Africa is blessed with tons of people, and from the different endeavours of people, everyone is rated based on how successful they are, and today, there's a ranking as regards the richest men in the continent. It's one thing to be one's country richest man, but it's another thing to be the richest man in one's continent.
In Nigeria specifically, we know who is the richest man in the country, and we know the source of income of many of our richest men, and in similar way, these men are also on the list of the top richest men in Africa as a whole, and more precisely, we will be looking at the richest man in Africa.
As it is, the list for the richest men in the continent is updated per year and this is majorly because many of them make increase in their wealth and based on that, some will become wealthier, while some will decrease in wealth. Hence, based on the current ranking throughout the continent (Africa), below is the richest man and his net worth.
Aliko Dangote GCON is a Nigerian billionaire business magnate and philanthropist. He is the wealthiest person in Africa, with an estimated net worth of US$13.5 billion
Aliko Dangote, being Africa's richest person, founded and chairs Dangote Cement, the continent's largest cement producer. He owns 85% of publicly-traded Dangote Cement through a holding company. Dangote Cement produces 45.6 million metric tons annually and has operations in 10 countries across Africa.
Currently, his net worth is 13.5 billion US Dollars, but as at 2020, his net worth was 10.1 billion US Dollars. As many people know, he's into manufacturing and his main source of income is from Sugar and cement, and today, that's why his company is one of the leading companies in the country today. Of course, Dangote is just 63 years old, and he is based in Lagos, where he has majority of his companies, and this can be traced to the fact that Lagos is a major city where companies can easily thrive depending on the product that's being produced.
Below are some details provided about him according to Forbes after rating all the richest men in Africa:
According to records, Dangote has a private jet, lots of cars and he has made lots of achievements so far, such that his companies are not just recognized only in Nigeria, or Africa, but in the whole world.
Thus, see some of his pictures below:
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