Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, and Jeff Bezos may be the richest men in the world, but they aren't the only billionaires. 11 of the world's billionaires - fewer than 1% - are black. They're comprised of media moguls, telecom giants, and more.
Ibrahim became a billionaire after selling his telecommunications company. Now he focuses on improving the lives of Africans through the Mo Ibrahim Foundation.
Lee-Chin owns a 65% stake in National Commercial Bank Jamaica.
Masiyiwa is the founder of Econet Group, a mobile phone company. He is Zimbabwe's first billionaire.
Jordan made $90 million from his basketball career. He makes over $100 million a year from his shoe deal with Nike and owns a stake in the Charlotte Hornets.
Alakija is vice chair of Nigerian oil company Famfa Oil. Her son's wedding cost nearly $6 million.
Motsepe was Africa's first billionaire thanks to his mining company. He promised to donate at least half of his wealth to charity.
At 45 years old, she is the youngest black billionaire in the world. Her father is Jose Eduardo Dos Santos, former president of Angola.
Winfrey became a media mogul with the "Oprah Winfrey Show." She is now the CEO of OWN, a cable TV channel.
Smith became a billionaire after leaving Goldman Sachs to start his own private equity firm.
Adenuga is chairman of telecommunications company Globacom. He earned an MBA from Pace University and used to drive a taxi.
Dangote is the richest man in Africa. He's also the largest producer of cement in Africa. He founded Dangote Foundation, which focuses on education, agriculture, and health.
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