10. Youseff Mansour
If you think the Sawiris family is the only billionaire family in Egypt, then think again. Youseff Mansour is from the powerful billionaire Mansour family. His is quiter than his other two billionaire brothers and they are much well known than he is. He controls MetroMart, the largest supermarket chain in Egypt, as well as tobacco brands, and McDonald’s restaurants. Along with his billionaire brothers, he owns a stake in the Mansour Group, which is a giant business conglomerate within Africa and beyond.
Net Worth: $2.9 Billion
9. Naguib Sawiris
Naguib is the son of Egyptian billionaire Onsi Sawiris and the brother of billionaire Nassef Sawiris. He oversees the telecom sector of giant brand Orascom Group. Orascom Group is Egypt’s largest private sector employer. Naguib is said to be Egypt’s second richest man and his company has over 70% stake in North Korea’s only cellphone network – Koryolink,.
Net worth: $3.1 Billion
8. Issad Rebrab (& family)
Cevital Business Group is overseen by Issad and it is the largest business conglomerate in Algeria. Cevital produces Sugar, Vegetable Oil, Margarine, and so on and he’s an exclusive distributor for Europcar, Hyundai and Samsung.
Net Worth: $3.3 Billion
7. Mohamed Mansour
Mohamed Mansour owns the Mansour Group, which is one of Africa’s largest business conglomerates. The company’s services span into areas such as Industrial Equipment, Automobile, Capital Market, Consumer Goods, and so on. He also has stakes in Egypt’s mega supermarket – MetroMart, which is the largest in the country and also has stakes in Egypt’s aviation sector.
Net Worth: $4.0 Billion
6. Mike Adenuga
Mike Adenuga is the owner of Globacom telecommunications, which is the main threat to the MTN, the largest telecom service provider in Nigeria. Globacom is the No.1 service provider in a number of other African countries. He is one of the billionaires who live in the billionaire neighbourhood – Banana Island. He owns Consolidate Oil and Gas aka ConOil, one of Africa’s largest companies in the Oil and Gas sector.
Net Worth: $4.6 Billion
5. Christoeffel Wiese
Wiese is the third richest person in South Africa and his main income source is retail. He is the owner of the giant chain supply, distribution and retail supermarket – Shoprite. Wiese is considered as a very hard working businessman, and one of the most prolific billionaires in Africa. He is a sleek investor and he owns Lanzerac Manor, one of SA’s five star hotels.
Net Worth: $5.4 Billion
4. Nassef Sawiris
Nassef’s construction company is one of the top dogs in Africa’s construction industry. He is the chairman of Orascom Construction Company which has its base in Egypt. He owns a significant stake in cement company – Lafarge. He also has stakes in NASDAQ (Dubai), he’s a board member of NNS Holding (Luxembourg) and BESIX (Belgium). His company executes all construction projects of the Orascom Group.
Net Worth: $6.1 Billion
3. Nicky Oppenheimer
Nicky Oppenheimer comes from a family of South African billionaires and the family business was mainly brewing and production of alcohol. He later went on to sell his 40% shares in the family’s company – De Beers in 2011, to fully focus on his Diamond magnet business. He owns the largest private game reserve in South Africa – Tswalu Kalahari Reserves.
Net Worth: $6.8 Billion
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