NewsNews

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

Rank Name Net Worth ($ mil) Age
1 Aliko Dangote

Aliko Dangote

$12,000 55
2 Nicky Oppenheimer & family

Nicky Oppenheimer & family

$6,400 67
3 Johann Rupert & family

Johann Rupert & family

$5,700 62
4 Nassef Sawiris

Nassef Sawiris

$5,500 51
5 Mike Adenuga

Mike Adenuga

$4,600 59
6 Christoffel Wiese

Christoffel Wiese

$3,700 71
7 Othman Benjelloun

Othman Benjelloun

$2,750 80
8 Patrice Motsepe

Patrice Motsepe

$2,650 50
9 Naguib Sawiris

Naguib Sawiris

$2,500 58
10 Mohamed Mansour

Mohamed Mansour

$2,200 64
11 Onsi Sawiris

Onsi Sawiris

$2,170 82
12 Miloud Chaabi

Miloud Chaabi

$2,100 83
13 Yasseen Mansour

Yasseen Mansour

$2,000 51
14 Youssef Mansour

Youssef Mansour

$1,950 67
15 Desmond Sacco

Desmond Sacco

$1,400 70
16 Anas Sefrioui

Anas Sefrioui

$1,350 55
17 Stephen Saad

Stephen Saad

$975 48
18 Sudhir Ruparelia

Sudhir Ruparelia

$900 56
19 Jim Ovia

Jim Ovia

$825 58
20 Shafik Gabr

Shafik Gabr

$720 60
21 Abdulsamad Rabiu

Abdulsamad Rabiu

$675
21 Cyril Ramaphosa

Cyril Ramaphosa

$675 60
23 Lauritz (Laurie) Dippenaar

Lauritz (Laurie) Dippenaar

$625 64
24 Folorunsho Alakija

Folorunsho Alakija

$600 61
24 Theophilus Danjuma

Theophilus Danjuma

$600 73
26 Oba Otudeko

Oba Otudeko

$575 68
27 Raymond Ackerman

Raymond Ackerman

$550 81
27 Mohammed Indimi

Mohammed Indimi

$550 64
29 Samih Sawiris

Samih Sawiris

$525 55
30 Said Salim Bakhresa

Said Salim Bakhresa

$520 63
31 Isabel dos Santos

Isabel dos Santos

$500 39
31 Moulay Hafid Elalamy

Moulay Hafid Elalamy

$500 52
31 O.B. Lulu-Briggs

O.B. Lulu-Briggs

$500 82
34 Alami Lazraq

Alami Lazraq

$490 62
35 Gerrit Thomas (GT) Ferreira

Gerrit Thomas (GT) Ferreira

$480 64
36 Koos Bekker

Koos Bekker

$450 59
37 Sani Bello

Sani Bello

$425 69
38 Jannie Mouton

Jannie Mouton

$415 65
39 Naushad Merali

Naushad Merali

$410 61
40 Hakeem Belo-Osagie

Hakeem Belo-Osagie

$400 57

 

 

Leave a Comment