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      • The Black Billionaires 2019 Aliko Dangote. The Cement and commodities tycoon retains his title as the world's richest black man this year. ... Mike Adenuga. Nigerian-born Mike Adenuga, the world's second richest black person, built his fortune in oil and mobile telecoms. Oprah Winfrey. ... Isabel Dos Santos. ... Patrice Motsepe. ... Abdulsamad Rabiu. ... Folorunsho Alakija. ...
    • He's the founder of BET. Johnson created BET, a prominent cable station targeted toward an African-American audience, in 1980. He got his start in cable television after working in pay TV, where viewers pay through a subscription to watch a particular channel.
    • He had the first black-owned company on the NYSE. In 1991, BET became the first black-owned company to be traded on the New York Stock Exchange, according to CNN Money.
    • He came from humble beginnings. For the first few years of Johnson's life, his father chopped and sold timber while his mother taught school in Mississippi.
    • He once owned the NBA Bobcats. Johnson became the first black majority owner of an NBA team with the purchase of the Charlotte Bobcats. In 2003, he completed a deal with the city for a $265 million arena that was to open in time for the 2005-2006 season.
  1. Black billionaires are individuals who are of predominantly black ancestry with a net worth of at least US$1 billion. According to the 2021 Forbes ranking of the world's billionaires, Nigerian business magnate Aliko Dangote had a net worth of $11.5 billion and was the world's richest black man.

    Year
    Black Billionaires
    Bi/multiracial Billionaires With Black ...
    All Billionaires
    2021
    12: Aliko Dangote, $13.5 billion Mike ...
    5: Mohammad Al-Amoudi, $8.4 billion ...
    2,755, Richest: Bernard Arnault $201 ...
    2020
    13: Aliko Dangote, $13.5 billion Mike ...
    4: Mohammad Al-Amoudi, $8.4 billion ...
    2,095, Richest: Jeff Bezos $113 billion
    2019
    11: Aliko Dangote, $10.6 billion Mike ...
    4: Mohammad Al-Amoudi, $8.4 billion ...
    2,153, Richest: Jeff Bezos $110 billion
    2016
    11: Aliko Dangote $14.4 billion Mike ...
    2: Mohammed Al-Amoudi, $8.4 billion ...
    1,810, Richest: Bill Gates $75 billion
  2. Apr 14, 2020 · Hip hop’s first billionaire comes in at No.1990 with a net worth of $1 billion. According to Forbes, Jay-Z and Beyoncé’s On the Run II tour made $5 million a night for a total of $250 million. He also makes millions with his Armand de Brignac champagne and D’Ussé cognac.

  3. According to the 2019 Forbes ranking of the world’s billionaires, Nigerian business magnate Aliko Dangote had a net worth of $12.5 billion and was the world’s richest black man. Then, How many slaves did Mansa Musa have? Mansa Musa was the African ruler of the Mali Empire in the 14th century.

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    • David Steward. As co-founder and chairman of World Wide Technology, Steward’s rise to the top wasn’t a smooth path. Forbes says he once watched as his car was repossessed from his office’s parking lot.
    • Abdulsamad Rabiu. With a net worth of $2.9 billion, Rabiu ranks at No. 712. The 59-year-old business mogul owns BUA Group, a cement, sugar, and real estate conglomerate.
    • Oprah Winfrey. Oprah — the richest Black woman in the world — comes in at No. 836 with a net worth of $2.5 billion. According to Forbes, $2 billion of Oprah’s net worth is from reinvestments of her talk show profits.
    • Michael Jordan. At No. 1001, with a net worth of $2.1 billion, the former NBA legend has built a multi-billion dollar empire. Forbes reports that the six-time NBA champion amassed $1.7 billion (before taxes) of his net worth from corporate partnerships.
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