There is not a long list of black billionaires in the world, and rightfully so, there is less than 1 percent of black rich people among all the billionaires worldwide. Let’s have a look at the lucky people who made it to the list of the world’s wealthiest black people.
As per the data of February 2021, there are currently 15 top black billionaires in the world who altogether account for a net worth of $48.9 billion. On the top of the list rests Aliko Dangote, having a net worth of $11.5 billion is the owner of around 85 percent of one of the largest cement producers in Africa, the Dangote Cement. Not only this, but Dangote has also made several investments in various sugar and salt-producing industries.
Dangote is followed by Mike Adenuga on second and Robert F. Smith on third with a net worth of $6.1 billion and $5.2 billion, respectively. Robert F. Smith is the founder of Vista, which is also known as one of the best equity firms in the world.
According to the infographic, other wealthiest black people in 2021 include Abdulsamad Rabiu ($4.8 billion), Michael Jordan ($1.6 billion), Kanye West ($1.3 billion), and a few more.
Infographic by: Visualcapitalist.com