Richest African Presidents

Africa is the biggest continent in the world with enough resources to make it richer than any other continent. However, the continent is a corruption haven and the resources are misuses, money stolen and held by a few individuals. Well, that aside, in this post we will talk about the top 10 Richest African Presidents as of 2020.

RankNameCountryNet Worth
1José Eduardo dos SantosAngola (Former president)$20 billion
2Mohammed VIMorocco$2.5 billion
3Uhuru KenyattaKenya$650 million
4Teodoro Obiang Nguema MbasogoEquatorial Guinea$600 million
5Paul KagameRwanda$500 million
6Jacob ZumaSouth Africa (Former president)$220 million
7Paul BiyaCameroon$200 million
8Mswati IIISwaziland$100 million
9Idriss DébyChad$50 million
10Robert MugabeZimbabwe (Former president)$10 million

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Some of these Richest African Presidents gained their wealth from genuine business ventures, for example, Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta who owns Brookside, real estate ventures among others. Some African presidents though, we can’t say for sure but they are rich.


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