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5 Of The Richest Black Business People In America You've Probably Never Heard Of by pashaun(f): 11:19pm On Mar 26, 2015


Sheila Johnson
Net Worth: $400 million


She is the co-founder of Black Entertainment Television along with ex-husband Robert Johnson. According to Techscio, Sheila Johnson is the second-richest Black American woman after media proprietor Oprah Winfrey.


Ulysses Bridgeman Jr.
Net Worth: $400 million


Bridgeman was a shooting guard for the Milwaukee Bucks before he entered the fast food industry. After his NBA career, he bought five Wendy’s franchises that would eventually end up to be 161 in total. He also owns 118 Chili’s restaurants.


R. Donahue Peebles
Net Worth: $350 million


Peebles’ company, The Peebles Corp., develops properties across America. In addition to working in real estate, Peebles has been an activist and novelist.


Quintin Primo III
Net Worth: $300 million


Primo is the CEO of Capri Capital Partners. His education includes an MBA from the Harvard Business School and bachelor of science degree in finance with honors from Indiana University. Capri Capital was founded in 1992 with his friend Daryl Carter. The company has $2.7 billion in real-estate assets.


Janice Bryant Howroyd
Net Worth: $250 million


Howroyd started the staffing firm Act-1 in 1978 and acts as CEO. The employment services agency generates annual revenues approaching $1 billion. She is also an active philanthropist, donating to a variety of charities and universities.



Source: http://blerds.atlantablackstar.com/2015/03/25/5-of-the-richest-black-business-people-in-america-youve-probably-never-heard-of/

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Re: 5 Of The Richest Black Business People In America You've Probably Never Heard Of by vandops10(m): 11:22pm On Mar 26, 2015
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Re: 5 Of The Richest Black Business People In America You've Probably Never Heard Of by Jaycool18(m): 11:39pm On Mar 26, 2015
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