Top 10 richest South African men – and how much they’re worth in dollars


SOUTH AFRICANS complain every time there’s an increase in either petrol prices, food or basically anything for that matter.

There are however a handful of people who don’t even flinch when this happens, due to their financial stability.

According to Buzz South Africa, these are some of the men who wear the crowns in the country.

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Without further ado, here are the Top 10 richest South African men (in US Dollars):

10. Cyril Ramaphosa – Industry: Investments / Self-made – Net worth: $675 Million

9. Desmond Sacco – Industry: Mining – Net worth: $680 Million

8. Lauritz (Laurie) Dippenaar – Industry: Banking / Insurance – Net worth: $730 Million

7. Stephen Saad – Industry: Pharmaceuticals – Net worth: $1.7 Billion

6. Patrice Motsepe  – Industry: Mining – Net worth: $2.5 Billion

5. Koos Bekker – Industry: Media – Net worth: $2.6 Billion

4. Christoffel Wiese – Industry: Retail – Net worth: $5.4 Billion

3. Allan Gray – Industry: Financial Services – Net worth: $6.2 Billion

2. Nicky Oppenheimer – Industry: Mining (Diamonds) – Net worth: $6.8 Billion

1. Johann Rupert – Industry: Diversified – Net worth: $7.3 Billion

You’re either lucky enough to be born into wealth, or have to make a name for yourself.

Whatever the case may be, perhaps these people and their zeroes can motivate you to reach that status a little more.


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Vanisha Moodley

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