6. Samuel Tafesse
He partnered the widow of Meles Zenawi, in several businesses. He started with his business in construction. Both of them partnered the business and made a profit of millions in the industry.
They have also worked together on other businesses as well. But new chances of the relationships getting sour with her have made a deep impact on his construction business. Even with that he has a net worth of $1.6 billion and a working business led by him.
5. Seyoum Mesfin
He is presently the Ethiopian ambassador to China. He was previously on the position of foreign affairs minister where he had a lot of power about trade.
He has been chairman for Ethiopian Airlines. His power in the Ethiopian cabinet along with the airlines helped him smuggle a lot of drugs within Africa and Asia.
He is the richest drug lord in Africa with a long criminal history of selling illegal drugs. He has made a lot of profit in this business in the past few years and his estimated worth at present is $1.8 billion.