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Len Blavatnik

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Net worth 2018: $20.48 Billion
Industry: Energy
Residence: London, United Kingdom
Country: United States
BirthDay: 14 June 1957
Sigh: Cancer
Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, Moscow State University; Master of Science, Columbia University; Master of Business Administration, Harvard Business School
BIOGRAPHY

Len Blavatnik was bornon 14 June 1957 in London, United Kingdom, United States. Len Blavatnik is #50 in List Billionaires People In The World. Born in Ukraine, raised in Moscow, Blavatnik emigrated to the U.S. in 1978 for school. He made a fortune selling his stake in Russian oil company TNK-BP for $7 billion in 2013. Owner of Warner Music, he donated $25 million to Carnegie Hall in 2016. His Access Industries holds stakes in LyondellBasell, Rocket Internet and fashion label Tory Burch.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2009

$5 Billion

2010

$7.5 Billion

2011

$9.5 Billion

2012

$12.5 Billion

2013

$17.8 Billion

2014

$21.5 Billion

2015

$17.7 Billion

2016

$18.2 Billion

2017

$20 Billion

2018

$20.48 Billion

TIMELINE
2018

As of January 2018, Blavatnik was the wealthiest man in Britain, and the 50th wealthiest in the world, with a net worth of US$21

2017

Blavatnik was knighted in the 2017 Birthday Honours for services to philanthropy

2015

Forbes ranks Blavatnik as the 16th richest in the world as of April 2015

2013

In 2013, Harvard University announced a $50 million donation from Blavatnik's foundation to sponsor life sciences entrepreneurship at the university

2012

The Blavatnik School of Government began accepting students in September 2012, and the new permanent home of the school was constructed on the Radcliffe Observatory Quarter

2011

On July 20, 2011, an Access affiliate acquired Warner Music Group for $3

2010

In 2010, it was announced that Blavatnik and the Blavatnik Family Foundation would donate £75 million to the University of Oxford to establish a new school of government

2007

Since 2007, the Blavatnik Family Foundation together with the New York Academy of Sciences has supported the Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists

2005

In August 2005, Access Industries bought petrochemicals and plastics manufacturer Basell Polyolefins from Royal Dutch Shell and BASF for $5

2003

AAR gained a controlling stake in Russian oil company TNK through privatization auctions, then in 2003 sold a 50% stake to British Petroleum to form TNK-BP, one of Russia's largest oil companies, where Blavatnik served on the board of directors

1986

In 1986, Blavatnik founded Access Industries, an international conglomerate company located in New York, of which he is chairman and president

1978

His family emigrated from the Soviet Union to the United States in 1978, and he received a masters in computer science from Columbia University and an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1989

1957

Sir Leonard "Len" Blavatnik (Russian: Леонид Валентинович Блаватник, Leonid Valentinovich Blavatnik; born June 14, 1957) is a Soviet-born British-American businessman, investor, and philanthropist

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