Mikhail Prokhorov

1965 - Today

Mikhail Prokhorov

Mikhail Dmitrievitch Prokhorov (Russian: Михаи́л Дми́триевич Про́хоров, IPA: [mʲɪxɐˈil ˈdmʲitrʲɪjɪvʲɪtɕ ˈproxərəf]; born 3 May 1965) is a Russian billionaire, politician, and former owner of the Brooklyn Nets. After graduating from the Moscow Finance Institute, he worked in the financial sector and subsequently went on to become one of Russia's leading industrialists, owning major stakes in multinational corporations in the precious metals sector. While he was running Norilsk Nickel, the company became the world's largest producer of nickel and palladium. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mikhail Prokhorov has received more than 1,177,485 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 261st most popular businessperson.

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  • 36

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    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.55

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Among businesspeople, Mikhail Prokhorov ranks 266 out of 481Before him are Paul Rusesabagina, Melinda Gates, Roy E. Disney, Marc Rich, Bruce Buck, and David Stern. After him are Jim Marshall, Eduardo Saverin, Li Ning, Johan Anker, Haim Saban, and John Houlding.

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Among people born in 1965, Mikhail Prokhorov ranks 96Before him are Yoshiki, Yang Liwei, Rob Zombie, Dave Lombardo, Quique Sánchez Flores, and Chris Penn. After him are Karl-Heinz Riedle, Muggsy Bogues, Kyle Chandler, Yuki Kajiura, Marcelino García Toral, and Ice MC.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Mikhail Prokhorov ranks 1,070 out of 2,050Before him are Konstantin Savitsky (1844), Pavel Chistyakov (1832), Ilya Glazunov (1930), Veijo Meri (1928), Andrejs Pumpurs (1841), and Fyodor Alekseyev (1753). After him are Alexei Navalny (1976), Yury Romanenko (1944), Agniya Barto (1906), Nikolai Noskov (1956), Andrey Korotayev (1961), and Viktor Afanasyev (1948).


Among businesspeople born in Russia, Mikhail Prokhorov ranks 7Before him are Sergei Diaghilev (1872), Roman Abramovich (1966), Boris Berezovsky (1946), Mikhail Khodorkovsky (1963), Pavel Tretyakov (1832), and Beate Uhse-Rotermund (1919). After him are Oleg Deripaska (1968), Pavel Durov (1984), Vladimir Lisin (1956), Alexey Miller (1962), Suleyman Kerimov (1966), and Yuri Milner (1961).

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