- Birthday21st Sep, 66
- Birth PlaceUkraine
- Marital statusMarried
Son of a coal miner, Rinat Leonidovych Akhmetov is now Ukraine’s top notch business man standing at 39th position on the Forbes list with net worth of $16 billion. This multi billionaire made his first million trading coal and coke, and later expanded the business in to conglomerate System Capital Management, Ukraine’s leading finance and industrial group. Akhmetov’s business empire spans over the fields of mining, metals, power, telecommunications, banking, real estate, insurance and media, and his proud asset is his Shakhtar Donetsk football club.
Rinet serves as parliamentary member representing current Ukranian President Viktor Yanukovych's party, and at the same time he also dealt with speculations for being involved in crimes and violence. However, there is no evidence that states his engagement in criminal activities, so no charges were filed against him. Akhmetov is the businessmen with powerful political connections, and is known to be the top sponsor of Victor Yanukovych, the candidate for 2004 presidential election.
Self made billionaire Rinet Akhmetov is deeply involved with philanthropy, charities and humanitarian activities that support Ukranian citizens. He founded the Foundation of Effective Governance that supports the long term economic development of Ukraine and works to improve the standard of living of each Ukrarian citizen. He also established The Foundation for Development of Ukraine that works for people by eliminating the root causes of burning social problems.
The organization also cooperates with the government to preserve the national culture and traditions and to finance innovative projects designed to make a cultural breakthrough. Akhmetov donated $29 million to charity in year 2009, making him the top donator, and he’s also a top buyer who owns the world’s most expensive apartment worth of $213 million at One Hyde Park.
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One Hyde Park Apartment
Ukraine’s richest man Rinet Akhmetov owns the world’s most expensive apartment worth of $213 million. This luxury apartment spreads across about 25,000 square feet, and is situated on the seventh and eighth floor of the luxury apartment complex. Akhmetov is planning to spend an additional $92 million to further customize his valuable lavish estate, which is already equipped with all the modern amenities.
Location: Apartment is located at One Hyde Park in posh Knightsbridge, London.
Accommodation: The lavish apartment boasts six bedrooms and six and half bathrooms.
Features: Features like bullet proof windows and security that comes as a courtesy of former British Special Forces officers’ makes the house of this self made billionaire completely safe. Other features include a private cinema, a 21 meter swimming pool, saunas, gym, a golf simulator, and the exclusive underground passage to Heston Blumenthal restaurant.
Stunning view over London
One Hyde Park Apartment
The opulent living area
The master bedroom
Foundation for Effective Governance
Self made billionaire Rinet Akhmetov is deeply involved with philanthropy, charities and humanitarian activities that support Ukranian citizens. His Foundation for Effective Governance supports the long-term economic development of Ukraine, and works to improve the standard of living of each Ukrarian citizen.
Foundation for Development of Ukraine
Established by Ukraine billionaire and philanthropist Rinet Akhmetov , The Foundation for Development of Ukraine work for people by eliminating the causes of burning social problems. The foundation works with a goal to encourage the most talented and motivated young people, and to develop a strategy to benefit the best employees of the national education system. The organization also cooperates with the government to preserve the national culture and traditions and to finance innovative projects designed to make a cultural breakthrough.