Forbes put Timchenko, Alekperov, and Mikhelson on the list of 2018’s luckiest billionaires
The underdog’s rating is headed by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg.
Forbes has put three Russian businessmen on the TOP 10 billionaires, whose fortunes have increased the most in 2018. Lukoil President Vagit Alekperov ranks third with an increase of $ 4.6 billion to $ 19.5 billion. Russian is overtaken by Uniqlo brand founder Tadashi Yanai and Amazon owner Jeff Bezos.
Media mogul Rupert Murdoch is fourth, and behind him are co-owners of the gas giant NOVATEK Leonid Mikhelson and Gennady Timchenko. The former's fortune has increased by $4 billion, and that of the latter by $3.8 billion. Mikhelson has $21.4 billion, and Timchenko $19.9 billion.
Following the Russians is India’s richest man Mukesh Ambani, the founder of Microsoft Bill Gates, and SpaceX CEO and CTO Elon Musk.
The magazine has also come up with an ‘underdog rating.’ It is led by Facebook owner Mark Zuckerberg, whose fortune has decreased by $18.7 billion. Zara founder Amancio Ortega has lost $16.2 billion, and a co-owner of Schaeffler Auto and German tire and auto parts company Continental AG has lost $14 billion.