The African American community makes up half of the total population of the United States of America. They have become a strong working force over the years, eventually starting up their own organisations which steamrolled the market. The major industries they have excelled in are music, fashion, and entertainment.
It has been a long since Madam C.J. Walker, a philanthropist and entrepreneur, became the first self-made African American millionaire in the late 1800s. Today, many of the top millionaires and billionaires come from this community.
List of top 10 richest African Americans of 2018
10. Femi Otedola (Net worth $550 Million)
Femi Otedola is a philanthropist, an entrepreneur and the chairman of Forte Oil Plc which is an importer of fuel. His main economic sector I sin oil and fuel but also has been known to have his interests in shipping and real estate. He found his beginnings in his family’s printing press before getting into the oil game.