Quick Answer: Who Was The First Black Billionaire?

Who is the richest black man in America?

Aliko Dangote, the world’s wealthiest black person..

Who is a zillionaire?

: an immeasurably wealthy person.

Who was the first black billionaire in the world?

Patrice Motsepe: $2.3 billion. Motsepe was the first black African to appear on the Forbes list. He became a billionaire in 2008 as founder and chairman of African Rainbow Minerals.

Who was the first black billionaire woman?

“Madam C.J. Walker (1867–1919)”. African American Women Scientists and Inventors. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. pp. 25–30.

Who is the first billionaire?

John D. Rockefeller is held to be the world’s first official billionaire, achieving that status in 1916 largely through his ownership of Standard Oil.

How many black billionaires are there?

According to 2019 estimates, there are about 2,153 billionaires in the world — and only 13 of them are Black. The richest Black man in the world is Nigerian businessman Aliko Dangote, the man who founded Dangote Cement.