1. Vladimir Kim
Net worth: $ 3.1 Billion
source of Wealth: Metals
Vladimir Sergeyevich Kim (born 29 October 1960) is a Kazakhstani businessman and billionaire.
Vladimir Kim was born in 1960. He is of Korean ethnicity: his family, among other Koreans and among many other ethnic minorities within the USSR, had been forcibly relocated to Kazakhstan, during the Stalinist era. He graduated from the Kazakh Leading Academy of Architecture and Civil Engineering (then known as the Alma-Ata Architectural Institute) in 1982 with a degree in civil engineering. He holds an MBA degree and received his PhD in business and administrative management at the John F. Kennedy University in California in 1998.