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Africa Richest People’s List 2022: Forbes Facts And Figures

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Aliko Dangote remains Africa’s richest person. Nigeria leads Africa once again, adding the largest number of Forbes billionaires list 2022.

Aliko Dangote remains Africa’s richest person. Nigeria leads Africa once again, adding the largest number of Forbes billionaires list 2022.

Africa is a continent blessed with an abundance of natural resources including gold, diamonds, oil, coltan, bauxite, uranium, iron ore as well as more than 1.5 billion people. But only 18 richest people in the world come from the continent in 2022 — and most of them work hard for their wealth.

The others, including the richest person in Africa Aliko Dangote, made his money through Cement.

Africa richest people’s list 2022 comes from new data provided by Forbes, American business magazine. Forbes magazine uses net worth as the measure of wealth. The net worth is calculated as total assets minus debts, where total assets is calculated using the value of each asset on the day that the owner died.

Below are the richest people in Africa, including the owner of Globacom Limited and the founder of Africa’s largest cement company.

List of richest people in Africa 2022

  1. Aliko Dangote
  2. Johann Rupert &family
  3. Nicky Oppenheimer & family
  4. Nassef Sawiris
  5. Abdulsamad Rabiu
  6. Mike Adenuga
  7. Issad Rebrab & family
  8. Naguib Sawiris
  9. Patrice Motsepe
  10. Koos Bekker
  11. Strive Masiyiwa
  12. Strive Masiyiwa
  13. Mohamed Mansour
  14. Aziz Akhannouch & family
  15. Michiel Le Roux
  16. Othman Benjelloun & family
  17. Mohammed Dewji
  18. Youssef Mansour
  19. Yasseen Mansour

1. Aliko Dangote

Africa Richest People's List 2022: Forbes Facts And Figures
Aliko Dangote

Wealth: $13.9 Billion

Ranked: 1

Country: Nigeria

2. Johann Rupert & family

Africa Richest People's List 2022: Forbes Facts And Figures
Johann Rupert & family

Wealth: $10.5 Billion

Ranked: 2

Country: South Africa

3. Nicky Oppenheimer & family

Africa Richest People's List 2022: Forbes Facts And Figures
Nicky Oppenheimer & family

Wealth: $8.7 Billion

Ranked: 3

Country: South Africa

4. Nassef Sawiris

Africa Richest People's List 2022: Forbes Facts And Figures
Nassef Sawiris

Wealth: $8.6 Billion

Ranked 4

Country: Egypt

5. Abdulsamad Rabiu

Africa Richest People's List 2022: Forbes Facts And Figures
Abdulsamad Rabiu

Wealth: $7 Billion

Ranked: 5

Country: Nigeria

6. Mike Adenuga

Africa Richest People's List 2022: Forbes Facts And Figures
Mike Adenuga

Wealth: $6.7 Billion

Ranked: 6

Country: Nigeria

7. Issad Rebrab & family

Africa Richest People's List 2022: Forbes Facts And Figures
Issad Rebrab & family

Wealth: $5.1 Billion

Ranked: 7

Country: Algeria

8. Naguib Sawiris

Africa Richest People's List 2022: Forbes Facts And Figures
Naguib Sawiris

Wealth: $3.4 Billion

Ranked: 8

Country: Egypt

9. Patrice Motsepe

Africa Richest People's List 2022: Forbes Facts And Figures
Patrice Motsepe

Wealth: $3.1 Billion

Ranked: 9

Country: South Africa

10. Koos Bekker

Africa Richest People's List 2022: Forbes Facts And Figures
Koos Bekker

Wealth: $2.7 Billion

Ranked: 10

Country: South Africa

11. Strive Masiyiwa

Africa Richest People's List 2022: Forbes Facts And Figures
Strive Masiyiwa

Wealth: $2.7 Billion

Ranked: 11

Country: Zimbabwe

12. Mohamed Mansour


Africa Richest People's List 2022: Forbes Facts And Figures
Mohamed Mansour

Wealth: $2.5 Billion

Ranked: 12

Country: Egypt

13. Aziz Akhannouch & family

Africa Richest People's List 2022: Forbes Facts And Figures
Aziz Akhannouch & family

Wealth: $2.2 Billion

Ranked: 13

Country: Morocco

14. Michiel Le Roux


Africa Richest People's List 2022: Forbes Facts And Figures
Michiel Le Roux

Wealth: $1.7 Billion

Ranked: 14

Country: South Africa

15 Othman Benjelloun & family

Africa Richest People's List 2022: Forbes Facts And Figures
Othman Benjelloun & family

Wealth: $1.5 Billion

Ranked: 15

Country: Morocco

16. Mohammed Dewji


Africa Richest People's List 2022: Forbes Facts And Figures
Mohammed Dewji

Wealth: $1.5 Billion

Ranked: 16

Country: Tanzania

17. Youssef Mansour

Africa Richest People's List 2022: Forbes Facts And Figures
Youssef Mansour

Wealth: $1.5 Billion

Ranked: 17

Country: Egypt

18. Yasseen Mansour

Africa Richest People's List 2022: Forbes Facts And Figures
 Yasseen Mansour

Wealth: $1.1 Billion

Ranked: 18

Country: Egypt

Do you notice there is no Ghanaian on the list? What is your opinion?

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