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Top 10 richest families in Africa from 2022 to 2023.
Africa is one of the wealthiest continents with an increasing number of individual and family billionaires. According to Forbes, Africa’s top billionaires are worth an estimated $85.2 billion, which is a 16% increase from the previous year 2022. Today, we shall share with you a list of the top 10 richest families in Africa in 2023.
For the 12th year in a row, Aliko Dangote of Nigeria is still the richest man in Africa in 2023, with a net worth of $14 billion today. Johann Rupert & Family ranks second on the list as the richest family in Africa, with an estimated net worth of $11 billion invested in fashion and retail. South African Nicky Oppenheimer, venturing into metals and mining, ranks No. 3, worth an estimated $8.6 billion.
The richest families in Africa in 2023 have made their fortunes by investing in fashion and retail, financial services, food and beverages, telecommunications, mining, and manufacturing in different countries and outside.
Some list members grow richer or poorer according to the inventory outlay and currency exchange rates of their businesses. Our findings of the top 10 richest families in Africa is from top sites like the Richest Info and Forbes.
In summary, below is a list of the top 10 richest people and families in Africa in 2023 and their net worth.
Top 10 Richest Families in Africa 2023
Aliko Dangote and Family. Net worth 2023: $14 billion.
Aliko Dangote is Africa’s richest person right now, Founder and chair of Dangote Cement, the continent’s largest cement producer. He owns 85% of publicly-traded Dangote Cement ranking him number one on our list.
Johann Rupert & Family. Net worth 2023: $11 billion.
Nicky Oppenheimer & Family. Net worth 2023: $8.6 billion.
Nassef Sawiris and Family. Net worth 2023: $8.6 billion.
Abdulsamad Rabiu and Family. Net worth 2023: $7 billion.
Mike Adenuga and Family. Net worth 2023: $6.7 billion.
Issad Rebrab & Family. Net worth 2023: $5.1 billion.
Naguib Sawiris & Family. Net worth 2023: $3.4 billion.
Patrice Motsepe & Family. Net worth 2023: $3.1 billion.
Koos Bekker. Net worth 2023: $2.7 billion.
Who is the richest man in Africa in 2023?
In Africa today, Aliko Dangote is the richest man in 2023 with a net worth of $15.2 billion, ranking no. 124th worldwide. Aliko Dangote is the founder and chairman of the Dangote Group, a large alliance operating in various industrial sectors, including cement and sugar.
The richest man in East Africa 2023
Mohammed Dewji, Tanzania, is the richest man in East Africa, with an estimated net worth of 1.6 billion dollars. Besides that, he ranks 17th as the richest man in Africa through 2023. Currently, Mohammed Dewji is the youngest richest man in Africa today and also the first Tanzanian on the cover of Forbes magazine.
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