Africa's Growing Number of Billionaires
The fastest growing economy and now home to 55 billionaires who have a combined wealth of $143.88bn. This quite an improvement compared to our forbes list of 16-25 billionaires from Africa. And its good number too we're on the right track Compared to UK's 84 billionaires whose total worth is £250bn in 2013 and Latin America's 51 Billionaires ... our next second fast growing economy Asia homes 399 billionaires as of 2013.
There are 3 women on the whole 55 people list. The mother of Kenya's president, a daughter of Angola's president and a Nigerian oil tycoon and fashion designer
This number was released by Nigerian Magazine Ventures which released the 'Richest People in Africa' List being topped by ;
Aliko Dangote $20.2 billion from Nigeria Allan Gray $8.5 billion South Africa, Mike Adenuga$8 billion Nigeria, Folorunsho Alakija $7.3 billion Nigeria, Nicky Oppenheimer $6.5 billion South Africa, Johann Rupert $6.1 billion South Africa, Nassef Sawiris $5.2 billion Egypt, Gilbert Chagoury & Family $4.2 billion Nigeria, Nathan Kirsh $3.6 billion Swaziland, Christoffel Wiese $3.4 billion, South Africa
You can see the full list here