Richest People in Russia 2014 | Top 10
The richest people in Russia are the people who rule the country!
Obviously, you know who #1 is. But what about the other 9? Not to worry! This article covers it all.
Russia is a wonderful country which has deposits of metals and sources of energy in abundance.
Therefore, it doesn’t come as a surprise that most of these billionaire Russians have made their fortune in businesses of gas, oil, mining, and metal.
Let’s get straight to business and see who are the richest people who run Russia!
10German Khan – Net worth – $11.3 billion
We begin our top list with the Russian businessman of Ukrainian Jewish descent, German Khan.
Born on October 24, 1961, the 52-year old billionaire has an estimated net worth of $11.3 billion.
He makes large contribution to the world of the European Jewish Fund, which is a non-profit organization promoting reconciliation on the continent.
Along with Mikhail Fridman and Alexei Kuzmichev, German Borisovich Khan owns the biggest financial and industrial investment group in Russia, called Alfa Group.
Alfa Group also has business in cellular company VimpelCom and also owns Russia’s second-biggest retailer, X5.
Several years ago, the businessman has worked as Executive Director of TNK-BP, Alfa Group’s oil business.
With his billionaire friends he started commodities trading outfit Alfa-Eco and later launched Alfa-Bank, which is the biggest private bank in Russia.
Source of wealth: oil, banking, telecom