5. Seyoum Mesfin Net Worth$ 1.8 billion
Seyoum Mesfin estimated net worth is US $ 1.8 billion and he is ranked at No.5 in the list of top 10 richest people in Ethiopia as appeared in financial magazines such as Forbes and Bloomberg 2018. He is presently the Ethiopian ambassador to China.
Seyoum Mesfin was previously on the position of foreign affairs minister where he had a lot of power about trade. He has been chairman for Ethiopian Airlines. His power in the Ethiopian cabinet along with the airlines helped him smuggle a lot of drugs within Africa and Asia. He is the richest drug lord in Africa with a long criminal history of selling illegal drugs. He has made a lot of profit in this business in the past few years.