3. Vladimir Lisin
Lisin began his career as a trader for a group of traders that eventually came to control Russia’s aluminum and steel exports. Lisin received a controlling ownership in Russia’s publicly traded Novolipetsk Steel when the partners split up in 2000.
The majority of Lisin’s fortune comes from his shareholding in Novolipetsk Steel, Russia’s largest steelmaker. Steel is also exported around the world by the corporation. Since 1998, he has served as the company’s chairman. Networth $26.2Billion