Sunday, 3 June 2012

Dangote the 76th richest man

Aliko Dangote, The Nigerian Billionaire has fallen to become the 76th richest man with a net-worth of about 11billion dollars but is still Africa's Richest man as Mark Zuckerberg is now far ahead of him to become the 35th alongside David Thomson and family with net-worths of 17.5 billion dollars respectively. Also Steve Job's widowed spouse and family make an entrance into the top 100 as 100th with 9 billion dollars
Stories correct as of today(3rd June, 2012)
for the complete list of the top100 richest men read more
1Carlos Slim Helu & family

Carlos Slim Helu & family

$69 B72telecomMexico
2Bill Gates

Bill Gates

$61 B56MicrosoftUnited States
3Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett

$44 B81Berkshire HathawayUnited States
4Bernard Arnault

Bernard Arnault

$41 B63LVMHFrance
5Amancio Ortega

Amancio Ortega

$37.5 B75ZaraSpain
6Larry Ellison

Larry Ellison

$36 B67OracleUnited States
7Eike Batista

Eike Batista

$30 B55mining, oilBrazil
8Stefan Persson

Stefan Persson

$26 B64H&MSweden
9Li Ka-shing

Li Ka-shing

$25.5 B83diversifiedHong Kong
10Karl Albrecht

Karl Albrecht

$25.4 B92AldiGermany
11Christy Walton & family

Christy Walton & family

$25.3 B57Wal-MartUnited States
12Charles Koch

Charles Koch

$25 B76diversifiedUnited States
12David Koch

David Koch

$25 B71diversifiedUnited States
14Sheldon Adelson

Sheldon Adelson

$24.9 B78casinosUnited States
15Liliane Bettencourt

Liliane Bettencourt

$24 B89L'OrealFrance
16Jim Walton

Jim Walton

$23.7 B64Wal-MartUnited States
17Alice Walton

Alice Walton

$23.3 B62Wal-MartUnited States
18S. Robson Walton

S. Robson Walton

$23.1 B68Wal-MartUnited States
19Mukesh Ambani

Mukesh Ambani

$22.3 B54petrochemicals, oil & gasIndia
20Michael Bloomberg

Michael Bloomberg

$22 B70Bloomberg LPUnited States
21Lakshmi Mittal

Lakshmi Mittal

$20.7 B61steelIndia
22George Soros

George Soros

$20 B81hedge fundsUnited States
23Michele Ferrero & family

Michele Ferrero & family

$19 B85chocolatesItaly
24Sergey Brin

Sergey Brin

$18.7 B38GoogleUnited States
24Larry Page

Larry Page

$18.7 B39GoogleUnited States
26Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos

$18.4 B48Amazon.comUnited States
27Thomas & Raymond Kwok & family

Thomas & Raymond Kwok & family

$18.3 B0real estateHong Kong
28Alisher Usmanov

Alisher Usmanov

$18.1 B58steel, telecom, investmentsRussia
29Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Alsaud

Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Alsaud

$18 B57investmentsSaudi Arabia
29Lee Shau Kee

Lee Shau Kee

$18 B84diversifiedHong Kong
29Georgina Rinehart

Georgina Rinehart

$18 B58MiningAustralia
32Berthold & Theo Jr. Albrecht

Berthold & Theo Jr. Albrecht

$17.8 B0Aldi, Trader Joe'sGermany
32Iris Fontbona & family

Iris Fontbona & family

$17.8 B69miningChile
34Michael Otto & family

Michael Otto & family

$17.6 B68retail, real estateGermany
35David Thomson & family

David Thomson & family

$17.5 B54mediaCanada
35Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg

$17.5 B28FacebookUnited States
37Ricardo Salinas Pliego & family

Ricardo Salinas Pliego & family

$17.4 B56retail, mediaMexico
38Alberto Bailleres Gonzalez & family

Alberto Bailleres Gonzalez & family

$16.5 B80miningMexico
39Rinat Akhmetov

Rinat Akhmetov

$16 B45steel, coalUkraine
39Cheng Yu-tung

Cheng Yu-tung

$16 B86diversifiedHong Kong
41Michael Dell

Michael Dell

$15.9 B47DellUnited States
41Vladimir Lisin

Vladimir Lisin

$15.9 B55steel, transportRussia
41Azim Premji

Azim Premji

$15.9 B66softwareIndia
44Steve Ballmer

Steve Ballmer

$15.7 B56MicrosoftUnited States
45Alexei Mordashov

Alexei Mordashov

$15.3 B46steel, investmentsRussia
46Vladimir Potanin

Vladimir Potanin

$14.5 B51metalsRussia
47Phil Knight

Phil Knight

$14.4 B74NikeUnited States
48Paul Allen

Paul Allen

$14.2 B59Microsoft, investmentsUnited States
48German Larrea Mota Velasco & family

German Larrea Mota Velasco & family

$14.2 B58miningMexico
50Carl Icahn

Carl Icahn

$14 B76leveraged buyoutsUnited States
50Birgit Rausing & family

Birgit Rausing & family

$14 B88packagingSweden
52Forrest Mars Jr

Forrest Mars Jr

$13.8 B80candyUnited States
52Jacqueline Mars

Jacqueline Mars

$13.8 B72candyUnited States
52John Mars

John Mars

$13.8 B75candyUnited States
52Joseph Safra

Joseph Safra

$13.8 B73bankingBrazil
56Vagit Alekperov

Vagit Alekperov

$13.5 B61LukoilRussia
57Mikhail Fridman

Mikhail Fridman

$13.4 B47oil, banking, telecomRussia
58Mikhail Prokhorov

Mikhail Prokhorov

$13.2 B46investmentsRussia
59Susanne Klatten

Susanne Klatten

$13 B49BMW, pharmaceuticalsGermany
59Francois Pinault & family

Francois Pinault & family

$13 B75retailFrance
61Mohammed Al Amoudi

Mohammed Al Amoudi

$12.5 B67oil, diversifiedSaudi Arabia
61Anne Cox Chambers

Anne Cox Chambers

$12.5 B92mediaUnited States
61John Paulson

John Paulson

$12.5 B56hedge fundsUnited States
64Robert Kuok

Robert Kuok

$12.4 B88diversifiedMalaysia
64Luis Carlos Sarmiento

Luis Carlos Sarmiento

$12.4 B79bankingColombia
64Viktor Vekselberg

Viktor Vekselberg

$12.4 B54oil, metalsRussia
67Antonio Ermirio de Moraes & family

Antonio Ermirio de Moraes & family

$12.2 B83diversifiedBrazil
68Roman Abramovich

Roman Abramovich

$12.1 B45steel, investmentsRussia
69Donald Bren

Donald Bren

$12 B79real estateUnited States
69Jorge Paulo Lemann

Jorge Paulo Lemann

$12 B72beerBrazil
69Ronald Perelman

Ronald Perelman

$12 B69leveraged buyoutsUnited States
72Len Blavatnik

Len Blavatnik

$11.9 B54diversifiedUnited States
72Leonid Mikhelson

Leonid Mikhelson

$11.9 B56gas, chemicalsRussia
74Leonardo Del Vecchio

Leonardo Del Vecchio

$11.5 B76eyewearItaly
75John Fredriksen

John Fredriksen

$11.3 B67shippingCyprus
76Aliko Dangote

Aliko Dangote

$11.2 B54sugar, flour, cementNigeria
76Stefan Quandt

Stefan Quandt

$11.2 B45BMWGermany
78Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor & family

Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor & family

$11 B60real estateUnited Kingdom
78Harold Hamm

Harold Hamm

$11 B66oil & gasUnited States
80Savitri Jindal & family

Savitri Jindal & family

$10.9 B62steelIndia
81Andrey Melnichenko

Andrey Melnichenko

$10.8 B40coal, fertilizersRussia
82James Simons

James Simons

$10.7 B73hedge fundsUnited States
83Ernesto Bertarelli & family

Ernesto Bertarelli & family

$10.6 B46biotech, investmentsSwitzerland
84Jack Taylor & family

Jack Taylor & family

$10.4 B89Enterprise Rent-A-CarUnited States
85Abigail Johnson

Abigail Johnson

$10.3 B50FidelityUnited States
86Robin Li

Robin Li

$10.2 B43TechnologyChina
86Eliodoro, Bernardo & Patricia Matte

Eliodoro, Bernardo & Patricia Matte

$10.2 B0paperChile
88Ray Dalio

Ray Dalio

$10 B62hedge fundsUnited States
88George Kaiser

George Kaiser

$10 B69oil & gas, bankingUnited States
88Johanna Quandt

Johanna Quandt

$10 B85BMWGermany
88Hans Rausing

Hans Rausing

$10 B86packagingSweden
88Tadashi Yanai & family

Tadashi Yanai & family

$10 B63retailJapan
93Serge Dassault & family

Serge Dassault & family

$9.9 B86aviationFrance
93Ananda Krishnan

Ananda Krishnan

$9.9 B73telecomsMalaysia
95Klaus-Michael Kuhne

Klaus-Michael Kuhne

$9.8 B74shippingGermany
96Pallonji Mistry

Pallonji Mistry

$9.7 B82constructionIreland
97Alejandro Santo Domingo Davila

Alejandro Santo Domingo Davila

$9.5 B35beerColombia
98Horst Paulmann & family

Horst Paulmann & family

$9.3 B77retailChile
99Gennady Timchenko

Gennady Timchenko

$9.1 B59oil & gasRussia
100Laurene Powell Jobs & family

Laurene Powell Jobs & family

$9 B48Apple, DisneyUnited States


  1. Ok i actually thought Dangote was 15th before, what suddenly happened??


  2. yea spot-on @Uyi he was 15th ahead of Zukerberg, how could he suddenly become 76

  3. well that's what Forbes said, not me, they cant possibly be wrong now...see the list