Bloomberg named the richest people in the world

Bill Gates

Eight Russians entered the first hundred of the updated ranking of the world billionaires according to Bloomberg. Top 500 richest people in the world published on the Agency’s website.

Among the richest Russians have been the largest shareholder petrochemical holding “SIBUR” Leonid Michelson (47-e a place, as $ 17.5 billion, the head of MMC “Norilsk Nickel” Vladimir Potanin (51-a place of 16.6 billion dollars), the head of the Board of Directors “Severstal” Alexey Mordashov (54-e a place, 16.5 billion), the head of group “Renova” Viktor Vekselberg (62-e a place 14.8 billion), the founder of USM Holdings Alisher Usmanov (70, 13, 9 billion).

In addition, the top 100 were the head of the Board of Directors of Novolipetsk steel (NLMK) Vladimir Lisin (71-e a place, to 13.9 billion dollars ), the shareholder “the alpha-groups” Michael Friedman (74-th place, 13.4 billion) and owner of “EuroChem” Andrey Melnichenko (100-e place of 11.6 billion dollars).

Topped the rating of Bloomberg, Microsoft founder bill gates (85,6 billion dollars), second place — American businessman Warren Buffett (of 78.9 billion), the third — the head of Amazon Jeff Bezos (of 73.5 billion).

In addition, the first ten were the founder of the Spanish company Inditex, Amancio Ortega (or 69.3 billion), the founder of Facebook mark Zuckerberg (59,1 billion), Mexican businessman Carlos slim (53 billion), the owners Corporation Koch Industries, brothers Charles and David Koch (48.1 billion), Chairman of the Board of Directors of Oracle Corporation, Larry Ellison (45.3 billion) and the founder of IKEA Ingvar Kamprad (42,9 billion).

1 February it was reported that from the beginning of 2017, the combined wealth of the Russian billionaires according to Bloomberg Billionaires Index (BBI) rose by 7.9 billion dollars. The leaders of the rating was the President of the company “RUSAL” Oleg Deripaska, whose capital during the first month of 2017 increased by $ 1.7 billion to $ 7.8 billion.