Kanye West not richest black American

Global media company and American business magazine, Forbes, has frowned at reports that American rapper, Kanye West is the richest black American.

Forbes that focuses majorly on listing and ranking in areas like business, investment, technology, entrepreneurship, leadership and marketing, disclosed this in a tweet via its official Twitter account @forbes on Friday.

It wrote, “No, Kanye West is not the richest black American. On Wednesday, multiple outlets reported that Kanye West is the richest black person in America, worth as much as 6.6 billion dollars.’’

The magazine noted that Vista Equity’s boss, Robert F. Smith remains the richest black person in the U.S. with an estimated worth of 6 billion dollars.

It also said that Aliko Dangote of Nigeria, with 11.8 billion dollars’ worth, was the richest black person in the world.

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