Net Worth Last Calculated: March 2011
Source: steel, coal mines, self-made
Residence: Donetsk, Ukraine
Education: BA/BS, Donetsk National University
Age: 44, Marital Status: Married ,Children: 2
Akhmetov has been on the FORBES Billionaires List since 2005, but in the past year he boosted his fortune by a whopping $10.8 billion, making him one of the year’s top gainers. He is the 39th richest person in the world on the FORBES 2011 list, tied with John Paulson, and worth more than George Soros and Mark Zuckerberg.His 2011 net worth is $16 billion.
Rinat Akhmetov bought the record-setting London 25,000 square foot penthouse for $221 million according Financial Times.
Soccer afficionado readying for 2012 Euro Cup; will play host at his new $400 million stadium in his hometown Donetsk. His club “Shakhter” is the UEFA cup holder. Encouraging much needed reforms in Ukraine via his Foundation for Effective Governance. Also foundation to eliminate acute and significant problems existing in health care, culture, education and child care in Ukraine.