Vladimir Potanin Net Worth $31.7 Billion
Vladimir Olegovich Potanin, born 3 January 1961, is a Russian business oligarch. He acquired his wealth notably through the controversial loans-for-shares program in Russia in the early to mid-1990s.
He is the wealthiest man in Russia and the 44th richest person in the world, with an estimated net worth of $31.7 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. His long-term business partner was Mikhail Prokhorov until they decided to split in 2007. Subsequently, they put their mutual assets in a holding company, Folletina Trading, until their asset division was agreed upon.