YEREVAN (Armenpress) — 4 Armenian businessmen were included in FORBES’ 30th annual ranking of the world’s billionaires Forbes official website reports. The owner and founder of FC Krasnodar Sergey Galitsky (Arutyunyan) ranked 219th place with 5.7 billion dollars capacity. The owner of “Tashir” Group Samvel Karapetyan occupies the 549th place. Argentinian-Armenian businessman Eduardo Eurnekian is the 810th with 2.2 billion dollars and CEO of Rosgosstrakh insurance company Danil Khachaturov ranks 1275th in the list with 1.4 billion dollars capacity.

Bill Gates was once again ranked world’s richest person in the Mar. 21, 2016 issue of Forbes magazine; the technology guru has topped the list for 17 of the last 22 years, with a current net worth of $75 billion, down from $79.2 billion in 2015. Spanish clothing retailer Amancio Ortega (No. 2) (best known for the Zara fashion chain), up two spots, increased his net worth $2.5 billion for a total of $67 billion. Warren Buffett (No. 3) remained in the third spot, despite having his net worth drop $11.9 billion to $60.8 billion. Telecom mogul Carlos Slim Helu (No. 4) dropped two spots, and his net worth decreased to $50 billion from $77.1 billion last year. Amazon’s Jeff Bezos (No. 5) moved up to the fifth from the fifteenth spot last year; his net worth increased to $45.2 billion.

According to Forbes, 1,810 billionaires (down from 1,826 in 2015) made the list, with an average net worth of $3.58 billion (down $280 million from $3.86 billion in 2015).

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Sign Up for Our Newsletters

Get notified of the latest updates from MassisPost.

You May Also Like

War in Karabakh is Likely to Break Out – Expert

The war in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone is likely to break out in…

Turkish Ambassador Returns to Germany After Armenian Genocide Row

BERLIN — Ambassador of Turkey Hüseyin Avni Karslioglu has returned to Germany…

Sarkisian Initiates General Amnesty that Could Lead to Release of All Political Prisoners

YEREVAN — President Serzh Sarkisian has formally asked the Armenian parliament to…

Glendale City To Commemorate The Armenian Genocide

GLENDALE – The Glendale City Council Tuesday presented a proclamation declaring April,…