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1. Sheila Johnson

Johnson is an American businesswoman, co-founder of BET, CEO of Salamander Hotels and Resorts, and the first African-American woman to attain a net worth of at least one billion dollars.

4. Cathy Hughes

Cathy Hughes

Hughes became the first and only African-American woman to head a publicly traded corporation when her TV One network went public in 1988. She currently has a net worth of $460 million.

5. Isabel dos Santos

The 45-year old is an Angolan businesswoman, Africa’s richest woman and the eldest child of Angola’s former President José Eduardo dos Santos. She has an estimated net worth of $3.5 billion.

6. Mama Ngina Kenyatta

84-year-old Mama Ngina”, is the former First Lady of Kenya. The Kenyatta family has investments in banking, education, farming, hospitality, insurance, manufacturing and real estate, though Mama Kenyatta likes to keep a low profile.

8. Folorunso Alakija

The 61-year-old Nigerian billionaire is a fashion designer and Executive Director of FAMFA Oil, the gas and oil exploration and production company.

10. Janice Bryant Howroyd

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Janice is founder and Chief Executive Officer of The ACT-1 Group, the largest privately held, woman owned workforce solutions company founded in the U.S. She has a net worth of $420 million.

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