In no particular order, here are the top 10 richest Ethiopians alive as of 2020.
1. Mohammed Al Amoudi
Controls gold mines and massive tracts of fertile lands that were handed to him by the late former prime minister Meles Zenawi. Estimated net worth: $10 billion.
2. Azeb Mesfin
She is the Widow of the late Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, she has ownership interests in many of the biggest companies in Ethiopia. Estimated net worth: $4 billion.
3. Berhane Gebrekiristos
The closest and most trusted friend of Meles and Azeb. Estimated net worth: $2 billion.
4. Sebhat Nega
His fortune has been declining after he was kicked out of the TPLF politburo and the Endowment Fund for the Relief of Tigray (EFFORT) by Meles and Azeb; he is currently rebounding. Estimated net worth $2 billion.