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BET co-founder Sheila Johnson sells equestrian estate in Florida for $21.68 million

According to Forbes, Johnson’s net worth has risen by $80 million from $700 million to $780 million since 2015.

African-American billionaire Sean “Diddy” Combs joins Tyler Perry, Byron Allen in race to acquire BET

Combs plans to build a multi-billion-dollar Black-owned media giant.

Tyler Perry signs deal with Amazon Studios to make four new movies

At the time of writing, Perry's net worth was estimated to be $1 billion.

African-American billionaire Tyler Perry on prowl for lucrative new offer as BET mega-deal nears end

The writer, producer, director, and actor is best known for his "Madea" film franchise.


Botswana-based tycoon Jonathan Gibson gains $14.4 million in 2023

Gibson, who ranks as one of the richest investors on the Botswana Stock Exchange, holds 31,830,406 ordinary shares in Chobe Holdings.

Egyptian tycoon Medhat Khalil hit by $8.5-million loss in Raya Holding stake

Raya Holding, formed in 1999 through a merger between entities owned by Khalil and Orascom Group, is a key player in the Egyptian investment landscape.

Court sets date for ruling on Nigerian multi-millionaire ABC Orjiakor’s $101-million debt lawsuit

ABC Orjiakor, who owns a 6.4-percent stake in Seplat Energy, one of Nigeria's largest energy companies, ranks as one of Nigeria's wealthiest business figures.

7 companies owned by billionaire African energy mogul Benedict Peters

Billionaires.Africa has identified and tracked seven notable assets owned by billionaire Benedict Peters.