Top 10 Richest Black Women in the World
Black women have established their names across the world. There are various richest black women in the world. In this article, we will talk about the top 10 richest black women in the world.
1) Oprah Winfrey – $2.6 Billion
Oprah Gail Winfrey is currently the richest black woman in the world with a net worth of $2.6 billion, according to Forbes. She is an American talk show host, television producer, actress, author and philanthropist.
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2) Rihanna – $1.7 Billion
The second richest black woman in the world is Rihanna. She is a Barbadian singer, actress, fashion designer and businesswoman. Robyn Rihanna Fenty has become the richest artist in the world with a net worth of 1.7 billion. According to Forbes, most of Rihanna’s wealth comes from her Fenty Beauty cosmetics line rather than her music. Another business venture that has helped her amass so much wealth is Savage X Fenty, an underwear line she co-owns.
3) Folorunsho Alakija – $1 Billion
Folorunsho Alakija is a Nigerian billionaire, entrepreneur and philanthropist. Most of her wealth comes from the fashion, oil, real estate and printing industries. As of 2022, Folurnsho Alakija’s net worth is estimated to be $1 billion. This makes her the richest woman in Nigeria and the third richest black woman in the world.
4) Hajia Bola – $959 Million
Hajia Muinat Bola Shagaya is an international business mogul, fashionista and political icon of Nigerian descent. As of 2022, Bola Shagaya’s net worth is estimated to be $959 million, making her one of the richest black women in the world.
5) Sheila Crump Johnson – $750 Million
Sheila Crump Johnson is an American entrepreneur, co-founder of BET, CEO of Salamander Hotels and Resorts, and the first African-American woman to achieve a net worth of at least one billion US dollars. In 2021, she was listed on Forbes as one of America’s self-made women. Her current net worth is around $750 Million.
6) Janice Bryant Howroyd – $629 Million
Janice Bryant Howroyd is the founder and CEO of ActOne, a workforce solutions provider. According to Forbes, she opened the store in Los Angeles in 1978 with $1,500, including a $900 loan from her mother; the company now generates annual sales of approximately $1 billion. Her current net worth is around $629 Million.
7) Ngina Kenyatta – $515 Million
With an estimated net worth of $515 USD, Ngina Kenyatta is one of the richest black women in the world in 2022. She is a stakeholder in almost half of all multinational companies in her country, Kenya
8) Beyonce – $440 Million
Beyoncé Giselle Knowles Carter is one of the richest black women in the world. Although married to billionaire Jay Z, she made most of her fortune through music and her clothing company Ivy Park. She has amassed a net worth of $440 million over her career, making her the second richest black female musician.
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9) Wendy Appelbaum – $330 Million
Wendy Appelbaum is a South African business executive, philanthropist and one of the richest and most powerful women in Africa. She worked at her father’s company, Liberty Group, and served as a director at Liberty Group Investors. Her net worth is around $330 Million.
10) Serena Williams – $225 Million
Serena Jameka Williams is an American professional tennis player. She is one of the richest female tennis players in the world with a net worth of $225 million. According to Forbes, she is the second highest-paid female athlete in 2022. She is ranked the 10th richest black woman by Forbes in 2022 with a net worth of $225 million.
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