Africa's Richest in 2014

NameNet Worth
in ZAR (billion= 1000 million)

Net Worth
in $

ProfessionCountryDate of Birth
Aliko
Dangote

274.2
billion

 

25

billion

Owner Dangote Group Nigeria 1957

Johann 
Rupert

83.4

billion

7.6 billion

Chairman Swiss-based luxury-goods company Richemont and South Africa-based Remgro

South Africa

1950

Nicky Oppenheimer

73.5

billion

6.7
billion

Sold his family's 40% stake in diamond business, De Beers. Invests now through Tana Africa Capital, a $300 million private equity joint venture with Singapore state investor Temasek.

South Africa

1945

Nassef 
Sawiris

73.5

billion

6.7 billion CEO Orascom Construction Industries Egypt 1961

Mike
Adenuga

50.5

billion

4.6 billion Owner Globacom and Conoil Producing. Nigeria 1953
Isabel Dos Santos

40.6

billion

3.7

billion

Stake holder in blue chip Angolan and Portuguese companies, such as Unitel, Angolan Bank BIC SA, ZON Optimus and Banco BPI. Azerbaijan/Angola 1973
Issad Rebrab

35.1

billion

3.2 billion Stake holder Algeria's family owned conglomerate Cevital (sugar, refining, port terminals, car distribution, mining, agriculture) Algeria 1944
Christoffel Wiese

35.1

billion

3.2

billion

Chairman/largest share holder Shoprite Holdings, supermarkets. Stake holder Pepkor, fashion brands, plus owner of Lanzerac Manor and Winery, 5 star hotel and share holder of Brait, private equity South Africa 1941
Nathan Kirsh

34

billion

3.1

billion

Founder Jetro Holdings, food/household wholesale products,  South Africa/Swazi 1932
Mohamed Mansour

34

billion

3.1 billion Owner Mansour Group, which owns largest GM dealership, supermarket chain in Egypt. Real estate development Palm Hills and Philip Morris franchise in Egypt. Egypt 1948

Source: Forbes

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