Real rich kids of Africa: 6 wealthy and successful children of African billionaires

Real rich kids of Africa: 6 wealthy and successful children of African billionaires

If your parents are billionaires, it's obvious you would know a luxurious and spoiled life. However, some of the African rich kids managed to learn from their parents and create their own success.

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Briefly.co.za takes a look at six African billionaires' kids, who now create their own wealth.

1. Rajiv Ruparelia, Uganda

The only son of Uganda billionaire Sudhir Ruparelia. Sudhir is one of the richest men in the country, and it seems his son followed in his footsteps.

Rajiv, a banker and financier, is part of a company his dad founded- Ruparelia Group.

The company includes banking, hotel business, agriculture and education.

However, Rajiv had to start at the bottom of the company and work his way up. His dad did not want him to be one of the kids that got it easy.

2. Jide Adenuga, Nigeria

Adenuga was the director of his father, Mike Adenuga's, oil company Conoil PLC. But, he later decided he wanted to do his own thing and he started an alcohol empire.

His business 3 Inclusive Ltd, imports and sells champagne Montaudon in Nigeria on exclusive terms, Uncova reported.

3. Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola, Nigeria

Another Nigerian on the list is Femi Otedola, aka DJ Cuppy. She is one of the most famous DJs in the country, she even preformed for President Muhammadu Buhari at his inaugural ceremony.

4. Jonathan Oppenheimer, South Africa

The son of the richest man in South Africa, Nicky Oppenheimer. He was held one of the top positions in the De Beers mining company, which was run by the family until Anglo Gold took over in 2012.

He is currently the director of E. Oppenheimer & Sons, a company in charge of the family's investments worldwide, such as the private enterprise Tana Capital, which they co-founded.

Real rich kids of Africa: 10 wealthy and successful children of African billionaires

Jonathan Oppenheimer, son of the wealthiest man in SA. Photo credit: Oppenheimer Partners

5. Vimal and Tarun Shah, Kenya

Kenyan brothers Vimal and Tarun are the sons of Bhimji Depar Shah. They are executives at Bidco Oil, a company founded by their father.

The company covers 49% edible oils production in the Kenyan markets, making it the largest of it sort in the country.

Real rich kids of Africa: 10 wealthy and successful children of African billionaires

Shah brothers with their father. Photo credit: It's Africa's time

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6. Ahmed Indimi, Nigeria

The son of the founder of one of the largest oil companies in the country's history, Oriental Energy Resources (OER). Ahmed runs the marketing department at OER, after he completed his MBA degree in Internet security.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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