Top 5 Billionaires In South Africa

By | August 24, 2021

Top 5 Billionaires In South Africa

How many billionaires are in South Africa? South Africa has 36 500 dollar millionaires and five dollar billionaires. Egypt has the second-most dollar millionaires on the continent, followed by Nigeria, Morocco, Kenya and Ethiopia. However, Egypt has the most billionaires on the continent.

Who is the richest kid in SA?

Vusi Thembekwayo (born 21 March 1985) is a South African business mogul, global business speaker, author, and CEO of MyGrowthFund Venture Capital. He is considered as the richest young man in South Africa.

Who is Number 1 billionaire in South Africa?

Patrice Tlhopane Motsepe as the First Billionaire In South Africa is  a South African mining billionaire businessman of Tswana descent. Since 12 March 2021, he has been serving as the President of the Confederation of African Football.

Who is the richest black woman in South Africa?

Bridgette Radebe is a South African businesswoman of Tswana descent and the sister of South African businessman Patrice Motsepe and First Lady of South Africa Tshepo Motsepe.

Top 5 Billionaires In South Africa

Elon Musk , Nicky Oppenheimer , Johann Rupert & family , Patrice Motsepe and Koos Bekker Marks the Top Five (5) South African Billonaires.

Elon Musk – Net Worth 196.3 billion USD

Elon Reeve Musk FRS is an entrepreneur and business magnate. He is the founder, CEO and Chief Engineer at SpaceX; early stage investor, CEO and Product Architect of Tesla, Inc.; founder of The Boring Company; and co-founder of Neuralink and OpenAI. A centibillionaire, Musk is one of the richest people in the world. He is currently the Billonaire in South Africa

Nicky Oppenheimer Net Worth – 8 billion USD

Nicky Oppenheimer as the Richest Man In South Africa is a South African billionaire businessman. He was formerly the chairman of De Beers diamond mining company and of its subsidiary, the Diamond Trading Company, and former deputy chairman of Anglo American. He is the third richest man in Africa.

Johann Rupert & family Net Worth – 7.1 billion USD

Johann Peter Rupert is a South African-born entrepreneur, who is the eldest son of business tycoon Anton Rupert and his wife Huberte. He is the chairman of the Swiss-based luxury-goods company Richemont and the South Africa-based company Remgro.

What does the Rupert family own?Its telecoms and media investments include Vumatel, DFA, Seacom, Sqwidnet,, eNCA, Openview, and YFM. Remgro also owns Mediclinic, ER24, the Blue Bulls, Total, Grindrod, and many top South African food and liquor brands.

Patrice Motsepe Net Worth – 2.9 billion USD

Patrice Tlhopane Motsepe the First Billionaire In South Africa is a South African mining billionaire businessman of Tswana descent. Since 12 March 2021, he has been serving as the President of the Confederation of African Football.

Koos Bekker – Net Worth – 2.9 billion USD

Jacobus Petrus “Koos” Bekker is a South African billionaire businessman, and the chairman of media group Naspers. The company operates in 130 countries and is listed on the London Stock Exchange and Johannesburg Stock Exchange.

How did Koos Bekker make his money?Koos Bekker is revered for transforming South African newspaper publisher Naspers into an ecommerce investor and cable TV powerhouse. He led Naspers to invest in Chinese Internet and media firm Tencent in 2001 — by far the most profitable of the bets he made on companies elsewhere.


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