Richest Armenians in the world have impacted the world with their wealth and power. These wealthy Armenians come from different countries in the world.
As we know, Armenians are spread throughout the world because of their history. Armenians are pioneers in all fields: art, music, politics, sports, science and of course, business.
You can hardly find a country where there are no rich Armenian people. The top rating list of the wealthiest businessmen in such countries as Russia and USA include many Armenians.
Who are these lucky people? How did they become so rich and successful? Keep scrolling and explore the 10 richest Armenians in the world with us!
Richest Armenians #1: Sergey Galitsky (Arutyunyan)
Sergey Galitsky is a famous Armenian billionaire businessman in Russia. He is the president of Krasnodar FC and the founder of Russia’s largest retailer Magnit company.
Starting his business in Krasnodar from a single product shop, Sergey Galitsky achieved massive success.
Sergey grew up in a Russian environment. Though he can’t speak Armenian, he stated that he is proud of his Armenian roots.
Sergey is also fond of luxurious lifestyle: he owns a yacht and business jet. He likes to spend his money on expensive vacations and leisure.
Richest Armenians #2: Samvel Karapetyan
Another one of the richest Armenian billionaires in Russia is Samvel Karapetyan.
He has been included in the Forbes magazine as one of the richest people in Russia multiple times. Samvel Karapetyan lived and studied in Armenia and later moved to Russia where he started his business career.
Today, he is the owner of Tashir Group, which is one of the biggest companies both in Armenia and Russia.
Tashir comprises of 200 companies that include almost all spheres of economy. Samvel Karapetyan has also a doctoral degree and is the author of 30 scientific works.
He named his company after his hometown Tashir in Lori Marz of Armenia.
Richest Armenians #3: Eduardo Eurnekian
Eduardo Eurnekian is one of the richest men in South America. He is the owner of Corporation America, which is engaged in aircraft business, agriculture, energetic, trade and banking activities.
Eduardo was born in Argentina in a family of Armenian immigrants. Thanks to him, Zvartnots International Airport, the largest in Armenia, reached international standards.
Today, Eduardo Eurnekian is engaged in wine production of Armenia and does his best to preserve old traditions of winemaking. He brings back to life the methods of ancient wine production of Armenia.
Richest Armenians #4: Danil Khachaturov
This hardworking young businessman is a rather charismatic person. Besides being one of the richest Armenians in the world, he is a great motivator and an inspiration for many.
Though he is not well known in Armenia, he is widely recognized in Moscow. He doesn’t like to talk about himself too much. He considers his strongest point his hardworking nature which led him to achieving success.
Danil Khachaturov is the president of Rosgosstrakh, the largest insurance company in Russia.
Richest Armenians #5: Sergey Sarkisov
Sergey Sarkisov is a businessman in Russia who is one the richest Armenians in the world.
He is the founder and owner of Russian “RESO-Garantia” company. His brother Nikolay Sarkisov is also a successful businessman.
Their family is considered one of the richest families in Moscow.
Richest Armenians #6: Nikolay Sarkisov
Nikolay Sarkisov is the younger brother of Sergey Sarkisov. Nikolay started his own business in 1990-s, trading metals, importing and importing construction equipment.
Starting his career in this sphere, he left his job at a Soviet company which used to export commodities.
Later, Nikolay Sarkisov started his business with his older brother. Their business prospered very fast and soon, they became one of the most successful businessmen in the world.
Richest Armenians #7: Albert Avdolyan
This successful billionaire from Russia loves luxury. Albert Avdolyan is mainly specialized in telecommunication.
He is the owner of mobile company WiMAX, Expatel and a shareholder of Yota.
Albert Avdolyan belongs to the richest Armenians who are always in the centre of attention. Avdolyan never concealed his passionate love towards luxurious lifestyle.
Most of his time, Albert Avdolyan spends in an extremely pompous estate in Beverly Hills which bought from Lisa Vanderpump, star of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, for 19 million dollars.
The Avdolyans have recently receieved Maltese citizenship.
Richest Armenians #8: Oleg Mkrtchyan
Oleg Mkrtchian is a great fan of football and likes to invest his millions in the sport.
Oleg Mkrtchian sponsors several Russian, Armenian and Ukrainian football teams. He is also a listed chairman of Armenian football club Banants Erevan.
His name is often associated with football and people say that he has built a football empire for himself.
Richest Armenians #9: Vatche Manoukian
Vatche Manukyan is a British-Armenian businessman who is one of the most influential men in the world. Among Vatche Manoukian’s number of businesses is Royal Adelphi Hotel of London.
He is the owner of the hotel which is situated in the very heart of London. Vatche is known to the world as Bob.
Besides being extremely rich and a successful businessman, Vatche is also a great philanthropist. He has financed the renovation of 4 schools and a number of churches.
He has also financed about 1700 Armenian students, giving them the opportunity to study abroad and return to Armenia for creating brighter future of the country.
Richest Armenians #10: Ruben Vardanyan
Another one of the richest Armenian businessmen and philanthropists who puts all his energy and enthusiasm into the development of his country is Ruben Vardanyan.
He is the shareholder of famous Russian investment bank Troika Dialog.
Ruben Vardanyan is one of the initiators of the Aurora Prize, the main aim of which is to make people aware of the Armenian Genocide.
Mr. Vardanian and his family seem to be very interested in investing their financial capital into education and innovation rather than other spheres of business.
Ruben Vardanyan is also the founder of Idea Foundation and the first international school in Armenia Dilijan UWC. He is also the founder of Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology in Russia.
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