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Forbes Black billiomaires 2013

Forbes Black Billionaires

Forbes Black billiomaires 2013

By iStyle by Pamela

     Forbes released the list of billionaires. Of the 1,426 people who made it to the 2013 FORBES list of the World’s Billionaires, only seven are Black. These are the seven who made the cut:

     #1 Aliko Dangote, $16.1 billion 55, Nigerian, Sugar, Cement, Flour Owns Dangote Cement, the continent’s largest cement producer.

#2 Mohammed Al-Amoudi, $13.5 billion 68, Saudi Arabian. Oil Refineries, Mining – He now sits atop Midroc Group, a sprawling conglomerate that owns oil refineries in Morocco and Sweden and oil fields off West Africa.

     #3 Mike Adenuga, $4.7 billion 59, Nigerian. Oil, Telecoms – His Conoil Producing Limited is one of Nigeria’s largest indigenous oil explorers. He also owns Globacom, Nigeria’s second largest mobile phone network.

     #4 Patrice Motsepe, $2.9 billion 51, South African. Mining – South Africa’s first and only black billionaire holds the bulk of his fortune through African Rainbow Minerals (ARM), His publicly traded mining conglomerate, which has interests in platinum, nickel, chrome, iron, manganese, coal, copper and gold.

     #5 Oprah Winfrey, $2.8 billion 59, American. Television– Oprah still remains the only African-American billionaire in the world.

     #6 Isabel Dos Santos, $2 billion 40, Angolan. Investments – The oldest daughter of Angola’s president, Jose Eduardo dos Santos. Her largest holding is a $1 billion stake in Angolan mobile phone company, Unitel.

     #7 Mohammed Ibrahim, $1.1 billion 66, British. Investments – Sudanese-born Mo Ibrahim founded mobile phone company Celtel and sold it off in 2005 for $3.4 billion, pocketing $1.4 billion.



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