According to Forbes, Folorunsho Alakija was named the richest black woman in the world at the age of 62 this year.
The position announced by Forbes earlier this year surpassed television executive Oprah Winfrey to become the richest black woman in the world.
Alakija made her fortune trading oil and gas, which is primarily her main source of wealth as a profitable businesswoman. It was estimated that the fortune in 2012 exceeded $ 600 million, and now it is more than $ 2.1 billion.
Africa currently has 55 billionaires with a combined net worth of $ 143.88 billion, more than before. The richest black man in the world, Aliko Dangote, has a fortune of over $ 20.2. billion dollars, while the wealth of the richest black woman in the world, Alakija Folorunsho, exceeds $ 2.1 billion.
She was blessed with a husband, two beautiful boys and two beautiful girls.