1. Viladimir Putin
Viladimir Putin is the Russian President and named as the most powerful person in the world by Forbes 2015 most powerful person’s list and creates his way to reach the top of the list of Russians richest peoples. Though Putin’s finances are sheltered in the significant manner of mystery the political analyst and Putin opponent Stanislav Belkovsky has estimated the president’s net worth is around US $70 billion and this has been acknowledged as an educated estimate. A report publish by Boris Nemtsov, who is the former Russian Deputy Prime Minister, disclose that Putin has access to 58 airplanes, 4 yachts and more than 20 homes. Moreover, numerous allegation of corruption have encircled the world’s most powerful man.
2. Alisher Usmanov
Alisher Usmanov is the second richest Russian man. Alisher built his wealth from mining projects to metal and in investments and recently purchases the 48 percents stakes in USM. The entity controls the Russia’s biggest iron ore maker, Metalloinvest. Alisher goes well beyond the industrial limits and he is also the co-owner of the MegaFon which is the second largest mobile company of Russia, along with the Mail.ru group, which is also the largest Internet Russian Company. He also holds the Kommersant publishing homes and clutches the 30% of football team Arsenal. Alisher lives the luxurious life and even travel in his own Airbus A340 which is the biggest Russian private jet. Alisher Usmanov estimated net worth is US $ 16.1 billion and ranked at second place in the list of top 10 richest people of Russia.
Viktor Vekselberg is the third richest person of Russian with as estimated net worth of US $ 14.6 billion. He made his first wealth by selling the copper which is collected from the used industrial power cables. Vekselberg is served as the chairman of Russian multinational Renova Group. The Bahamas based Savings Company controls the stakes in the Swiss equipment makers and becomes the largest aluminum producer in the world. He also controls the leading private electric supplier of Russia, Integrated Power Systems. Although he refuses the blame of being a Kremlin puppet but he certainly seems as more close to the Kremlin for the oversees projects to renovate the Russian economy.
4. Leonid Mikhelson
Leonid Mikhelson has long time ago sold his car and purchases his first stakes in the construction company of pipeline. He has continued to seek and increase his wealth and make his fortune during the post Soviet privatization of Russian power and energy sector. Currently he is the chairman of the “Novatek” which is the Russia’s 2nd largest natural gas producer and he owns quarter of shares of the company. He also owns the 51 percent of the Sibur which is the petrochemical produce and also holds 64 percents interest in the Pervobank which is the financial-services company. Leonid Mikhelson estimated net worth is US $ 14.3 billion and ranked 4th in the Russian richest person’s list.
5. Vladimir Potanin
Vladimir Potanin is the 5th richest person of Russia with as estimated net worth of US $ 13.8 billion. He acquired his fortune mainly from the controversial Russian loans and shares program. Potanin proposed the defective scheme to the government when Russia faces the staid fiscal deficit in 1995. The established process was false and corrupt and move towards the rise of the Russian business group oligarchs and Potanin becomes the member of the group. Currently he is the CEO of the Norlisk Nickel which is the world’s biggest nickel producer. He also holds the 30 percents of the public traded company, and also deals in the Prof Estate which is the property and land enterprise in the Moscow.
6. Roman Abramovich
Roman Abramovich is the highly successful Russian investor, businessman, and also the politician. He is the former governor of the Chukotka and the largest shareholder of the “Evraz” which is the Russian largest steelmaker company and also holds the shares in Norilsk Nickel. The businessman also has many frequent investments in different companies such as Aeroflot and Sibneft. Abramovich also holds the British nationality and has some business attachments in the UK and holds shares in the Chelsea Football Club and also provide funds for the development of Weedingtech which is the UK Company that produces the herbicide free weed killers. Roman Abramovich estimated net worth is US $ 13.7 billion and he is the sixth richest person of Russia.
7. Mikhail Fridman
Mikhail Fridman is the 50 years Old Russian businessman and currently he is the biggest shareholder of the Alfa Group which is the larger investment company of Russia. The business group controls the Russian largest Alfa Bank, as well as stakes in the mobile phone operator company VimpelCom. Fridman also own the 22 percents share of the 2nd biggest food retailer chain in Russia, X5. Fridman is the symbolic figure in the Jewish community donated more than a million dollar for the reward and the promotion of the Jewish achievements. Mikhail Fridman estimated net worth is US $ 13.6 billion and ranked at No. 7 in the list of richest persons of Russia.
8. Sergey Galitskiy
Sergey Galitskiy is the organizer and CEO of the Russian biggest retailer tycoon. In last few years his fortune has increased by an approximately US $5 billion and he should thanks to Magnit’s for swelling the profits. He was enthused by the most famous Wal-Mart retail store when creating his own retail empire. Galitskiy also control over the hotels, few regional food making businesses, and FC Krasnodar and also owns the Russian football team. Sergey Galitskiy estimated net worth is US $ 12.7 billion and he is ranked 8th in the list richest Russian’s.
9. Alexey Mordashov
Alexey Mordashov is the Russian businessman and he is the chief of the steelmaker “Severstal” Company which is the Russian largest corporation with heavily interests in metal, energy and mining companies. He first acquired the company by buying the shares from the factory workers. He also holds the stakes in the gold producing firm Nordgold, in the power production tools maker Power Machines, and in the Europeans largest travel operator, TUI. He also holds shares in Bank of Rossiya and in the National Media Group. In 2013, he joined forces with a friend of Putin’s, Yuri Kovalchuk and purchases the 50 percents of the shares in Tele-Two Russia which is the largest cellular operators in the country. Alex Mordashove estimated net worth is US $ 12.1 billion and he is ranked 9th in the list of richest Russian people.
10. Mikhail Prokhorov
Mikhail Prokhorov is the last richest person in our list and ranked 10th in the list of top 10 richest people of Russia with an estimated net worth of US $ 11.4 billion. He founded the Onexim Group which is the Russian largest holding company and involved in insurance, banking, sports and energy. The business group holds 17 percent shares in the world’s leading aluminum producing company United Co. Rusal, and also holds 27 percents stakes in Uralkali which is also the Russia’s largest potash maker. Prokhorov also competed in the Russian presidential elections as an independent candidate but he was remain unsuccessful and place 3rd and just gain 7% of total votes. He formed the new political party which he names the “Party of Civic Platform”.