1. Johann Rupert (Stellenbosch) – Net worth – $7.3bn, R108 Billion
Rupert was introduced to South African football in 2016 after he bought Cape Town-based club Vasco Da Gama through his company Remgro, with the team eventually winning automatic promotion to the Absa Premiership at the end of the 2018/19 season.
Besides football, the business tycoon has a keen interest in cricket and golf. Rupert is currently the chairman of Ramgro, whose interests are in industrial mining and finance, and also Swiss-based luxury goods company Richemont.
According to the Forbes Rich List released in 2019, Rupert has been ranked as the second-wealthiest person in South Africa after Nicky Oppenheimer ($7.3bn, R108bn).
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*USD values converted to ZAR at the current exchange rate
**Data from Forbes and Business Tech and other media reports