Friday, May 8, 2009

Richest African Americans


10 wealthiest Black folk in America courtesy of Forbes magazine. And guess who AIN'T ON THE LIST ? ( Russel Simmons , Jay-Z, 50 Cent, P-Diddy )

1. Oprah Winfrey - Net worth of $2.7 billion,
2. Tiger Woods - Net worth $600 million
3. Robert Johnson – Founder of BET - Net worth $550 million (he took a hit during the recession)
4. Michael Jordan - $525 million
5. Earvin "Magic" Johnson, Jr. - $500 million
6. Sheila Johnson – Robert Johnson’s ex-wife – Net worth $400 million
7. Don Peebles – Runs Peebles Corp. a real estate development company – Net worth $350
8. Quintin Primo III – Founder of real estate financing company Capri Capital - Net worth $300 million.
9. Ulysses Bridgeman, Jr. – Owns 161 Wendy’s franchises and 118 Chilli’s franchises - Net worth $200 million.
10. Kenneth Chenault, chief executive of American Express – net worth $125 million.