The 28 Richest African Americans People
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The 28 Richest African Americans

Mo' money, mo' problems, right? Not for these richest African Americans! These high rollers are living the glamorous life as the 28 richest black Americans today, listed here starting with the richest African Americans. From entrepreneurs like Oprah Winfrey and Dr. Dre to athletes like Kobe Bryant and Tiger Woods, these are the wealthiest African Americans, as of 2014. They've made it big in Hollywood, sports, and other areas, earning them a spot among the richest black actors, musicians, and business people.

Who are the richest African Americans? From music legends like Berry Gordy to the great Michael Jordan the richest black people in the world have all earned their incredible wealth in different ways, but there's no denying their financial success.

These are the world's richest people who are African American. The richest black people in America are also among some of the best black actors in history, and have achieved not just financial success but are hugely popular with fans as well. These rich black people certainly don't have to worry about money, unless they want to stay atop this list.

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    $2.8 billion

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    Age: 61
    Birthplace: Kosciusko, Mississippi, United States of America
    Profession: Businessperson, Journalist, Television producer, Film Producer, Actor + 4 more
    Schools: Nicolet High School, Tennessee State University, East Literature Magnet School
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    $650 million

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    Age: 52
    Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
    Profession: Spokesperson, Basketball player, Entrepreneur, Actor, Athlete
    Schools: Emsley A. Laney High School, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Major/Field Of Study: Cultural geography
    Children: Marcus Jordan, Jeffrey Michael Jordan, Jasmine Mickael Jordan, Victoria Jordan, Ysabel Jordan
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    $590 million

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    Age: 40
    Birthplace: Cypress, California, United States of America
    Profession: Golfer, Athlete, Writer
    Schools: Stanford University, Western High School
    Children: Charlie Axel Woods, Sam Alexis Woods
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    $590 million

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    Age: 46
    Birthplace: Harlem, New York City, New York, United States of America
    Profession: Fashion designer, Record producer, Songwriter, Television producer, Musician + 8 more
    Schools: Mount Saint Michael Academy, Howard University
    Children: Justin Dior Combs, Christian Casey Combs, D'Lila Star Combs, Jessie James Combs, Chance Combs
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    $580 million

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    Age: 69
    Birthplace: Hickory, Mississippi, United States of America
    Profession: Businessperson, Entrepreneur
    Schools: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Freeport High School, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University
    Major/Field Of Study: International Affairs, Social studies
    Children: Paige Johnson
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    $510 million

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    Age: 45
    Birthplace: Huntington, New York, United States of America
    Profession: Record producer, Songwriter, Musician, Film Producer, Model + 5 more
    Schools: Harborfields High School
    Children: Moroccan Scott Cannon, Monroe Cannon
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