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Finance Dangote displaces Roman Abramovich, others on Forbes list

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This is an increase of $1.9 billion from the 60-year-old billionaire’s net worth in 2017, when he was worth $12.2 billion.

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  • 51-year-old Roman Abramovich landed at position 140 with a total net worth of $10.8 billion while Dangote occupied 100th position with net worth of $14.1billion.

  • This is an increase of $1.9 billion from the 60-year-old billionaire’s net worth in 2017, when he was worth $12.2 billion.


President of Dangote Industries Alhaji Aliko Dangote has displaced several billionaires including Russian billionaire, Roman Abramovich to stay on 100th position with a net worth of $14.1billion on the Forbes World Billionaires’ list.

Dangote shows off the billion Dollar dance at daughter's wedding play

Aliko Dangote shows off his billion Dollar dance steps at his daughter's wedding reception in Lagos.

(Guardian Nigeria)

 

51-year-old Roman Abramovich landed at position 140 with a total net worth of $10.8 billion sourced from steel and investments.

In the recent list for the World’s billionaire list 2018, Dangote, who was judged the richest African with a net worth of $12.2billion in 2017 has gone up more in 2018 with a net worth of $14.1billion, according to Forbes.

This is an increase of $1.9 billion from the 60-year-old billionaire’s net worth in 2017, when he was worth $12.2 billion and had attained his 2017 position with an increase of $100 million from his worth when the assessment was done by the influential magazine.

Dangote is the continental richest man for the eight year in a row.

In the same vein, Amazon founder and chief executive, Jeff Bezos is the world’s richest man with $112 billion dollar.

Bezos displaced Bill Gates as the richest in the world with a net worth of $112 billion followed by Gates ($90billion) and Warren Buffet ($84 billion).

Other Nigerians on the African list are Globacom Chairman Mike Adenuga at position 365 with a net worth of $5.3 billion adjudged the fifth richest in Africa and Mrs Folorunsho Alakija ($1.6 billion) rated the 15th richest in Africa.