Top 10 Richest African American in 2018

1. Robert F Smith (Net worth $3.3 Billion)

Richest African American

Mainly and known investment company, Robert Frederick Smith has also been known as a philanthropist. He has an unlikely mix of degrees under him for chemical engineering and business. He founded and is the chairman of Vista Equity Partners under all his achievements he was named among Forbes magazine’s 100 greatest living business minds. He joined The Giving Pledge in 2017, which means he will give away half his earnings in charitable donations.

There was a time when the idea that a person of African descent could own a simple shop or vote or run for office in the United States of America was ludicrous. It is inspiring and heartwarming to see how far this community has come fighting through oppression and being looked down at. Now that they have achieved so much, they will only grow bigger, stronger and more enriched as a community.

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