Richest Armenians in the world will probably surprise you with their luxurious lives and billions of dollars. Didn’t expect? Then continue reading and you’ll find some of the richest Armenians, who are included in Forbes magazine.
As we know Armenians are spread throughout the world because of their history. Armenians are pioneering 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 also the founder of Russia’s largest retailer Magnit company.
Starting his business in Krasnodar from a single product shop, Sergey Galitsky reached huge success.
Sergey grew up in 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 richest Armenian billionaire in Russia is Samvel Karapetyan.
Not once has been included in the Forbes magazine as one of the richest people in Russia. Samvel Karapetyan lived and studied in Armenia and only then moved Russia and started his career of businessman.
Today he is the owner of Tashir Group, which is one of the biggest companies both in Armenia and Russia.
Tashir comprises about 200 companies including almost all spheres of economy. Samvel Karapetyan has also a doctor degree and is an author of 30 scientific works published.
By the way, he named his company in honor of his hometown Tashir in Lori Marz of Armenia.
Richest Armenians #3: Eduardo Eurnekian
As we said, don’t be surprised to meet richest Armenian people throughout all countries in the world.
Eduardo Eurnekian is considered 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 the family of Armenian immigrants. Thanks to him, Zvartnots International Airport of Armenia reached to international standards. By the way Zvartnots is the largest airport of Armenia.
Today Eduardo Eurnekian is engaged in wine production of Armenia, and does his best to preserve the oldest traditions of wine making and bring 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 as well. Besides being one of the richest Armenians in the world he is also a good motivation for others.
Though he is not well known in Armenia, he is widely known and recognized in Moscow. He doesn’t like to talk about himself too much, but considers his strongest point his hardworking nature, which lead him to 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, also included in the richest Armenians in the world list.
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 elder brother. Their business prospered very fast and sooner they became one of the most successful businessmen in the world.
This Richest Armenian family deserves special highlight!
Richest Armenians #7: Albert Avdolyan
Successful billionaire from Russia who loves luxury: Albert Avdolyan is mainly specialized in telecommunication.
He is the owner of mobile company WiMAX, Expater and shareholder of Yota.
Albert Avdolyan belongs to those richest Armenians who are always at the centre of attention. Avdolyan never concealed his passionate love towards luxurious lifestyle.
Most of his time Albert Avdolyan spends in Beverly Hills, in an extremely pompous estate which he has bought from Lisa Vanderpump, star of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, for 19 million dollars.
By the way, the Avdolyans have recently gained Maltese citizenship.
Richest Armenians #8: Oleg Mkrtchyan
Oleg Mkrtchian is a great fan of football, so besides enjoying this game he also likes to invest his millions in football.
Oleg Mkrtchian is sponsoring several Russian, Armenian and Ukrainian football teams. He is also a listed chairman of Armenian football club Banants Erevan.
Very often his name is associated with football and people say that he has built a football empire for him. Well, let’s admit, they are not mistaken.
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 also included Royal Adelphi Hotel of London.
He is considered the owner of this hotel which is situated at the very heart of London. Vache is known to the world with the name Bob.
Besides being in extremely rich and successful businessman, Vatche is also a great philanthropist, who has financed the renovation of 4 schools and number of churches.
He has also financed of about 1700 Armenian Students, giving them opportunity to study abroad and come back to Armenia, for creating brighter future of the country.
Richest Armenians #10: Ruben Vardanyan
Another richest Armenian businessman and philanthropist who puts all his energy and enthusiasm for the development of his country is Ruben Vardanyan.
He is the shareholder of Russian famous investment bank “Troika Dialog”.
Ruben Vardanyan is one of the initiators of Aurora prize, the main aim of which was making people aware of 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 a founder of Idea foundation and 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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