Who is the richest man in Georgia 2018? Top 5 Richest People From Georgia In 2018 And How They Made It. Georgia was never distinguished by many of its citizens counting themselves among the rich. Rarely do Georgia’s richest personalities openly declare their net worth. A lot of mystery has surrounded this topic. Her economic development, size of her market and, of course, political situation denied her such a luxury. What is guaranteed is that a majority of wealthy Geogians have gotten their income from the business sector.
In most cases majority of those Georgians whose income numbers in the millions, generally lives abroad, mainly in Russia. You will be shocked that some Georgians are actually worth over a billion in assets, investments and cash. Scroll through the list of the top 5 richest people in Georgia.
Here is a comprehensive list that informs you on the top five richest Georgians today.
- Davit Iakobashvili – $2.7 Billion
David Mikhaylovich was apparently born on March 2, 1957 (age 60), Tbilisi, Georgia.In 2010 David Yakobashvili together with his long-time business partner Gavril Yushvaev and other prominent shareholders sold the biggest Russian food producer Wimm-Bill-Dann (WBD) to US PepsiCo. For his 10.5% stake in the company Yakobashvili got more than $600m. He invested the money among other projects into Petrocas Energy Group: 135 gas stations chain in Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan and two oil terminals in Georgia. Davit Iakobashvili source of wealth basically depends on oil, real estate, self-made.