Life is anything but ordinary when your mom and dad are some of the richest people in the world. We already met the world’s richest black billionaires, so it is time to take a look at their kids.
Being born into a billionaire family can certainly make life interesting. Many of these kids followed in their parent’s footsteps, whether that meant playing basketball or running an oil company. Despite growing up in undeniable privilege, many of the kids of billionaires have made an impact in their own right. Keep scrolling to meet the children of the world’s richest black billionaires.
Michael Jordan is perhaps the greatest basketball player of all time, but also one of the richest African Americans on the planet with a net worth of $1.65 billion.
In 2014, Jordan became father to a twin boy and girl, his fourth and fifth children.
His son, Marcus Jordan, played basketball at the University of Central Florida from 2009 to 2012 where he scored an average of 12.3 points per game.
Self-made billionaire, 71 year-old Mohammed Ibrahim, was born in Sudan and now lives in the UK. He became a billionaire after selling his telecommunications company and now spends much of his time focusing on improving the lives of African citizens through the Mo Ibrahim Foundation. His net worth is over $1.1 billion.
Mohammed’s daughter is Hadeel Ibrahim, who became executive director of her father’s foundation at 22 years old.
She is on the United Nations Secretary General’s High-Level Panel on Humanitarian Funding and sits on the board for many organizations including the Clinton Foundation.
Hadeel is also the co-chair of the Africa Center in New York that promotes collaboration between Africa and the US.
Folorunso Alakija, vice chair of Nigerian oil company Famfa Oil, got her start in business as the founder of an elite Nigerian fashion label. The 66 year-old self-made billionaire is worth $1.7 billion, lives in Lagos, Nigeria, and has four sons.
Not to be outdone, Folarin’s older brother Ladi was married in an equally extravagant wedding.
The two-part affair happened in Lagos, Nigeria, and London. Ladi and his wife now have a child.
Forlain and Ladi are joined by two more brothers.
Rotimi is the executive director of Famfa and Dele mostly stays out of the spotlight.
Another Nigerian — Mike Adenuga — is chairman of telecommunications company Globacom, which has 36 million subscribers, as well as the majority owner of Lagos-based oil company Conoil. In total, Mike Adenuga has eight children with several different women and a net worth of $5.4 billion.
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