Top 10 richest African American in 2017, The Richest Black People.
Talented persons who have born in Africa or whose parents or grandparents are from Africa have hugely contributed toward the world of arts, science, commerce and music. These people have gained immense wealth due to their excellent personality and brilliance. Some of these rich black Americans have done immense work for the Hollywood and as well as in the businesses in America.
List of Top 10 richest African American 2017
Here we can easily take a look at the most popular and richest African American who have gained huge honor throughout the world. Let us have a look at the list of top 10 richest African American 2017.
1) Oprah Winfrey – $3 Billio- Oprah Winfrey: At number one we should take the name of Oprah Winfrey. She is the richest African American in recent days. She is of 61 years of age and she is the billionaire. She is the famous media reporter and talk show host. Since the year 1970 she is in this profession and till now she is doing it successfully. In the year 2013 her earning was $75 million from the famous O Magazine.
2) Michael Jordan: This 51 year old Basketball player is one of the famous African American. He has a net worth of $ 1 billion. He became the owner of NBA in the year 2014. He is the maximum shareholder of Charlotte Bobcats. He played in 15 seasons in National Basketball Association.
3) Dr. Dre : Dr Dre is the founder of Aftermath Entertainment and famous record producer and rappers. He is considered as the richest rapper around the world. He gained a huge worth of $780 Million.
4) Diddy : This famous rapper and record producer is another successful African American personality. He has made a huge wealth with the help of his excellent talent and has gained a huge worth of $700 Million
5) Tiger Woods : Among the most prestigious names in the field of golf, we should take the name of Tiger Woods at the top. At present he the endorser of the world famous sports brand Nike. He has a net worth of $600 Million
6) Robert L. Johnson : In the field of business and industries, Robert L Johnson is a remarkable name. He is one of the most successful African American personalities who have earned a net worth of $550 Million. He is also a famous philanthropist and media magnet. Black Entertainment Television was founded by him.
7) Jay-Z : At number seven we can easily take the name of Jay Z. He is one of the most successful African American persons as rapper, hip hop artists and entrepreneurs. He has earned a net worth of $520 million. He has the maximum stake in NBA’s Brooklyn Nets. In the year 2008 he signed collaboration with Live Nation at $ 150 million.
8) Mariah Carey: The famous African American signer, Mariah Carey has gained huge respect in the field of music and films. She is the owner of $520 million. She is one of the bestselling female singers of the Billboard Charts. With virgin she signed a recording contract of $100 million in the year 2000. More than 200 million of albums of her were sold around the world.
9) Magic Johnson : Another African American talented person is Magic Johnson who has a net worth of $500 Million. He is the retired basketball Player from America He spent a struggling life during his childhood but after that his talent makes him a millionaire. He is presently engaged with many business areas such as staffing, food and beverages, insurance etc.
10) Beyonce – She is the one of the top ranked American Singer, Songwriter and actress. She was born in Texas US and her father was an African American. At present she is the one of the most favorite singers all over the world. Her debut album was Dangerously in Love which released in the year 2003. This album was sold of 11 million copies. Crazy Lobe, Baby Boy, Drunk in Love are some exceptional collections of Beyonce. She has a total earning of $450 million
Those are the famous African American personalities who have really made huge worth with their excellent talent.