Each year, the ‘Sunday Times Rich List’ publishes a list of the richest people in the UK based on identifiable wealth, including land, property and other assets, and looks at the number of African billionaires by 2022.
This year, the list recognizes 8 of the UK’s 250 richest Africans, and the prosperity of these African entrepreneurs is one of the most exciting developments in recent years.
Overall, the value of rich Africans is over 20 billion, and the increase in their net worth is one of the biggest increases in wealth in any category on the rich list this year.
According to the latest edition of the Sunday Times Rich List, South African billionaire Nicky Oppenheimer is the richest African on the list with a net worth of 6. 6.456 billion. He is ranked 24th on the list, up from 31st last year. In second place is Swazi billionaire businessman Nathan “Natty” Kirsh, whose net worth is estimated at £ 5.208 billion. He was ranked 42nd in 2021 and 35th on the list.
South African-born billionaire British record maker and businessman Clive Ian Calder is the third richest man in the world with a fortune of 2. 2.75 billion, making him the 64th richest man in the world. The music executive became a millionaire in 2022 when he sold his music company Zomba Group to German mass media company Fertilsman for $ 2.7 billion.
Here are the 8 richest Africans in the UK in 2022:
Nikkei Oppenheimer: £ 6.456 billion
South African billionaire Nicky Oppenheimer is the richest African on the list, with a net worth of 6. 6.456 billion.
Natie Kirsch: £ 5.208 billion
In second place is Swazi billionaire businessman Nathan “Natty” Kirsh, whose net worth is estimated at £ 5.208 billion. He was ranked 42nd in 2021 and 35th on the list.
Clive Calder: 2.75 billion
Clive Ian Calder is third with £ 2.75 billion in assets, ranking him 64th on the list.
Dow Stein: £ 2.1 billion
Dow Steyn, another South African real estate and insurance tycoon, is ranked fourth and 84th on the list with a net worth of £ 2.1 billion, part of the BGL Group, a UK-based insurance and financial services company he founded.
Strive Machiavelli: ில்லியன் 2 billion
Zimbabwe’s telecommunications tycoon Strive Machiavelli is the 89th richest African on the Sunday Times’ list, with a value of 2 2 billion.
Al Fayt: £ 1.699 billion
Born in Alexandria, Egypt, Mohammed al-Fayt emigrated to England in the mid-1960s, where he earned his fortune. He is the sixth richest man in Africa. The Sunday Times Rich List ranks him 107th richest in the UK with a net worth of £ 1.699 billion.
Mo Ibrahim: £ 889 million
Sudanese-born telecommunications tycoon Mo Ibrahim is the seventh African on the list, with a net worth of 88 889 million. The Sunday Times Rich Ranks him 194th richest man in the UK.
Manfred Gorvy: £ 861m
Another South African businessman, Manfred Gorvy, is the eighth richest African in the UK with an estimated net worth of £ 861million. The Sunday Times Rich makes him the 200th richest man in the UK.