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We bring to you the top 10 richest people in South Africa in 2021

South Africa has a lot of wealthy people owing to the numerous investments opportunities coupled with aggressive business minded people in the country.

Taking the top spot on our list is Billionaire Nicky Oppenheimer. He was formerly the chairman of De Beers diamond mining company and of its subsidiary, the Diamond Trading Company, and former deputy chairman of Anglo American. He is the third richest man in Africa.

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Top 10 Richest People in South Africa

Nicky Oppenheimer – $7.6 Billion

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Nicky Oppenheimer is the richest person in South Africa with a net worth of $7.6 Billion accoding to Forbes. Oppenheimer, heir to his family’s fortune, sold his 40% stake in diamond firm DeBeers to mining group Anglo American for $5.1 billion in cash in 2012.

He also owns Fireblade Aviation, a fleet of three planes and a helicopter running chartered flights that significantly contributed to making him the richest man in South Africa .

He also earns by owning the Tswalu Kalahari Reserve and pieces of conservation land in Southern Africa, the more reason why he tops the list of the South African billionaires.

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Johann Rupert – $5.3 Billion

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Johann Rupert is chairman of Swiss luxury goods firm Compagnie Financiere Richemont.

He owns a 7% stake in diversified investment firm Remgro, which he chairs, as well as 25% of Reinet, an investment holding co. based in Luxembourg.

He is the second richest man in South Africa with a net worth of $5.3 billion.

Koos Bekker -$2.5 Billion

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Jacobus Petrus “Koos” Bekker  is a South African billionaire businessman, and the chairman of media group Naspers.

The company operates in 130 countries and is listed on the London Stock Exchange and Johannesburg Stock Exchange. It has the largest market capitalization of any media company outside the US and China.

He is number three of the top 10 richest people in south Africa

Patrice Motsepe – $2Billion

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Patrice Tlhopane Motsepe is a South African mining billionaire businessman of Tswana descent.

Patrice Motsepe, the founder and chairman of African Rainbow Minerals, became a billionaire in 2008 – the first black African on the Forbes list.

The company has interests in gold, ferrous metals, base metals, and platinum. He sits on several company boards, including being the non-executive chairman of Harmony Gold, the world’s 12th largest gold mining company, and the deputy chairman of Sanlam. 

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Stephen Saad-$1.2 billion

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Stephen Bradley Saad  is the founder and chief executive of Aspen Pharmacare the largest producer of generic medicines in Africa.

He became a millionaire at age 29 when he sold his share in the drug business Covan Zurich for $3 million.

He is one of the top 10 richest people in South Africa with a net worth of $1.2 billion

Michiel Le Roux -$ 1. 3 Billion

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Michiel Le Roux of South Africa founded Capitec Bank in 2001 and owns about an 11% stake.

The bank, which trades on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, targets South Africa’s emerging middle class.

Michiel Le Roux is one of the top 10 richest people in South Africa with a net worth of $1.3 billion

Christoffel Wiese $ 1. 3 Billion

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Christoffel Wiese built his Pepkor retail empire by offering bargain prices in South Africa, and expanded into other African countries.

He also owns 18% of publicly-traded Shoprite Holdings, which has supermarkets and furniture stores in 15 countries across Africa.

His other assets include stakes in private equity firm Brait, industrial products company Invicta Holdings and mining-sector investor Pallinghurst.

Christoffel Wiese is one of the top 10 richest people in South Africa with a net worth of $1.1 billion

Jannie Mouton $ 1 Billion

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CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA – JUNE 22: Chairman of the PSG Group Jannie Mouton during the company’s investor day on June 22, 2012 in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by Gallo Images / Foto24 / Danielle Karallis)

Known as “Buddha Buffett,” Mouton is the founder and chairman of PSG Group, a listed investment holding firm.

PSG has interests in financial services, banking, private equity, agriculture and education..

Both of his sons serve on PSG Group’s board, and his son Piet Mouton is the CEO.

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Lauritz Dippenaar -$700 million

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Lauritz Laurie Dippenaar is a South African self made millionaire businessman,investor & banker who was the Chairman of FirstRand financial Group.

He is also well known for his philanthropic activities and runs a scholarship programme through his generous endowments.

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Top 10 Richest Yoruba Actors 2021

Top 10 richest Yoruba actors

Who are the top 10 richest Yoruba actors and actresses ?

Top 10 richest Yoruba actors 2021: Yorubas do not only have long names, but they also have long bank accounts (kidding). Yoruba movies are among the most popular movies in the Nollywood industry. They are also the most popular Nigerian movies dominating international movie platforms such as Netflix.

Actors in the Yoruba movie industry are among the wealthiest celebrities in Nigeria today. Think about the Odunlade Adekola, Funke Akindele, among others, Apart from the fact that they have massive following they get due to the hilarious nature of their movies, Yoruba actors also make a lot of income from their movies. without further ado, let’s take a look at the richest Yoruba actors, their net worth, and a brief bio about them.

Top 10 Richest Yoruba Actors

Odunlade Adekola

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Net worth-$2 million

Odunlade Adekola is a Nigerian actor, singer, film-maker, producer and director. He was born and raised in Abeokuta, Ogun State but from Otun Ekiti, Ekiti State. He gained popularity with his lead role in Ishola Durojaye’s 2003 movie, Asiri Gomina Wa, and has acted in multiple Nollywood movies since then. He is the founder and CEO of Odunlade Adekola Film Production (OAFP). He is married to Ruth Adekola At approximately 6’5” tall, Adekola is one of the tallest actors, not only amongst the Yoruba movie industry, but across the entire Nigerian movie industry as a whole.

Odunalde Adekola net worth is $2 million making him the richest Yoruba actor

Funke Akindele

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Net worth – $1.5 million

Akindele-Bello Olufunke Ayotunde is a Nigerian actress and producer. Funke Akindele starred in the sitcom I Need to Know from 1998 to 2002, and in 2009, Funke won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. Funke Akindele plays the lead character in the show Jenifa’s Diary, for which she was named Best Actress in a Comedy at the 2016 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards.

Funke Akindele net worth is $1.5 million and she is among the top 10 richest Yoruba actors.

Dayo Amusa

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Net worth- $750,000

Dayo was born in Lagos, Nigeria. She studied Food Science and Technology at Moshood Abiola Polytechnic before commencing her acting career in 2002. Although she acts mostly in Yoruba language films of Nollywood, she has also acted in English language films. Dayo is the Proprietress of PayDab Schools which has two locations in Ibadan and Lagos. She is also a singer as has the following singles to her name;

  • Aye Mii
  • Ayemi Remix ft Oritsefemi
  • Alejo
  • Blow My Mind
  • Mama’s Love
  • Omodaddy

Dayo Amusa net worth is $750,000 .

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Mercy Aigbe

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Net worth- $700,000

Mercy Aigbe  is a Nigerian actress, director, fashionista and businesswoman. She is best known for her Yoruba indigenous movies.

Mercy Aigbe kicked off her acting career by starring in some soap operas including the popular T.V drama series “Papa Ajasco”. Professionally, Mercy joined the Nollywood industry fully in 2006

Mercy Aigbe is among the top 10 richest Yoruba actors with a net worth of $700,000.

Femi Adebayo

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Net worth -$600,000

Femi Adebayo is a Nigerian lawyer, film actor, director, producer and Special Adviser to the Governor of Kwara State on Arts, Culture and Tourism. He is the son of the veteran actor, Adebayo Salami.  He is one of the best actors in Nigeria.

Femi Adebayo has anet worth of $600,000 making him one of the wealthiest actors of Yoruba decent.

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Olaniyi Afonja

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Net worth -$$450.000

Olaniyi Mikail Afonja popularly known as Sanyeri, is a Nigerian comedian, actor and producer. Olaniyi’s acting career started in 1992, after joining a theatre group. He has since starred in several Yoruba movies, some of which includes;

  • Obakeye
  • Awero
  • Edun Ara
  • Jenifa
  • Opa Kan
  • Omo Carwash
  • Sekere
  • Mawe Ku

Wale Akorede

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Net worth -$450, 000

Wale Akorede is an actor, a small writer, a director and a producer. He is popularly known for his comic and funny roles most especially in Yoruba movies.

Wale Akorede net worth is $450, making him one of the top 10 richest Yoruba actors right now.

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Faithia Balogun

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Net worth -$400,000

Fathia Balogun is a famous Nigerian actress. She started her illustrious acting career in the early 90s, and she has mostly featured in Yoruba movies. Other than acting, she is also a producer and director.

As an actress who has graced the screen with impressive acting skills, she has won many people’s hearts within and outside Nigeria.

Fathia Balogun net worth is $400,000 making her one of the top 10 richest actors.

Muyiwa Ademola

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Net worth- $$400, 000

Muyiwa Ademola also known as Mr. Authentic is one of the best actors to have come to the Nollywood scene. Aside acting, he is also a successful  film producer and director.

Muyiwa Ademola net worth is $400,000 and he is among the wealthiest Yoruba film makers.

Iyabo Ojo

Net worth -$350.000

Alice Iyabo Ojo is a Nigerian film actress, director, and producer. She has featured in sevaral movies. She owns a production company that has the record of producing movies such as; Bolutife, ,BofebokoOlolufeEsan and Okunkun Biribiri.

Iyabo Ojo currently has a net worth of $350,000

Summary

Ogundela Adekola$2 million
Funke Akindele$1.5 million
Dayo Amusa$750,000
Mercy Aigbe$700,000
Femi Adebayo$600,000
Olaniyi Afonja$450,000
Wale Akorede$450,000
Fathia Balogun$450,000
Muyiwa Ademola$400,000
Iyabo Ojo$350,000
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Top 20 Richest Baseball Players in the World 2021

Top 20 Richest Baseball Players in the world

Read about Top 20 Richest Baseball Players in the world 2021 in this article.

If Jeff Bezos were a to play baseball today, he would have been the richest baseball player. But since he is not, the spot is reserved for Bud Selig. He currently tops the list of richest baseball players in the world . Selig currently serves as the Commissioner Emeritus of Baseball after iniytially serving as as the ninth Commissioner of Baseball. 

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Following closely to Bug Seli is another renowned baseball player and businessman Alex Rodriguez. He is worth $350 million.

Rodriguez began his professional career as one of the sport’s most highly touted prospects, and is considered to be one of the greatest baseball players of all time.

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The list of the top 20 richest baseball players in the world is made of great baseball players who have distinguished themselves from the lot. Read through the list below.

Top 20 Richest Baseball Players in the world

CC Sabathia$80 Million
Carlos Beltran$80 Million
Barry Bonds$80 Million
Ken Griffey Jr$85 Million
David Price$85 Million
Mariano Rivera$90 Million
Gary Sheffield$90 Million
Felix Hernandez$90 Million
Justin Verlander$95 Million
Joe Mauer$100 Million
Manny Ramirez$110 Million
Joey Votto$110 Million
Chipper Jones$110 Million
Randy Johnson$115 Million
Miguel Cabrera$125 Million
Albert Pujols$170 Million
Ichiro Suzuki$180 Million
Derek Jeter$185 Million
Alex Rodriguez$350 Million
Bud Selig$400 Million
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Top 20 Richest NFL Players 2021

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Glusea brings to you the top 20 richest NFL players 2021 . Read through to find the list of the wealthiest NFL players, their net worth and a brief bio about them.

Alex Smith$55 million
 Fran Tarkenton$100 million
Carson Palmer$90 million
Michael Strahan$65million
Tony Romo$70 million
Sam Bradford$70 million
Matt Ryan$75 Million
Ben Roethlisberger$75 Million
Roger Goodell $175 Million
Joe Montana$100 million
Eli Manning$150 million
Drew Brees$160 million
Brett Favre$100 million
John Elway$145 Million
Tom Brady$200 million
Steve Young$200 Million
Peyton Manning$250 Million
John Madden$200 million
Russell Wilson$140 million.
Roger Staubach$650 million

Roger Staubach

Net worth: $650 million

Roger Staubach  is an American former professional football player who was a quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys in the National Football League (NFL).

Staubach was named Most Valuable Player of Super Bowl VI, becoming the first of four players to win both the Heisman Trophy and Super Bowl MVP, along with Jim Plunkett, Marcus Allen, and Desmond Howard. He was named to the Pro Bowl six times during his 11-year NFL career. He was the executive chairman of Jones Lang LaSalle until his retirement in 2018. He is regarded as one of the best quarterbacks of all-time.

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Roger Staubach net worth 2021 is $650 million making him the richest NFL player.

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Russell Wilson

Net worth: $140 million

Russell Carrington Wilson is an American football quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL). 

In April 2019 Wilson signed a four-year, $140 million contract extension with the Seahawks, making him the highest paid player in the NFL at the time. In 2020 he became just the third quarterback in NFL history to throw for 30 touchdowns in four consecutive seasons. He was named the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year for the 2020 season. Wilson is also a part owner of the Seattle Sounders of Major League Soccer (MLS).

Russell Wilson net worth 2021 is $140 million and he is among the wealthiest NFL players.

John Madden

Net worth: $200 million

John Earl Madden is an American former football coach and sportscaster. He won a Super Bowl as head coach of the Oakland Raiders, and after retiring from coaching became a well-known color commentator for NFL telecasts.

John Earl Madden net worth 2021 is currently $200 million ranking him among the richest NFL players of all time list.

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Peyton Manning

Net worth: $250 million

Peyton Williams Manning is a former American football quarterback who played in the National Football League (NFL) for 18 seasons. Considered to be one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time, he spent 14 seasons with the Indianapolis Colts and four with the Denver Broncos. Manning is also one of the NFL’s most recognizable players

As of 2021, Peyton Manning net worth is $250 million and he is one of the richest NFL players.

Steve Young

Net worth : $200 million

Jon Steven Young is a former professional American football quarterback who played in the National Football League (NFL) for 15 seasons, primarily with the San Francisco 49ers. He also played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Prior to his NFL career, he was a member of the Los Angeles Express in the United States Football League (USFL) for two seasons.

Young played college football for Brigham Young University (BYU), setting school and NCAA records en route to being runner-up for the 1983 Heisman Trophy.

Young was named the AP’s NFL Most Valuable Player in 1992 and 1994, and was the MVP of Super Bowl . During his 1994 MVP campaign, he set a new NFL record for passer rating at 112.8. He is a member of the College Football Hall of Fame and the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Steve Young net worth 2021 is $200 million.

Tom Brady

Net worth: $200 million

Thomas Edward Patrick Brady Jr. is an American football quarterback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League (NFL). He spent his first 20 seasons with the New England Patriots, where he was a central contributor to the franchise’s dynasty from 2001 to 2019. Brady is widely considered to be the greatest quarterback of all time.

Tom Brady is among the top 20 richest NFL players with a net worth of $200 million.

John Elway

Net worth: $145 million

John Albert Elway Jr. is an American football executive and former quarterback who is the president of football operations for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League (NFL).

John Elway net worth 2021 is $145 million and he is among the richest NFL players of all time.

Brett Favre

Net worth: $100 million

Brett Lorenzo Favre is a former American football quarterback who played in the National Football League (NFL) for 20 seasons, primarily with the Green Bay Packers. Favre had 321 consecutive starts from 1992 to 2010, including 297 regular season games, the most in league history. 

Brett Favre net worth 2021 is $100 million making him one of the wealthiest NFL players of all time.

Drew Brees

Net worth : $160 million

Drew Christopher Brees  is a former American football quarterback who played in the National Football League (NFL) for 20 seasons. A member of the New Orleans Saints for most of his career, Brees is the NFL leader in career pass completions, career completion percentage, and regular season passing yards, along with being second in career touchdown passes and career pass attempts. He also holds the record of consecutive games with a touchdown pass, breaking the feat held by Johnny Unitas for 52 years.

Roger Goodell

Net worth: $175 million

Roger Goodell Net Worth and Salary: Roger Goodell is an American sports executive who currently serves as the Commissioner of the National Football League. Roger Goodell has a net worth of $175 million and he is among the wealthiest NFL players oif all time list.

Eli Manning

Net worth : $135 million

Elisha Nelson Manning is a former American football quarterback who played in the National Football League (NFL) for 16 seasons with the New York Giants. After playing college football at Ole Miss, he was selected first overall in the 2004 NFL Draft by the San Diego Chargers and traded to the Giants during the draft. He is the youngest son of former NFL quarterback Archie Manning and younger brother of former NFL quarterback Peyton Manning.

Eli Manning net worth 2021 is $135 million making him one of the richest NFL players

Ben Roethlisberger

Net worth: $75 million

Benjamin Todd Roethlisberger Sr. nicknamed “Big Ben“, is an American football quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Miami University and was drafted by the Steelers in the first round (11th overall) of the 2004 NFL Draft.

Ben Roethlisberger net worth is $75 million making him one of the richest NGFL players.

Joe Montana

Net worth : $100 million

Joseph Clifford Montana Jr. is a former American football quarterback who played in the National Football League (NFL) for 16 seasons. Nicknamed “Joe Cool” and “the Comeback Kid“, he spent most of his career with the San Francisco 49ers. After winning a national championship at Notre Dame, Montana started his NFL career in 1979 with San Francisco, where he played for the next 14 seasons.

Joe Montana net worth is $100 million making him one of the richest NFL players .

Alex Smith

Net worth : $75 million

Alexander Douglas Smith  is a former American football quarterback who played in the National Football League (NFL) for 16 seasons. He played college football at Utah, where he was recognized as an All-American and led his team to victory in the 2005 Fiesta Bowl.

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