The collective net worth of the wealthiest Russian entrepreneurs has risen by $13.03 billion since the start of 2023. Sputnik reports that Vagit Alekperov, a co-owner of Lukoil, saw his fortune grow by over $3 billion to $18.5 billion. The index is based on asset prices and accounting data of the billionaires’ companies and includes the world’s 500 wealthiest individuals, including 22 Russian citizens with a combined wealth of $276.7 billion as of April 3.
Vladimir Potanin, owner of the Nornikel metallurgical firm, is once again the richest Russian on the list, with a net worth of $29 billion, up $448 million. Leonid Mikhelson, co-owner of Novatek, Russia’s second-largest natural gas producer, has a total wealth of $26.3 billion and is in second place, while Vladimir Lisin, a major shareholder of Russia’s NLMK steel company, has seen his wealth rise to $21 billion after earning $46.2 million since the beginning of 2023, making him the third-richest entrepreneur.
The collective net worth of the wealthiest Russian entrepreneurs has increased by US$13.03 billion (RM57.59 billion) since the start of 2023. The fortune of Vagit Alekperov, the co-owner of Lukoil, reportedly grew by more than US$3 billion to reach US$18.5 billion. The rating includes the 500 richest people in the world, among which there are 22 Russian citizens with a total wealth of US$276.7 billion as of April 3.
Vladimir Potanin, the owner of the Nornikel metallurgical company, is the richest Russian businessman on the list with a net worth of US$29 billion. The second and third spots are taken by Leonid Mikhelson, a co-owner of Novatek, with US$26.3 billion, and Vladimir Lisin, a major shareholder of NLMK steel company, with US$21 billion. Alisher Usmanov, the co-owner of Megafon mobile operator, ranks fourth on the index, while Alexei Mordashov, a co-owner of Severstal, is fifth.