Forbes list :Dangote’s worth drops to $10.3bn from $12.4 billion in 2018 but still retain his spot as Africa’s richest man


Nigerian businessman, Aliko Dangote may have retained his spot as Africa’s leading money bag with an estimated worth of $10.3bn, closely followed by Globacom chairman, Mike Adenuga ($9.2bn), but according to the latest ranking by Forbes, Dangote’s estimated net worth dropped by $2.1bn from 2018.

In 2015, Dangote was reported to have a net worth of $25bn, but three years after, it has reduced to $10.3bn

Retaining his spot as Africa’s richest man but starting 2019 almost $2 billion less wealthy than 2018 is Aliko Dangote, with a fortune of $10.2 billion.

South Africa’s Nicky Oppenheimer rounds up the top 3, shedding $.4 billion to begin 2019 with $7.3 billion.

Only 2 women make up the list: Angola’s Isabel Dos Santos who is worth $2.3 billion and Nigeria’s Folorunsho Alakija, worth $1.1 billion.

Check out the Forbes full list of 20:

1 Aliko Dangote $10.3 billion
2 Mike Adenuga $9.2 billion
3 Nicky Oppenheimer $7.3 billion
4 Nassef Sawiris $6.3 billion
5 Johann Rupert $5.3 billion
6 Issad Rebrab $3.7 billion
7 Naguib Sawiris $2.9 billion
8 Koos Bekker $2.3 billion
8 Isabel dos Santos $2.3 billion
8 Mohamed Mansour $2.3 billion
8 Strive Masiyiwa $2.3 billion
8 Patrice Motsepe $2.3 billion
13 Aziz Akhannouch $2.1 billion
14 Mohammed Dewji $1.9 billion
15 Othman Benjelloun $1.7 billion
16 Abdulsamad Rabiu $1.6 billion
17 Yasseen Mansour $1.5 billion
18 Youssef Mansour $1.2 billion
19 Folorunsho Alakija $1.1 billion
19 Michiel Le Roux $1.1 billion


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