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Mo' money, mo' problems, right? Not for these richest African Americans! These high rollers are living the glamorous life as the 29 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 2017. 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.


Robert F. Smith

Robert F. Smith is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Wealthiest African American Celebrities
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$2.5 billion
Michael Jordan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Wealthiest African American Celebrities
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$650 million

Age: 56

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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#1 on The Best Athletes of All Time

#29 on The Best NBA Players of the Decade

#1 on The Top NBA Players Of All Time

#5 on The Best NBA Player Nicknames

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Sean Combs is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Wealthiest African American Celebrities
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$620 million

Age: 49

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York, Harlem

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#26 on A Definitive Ranking of Rappers as Actors

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