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Murat Vargi

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Net worth 2018: $1.16 Billion
Industry: Telecom
Residence: Istanbul, Turkey
Country: Turkey
BirthDay: 1947
Children: 2
BIOGRAPHY

Murat Vargi was bornon 1947 in Istanbul, Turkey, Turkey. Murat Vargi is #1856 in List Billionaires People In The World. Murat Vargi is the founder of Turkey's largest provider of cell phone service, Turkcell. He now only has a 0.7% stake in the company, but he owes most of his wealth to its success. He has cast his net widely using proceeds from selling Turkcell shares, investing in sectors ranging from real estate and hotels to tech startups and renewable energy. Dost Energy, of which Vargi owns 51%, has found success by focusing exclusively on producing power from wind. He also owns 90% of KVK, a mobile phone distributor supplying a retail network with upwards of 1,000 outlets. Vargi, moreover, is an active venture investor and has opened a startup hub in Istanbul.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2009

$1.1 Billion

2010

$1 Billion

2011

$1.1 Billion

2012

$1 Billion

2013

$1 Billion

2014

$1 Billion

2015

$1 Billion

2016

$1 Billion

2017

$1 Billion

2018

$1.16 Billion

TIMELINE
Murat Vargı (born 1947) is a Turkish billionaire businessman, the founder, chairman and president of MV Holding, and the founder of Turkcell, Turkey's largest mobile phone service provider.Vargı was born in 1947. He has a bachelor's degree from the Helsinki School of Economics.Vargı is married, with two children, and lives in Istanbul, Turkey.
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