Aliko Dangote is now 64th on list of world’s richest men

Aliko Dangote is now 64th on list of world’s richest men

Aliko Dangote, president of Dangote Group, has emerged the 64th richest person in the world with an estimated $16.6 billion, as against his previous r

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Aliko Dangote, president of Dangote Group, has emerged the 64th richest person in the world with an estimated $16.6 billion, as against his previous ranking of 103rd in the world. Dangote, who remains the richest man in Africa for the 8th year running, was the only Nigerian on the list of the top 500 billionaires, as released last week by Bloomberg in its yearly billionaires list.

The number one position is retained by Jeff Bezos with an estimated net worth of N49,327,200,000,000 ($136 billion) while Bill Gates and Warren Buffett ranked second and third respectively with N35,689,680,000,000 ($98.4 billion) and N30,104,100,000,000 ($83 billion) on the list that is dominated by North Americans.