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Forbes 2019: Dangote, Adenuga top list of Africa billionaires (Full List)

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Aliko Dangote has been Named Africa’s richest person, for the eighth year in a row.

His net worth is estimated at $10.3 billion, nearly $2 billion less than a year ago. The drop in his net worth is primarily due to a roughly 20% drop in the stock price of Dangote Cement, his most valuable asset.

The continent’s second richest is Mike Adenuga, he is worth an estimated $9.2 billion.

Adenuga owns Globacom, which is Nigeria’s third-largest mobile phone network, plus oil exploration firm Conoil Producing, extensive real estate holdings in Nigeria and a network of 12,000 cellphone towers.

His net worth climbed dramatically from $5.3 billion in January 2018 as a result of more detailed information provided by him about his assets.

See full list below:

Top 10 Richest Persons in Africa, 2019 

1. Aliko Dangote, Networth: $10.3 B
2. Mike Adenuga, Networth: $9.2 B
3. Nicky Oppenheimer, Networth: $7.3 B
4. Nassef Sawiris, Networth: $6.3 B
5. Johann Rupert, Networth: $5.3 B
6. Issad Rebrab, Networth: $3.7 B
7. Naguib Sawiris, Networth: $2.9 B
8. Koos Bekker, Networth: $2.3 B
9. Isabel dos Santos, Networth: $2.3 B
10. Mohamed Mansour, Networth: $2.3 B

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