Rinat Akhmetov was born on the 21st of September 1966 in Donetsk, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union. Rinat is a brilliant businessman, an oligarch and a self-made billionaire. According to Forbes, Rinat is the 201st richest billionaire in the world and the richest man in Ukraine. His estimated net worth is US$ 6.5 billion.
Born to a working-class family, Rinat’s childhood years were simple. Rinat’s mother was a shop assistant and Rinat’s father was a coal miner. Rinat and his family are ethnic Tatar. Rinat also has an older sibling, a brother, Igor. Igor used to work as a coal miner but eventually was forced to quit his job due to work-related health complications.