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Dangote, Adenuga, Abdulsamad Rabiu Top Africans on Forbes Billionaires List for 2022

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Forbes has released its annual World’s Billionaires List, ranking 2,668 billionaires across the world for this year, 2022.

Only three Africans (all Nigerians) were in the Top 500 of the list. They include Aliko Dangote (No. 130) with his $14 billion in total earnings, making him the richest man in Africa according to the magazine. The next African on the list is Mike Adenuga with his $7.3 billion fourtune which puts him at number 324 on the list. Abdulsamad Rabiu, was listed at number 350 with his $6.9 billion fortune.

Twelve people under the age of 30, also made it to the list.

Francoise Bettencourt Meyers with her $74.8 billion fortune was ranked as the richest woman on the planet for the second year running (No. 14 in the general list). She’s the granddaughter of the founder of beauty giant L’Oréal.

Check out the full list here.

1 Comment

  1. Cathy Ajayi

    April 7, 2022 at 10:09 pm

    Rich? Did you say rich? How can you call them rich when you look at their home land? If I am a billionaire in dollars, my family and immediate community should reflect it. Between these three knuckle heads, they can fix the problems we’re experiencing in the energy/power sector of the country. They have the clout to call out the corrupt politicians who have run the country into the ground. Honestly…..they can’t call out anyone because their hands are not clean either.

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