There are 2,043 people across the globe with three commas in their net worths, according to the 2017 Forbes Billionaires list. The 23 wealthiest have $1 trillion collectively. In 2017, 10 of the world's billionaires — fewer than 1% — are black, down from 12 last year, reports Forbes contributor Mfonobong Nsehe.
Aliko Dangote, the world's wealthiest black person Oprah Winfrey at the White House in 2010, the first female black billionaire and the only black billionaire from 2004 to 2006 According to Forbes 2018 ranking of the world's billionaires, Nigerian business magnate Aliko Dangote with a net worth of $13.8 billion is the world's richest black person.
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RICHEST BLACK MAN IN THE WORLD 2018 TOP 10 BLACK BILLIONAIRES. For the current year (2018), Forbes has released its list of wealthiest billionaires in the world. Notably, about 10 persons from the total of 2,043 global billionaires are of black descents.
According to the Forbes Magazine, he is the 67th Richest man in the world. In 2014, he was the 23rd richest man in the world. It was in 2013, he surpassed the Ethiopian business tycoon Mohammed Al- Amoudi to become the richest black man in the world.
As from the black richest man in the history to the wealthiest black woman in America, there are some richest black people in the history. These people have made their names in every industry like business, Hollywood, politics and many other.
Aliko Dangote is the richest black man in Nigeria and the world. The main business interests include cement, flour and sugar. The Dangote cement organization is present in most of the African nations. The total assets of Dangote are worth $15.7 billion.
The Top 10 Richest Black People in the World They say that black is beautiful, but these people can also add the word wealthy to that. Here is a list of the top 10 richest black people in the world for 2013.
In fact, out of the top 1600 wealthiest billionaires alive today, only 11 are black. And of those 11, only two are from the US. Several of the richest black people earned their wealth by dominating a natural resource like oil or sugar and one individual made her money by dominating the American television landscape.
Not for these richest African Americans! These high rollers are living the glamorous life as the 29 richest black Americans today, listed here starting with the richest African Americans. From entrepreneurs like Oprah Winfrey and Dr. Dre to athletes like Kobe Bryant and Tiger Woods, these are the wealthiest African Americans, as of 2017.