1. Johann Rupert
Johann Rupert is ranked at first in the list of South African Billionaires. He is the Resident of Cape Town and runs the business of luxury goods. He established the luxury goods company “Richemont” in 1988 which is best known for the brands of Montblanc and Cartier and takes it to the heights and listed his company on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. He holds the 7 percents stakes in the Remgro and 25 percents stakes in the Reinet which has also stakes in the British American tobacco. Johann Rupert estimated net worth is US $ 8.2 billion and he is ranked at No. 1 in the list of top 10 richest people of South Africa.
2. Nicky Oppenheimer
Nicky Oppenheimer is the inherited billionaire of South Africa and ranked at No. 2 in the list of top 10 richest people of South Africa with an estimated net worth of US $ 6.7 billion. His family holds the stakes in the “DeBeers” which is the worldwide diamond trade company. Nicky has sold his 40 percent stakes of DeBeers to the Anglo American mining conglomerate which is also established by his grandfather against the US $ 5.1 billion in cash. He is also served as the member of board of directors of Anglo American for almost 37 years.
3. Chistoffel Wiese
Chistoffel Wiese is the retail tycoon of South Africa and continues to grow his wealth and ranked at No. 3 in the list of top 10 richest people of South Africa with an estimated net worth of US $ 6.3 billion. He holds the stakes in two companies including the Steinhoff and Pepkor and his company Steinhoff which is the furniture and home made goods retailer signed a deal to purchase the Pepkor which deals in the sale of clothes and footwear against the cash payment of US $ 5.7 billion. He has some other investments in the public traded “Shoprite Holdings” who controls the furniture stores, supermarkets and fast food outlets in all across Africa.
4. Patrice Motsepe
Patrice Motsepe is the South African mining tycoon and is the founder and chairman of the “African Rainbow Minerals” which deals in platinum, gold, base metals and in ferrous metals. He also holds the several chairs of company boards including the chairman of the non executive Harmony Gold which is the 12the largest gold mining company of world. Patrice Motsepe estimated net worth is US $ 2.6 billion and he is ranked at No. 4 in the list of top 10 richest people of South Africa.
5. Koos Bekker
Koos Bekker is the South African media tycoon and the chairman of the leading and rising media group of Naspers. He made some aggressive business plans and makes well timed investments and made his small newspaper agency to a multi-billion conglomerate. His company is listed in the Johannesburg and London stock exchanges and operated in more than 130 countries and capitalized the largest market by and media group outside the China and USA. Koos Bekker estimated net worth is US $ 2.3 billion and he is ranked at No. 5 in the list of top 10 richest people of South Africa.
6. Stephen Saad
Stephen Saad is the founder of the Aspen Pharmacare which is the largest pharmaceuticals maker. His company has reported the 46 percents jump in terms of revenue generated from the international business in 2015. Aspen Pharmacare has generated the market of medicine in 150 countries and is listed in the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and he is the CEO of the company. Stephan Saad estimated net worth is US $ 2.1 billion and he is ranked at No. 6 in the list of top 10 richest people of South Africa.
7. Allan Gray
Allan Gray has sternly founded the private investment management firm Allan Gray Limited at Cape Town in 1973. His company is becomes the largest privately owned asset company in South Africa and has managing US $ 40 billion in assets. He also established another asset management company in 1989 when launched the Orbis Investment firm in Bermuda which is now his primary residence and the company manages total assets of some US $30 billion. Allan Gray personal net worth is US $ 1.6 billion and he is ranked at No. 7 in the list of top 10 richest people of South Africa.
8. Lauritz Dippenaar
Lauritz Dippenaar is the South African businessman, investor and a self made millionaire and chairman of the financial group of FirstRand which is dealing in banding and insurance. He cofounded the Rand Consolidated Investing firm with partners Paul Harris and GT Ferreira in 1977. After a series of acquisitions and mergers the FirstRand was created in the 1990. He is also a great philanthropist and runs the scholarship programs through his endowments. Lauritz Dippenaar estimated net worth is US $ 730 million and he is ranked at No. 8 in the list of top 10 richest people of South Africa.
9. Desmond Sacco
Desmond Sacco is the South African businessman and serves as the chairman and MD of the Assore Limited. He is dropped from billionaire list because of the declining of his company’s stock price that was actual the result of the drop of Iron ore prices in the market. Desmond Sacco estimated net worth is US $680 million and he is ranked at No. 9 in the list of top 10 richest people of South Africa.
10. Gus Attridge
Gus Attridge is the South African businessman and the deputy CEO of the Aspen Pharmacare which he established with the Stephan Saad who is also ranked at No. 6 in the list. He holds the 4 percents stakes in the company which is value over US $ 320 million. Gus Attridge estimated net worth is US $ 660 million and he is ranked at No. 10 in the list of top 10 richest people of South Africa.