Below is a brief profile on Aliko Dangote (Net worth)
According to Wikipedia, Aliko Dangote is a Nigerian billionaire, Born 10 December 1957. He isthe owner of the Dangote Group, which has interests in commodities in Nigeria and other African countries, including Benin, Ethiopia, Senegal, Cameroon, Ghana, South Africa, Togo, Tanzania, and Zambia.
As of December 2017, he had an estimated net worth of US$12.5 billion according to Forbes.
Dangote is ranked by Forbes magazine as the 67th richest person in the world and the richest in Africa,[and peaked on the list as the 23rd richest person in the world in 2014.
He surpassed Saudi-Ethiopian billionaire Mohammed Hussein Al Amoudiin 2013 by over $2.6 billion to become the world’s richest person of African descent.