Full list of top 15 richest black people in the world and their powerful financial assets
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Full list of top 15 richest black people in the world and their powerful financial assets

- Four Nigerians have made the top 15 list of richest black people in the universe

- Alike Dangote is number one among people like Will Smith, Mike Jordan, Oprah Winfrey

- The female Nigerian who made the list at number 14 is Folorunsho Alakija with $1bn

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Four Nigerians have again given the country pride of place among wealthy people in the world according to Africa Facts Zone.

In the top 10 list compiled by the Twitter handle, Dangote leads the pack with $9.5bn, while Mike Adenuga makes number three on the list with $5.8bn.

The third and fourth Nigerians are Rabiu at number six and Folorunso Alakija, number 14, with a wealth commanding power of $3.2bn and $1bn.

Famous show host, Oprah Winfrey, and popular actor, Will Smit take numbers seven and four with $2.6bn and $5bn respectively.

Below are, therefore, the full list of the 15 richest black people:

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

A collage of Dangote, Jay Z, Kanye, Oprah, Adenuga.

A collage of Dangote, Jay Z, Kanye, Oprah, Adenuga.
Source: UGC

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

Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh earlier reported that in a separate list of top 10 richest in Africa, Dangote still leads with his net worth with Nicky Oppenheimer from South Africa coming second with $7.5 billion. Adenuga was number eight.

In other news, amid all the protests and chaos that hit many parts of the world and majorly in the US, it is amazing to see a 6-year-old mentioning that her dad's death was not in vain.

It goes without saying Gianna would better have her dad, George Floyd, by her side but for her to acknowledge the change it brought in the world is pretty impressive.

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