Wealthiest Black Billionaires – 2012 List of the richest Black person in the world

Here’s an interesting fact! All the billionaires, all with the exception of Oprah Winfrey and Mohammed Al Amoudi are African — three in Africa, one in the UK, one in the Middle East and only one is American. Media mogul Oprah Winfrey With $2.7 billion, she’s still the world’s richest black woman – female billionaire. Nigerian self-made business magnet Aliko Dangote is, however, no longer the richest black person in the world. He’s been ousted by Mohammed Al Amoudi, of Saudi and Ethiopian descent, who is worth an estimated $12.5 billion.

This is a list of Wealthiest Black Billionaires – 2012 List of the richest Black person in the world.

1) Mohammed Al Amoudi
Net Worth:$12.3 billion
Saudi Arabia’s Richest Person: #2
World’s Richest People: #61 overall
Source: oil, self-made , Age: 67
Citizenship: Saudi Arabia
Residence: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Marital Status:Married

2) Aliko Dangote
Net Worth: $11.2 billion – As of March 2012
Nigeria’s Richest Person: #1
World’s Richest People: #76 overall
Source of wealth: Source: sugar, flour, cement , self-made
Age:54 , Citizenship: Nigeria , Residence:Lagos, Nigeria
Marital Status:Married, Children:3

3) Mike Adenuga
Net Worth:$4.3 billion
Nigeria’s Richest Person: #2
World’s Richest People: #248 overall
Source of wealth: Telcom, banking, oil, self-made
Age:57 ,Citizenship: Nigeria ,Residence:Lagos, Nigeria
Marital Status:Married

4) Patrice Motsepe
Net Worth: $2.7billion – As of March 2012
South Africa’s Richest Person: #4
World’s Richest People: #442 overall
Source of wealth: Mining, self-made
Age:49 ,Citizenship: South Africa ,Residence: Johannesburg, South Africa
Marital Status:Married, Children:3

5) Oprah Winfrey
Net worth: $2.7 billion
Source of Wealth: Television (Talk show host), Media proprietor, self-made
Education: BA/BS, Tennessee State University

6)  Mohammed Ibrahim
Net Worth: $1.1 billion
UK’s Richest Person: #32
World’s Richest People: #1075 overall
Source of wealth: communications, self-made
Age:64 ,Citizenship: United Kingdom, Residence: London, United Kingdom

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Features Editor, a senior director of strategic planning for a major university, has experience at a long/short equity hedge fund and has been in the markets for just under a decade. He has degrees in Economics and Communications and focuses on macro themes in the markets. His background also extends to logistics, marketing, and e-commerce.