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This is a SMALL list of America's richest African Americans, it in no way includes ALL of America's richest African Americans: 

 

1. Oprah Winfrey

 

Net worth: $2.7 billion as of March 2012 Source of Wealth: Television, self-made

 

 

 

2. Sean “Diddy” Combs

 

Net Worth: $550 million as of April 2012 Source of Wealth: Rap, record production, acting, fashion design, other businesses

 

 

 

3. Robert Johnson

 

Estimated net worth: $550 million as of May 2009 Source of Wealth: BET, investments

 

 

 

4. Tiger Woods (tie)

 

Net worth: $500 million as of September 2010 Source of Wealth: Golf, endorsements

 

 

4. Michael Jordan (tie)

 

Net worth: $500 million as of September 2010 Source of Wealth: Basketball, Nike, endorsements

 

 

 

4. Earvin “Magic” Johnson Jr. (tie)

 

Net worth: $500 million as May 2009 Source of Wealth: Restaurants, real estate, investments

 

 

 

7. Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter

 

Net Worth: $460 million as of April 2012 Source of Wealth: Rap, songwriting, co-owner of the New Jersey Nets, other businesses

 

 

 

8. William Henry “Bill” Cosby Jr.

 

Net worth: $450 million as of May 2009 Source of Wealth: The Cosby Show, other entertainment

 

Tyler Perry

Net worth: $350 million As of September 2010

 

 

R. Donahue Peebles

Net worth: $350 million As of May 2009

 

 

Quintin Primo III

Net worth: $300 million As of May 2009 Source of Wealth:Real estate

 

 

Beyoncé Knowles

Net worth: $300 million As of December 2010

 

 

Don King

Net worth: $280 million As May 2009

 

 

Andre “Dr. Dre” Young

Net Worth: $260 million – As of April 2012

 

 

Janice Bryant Howroyd & family

Net worth: $250 million As of May 2009

 

 

Herman J. Russell

Net worth: $200 million As of May 2009

 

 

Ulysses Bridgeman, Jr.

Net worth: $200 million  As May 2009

 

 

 

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