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TOP 3 RICHEST BLACK WOMEN IN THE WORLD

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With Africa having over 11 billionaires on Forbes list. These female billionaires found spots for themselves. For years Oprah Winfrey had the crown as the richest and only billionaire black woman; everything changed in 2014 with Folorunsho Alakija and Isabel dos Santos on Forbes Billionaires .

A brief overview of the richest black women in the world:

3) Oprah Winfrey – Net Worth: $3 Billion

Source of wealth: Media

Oprah Winfrey is the richest African American. The majority of her net worth was generated from her 25 year profitable daytime TV show and earnings from her Harpo production company, with which she helped create celebrities like Dr Phil, Dr Oz as well as Rachel Ray. She continues to support educational courses and has spent a whopping $100 million to build the Oprah Winfrey Learning Academy for girls in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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