The World’s Black Billionaires in 2021

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Black billionaires make up less than 1% of all billionaires worldwide. Who are the select few who made it into the ranks of the world’s richest people?

In commemoration of Black History Month, we used the Forbes real-time billionaire list to highlight the most financially successful Black people, and the source(s) of their wealth.

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The World’s Black Billionaires in 2021

Black billionaires make up less than 1% of all billionaires worldwide. Who are the select few who made it into the ranks of the world’s richest people?

In commemoration of Black History Month, we used the Forbes real-time billionaire list to highlight the most financially successful Black people, and the source(s) of their wealth.


First published: February 26, 2021 (link)

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Data source: Forbes

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