonds, course and also has significant increase in anglo-american PLC the gold-mining company He also owns Tswalu Kalahari reservation the largest private game reserve in south africa.
At number 2 is Johann Rupert – Net worth: of 7.4 billion dollarsJohann Rupert is a luxury goods billionaire. He is the chairman of campaignFinanciere Richemont, A Swiss company best known for brands like Cartier and Montblanc. Rupert owns 7 percent stake in Remgro and 25 percent of Reinet. he was sometimes at Chase Manhattan Bank. he asking a vocal opponent of fracking.
Number one is Aliko Dangotet Net Worth of 15.7 billion dollars the world’s richest black man he is heralded by some of the face of the new nigeria. He is wealthiest man in Africa. He built his fortune true three commodities sugar cement, flour and he plans to invest oil. His net worth stumble from 25 billion in feburary 2014 as a result of weaker nigerian currency and drop in the demand for cement he made his first fortune more than three decades ago when he started trading commodity with the law.