Africa Facts Zone has released an exclusive list of the top 15 richest black people in the world as far as their net worth and the year under review are concerned.

Aliko Dangote, who is Africa’s richest man is also on the list of Forbes richest men in the world although usually around the bottom.

Nigeria entrepreneurs dominated the list with the likes of Mike Adenuga, Aliko Dangote, Abdul Samed Rabiu, and Folorunsho Alakija.

Some Black-American personalities on the list included: Will Smith, Oprah Winfrey, Jay z, etc.

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  1. 1. Aliko Dangote (Nigeria) – $9.5 billion

    2. Mohammed Hussein (Saudi) – $8.1 billion

    3. Mike Adenuga (Nigeria) – $5.8 billion

    4. Will Smith (US) – $5 billion

    5. David Steward (US) – $3.5 bn

    6. Abdul Samad Rabiu (Nigeria) – $3.2 bn

    7. Oprah Winfrey (US) $2.6 bn

    8. Mike Jordan (US) – $2.1 bn

    9. Patrice Motsepe (South Africa) – $2bn

    10. Isabel Dos Santos (Angola) – $1.8bn

    11. Strive Masiyiwa (Zimbabwe), Michael Lee-Chin (Canadian-Jamaican) – $1.7 billion

    13. Kanye West (US) – $1.3 billion

    14. Folorunsho Alakija (Nigeria) – $1 billion

    15. Jay-Z (US) – $1 billion