The wealth of the hundred richest Ukrainians grew by 42% over the year. Rinat Akhmetov, Viktor Pinchuk and Konstantin Zhevago topped the 2021 rating. The list of the 100 richest people in Ukraine was published by Forbes Ukraine magazine.
Akhmetov's fortune has grown 2.7 times from 2.8 to 7.6 billion dollars. Pinchuk's assets increased from $ 1.4 billion to $ 2.5 billion, Zhevago - from $ 1.1 billion to $ 2.4 billion.
Igor Kolomoisky's fortune was estimated at $ 1.8 billion (+ $ 0.8 billion compared to 2020), Gennady Bogolyubov - at $ 1.7 billion (+ $ 0.5 billion), Alexander and Galina Gereg - $ 1.7 billion (+ $ 0.4 billion).
Petro Poroshenko has become richer by $ 0.2 billion, his assets are estimated at $ 1.6 billion. However, the ex-president of Ukraine dropped from third to seventh place in the Forbes rating.
According to the authors of the rating, the increase in the assets of the richest Ukrainians was facilitated by the growth of quotations of key export goods - oil, steel, wheat and corn.