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27 Of The Richest People In South Africa

Here are 27 of South Africa’s richest people, but how did they achieve this level of wealth? Find out here.

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  • Net worth: R3.4 billion
  • Age: 61
  • Industry: Banking
  • Source of wealth: Self-made

Paul Harris joined Rand Consolidated Investments soon after it was founded.

When RCI merged with Rand Merchant Bank, he became CEO in 1992, and again in 1998 after it merged with First National Bank to become FirstRand. Harris was the chief executive of the FirstRand group from 2005 to 2009.

He converted Ellerman House in Cape Town’s suburbs into one of South Africa’s most luxurious boutique hotels. Additionally, he recently started lecturing on business at Stellenbosch University.

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Nicole Crampton is an online writer for Entrepreneur Magazine. She has studied a BA Journalism at Monash South Africa. Nicole has also completed several courses in writing and online marketing.

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