3. Mohammed Al Amoudi | Net Worth: $8.3 Billion
The Ethiopian-Saudi billionaire businessman, Mohamed Al Amoudi is the third richest black person in the world. He made his fortune in construction and real estate prior to branching out to buy oil refiners in Sweden and Morocco.
He has established himself as the largest individual foreign investor in Ethiopia and a major investor in Sweden. He also owns land used to produce coffee and he has donated $500k to the Ethiopian National Coffee Museum. He has been honored at Addis Ababa University and also was honored with the Order of the Polar Star.