Seven Ukraine residents made the CEOWORLD magazine Ukraine rich list, which tracks the richest Ukrainians; all of them are billionaires. With an estimated net worth of $3 billion, Rinat Akhmetov is the wealthiest person in Ukraine, that’s according to CEOWORLD magazine’s Ukraine Rich List Index For 2020. Akhmetov holdings include his industrial behemoth System Capital Management, stakes in mining and steel firm Metinvest group and energy firm DTEK, as well as media holds and the football club Shakhtar Donetsk.
The number two spot for Ukraine was occupied by another metallurgy magnate Victor Pinchuk, with a net worth of $1.5 billion. Victor Pinchuk is the founder of the steel producer Interpipe. He also owns media, including ICTV and STB channels, as well as Bank Credit Dnipro.
According to the financial publication’s annual listing, 2020 saw the total wealth of the top seven richest Ukrainian Billionaires hits a new record high of $10.5 billion. Petro Poroshenko is the third richest person in the country; his net worth stands at $1.4 billion.
To identify the wealthiest people in Ukraine, CEOWORLD magazine reviewed numerous national and international media reports. Additional information about the billionaires came from Forbes global index, Bloomberg Billionaires Index, CEOWORLD magazine’s rich list index, and all estimated net worth figures are in U.S. dollars.
Who Are Ukraine’s Top Billionaires?
- Rinat Akhmetov: $3.0 billion
- Victor Pinchuk: $1.5 billion
- Petro Poroshenko: $1.4 billion
- Kostyantin Zhevago: $1.3 billion
- Henadiy Boholyubov: $1.2 billion
- Ihor Kolomoyskyi: $1.1 billion
- Yuriy Kosiuk: $1.0 billion
Kostyantin Zhevago and Henadiy Boholyubov rounded up the top five wealthiest people in Ukraine with $1.4 billion and $1.3 billion, respectively. Ihor Kolomoyskyy holds the 6th spot with a whopping net worth of $1.1 billion.