11 Wealthiest African American Celebrities In The World, Ranked

Many African Americans have made it big in Hollywood, business, sports, and other areas. These famous people are currently leading a luxurious life, earning both fame and wealth. Some of the biggest names? Nigerian business magnate Aliko Dangote, chairman and founder of World Wide Technology David Steward, American rapper, record producer, and fashion designer Kanye West, and TV host and media executive Oprah Winfrey.
So who are the wealthiest black celebrities in the world in 2022? The Forbes billionaire list has just been announced, and many Black men and women have landed on the list again. Noticeably, some of them are famous actors, actresses, and singers.
These people have earned their gigantic fortune in different ways, but there's no denying their financial success. Not just that, they are hugely popular with fans. Their road to success has inspired millions of people out there, especially those who are determined to make it big in their careers.
The list below are 11 famous black people who landed on the Forbes 2022 Billionaires List. Scroll down to check them out!

#1 Aliko Dangote, Net Worth: $14 Billion

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Aliko Dangote, a Nigerian billionaire business magnate, is the founder and current chairman and CEO of the Dangote Group, the largest industrial conglomerate in West Africa.

#2 Mike Adenuga, Net Worth: $7.3 Billion

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Mike Adenuga is the second richest man in Nigeria. The billionaire has built his fortune in telecom and oil production.

#3 Abdulsamad Rabiu, Net Worth: $6.9 Billion

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Abdulsamad Rabiu is a Nigerian billionaire businessman and philanthropist. He is the founder and chairman of BUA Group, a Nigerian conglomerate concentrating on manufacturing, infrastructure, and agriculture.

#4 Robert F. Smith, Net Worth: $6.7 Billion

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Robert F. Smith, an American businessman, and investor, is the founder, Chairman, and CEO of private equity firm Vista Equity Partners.

#5 David Steward, Net Worth: $5.8 Billion

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American businessman David Steward is chairman and founder of World Wide Technology, one of the largest African-American-owned businesses in America.

#6 Patrice Motsepe, Net Worth: $3.3 Billion

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Patrice Motsepe, a South African mining billionaire businessman, is the founder and chairman of African Rainbow Minerals.

#7 Oprah Winfrey, Net Worth: $2.6 Billion

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Oprah Winfrey is a famous American television personality, actress, and entrepreneur.

#8 Kanye West, Net Worth: $2 Billion

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Kanye West is a well-known American producer, rapper, and fashion designer.

#9 Rihanna, Net Worth: $1.7 Billion


Barbadian singer Rihanna also earn success with her role as an actress, and a businesswoman.

#10 Michael Jordan, Net Worth: $1.7 Billion

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Jay-Z (born Shawn Corey Carter) is a famous American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur.

#11 Tyler Perry, Net Worth: $1 Billion

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Tyler Perry is an actor, director, screenwriter, playwright, producer, author, and songwriter.
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