Once one of the richest men in South Africa, Christo Wiese lost some of his wealth after the resignation of Steinhoff International Holdings CEO Markus Jooste.
According to article in Business Tech, Wiese lost his billionaire status and his fortune decreased to $742 million.
Now there are other businessmen who can be counted as being the top billionaires in South Africa according to the Forbes real-time rankings.
Here is a look at the richest people in South Africa right now:
1. Nicky Oppenheimer
Oppenheimer is on top of the list with a net worth of $7,6 billion.
2. Johann Rupert
Rupert at 67 has a net worth of $6,8 billion.
3. Koos Bekker
Bekker is the chairman of Naspers and makes billions of rands from his businesses including DStv, Multichoice, MNet and online stores OLX and Takealot.
4. Patrice Motsepe
Motsepe is the youngest person in the top 5, he is 55 years old.
5. Allan Gray
Gray’s source of income is money management.
– BUSINESS REPORT ONLINE