1. Patrice Motsepe Mamelodi Sundowns, South Africa
Mining magnate, Patrice Motsepe, acquired South African Premier Soccer League (PSL) club, Mamelodi Sundowns F.C. in 2003. Motsepe is the founder and executive chairman of African Rainbow Minerals, a company with interests in platinum and gold. Motsepe’s net worth is estimated at $2.9 billion and he ranks amongst the richest men in South Africa. A peculiar philanthropist, he sits on the board of several companies. Early this year, Motsepe donated half of his wealth to charity through the Motsepe Family Foundation.