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1. Aliko Dangote

Estimated net worth of US $8.3 billion I Alhaji Aliko Dangote GCON (Age 63) is a Nigerian businessman, philanthropist and founder chairman of Dangote Group, an industrial conglomerate in Africa. He is the 162nd wealthiest person in the world and the richest person in Africa.

12 black billionaires in the world as of 2020

The artistic, cultural and political achievements of black people are well known throughout history. But their business feats are not often discussed as widely.

Here’s a look at 10 black billionaires, some of whom broke the glass ceiling and made it to the rich lists.

Figures mentioned here are estimates of 2020.