Sunday, March 13, 2011

Top 6 Black Billionaires

This is a list of black billionaires from around the world. Robert Johnson and Michael Lee-Chin were the first black people to be listed on Forbes magazines annual ranking of the World's Billionaires in 2001. Forbes mistakenly listed Mr. Johnson as the only black billionaire not recognizing Mr. Lee-Chin as being black. On its 2011 edition of The World's Billionaires list, Forbes again list six black billionaires, three in Africa, one in the UK, one in the Middle East and one in North America. Mr. Michael Lee-Chin did not make the cut for 2011.

Aliko Dangote:

Company: The Dangote Group
Position: Chairman, President
Industry: Manufacturing
Country: Nigeria

Dr. Mike Adenuga:

Born: March 29, 1953, Ijebu Igbo, Ogun State
Company: Globacom Limited,
Position: Chairman, CEO,
Industry: Telecommunications Services,
Country: Nigeria

Mohammed Al Amoudi:

Born: 1946, Dessie, Ethiopia
Company: Corral Petroleum Holdings, MIDROC Ethiopia
Position: Chairman
Industry: Petroleum
Country: Saudi Arabia, Ethiopia

Mohammed Ibrahim:

Born: 1946, Sudan
Company: Celtel International, MSI Cellular
Position: Founder and Chairman
Industry: Wireless Communications Services
Country: UK

Oprah Winfrey:

Born: January 29, 1954
Company: Harpo Inc.,
Position: Chairman
Industry: Media
Country: United States

Patrice Motsepe:

Patrice Motsepe
Born: January, 28, 1962, Johannesburg
Company: African Rainbow Minerals Limited
Position: Chairman
Industry: Mining
Country: South Africa

-Past Black Billionaires-

                                                

Femi Otedola:

Company: African Petroleum
Position: Chairman
Industry: Energy
Country: Nigeria

Michael Lee-Chin:

Born: Port Antonio, Jamaica, 1951
Company: Portland Holdings Inc.
Position: Founder, Executive Chairman
Industry: Financial Services
Country: Canada

Robert L. Johnson:

Date of Birth: April 8, 1946, in Hickory, Mississippi.
Education: University of Illinois, BA, 1968; Princeton University, MPA, 1972.
Company: The RLJ Company
Position: Founder, CEO
Industry: Real Estate, Hospitality,...

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