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Aliko Dangote Tops the List of Forbes 40 Richest Africans in 2012

This man is an inspiration to many of us in Nigeria and in Africa. The 2012 list of Africa’s 40 richest people is out. From the new list of Africa’s 40 richest people, eleven are Nigerians. Seven of the eleven have ‘Oil’ as their source of wealth. Some of the people in the list are; Folorunsho Alakija, Jim Ovia, Mike Adenuga, Oba Otudeko and others.

Africa’s 40 richest are worth a combined $72.9 billion, up 12% from a year ago.

Check the List here

RankNameNet Worth ($ mil)Age
1 Aliko Dangote

Aliko Dangote

$12,00055
2 Nicky Oppenheimer & family

Nicky Oppenheimer & family

$6,40067
3 Johann Rupert & family

Johann Rupert & family

$5,70062
4 Nassef Sawiris

Nassef Sawiris

$5,50051
5 Mike Adenuga

Mike Adenuga

$4,60059
6 Christoffel Wiese

Christoffel Wiese

$3,70071
7 Othman Benjelloun

Othman Benjelloun

$2,75080
8 Patrice Motsepe

Patrice Motsepe

$2,65050
9 Naguib Sawiris

Naguib Sawiris

$2,50058
10 Mohamed Mansour

Mohamed Mansour

$2,20064
11 Onsi Sawiris

Onsi Sawiris

$2,17082
12 Miloud Chaabi

Miloud Chaabi

$2,10083
13 Yasseen Mansour

Yasseen Mansour

$2,00051
14 Youssef Mansour

Youssef Mansour

$1,95067
15 Desmond Sacco

Desmond Sacco

$1,40070
16 Anas Sefrioui

Anas Sefrioui

$1,35055
17 Stephen Saad

Stephen Saad

$97548
18 Sudhir Ruparelia

Sudhir Ruparelia

$90056
19 Jim Ovia

Jim Ovia

$82558
20 Shafik Gabr

Shafik Gabr

$72060
21 Abdulsamad Rabiu

Abdulsamad Rabiu

$675
21 Cyril Ramaphosa

Cyril Ramaphosa

$67560
23 Lauritz (Laurie) Dippenaar

Lauritz (Laurie) Dippenaar

$62564
24 Folorunsho Alakija

Folorunsho Alakija

$60061
24 Theophilus Danjuma

Theophilus Danjuma

$60073
26 Oba Otudeko

Oba Otudeko

$57568
27 Raymond Ackerman

Raymond Ackerman

$55081
27 Mohammed Indimi

Mohammed Indimi

$55064
29 Samih Sawiris

Samih Sawiris

$52555
30 Said Salim Bakhresa

Said Salim Bakhresa

$52063
31 Isabel dos Santos

Isabel dos Santos

$50039
31 Moulay Hafid Elalamy

Moulay Hafid Elalamy

$50052
31 O.B. Lulu-Briggs

O.B. Lulu-Briggs

$50082
34 Alami Lazraq

Alami Lazraq

$49062
35 Gerrit Thomas (GT) Ferreira

Gerrit Thomas (GT) Ferreira

$48064
36 Koos Bekker

Koos Bekker

$45059
37 Sani Bello

Sani Bello

$42569
38 Jannie Mouton

Jannie Mouton

$41565
39 Naushad Merali

Naushad Merali

$41061
40 Hakeem Belo-Osagie

Hakeem Belo-Osagie

$40057

 

 

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