17 Africans You Didn’t Know Were Billionaires

Written by Becca Blond

Forbes’ 2014 billionaires list has a record 1,645 people, including 29 Africans worth $1 billion or more — nine more than last year. Here are the richest known people — and in some cases, families — in Africa: 17 Africans you didn’t know were billionaires.