As 2019 comes to an end and we wrap up the decade, we have an updated list of the world’s top billionaires. According to Forbes 13 of the World’s Billionaires are black, up 11 from a year ago.
Below we feature all 13 black billionaires and their companies ranked in order. Be sure to visit all 13 pages so you don’t miss out on any of the Black business moguls.
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13. Mohammed Ibrahim
Net Worth: $1.1B
Mohammed is a British businessman who has focused within the Mobile Telecommunions and investment space.
Sudanese-born Mohammed “Mo” Ibrahim started Celtel International in the year 1998. The company was one of the first mobile phone companies serving Africa and the Middle East.
He sold Celtel International to Kuwait’s Mobile Telecommunications Company for $3.4 billion in 2005 and pocketed $1.4 billion. Later on, in his business career, he founded the Mo Ibrahim Foundation in 2006, which promotes good governance in Africa.
His foundation is focused on fighting corrupt leadership in Africa and is directed by his daughter, Hadeel.