African Billionaires of 2014

African billionaires 2014 - Aliko Dangote on No.1

African billionaires 2014 - Aliko Dangote on No.1
African billionaires of 2014 – Aliko Dangote on No.1 – Image Credit World Economic Forum

Forbes has put out its list of billionaires of 2014 and it has some interesting revelations. The African Billionaires of 2014 consist of 28 men and 2 women from 9 African counties. One of the two women is Africa’s youngest Billionaire at age 41. South Africa leads the pack with 10 Billionaires, followed by Egypt with 8 Billionaires. Nigeria and Morrocco both have 4 Billionaires each. The other countries represented are Angola, Algeria, Swaziland, Ethiopia, and Uganda.

We also learn that just 2 billionaires are in their forties. 10 are in their fifties, 10 in their sixties, 3 in their seventies, and 5 in their eighties.

PICTURENAMEAFRICA RANKFORBES RANKNET WORTHAGEWEALTH SOURCEHOMETOWN/RESIDENCE
aliko dangote 100x100 1Aliko Dangote12424.3B57
Cement, Sugar, Flour
Nigeria
mohammed-al-amoudi_100x100
Mohammed Al Amoudi
27714B68Oil, DiversifiedEthiopia / United States
Elon MuskElon Musk310012B44Tesla Motors, Self MadeSouth Africa
patrick-soon-shiong_100x100Patrick Soon-Shiong410212B62PharmaceuticalsSouth Africa / United States
johann-rupert_100x100Johann Rupert & family51897.1B64Luxury Goods
South Africa
nicky-oppenheimer_100x100Nicky Oppenheimer & family62126.6B69
Diamonds
South Africa
nassef-sawiris_100x100Nassef Sawiris72396B53ConstructionEgypt
mike-adenuga_100x100Mike Adenuga83094.9B61Telcom, OilNigeria
nathan-kirsh_100x100Nathan Kirsh94413.7B82Retail, Real estateSwaziland
isabel-dos-santos_100x100Isabel dos Santos104493.6B41InvestmentsAngola
christoffel-wiese_100x100Christoffel Wiese114553.6B73RetailingSouth Africa
mohamed-mansour_100x100Mohamed Mansour125323.2B66DiversifiedEgypt
naguib-sawiris_100x100Naguib Sawiris135873B60TelecomEgypt
issad-rebrab_100x100Issad Rebrab146232.8B70FoodAlgeria
othman-benjelloun_100x100Othman Benjelloun156772.6B81Banking, InsuranceMorocco
folorunsho-alakija_100x100Folorunsho Alakija166972.6B63OilNigeria
youssef-mansour_100x100Youssef Mansour17762
2.4b
69DiversifiedEgypt
patrice-motsepe_100x100Patrice Motsepe188032.3B52MiningSouth Africa
mohamed-al-fayed_100x100
Mohamed Al Fayed
19959
2.4B
85Retail, InvestmentsEgypt
yasseen-mansour_100x100Yasseen Mansour20
1002
1.8B53DiversifiedEgypt
miloud-chaabi_100x100
Miloud Chaabi
21
1026
1.8B85DiversifiedMorocco
stephen-saad_100x100Stephen Saad2210781.7B50PharmaceuticalsSouth Africa
onsi-sawiris_100x100Onsi Sawiris2310891.7B87Construction, TelecomEgypt
aziz-akhannouch_100x100
Aziz Akhannouch & family
2411811.5B53Petroleum,DiversifiedMorocco
no-pic_100x100Allan Gray2512631.4B76InvestingSouth Africa
abdulsamad-rabiu_100x100
Abdulsamad Rabiu
2613001.4B54Sugar, Flour, CementNigeria
koos-bekker_100x100
Koos Bekker
2713121.4B61Media, InvestmentsSouth Africa
anas-sefrioui_100x100
Anas Sefrioui
2815171.1B57Real EstateMorocco
sudhir-ruparelia_100x100Sudhir Ruparelia2915221.1B58Real EstateUganda
samih-sawiris_100x100
Samih Sawiris
3015391B
57
Real Estate, HotelsEgypt

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