Here are the 8 richest Africans in the UK in 2022, as revealed by The Sunday Times

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Globally, richest africans are worth more than £20 billion, and the increase in their net worth is one of the biggest increases in wealth in any category on the rich list this year.

According to the latest edition of the Sunday Times Rich List, the South African billionaire Nicky Oppenheimer is the richest African on the list, with an estimated fortune of £6.456 billion. He ranks 24th on the list, down from 31st last year. In second place is Swazi billionaire businessman Nathan “Natie” Kirsch, with an estimated fortune of £5.208 billion. It ranks 35th on the list, up from 42nd in 2021.

Clive Ian Calder, a South African-born British billionaire and businessman, came in third place with a fortune of £2.75 billion, ranking 64th on the UK’s rich list. The music executive became a billionaire when he sold his music company Zomba Group to Bertlesmann, a German mass media company, for $2.7 billion in 2022.

Here are the 8 richest Africans in the UK in 2022

Nicky Oppenheimer – £6.456 billion

South African billionaire Nicky Oppenheimer is the richest African on the list, with an estimated fortune of £6.456 billion.

Natie Kirsch – £5.208 billion

In second place is Swazi billionaire businessman Nathan “Natie” Kirsch, with an estimated fortune of £5.208 billion. It ranks 35th on the list, up from 42nd in 2021.

Clive Calder – £2.75 billion

Clive Ian Calder came in third place with a fortune of £2.75billion, ranking 64th on the list.

Douw Steyn – £2.1 billion

Douw Steyn, another South African property and insurance tycoon, came in fourth place, ranking 84th on the list with an estimated net worth of £2.1 billion from BGL Group, a UK-based insurance and financial services company he founded.

Strive Masiyiwa – £2 billion

Al Fayed – £1.699 billion

Mohamed Al-Fayed, born in Alexandria, Egypt, moved in the mid-1960s to the United Kingdom, where he made his fortune. He is the sixth richest African on the list, as the Sunday Times rich list puts his net worth at £1.699 billion and ranks him as the 107th richest person in the UK.

Mo Ibrahim – £889m

Sudanese-born telecommunications tycoon Mo Ibrahim is the seventh African on the list, with an estimated net worth of £889million. The Sunday Times Rich ranks him as the 194th richest person in the UK.

Manfred Gorvy – £861m

Manfred Gorvy, another South African businessman, ranks eighth on the list of the UK’s richest Africans, with an estimated net worth of £861million. The Sunday Times Rich ranks him as the 200th richest person in the UK.

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