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Alexei Kuzmichev

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Net worth 2018: $7.6 Billion
Industry: Energy
Residence: London, United Kingdom
Country: Russia
BirthDay: 15 October 1962
Sigh: Scorpio
Children: 1
Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys
BIOGRAPHY

Alexei Kuzmichev was bornon 15 October 1962 in London, United Kingdom, Russia. Alexei Kuzmichev is #211 in List Billionaires People In The World. Alexei Kuzmichev controls Alfa Group, one of the biggest financial and industrial groups in Russia, with fellow billionaires and college pals German Khan and Mikhail Fridman. They also control LetterOne, which holds Alfa's international assets. The college friends started Alfa Bank in 1991; it is now the second-biggest private bank in Russia. The trio bought Tyumen Oil from the state in the late 1990s and merged it with BP's Russian assets, forming TNK-BP. In 2013 Alfa Group and its partners sold a 50% stake in TNK-BP to state-owned Rosneft for $28 billion. Kuzmichev got more than $2.5 billion in cash from that deal. A collector of contemporary art, Kuzmichev bought Dream More Work Less by Sam Durant in 2012 at Art Basel in Miami Beach. He is friends with photographer Trevor Paglen, and owns one of Paglen's most famous works, the night photo of NSA.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2009

$3.1 Billion

2010

$6.5 Billion

2011

$7.5 Billion

2012

$6.7 Billion

2013

$8.2 Billion

2014

$8.8 Billion

2015

$7.3 Billion

2016

$6.7 Billion

2017

$7.2 Billion

2018

$7.6 Billion

TIMELINE
2014

According to Bloomberg’s Wealth Ranking Kouzmichev is the 148th richest person globally

2013

Mr Kuzmichev’s role in the charity was to be part of the lead sponsorship of the 2013 Global Leadership Awards Dinner at the United Nations

2012

Until April 2012, Alfa Group owned 25 percent of Russian cell phone operator MegaFon; it sold its share for $5

2006

Through the continued efforts of Kuzmichev, together with Expertica Group, a deliverable futures contract for REBCO was launched on NYMEX (New York Mercantile Exchange, now part of the CME Group) in 2006, followed by a financially settled futures contract in 2008

2003

and other countries to join in a cultural initiative to safeguard the ruins of Babylon, near the town of Hillah, as well as participate in restoration of the National Museum of Iraq in Baghdad, which suffered heavy looting in 2003

2002

The Babylon Project was founded by Kuzmichov in 2002

1988

In 1988 Kuzmichev, Fridman and Khan, along with Mikhail Alfimov, founded Alfa Photo, which specialized in the import of photo chemicals

1983

In 1983, he enrolled in the Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys where he met his future business partners, Mikhail Fridman and German Khan

1980

Between 1980 and 1982 he served in the army on the Soviet-Chinese border as a radio operator

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