The Top Ten Richest Men in Russia of 2016

Since the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, enterprising Russian businessmen has been able to take advantage of the new found freedom in their country and the general confusion brought about by the fall of the communist regime. Some immediately invested in potentially huge industries, while others sold off unclaimed state assets and properties and used the proceeds as their capital. Regardless of the money’s source, in such a short period of time Russia has been able to produce a number of billionaires already.

The Top Ten Richest Men in Russia of 2016

The Top Ten Richest Men in Russia of 2014

Alisher Usmanov:-

Alisher Usmanov

Alisher Burkhanovich Usmanov is an Uzbek-born Russian business magnate. According to March 2013 Forbes website data, the oligarch Usmanov is Russia’s richest man, with a fortune estimated at $17.6 billion, and the world’s 34th richest person.

  • Net Worth : $18.1 billion
  • Born: September 9, 1953 (age 60), Chust, Uzbekistan
  • Spouse: Irina Viner (m. 1992)
  • Education: Moscow State University, Academy of Finance, Moscow State Institute of International Relations

Vladimir Lisin:-

Vladimir Lisin
Vladimir Lisin is a Russian steel tycoon. He is chairman and the majority shareholder of Novolipetsk or NLMK, one of the four largest steel companies in Russia.
  • Net Worth : $15.9 billion
  • Born: May 7, 1956 (age 57), Ivanovo, Russia
  • Education: Siberian Metallurgical Institute, Plekhanov Russian Academy of Economics

Alexei Mordashov:-

Alexei Mordashov
Alexey Mordashov in Cherepovets, Vologda Oblast. He is a Russian business oligarch and billionaire. He is the main shareholder and the CEO of Severstal, a large Russian conglomerate with interests in metal, energy and mining companies.
  • Net Worth : $15.3 billion
  • Born: September 26, 1965 (age 48), Cherepovets, Russia
  • Education: Northumbria University (2001), Leningrad Institute of Engineering and Economics

Vladimir Potanin:-

Vladimir Potanin
Vladimir Olegovich Potanin is a Russian billionaire entrepreneur and oligarch. He acquired his wealth notably through the controversial loans-for-shares program in Russia.
  • Net Worth : $14.5 billion
  • Born: January 3, 1961 (age 53), Moscow, Russia
  • Education: Moscow State Institute of International Relations

Vagit Alekperov:-

Vagit Alekperov
Vagit Alekperov is an Azerbaijani and Russian businessman and currently a President of the leading Russian oil company LUKOIL.
  • Net Worth : $13.5 billion
  • Born: September 1, 1950 (age 63), Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Education: Azerbaijan Oil and Chemistry Institute (1974), Azerbaijan State Oil Academy

Mikhail Fridman:-

Mikhail Fridman
Mikhail Maratovich Fridman is a Ukrainian-Russian business oligarch. Fridman graduated from Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys in 1986. In the 1980s, as a student, Fridman scalped theater tickets on a large scale.
  • Net Worth : $13.4 billion
  • Born: April 21, 1964 (age 49), Lviv, Ukraine
  • Spouse: Olga Fridman
  • Education: Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys (1986)
  • Office: Member of Russia’s Public Chamber since 2005
  • Children: Katerina Fridman, Larisa Fridman

Mikhail Prokhorov:-

Mikhail Prokhorov
Mikhail Dmitrievitch Prokhorov is a Russian billionaire, politician, and owner of the American basketball team the Brooklyn Nets.
  • Net Worth : $13.2 billion
  • Born: May 3, 1965 (age 48), Moscow, Russia
  • Height: 2.03 m
  • Education: Finance University under the Government of the Russian Federation (1989)
  • Party: Civic Platform
  • Siblings: Irina Prokhorova

Viktor Vekselberg:-

Viktor Vekselberg
Viktor Felixovich Vekselberg is a Ukrainian-born Russian business oligarch. He is the owner and president of Renova Group, a large Russian conglomerate.
  • Net Worth : $12.4 billion
  • Born: April 14, 1957 (age 56), Drohobych
  • Spouse: Marina Vekselberg
  • Education: Moscow Transportation Engineering Institute (1979)
  • Children: Irina Vekselberg, Aleksandr Vekselberg
  • Movies: 1612
  • Parents: Feliks Solomonovich Vekselberg, Elena Evtropovna Morozova

Roman Abramovich:-

Roman Abramovich
Roman Arkadyevich Abramovich is a Russian businessman and the main owner of the private investment company Millhouse LLC. He is known outside Russia as the owner of Chelsea Football Club, an English Premier League football team.
  • Net Worth : $12.1 billion
  • Born: October 24, 1966 (age 47), Saratov, Russia
  • Nationality: Russian
  • Spouse: Irina Malandina (m. 1991–2007), Olga Yurevna Lysova (m. 1987–1990)
  • Children: Arkadiy Abramovich, Anna Abramovich, Arina Abramovich, Ilya Abramovich, Sofia Abramovich
  • Parents: Irina Vasilevna Abramovich, Arkadiy Abramovich
  • Education: School No. 232 (1974–1983), Ukhta School No. 2, more

Leonid Michelson:-

Leonid Michelson
Leonid Mikhelson is a Russian businessman, CEO, chairman and major shareholder of the Russian gas company Novatek. According to Forbes, his personal fortune was estimated at US$15.4 billion as of 2013.
  • Net Worth : $11.9 billion
  • Born: August 11, 1955 (age 58), Kaspiysk, Russia

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