Africa is the most populous continent in the world with so many resources but tapped and untapped resources. The continent of Africa has produced so many great individuals with strong personalities.
The continent of Africa is divided into 4 different parts namely West Africa, Southern Africa, North Africa, and East Africa. Africa is blessed with so many cultures with various diversity, our ways of life in Africa is different but very common and similar to one another.
Africa has produced so many wealthy individuals with business interest in so many fields ranging from Technology, Hospitality, Energy, Oil and Gas, and so many others, for the purpose of this write up we will be looking at the wealthiest President in Africa.
10 Richest African Presidents
The list of the richest Africa president is listed below and it’s in no particular order.
1. Mohammed VI
Mohammed VI of Morocco is the king of morocco according to Forbes magazines he is the richest president in Africa, Mohammed VI of Morocco was born on the 21st of August 1963.He is the second child of his parent, he was crowned the Heir Apparent just immediately after his birth.
He had is primary and secondary education at the college royal schools, before proceeding to the Muhammed v university for his law degree.
He got married to his wife Salma Bennani in the year 2001 and they are blessed with two children named Moulay Hassan who is the Crowned Prince of Morocco and Princess Lalla Khadija.
He is estimated to worth US$2.5 billion by Forbes magazine to make him the richest president in Africa, he as business interest in banking, mining, tourism, real estate, and so many others.
2. Ali Bongo Ondimba
Ali Bongo Ondimba is the president of Congo he was born in the Congo Republic in February 9, 1959, he got married in 1989 to his wife Sylvia Bongo and they are blessed with four children.
According to Forbes magazine, he is worth US$2 billion and he as so many business interests in so many industries.
3. Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo
Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo is among the richest president in the world he was born on the 5th of June 1942. He got married Constancia Mangue in 1968 they are blessed with 3 children.
Teodoro Obiang net worth according to Forbes magazine is estimated to be around US$600 million, he as so many business interest among which includes making millions of dollars from gas and oil of his country and also by being in charge of the country national treasury makes him have access to huge wealth.
4. Paul Kagame
Paul Kagame is one of the richest president we have in Africa, he is the president of Rwanda he was born in October 23,1957, he is married to Jeannette Nyriamongi in 1989 and their union is blessed with four children named Ange Kagame, Ivan Cyomoro Kagame, Ian Kagame, Brian Kagame.
Paul Kagame is estimated to worth US$500 million according to Forbes magazine. He as so many business operations that increases its wealth base and being the president also adds to his wealth.
5. Uhuru Kenyatta
Uhuru Kenyatta is also one of the richest presidents in Africa, he is the president of Kenya, he was born on October 26, 1961, he attended st mary elementary school in Nairobi before he proceeded to Amherst College in the US to study Economics and political science.
He has many business interests in Hotels, Real Estate, media and banking, he his valued to estimate US$500 million by Forbes magazine.
6. Paul Biya
Paul Biya; the president of Cameroon is among the richest president in Africa, he was born on 13th February 1933, he had is elementary education at Lycee Louis and also have a degree in international relation from the university.
Paul is married to Chantel with whom he has two children. Paul estimated worth around US$ 200 million according to Forbes magazine.
He as business interest in oil and gas and other business interests
7. Isaias Afwerk
Isaias Afwerk is the president of Eritrea and among the richest president in Africa. He was born on February 2, 1946 in a city called Asmara in Eritrea.
He attended Prince Makonnen High school in 1965, he is estimated to worth around US$ 5 million according to Forbes magazine little is known about his source of income.
8. Hage Geingob
he is the president of Namibia and also one of the richest presidents in Africa. He is married to Monica Geingos in 2015 who happens to a lawyer and entrepreneur, they are blessed with children.
Hage attended Fordham University where he obtained his degree and master’s degree too, he is estimated to worth US$ 9 million according to Forbes magazines. His primary source of income is from politics.
9. King Mswati lll
King Mswati lll is one of the richest leaders in Africa, he is from Swaziland, he was born on the 19 of April 1968.
He is married to 15 wives and has a total of 23 children, His net worth is valued to be around US$ 200 million according to Forbes magazine.
10. Joseph Kabila
.Joseph Kabila is the president of Congo and happens to be one of the richest presidents in Africa, he was born on 4th of June 1971.
His family as lots of businesses and is estimated to worth around US$75 million according to Forbes magazine.
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