11 Black Entrepreneurs Who Made It to Forbes’ 2015 Billionaires List


Patrice Motsepe

Net Worth: $2.1 billion

Motsepe is South Africa’s first Black billionaire. He founded and served as CEO of African Rainbow Minerals. This company is responsible for processing and mining iron, manganese, chrome, platinum, copper, nickel, coal and gold.


Oprah Winfrey

Net Worth: $2.9 billion

Winfrey is the richest African-American in the world. She is the founder of OWN (Oprah Winfrey Network), which at one time was a struggling network until she partnered with Tyler Perry to create lucrative TV shows.

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  1. I didn't see my name

  2. what about dr dre??? i thought he reached billionaire status with the beats/apple deal?

  3. How about Mr Obama?