Here is what some of Africa's richest people studied at university

A look at some of the university majors of Africa's wealthiest individuals

Getting the right college major is vital in setting a clear path to one's future career.

Business Insider SSA took a look at some of the university majors of Africa's wealthiest individuals where a majority of them took up a course in the Arts industry. Some even obtained post-graduate education after getting their bachelor's degree.

Here now is the list of what some of Africa's richest people studied at the university:

1. Elon Musk

Net worth: $19.7 billion

Bachelor of Arts / Science, University of Pennsylvania

2. Aliko Dangote

Net worth: $14.3 billion.

Bachelor of Arts / Science, Al-Azhar University

3. Nicky Oppenheimer

Net worth: $7.1 billion.

Bachelor of Arts / Science, Oxford U Christ Church

Master of Arts, Oxford U Christ Church

4. Johann Rupert

Net worth: $6.8 billion

Rupert attended Paul Roos Gymnasium and the University of Stellenbosch, studying economics and company law. He dropped out of the university to pursue a career in business, however, in 2004, the university awarded him an honorary doctorate in Economics.

5. Nassef Sawiris

Net worth: $6.2 billion

Bachelor of Arts / Science, University of Chicago

6. Mike Adenuga

Net worth: $5.1 billion

Master of Business Administration, Pace University, New York

7. Nathan Kirsch

Net worth: $4.3 billion

Bachelor of Arts / Science, University of Witwatersrand

8. Christoffel Wiese

Net worth: $4 billion

Bachelor of Arts / Science, University of Stellenbosch

Bachelor of Laws, University of Stellenbosch

9. Naguib Sawiris

Net worth: $4 billion

Bachelor of Arts / Science, Swiss Federal Polytechnical Institute

Master of Science, Swiss Federal Polytechnical Institute

10. Isabel dos Santos

Net worth: $3.6 billion

Bachelor of Arts / Science, King's College London

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