Who Are Some Famous Black Billionaires?


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In the United States, Oprah Winfrey and Michael Jordan are the most well-known black billionaires and the only Americans on Forbes’ list of black billionaires. Forbes has 11 black billionaires on its list, as of 2015.

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Oprah Winfrey has been on the Forbes list of billionaires since 2003 and has an estimated net worth of $2.9 billion. Michael Jordan was a new addition to the list in 2015, with a net worth of approximately $1 billion. The bulk of his income comes from sales of his Jordan brand merchandise collaboration with Nike. He is also the majority owner of the Charlotte Bobcats.

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