Patrice Motsepe, $1.81 billion
South African, Mining
After making a fortune in mining through his African Rainbow Minerals, South Africa’s first black billionaire, Patrice Motsepe, is now reinvesting via private equity. In the last year, his new investment company, African Rainbow Capital, has made a series of investments in leading South African financial services companies. He is also the president and owner of the Mamelodi Sundowns Football Club.