With an estimated net worth of $2.2 billion as of 2020, Isabel dos Santos was formerly regarded as the richest woman in Africa.
However, things changed when her assets were frozen as part of a probe into alleged fraud and corruption. She has also been dropped from Forbes’ list of billionaires.
Who is Isabel dos Santos?
Isabel dos Santos is a businesswoman and the first daughter of former Angolan President, Jose Eduardo dos Santos.
She made her fortune through investments in various industries, including telecommunications, banking, and media. She was married to the late SindikaDokolo who passed away in October 2020, and holds dual citizenship in Russia and Angola
What is Isabel dos Santos’ current net worth?
Isabel dos Santos’ net worth has been in decline since her father’s presidency ended. Her net worth was assessed by Forbes to be $2.2 billion in 2020, a decline from $2.7 billion it was in 2019, Forbes estimates, her seized assets to be worth $ 1.6 billion, which at the time, put her estimated wealth around $ 0.6 billion but this figure may not be accurate as she probably has other undisclosed assets.
Who is Tatiana Kukanova dos Santos?
Tatiana Kukanova dos Santos is a Russian-born geologist, she was the first wife of Eduardo dos Santos and the mother of Isabel. She divorced him in 1980.
How is Eduardo dos Santos related to Isabel dos Santos?
Eduardo dos Santos is Isabel dos Santos’ father. She is his first daughter and the only child he and Tatiana Kukanova had together.
What is Eduardo dos Santos’ net worth?
Eduardo dos Santos served as Angola’s president for 38 years, from 1979 to 2017, making him Africa’s second-longest-serving leader. Prior to his passing in July 2022, Bloomberg reported that he had a $20 billion net worth as of the year 2021.