#10:. Femi Otedola, $1 billion Nigerian, Gas stations
Otedola, 50, got rich with power generation and gas station ownership. He’s controlling shareholder of Forte Oil, one of West Africa’s largest downstream oil companies, with a market capitalization of $1 billion.
The company manufactures its own line of engine oils, and owns fuel storage depots and gas stations. He’s new to the Forbes list this year.