Four wealthiest Nigerians and their net worth by Forbes
Four Nigerians made this year’s billionaire list with a combined wealth of about $23 Billion. The Nigerians are Aliko Dangote, Mike Adenuga, Abdulsamad Rabiu and Folorunsho Alakija. Nigerian billionaire, Femi Otedola has since taken a leave from the Forbes list. TVCONTINENTAL sources believe, Otedollar as he is fondly called, has reduced the quest for more wealth as he focused more on travels and enjoying the wealth he has accumulated in the past.
Meanwhile below is the list of the 13 African wealthiest and what their estimated worth in US Dollars according to Forbes.
Aliko Dangote, $10.9 billion (Nigerian, Sugar, Cement, Flour)
Mike Adenuga, $9.1 billion (Nigerian, Oil, Telecoms)
Robert Smith, $5 billion (American, Private Equity)
David Steward, $ 3 billion (American, Tech)
Oprah Winfrey, $2.5 billion (American, Television)
Strive Masiyiwa, $2.4 billion (Zimbabwean, Telecoms)
Isabel Dos Santos, $2.3 billion (Angolan, Investments)
Patrice Motsepe, $2.3 billion (South African, Mining)
Michael Jordan, $1.9 billion (American, Basketball)
Michael Lee-Chin, $1.9 billion (Canadian, Investments)
Abdulsamad Rabiu, $1.6 billion ( Nigerian, Cement, Sugar)
Folorunsho Alakija, $1.1 billion (Nigerian, Oil)
Mohammed Ibrahim, $1.1 billion (Sudanese-British, Mobile Telecoms, Investments)