Moscow was ranked third in a list of cities, home to more dollar billionaires, writes the American Forbes on Wednesday, 9 March. According to the publication, in the Russian capital live 60 billionaires aggregate wealth is estimated at $217,6 billion Richest of them Forbes named shareholder of SIBUR and NOVATEK’s Leonid Mikhelson, whose fortune is estimated at $14.4 billion Total in Russia, according to the magazine, is home to 77 billionaires.
Leadership in population of billionaires has retained new York. Live 79 billionaires with a total fortune in the amount of $364,6 billion Richest of them was a former new York city mayor Michael Bloomberg, whose fortune Forbes estimates at $40 billion.
Second place went to Hong Kong, where 68 participants of the Forbes list with total wealth of $261,3 billion the richest citizen of Hong Kong, according to Forbes, is the head of CK Hutchison Holdings is Li Ka Shing, his fortune is estimated at $27.1 billion
The ten cities where the most billionaires also included the Beijing (51 billionaire), London (48), Mumbai (32), Shanghai (31), Seoul and Shenzhen (30), San Francisco (28). Just the list included 25 cities. Closes the rating of Geneva, which is home to 13 billionaires. The richest resident of Geneva Forbes named Russian billionaire Gennady Timchenko. The condition of the businessman who is a tax resident of Switzerland, the magazine estimated at $11.4 billion In 2014, Timchenko, caught in the sanctions list of the United States, said in an interview with TASS that he decided to temporarily refrain from traveling to Europe, as has data on the preparation of us special services of provocations against him.
In 2015, Moscow ranked second in the list, second only to new York. According to Forbes, then resided in Moscow 68 billionaires, the richest of which was the co-owner of Norilsk Nickel Vladimir Potanin. In new York, then lived 78 billionaires in Hong Kong — 64, wrote Forbes. In 2013, Moscow was the leader in the rating with 84 billionaires.