The naming conventions are very similiar and suggests a shared cultural touchstone at the very least
Think about it
No, he’s just a South African diamond tycoon at most he might occasionally utilize magical artefacts to foil Scrooge McDuck and increase his own wealth, but he lacks innate magical abilities and has not dedicated his life to the study of magic. contrast Magicka DeSpell who is absolutely a sorceress. which lacking a more robust taxonomy of magic users for the Scrooge McDuck universe could be considered a type of wizard.