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Top African Billionaires according to Forbes in 2023



By Balogun Kamilu Lekan

According to Forbes Africa, the wealthiest Africans lost a collective $3.1 billion in the previous year. The combined wealth of the continent’s 19 billionaires is projected to be $81.5 billion, down from $84.9 billion a year earlier despite adding one billionaire.

For the 12th consecutive year, Aliko Dangote, whose fortune decreased by $400 million, still retains the top spot. South African luxury goods tycoon Johann Rupert maintained his position at no. 2 despite declining $300 million from his fortune.

Below is a list of the 19 billionaires in Africa in 2023 and their net worth as released by Forbes

1. Aliko Dangote 

Net worth: $13.5 Billion 

2. Johann Rupert & family 

Net worth: $11 Billon 

3. Nicky Oppenheimer & family 

Net worth: $8.4 Billion

4. Abdulsamad Rabiu 

Net worth: $7.6 Billion 

5. Nassef Sawiris 

Net worth: $7.3 Billion 

6. Mike Adenuga 

Net worth: $6.3 Billion 

7. Issad Rebrab & family 

Net worth: $4.6 Billion 

8. Naguib Sawiris 

Net worth: $3.3 Billion 

9. Patrice Motsepe 

Net worth: $3.2 Billion 

10. Mohamed Mansour 

Net worth: $2.9 Billion 

11. Koos Bekker 

Net worth: $2.6 Billion 

12. Strive Masiyiwa 

Net worth: $1.9 Billion

13. Aziz Akhannouch & family 

Net worth:$1.5 Billion

14. Mohammed Dewji 

Net worth: $1.5 Billion

15. Youssef Mansour 

Net worth: $1.5 Billion

16. Othman Benjelloun & family 

Net worth:$1.3 Billion

17. Michiel Le Roux 

Capitec CFO Andre du Plessis

Net worth: $1.2 Billion

18. Yasseen Mansour 

Net worth: $1.1 Billion

19. Christoffel Wiese 

Net worth:$1.1 Billion 


The information in this article was curated from online sources. NewsWireNGR or its editorial team cannot independently verify all details.

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