Len Blavatnik Net Worth

Lenoid Valentinovich Blavatnik Net Worth

Real Name: Lenoid Valentinovich Blavatnik
Date of Birth: 06/14/1957
Place of Birth: Odessa, Ukraine

2017 Net Worth: $21.8 Billion
2016 Earnings: $8 billion

Profession: Investor, President of Access Industries

Len Blavatnik Biography


Len Blavatnik was born in the Ukraine and attended Moscow State University of Railway Engineering. He moved to the United States after graduating in 1978 and attended Columbia University, where he received a Master’s degree in computer science, then attended Harvard Business School, where he finished his MBA.

In 1986, Len founded Access Industries, an international industrial investment group with holdings and investments in North America, South America, Europe, and Russia. These investments ae mainly in companies that produce coal, oil, petrochemicals, plastics, and aluminum, but Len is also invested in media, telecommunication, and real estate. He is chairman of the board and President, a position he still maintains today.

Len’s earnings and net worth continue to climb. He recently sold his stake in the Russian oil firm TNK-BP for $7 billion, and has gained a profit of $6 billion with his investments with the chemical maker LyondellBasell. In October of 2011 Len purchased Parlophone Records, which has such hit groups as Coldplay and Blur. Len recently invested into the German incubator Rocket Internet, which had an IPO in October of 2014 of $8.2 billion, invested in Beats Electronics before it was purchased by Apple, and in 2011, he bought Warner Music for $3.3 billion.

Len also has lucrative investments in E-commerce startups Zalora, Lamoda, the social retailer called The Fancy, along with a messaging application named Tango, as well as fashion investments. This self -made investor has a multi- million dollar, 13 bedroom, multi-storied car garage mansion located right next door to Kensington Palace that he is renovating this year to the tune of $200 million. Len’s investment knowledge has led him to tremendous earnings that have landed him as the 33rd richest person in the world, the 2nd richest in the UK, with a current net worth of $21.8 billion.

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