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

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Mohammed Al-Amoudi

Net Worth: $10.9 billion

Al-Amoudi is an oil tycoon with Saudi and Ethiopian heritage. He has multiple oil fields in Morocco, Sweden and West Africa. He also owns a significant stake in the National Oil Co. of Ethiopia.

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Aliko Dangote

Net Worth: $15.7 billion

Dangote is the richest Black person of any nationality in the world. His fortune includes trading in cement, sugar production and flour. His company, Dangote Cement, is the largest manufacturer of cement in Africa. Dangote is also starting to get into oil by producing 400,000 barrels a day to create Nigerian oil independence.

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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?