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4 African Billionaires with the Most Expensive Houses

Many African billionaires see real estate as a lifestyle statement and a lucrative investment.

The vast African continent is home to nearly 1.2 billion people, many of whom are trying to make ends meet. There are a few African billionaires that live in expensive houses and live a life of luxury. In Africa, there are approximately 18 billionaires with a combined fortune of $143.8 billion dollars.

The serene environment is what makes the residences here so beautiful. And the fact that you can be in the presence of nature. It’s also a fantastic way to get away from bustle of  big cities. 

People commonly believe that Africa as a whole is impoverished and that Africans do not enjoy luxury. There are, however, African billionaires here who are not hesitant to flaunt their wealth in expensive houses.

Here are 4 African billionaires with the most expensive houses.

Johann Rupert

African billionaires expensive houses
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Johann Rupert’s property in L’Ormarins Estate, South Africa, is one of the most expensive houses in the country. Rupert is the richest man in South Africa, with a net worth of $11 billion. He made his money in the luxurious goods industry.

Johann Rupert is the chairman of Swiss luxury goods firm, Compagnie Financiere Richemont. The firm is best recognised for the brands, Cartier and Montblanc.

Mike Adenuga Banana Island House

African billionaires expensive houses
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Mike Adenuga’s villa in Banana Island, Nigeria, is by far one of the most expensive homes homes in Africa. With a net worth of $ 6.7 billion, this billionaire tycoon is one of the wealthiest people on the planet. He made his money in the oil and telecoms industries.

And now, at 65, he lives in one of Africa’s most expensive houses, even more than the Buckingham Palace. 

His estate has eight duplexes, one of which is solely for his use, a large home office, a mosque, two large watchtowers, a church, and a large multipurpose hall with seating for 200 people. It can accommodate his multimillion-dollar private jets.

Aliko Dangote

African billionaires expensive houses
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Aliko Dangote is , Africa’s richest man with a net worth of $14.1 billion. He made his money in the cement industry and other minor industrial firms. His estate includes various bedrooms, a decorated front room, a lounge, and a headquarters that has hosted world leaders such as Bill Gates.

The mansion is a blend of extravagance and, luxury.

Patrice Motsepe

African billionaires expensive houses
Source: answerAfrica.com

Patrice Motsepe is a self-made millionaire with a net worth of $3.2 billion who has worked really hard to get to where he is now. He acquired his money investing in minerals and mining companies, and he was the first African to be on Forbes’ billionaire list in 2008.

He Currently lives in an $8 million mansion in Cape Town with his family. The 12,000-square-foot estate includes six bedrooms, a pool, a tennis court, a fireplace, and a 24-person board room.

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