A password will be e-mailed to you.

Share This Post!

Globacom boss, Mike Adenuga has risen in a lot of dollars to become the second wealthiest man in Africa. His wealth has almost doubled from the $5.3 billion at the beginning of 2018, to $9.2 billion at the beginning of 2019.

Mike Adenuga

Forbes says the massive increase in the wealth of the telecoms and oil tycoon is as a result of more detailed information provided about his assets by him.

Although there are fewer African billionaires at the start of 2019 compared to the start of 2018, Aliko Dangote has retained his spot as Africa’s richest man, starting 2019 almost $2 billion less wealthy than 2018 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.

Two women make 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 full list of 20 below:

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

9 Isabel dos Santos $2.3 billion

10 Mohamed Mansour $2.3 billion

11 Strive Masiyiwa $2.3 billion

12 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

By Oluwatoyin Adeleye

Read also: Kylie Jenner Ties Jay-Z To Become 5th Wealthiest American Celebrity On Forbes List

Share This Post!