Forbes Africa's 50 Richest 2015 list is out! Aliko Dangote still tops the list as the richest!


The list was released today and expectedly, Nigerian businessman Aliko Dangote is the richest man in Africa.

See the full list below

Rank Name Net Worth Age Origin of Wealth
#1 Aliko Dangote $16.7 B 58 cement, sugar, flour
#2 Nicky Oppenheimer $6.6 B 70 diamonds
#3 Christoffel Wiese $6.5 B 74 retailing
#4 Johann Rupert $6.3 B 65 luxury goods
#5 King Mohammed VI $5.7 B 52 diversified
#6 Nassef Sawiris $4.9 B 54 construction, chemicals
#7 Mike Adenuga $3.5 B 62 telcom, oil
#8 Isabel dos Santos $3.4 B 42 investments
#9 Issad Rebrab $3.2 B 71 food
#10 Naguib Sawiris $3 B 61 telecom

#11 Mohamed Mansour $2.5 B 67 diversified
#12 Othman Benjelloun $2.1 B 83 banking, insurance
#13 Folorunsho Alakija $1.7 B 64 oil
#13 Koos Bekker $1.7 B 62 media, investments
#13 Youssef Mansour $1.7 B 70 diversified
#16 Femi Otedola $1.6 B 53 gas stations
#17 Onsi Sawiris $1.6 B 85 construction, telecom
#18 Aziz Akhannouch $1.4 B 54 petroleum, diversified
#18 Yasseen Mansour $1.4 B 54 diversified
#20 Stephen Saad $1.2 B 51 pharmaceuticals


#21 Mohammed Dewji $1.1 B 40 diversified
#22 Patrice Motsepe $1.1 B 53 mining
#23 Abdulsamad Rabiu $1 B 55 cement, sugar, flour
#24 Jannie Mouton $970 M 68 financial services
#25 Rostam Azizi $900 M 51 telecom, investments
#26 Samih Sawiris $850 M 58 real estate, hotels
#27 Mohamed Bensalah $800 M 45 financial services
#27 Miloud Chaabi $800 M 86 diversified
#27 Sudhir Ruparelia $800 M 59 real estate
#30 Theophilus Danjuma $750 M 76 oil


#31 Tony Elumelu $700 M 52 investments
#31 Bhimji Depar Shah $700 M – consumer goods
#33 Anas Sefrioui $650 M 58 real estate
#34 Moulay Hafid Elalamy $620 M 55 insurance
#35 Lauritz (Laurie) Dippenaar $610 M 67 banking, insurance
#36 Said Salim Bakhresa $600 M 66 manufacturing
#37 Jim Ovia $550 M 61 banking
#38 Michiel Le Roux $530 M 66 banking
#39 Raymond Ackerman $500 M 84 retailing
#39 Mohammed Indimi $500 M 67 oil

#41 Adrian Gore $480 M 51 financial services
#42 Cyril Ramaphosa $450 M 63 investments
#42 Ali Wakrim $450 M – gas
#44 Gerrit Thomas (GT) Ferreira $420 M 67 banking, insurance
#45 Gus Attridge $410 M 54 pharmaceuticals
#46 Markus Jooste $400 M 54 furniture retailing
#46 Narendra Raval $400 M 53 steel, cement
#48 Naushad Merali $370 M 64 diversified
#49 Giovanni Ravazzotti $330 M 72 ceramics, tile
#49 Orji Uzor Kalu $330 M 55 diversified


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