Dangote Becomes The 64th Richest Billionaire In The World

• July 14, 2022

Aliko Dangote, a Nigerian billionaire business magnet is the current chairman and CEO of the Dangote Group, the largest industrial conglomerate in West Africa, has been listed as the 64th richest billionaire in the world.

According to the latest ranking by Bloomberg, Elon Musk the founder and CEO of TESLA among other companies is listed as the richest billionaire. 

Based on net worth, Dangote on the recent Bloomberg billionaire list is worth $20.2 billion as of Thursday, July 14, 2022 which pushed him up to the 64th richest man in the world.

Dangote is Africa’s richest person. He owns 85% of publicly-traded Dangote Cement through a holding company. His Cement factory has the capacity to produce 48.6 million metric tons annually and has operations in 10 countries across Africa.

Sitting at the top 10 richest billionaires on the list are 1. Elon Musk, 2. Jeff Bezos, 3. Bernard Arnault, 4. Bill Gates, 5. Gautam Adani, 6. Larry Page, 7. Sergey Brin, 8. Warren Buffett, 9. Steve Ballmer, and 10.  Larry Ellison.

Here is the Top 100 billionaires list, their net worth, country and industry, according to Bloomberg;

1 Elon Musk $217B +$2.95B -$53.2B United States Technology

2 Jeff Bezos $134B +$1.18B -$58.5B United States Technology

3 Bernard Arnault $127B -$1.03B -$50.6B France Consumer

4 Bill Gates $113B -$712M -$25.1B United States Technology

5 Gautam Adani $107B -$3.68B +$30.3B India Industrial

6 Larry Page $101B -$2.13B -$27.1B United States Technology

7 Sergey Brin $97.2B -$2.02B -$26.4B United States Technology

8 Warren Buffett $96.7B +$182M -$12.2B United States Diversified

9 Steve Ballmer $89.6B -$403M -$16.1B United States Technology

10 Larry Ellison $86.8B -$250M -$20.4B United States Technology

11 Mukesh Ambani $84.4B -$1.71B -$5.56B India Energy

12 Zhong Shanshan $72.4B +$2.01B -$7.38B China Diversified

13 Carlos Slim $72.0B -$1.69B -$1.76B Mexico Diversified

14 Julia Flesher Koch & family $68.0B -$152M +$6.81B United States Industrial

15 Charles Koch $68.0B -$155M +$6.81B United States Industrial

16 Francoise Bettencourt Meyers $67.7B -$369M -$25.9B France Consumer

17 Mark Zuckerberg $60.7B +$34.9M -$64.7B United States Technology

18 Jim Walton $58.5B -$173M -$6.03B United States Retail

19 Rob Walton $58.0B -$215M -$6.04B United States Retail

20 Alice Walton $56.4B -$176M -$6.20B United States Retail

21 Jacqueline Badger Mars $49.5B -$350M -$1.70B United States Food & Beverage

22 John Mars $49.5B -$350M -$1.70B United States Food & Beverage

23 Amancio Ortega $48.5B -$633M -$19.0B Spain Retail

24 Michael Dell $47.6B -$185M -$7.39B United States Technology

25 Zeng Yuqun $46.0B +$3.03B -$7.21B Hong Kong Industrial

26 Alain Wertheimer $44.7B -$49.9M +$11.8B France Consumer

27 Gerard Wertheimer $44.7B -$49.9M +$11.8B France Consumer

28 Zhang Yiming $44.5B $0 $0 China Technology

29 Phil Knight & family $40.0B +$368M -$22.2B United States Consumer

30 Giovanni Ferrero & family $39.3B -$193M +$3.41B Italy Food & Beverage

31 Jack Ma $37.1B -$76.6M -$1.31B China Technology

32 Ma Huateng $36.6B -$238M -$10.3B China Technology

33 Klaus-Michael Kuehne $36.0B -$290M -$5.82B Germany Industrial

34 Francois Pinault $35.4B -$190M -$17.4B France Consumer

35 Len Blavatnik $32.7B -$226M -$8.97B United States Diversified

36 Vladimir Potanin $31.3B -$135M +$449M Russian Federation Commodities

37 Li Ka-shing $30.4B -$197M +$1.09B Hong Kong Real Estate

38 Stephen Schwarzman $30.1B -$666M -$7.76B United States Finance

39 William Ding $29.0B +$816M -$3.72B China Technology

40 Ken Griffin $28.9B -$25.4M +$7.55B United States Finance

41 MacKenzie Scott $26.7B +$321M -$29.6B United States Technology

42 Leonard Lauder $26.3B +$42.2M -$11.3B United States Consumer

43 Tadashi Yanai $26.2B +$123M -$3.40B Japan Retail

44 He Xiangjian $25.3B -$475M -$6.12B China Consumer

45 Azim Premji $25.3B -$118M -$16.0B India Technology

46 Leonid Mikhelson $25.2B +$147M -$7.27B Russian Federation Energy

47 Miriam Adelson $25.1B -$83.7M -$1.44B United States Entertainment

48 James Simons $24.9B -$100M -$625M United States Finance

49 Wang Chuan-Fu $24.6B +$89.9M +$2.01B China Consumer

50 Qin Yinglin $24.2B +$162M +$3.49B China Food & Beverage

51 German Larrea $24.0B +$87.9M -$1.67B Mexico Commodities

52 Henry Cheng $23.5B +$42.7M +$528M Hong Kong Retail

53 Dieter Schwarz $23.2B -$818M -$5.66B Germany Retail

54 Carl Icahn $23.0B +$178M +$762M United States Diversified

55 Shiv Nadar $22.7B -$249M -$9.88B India Technology

56 Vladimir Lisin $22.7B +$98.0M -$5.32B Russian Federation Industrial

57 Elaine Marshall $22.6B -$52.8M +$1.59B United States Industrial

58 Eric Schmidt $22.1B -$422M -$5.58B United States Technology

59 Huang Shilin $21.3B +$1.37B -$1.34B China Industrial

60 Lee Shau Kee $20.9B -$44.9M -$2.04B Hong Kong Real Estate

61 Takemitsu Takizaki $20.9B +$168M -$14.2B Japan Technology

62 Alexey Mordashov $20.8B -$884k -$8.00B Russian Federation Industrial

63 Jorge Paulo Lemann $20.3B -$10.2M -$1.19B Brazil Food & Beverage

64 Aliko Dangote $20.2B -$56.3M +$1.09B Nigeria Industrial

65 Lukas Walton $20.0B -$68.2M -$2.15B United States Retail

66 Donald Bren $19.9B $0 +$2.22B United States Real Estate

67 Colin Huang $19.9B +$49.3M -$687M China Technology

68 Dan Gilbert $19.9B +$74.0M -$6.70B United States Real Estate

69 Li Shu Fu $19.8B -$219M -$5.90B China Industrial

70 Alisher Usmanov $19.5B +$20.2M -$1.71B Russian Federation Diversified

71 Radhakishan Damani $19.4B -$17.7M -$5.14B India Retail

72 Guillaume Pousaz $19.4B $0 +$11.7B Switzerland Technology

73 Harold Hamm $19.4B +$102M +$5.67B United States Energy

74 Susanne Klatten $19.2B -$260M -$3.99B Germany Industrial

75 Peter Woo $19.0B -$93.0M +$55.9M Hong Kong Real Estate

76 Pang Kang $19.0B +$119M -$3.41B China Food & Beverage

77 Changpeng Zhao $18.9B -$119M -$77.0B Canada Finance

78 Ernesto Bertarelli & family $18.5B -$25.0M -$2.63B Switzerland Diversified

79 Gina Rinehart $18.0B -$46.3M -$796M Australia Commodities

80 Abigail Johnson $17.8B -$209M -$8.15B United States Finance

81 Iris Fontbona & family $17.6B -$250M -$2.68B Chile Commodities

82 Andrew Forrest $17.5B +$47.6M -$2.83B Australia Commodities

83 Vagit Alekperov $17.4B +$33.1M -$4.33B Russian Federation Energy

84 Thomas Peterffy $17.3B +$52.5M -$7.53B United States Finance

85 Gianluigi Aponte $17.2B -$56.3M +$6.88B Switzerland Services

86 Dietrich Mateschitz $17.1B +$149M +$834M Austria Food & Beverage

87 John Menard $17.1B +$220M -$8.61B United States Retail

88 Li Xiting $17.1B +$209M -$4.40B Singapore Health Care

89 Robert Kuok $16.5B -$196M -$1.73B Malaysia Diversified

90 Budi Hartono $16.5B -$460M -$1.72B Indonesia Diversified

91 Alwaleed Bin Talal $16.5B +$28.6M -$423M Saudi Arabia Diversified

92 Lv Xiang-yang $16.3B +$43.4M +$2.22B China Consumer

93 Thomas Frist $16.2B -$55.5M -$6.86B United States Health Care

94 Eyal Ofer $16.2B -$25.8M -$206M Israel Services

95 Vicky Safra $16.2B $0 +$25.0M Greece Finance

96 Stefan Quandt $16.1B -$336M -$5.05B Germany Industrial

97 Ray Dalio $16.1B $0 +$510M United States Finance

98 David Tepper $16.0B -$25.0M +$1.07B United States Finance

99 Michael Hartono $15.5B -$441M -$1.65B Indonesia Diversified

100 Gennady Timchenko $15.5B +$210M -$6.98B Russian Federation Diversified

Reference: Bloomberg 

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