Forbes named the richest people of Russia and the world

Forbes magazine published a traditional rating of the richest people of Russia in the world. First place in a national list for the second time in a row won the co-owner of “NOVATEK” and “SIBUR” Leonid Michelson. For the year his condition has increased by 4 billion dollars and reached 18.4 billion dollars. In global rankings, it occupies 46-e a place.


photo: Gennady Cherkasov

Second place went to the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Severstal, President and member of the Supervisory Board of the “Consortium “Russian steel” Alexey Mordashov, whose fortune has increased to $ 17.5 billion (+6.6 billion, 51st in the world).

The top three was closed by the Chairman of the Board of Directors and the basic owner “Novolipetsk metallurgical complex” Vladimir Lisin with a condition of 16,1 billion (+6.8 bn, 57th in the world).

The list also hit Gennady Timchenko, Vagit Alekperov, Mikhail Fridman, Vladimir Potanin, Victor Vekselberg, Roman Trotsenko, Sergey Gordeev and Alexander Klyachin.

The richest man the world recognized as the founder of Microsoft bill gates, whose assets have grown from 75 billion to 86 billion dollars. In 2016, the number of billionaires on Earth has more than two thousand people. They own a total of 7.67 trillion dollars.