Fortune: self made
Net Worth: 6.4
Country Of Citizenship: Russia
Residence: Moscow, Russia, Europe & Russia
Marital Status: single, no children
Bachelor of Arts / Science
With Vladimir Potanin, built large holding company Interros by winning over the corporate customers of two huge Soviet-era banks in 1992. The group now has interests in metals, engineering, agriculture and media. Since 2001 Prokhorov has been chairman of its most valuable holding, metals conglomerate Norilsk Nickel. A bachelor, Prokhorov is often featured in the gossip pages for his blowout parties on the French Riviera. But then it’s back to work at his metals plant in the Arctic Circle.