List of Billionaires in Botswana

List of Billionaires in Botswana

Who are Billionaires?

A billionaire is a person with a net worth of at least one billion units of a given currency, usually of a major currency such as the United States dollar, euro, or pound sterling.

List of Billionaires in Botswana

Abdul Satar Dada

Gulaam Husain Abdoola

Chandrakanth D. Chauhan

Ramachandran Ottapathu

Farouk Essop Ismail

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is the richest guy in Botswana?

New World Wealth doesn’t name names but in a 2016 interview with Forbes Africa, Ramachandran “Ram” Ottapathu, the CEO of Choppies, which is Botswana’s biggest retailer, said that his personal net worth “could be” $300 million. That would make him a centi-millionaire.

Who is the richest kid in Botswana?

Bissau is the son of the late Botswaana’s famous tycoon, Bartholomew Ophaketse Gaobakwe and his family status has also contributed to his growing social media following.

Who is the richest youth on earth?

Alexandr Wang is the youngest self-made billionaire as of November 2022, according to Forbes. At the age of 25, Wang is estimated to have a net worth of $1 billion. His San Francisco-based artificial intelligence company, Scale AI was valued at $7.3 billion earlier this year.

Which country is poorer in Africa?

Based on the per capita GDP and GNI values from 2020, Burundi ranks as the poorest country in not only Africa, but also the world. The second-poorest country in Africa, Somalia, holds the same distinction.

Is Botswana a rich or poor country?

Significant mineral (diamond) wealth, good governance, prudent economic management, and a relatively small population of about 2.4 million (2021), have made it an upper middle-income country with an agenda of becoming a high-income country by 2036.

Is Botswana a rich country in Africa?

It has the fourth highest gross national income per capita in purchasing power in Africa and above the world average. Trade unions represent a minority of workers in the Botswana economy.

Is Botswana one of the poorest countries?

At independence in 1966, Botswana was one of the poorest nations in the world, and diamonds almost single-handedly turned around the country’s fortunes. According to UN data, Botswana has a 24.72% unemployment rate – one of the lowest in the region.

Does Botswana have a billionaire?

A study by a global wealth intelligence firm based in South Africa says that poor Botswana has no billionaires, only two centi-millionaires, 80 multi-millionaires, 2100 millionaires and a measly US$19 billion in private hands.

Which country is more developed in Africa?

The island country of Mauritius is Africa’s most developed country with an HDI of . 804, which just clears the “very high human development” threshold. Mauritius boasts a life expectancy of 75 years and a literacy rate of 91.3%, and is known for its advanced economy and free heath care and schooling.

Is BTS a billionaire?

According to a 2020 Forbes report, all accolades, performances, royalties, world tours and ads earned by BTS add up to a combined net worth of USD 50 million.

Can I become a billionaire?

It isn’t easy to become a billionaire especially if you haven’t already made millions. You will need time, patience, investment savvy, and entrepreneurship to become a billionaire unless you are born into a family with billions that you stand to inherit.