Igor Zyuzin Net Worth $1.8 Billion
Igor Zyuzin is the 56th wealthiest individual in Russia and is rated 831st in the record of World Billionaires. Born Igor Vladimirovich Zyuzin on May 29, 1960 in Kimovsk, Tula Oblast, Russian SFSR, he was a graduate of Tula Polytechnic Institute. He began working in 1987 at the Raspadskaya mine but left in 1993 due to disagreements together with the newest management. In 1995, he and associate Vladimir Iorich formed the coal-trading company, Ugle-met-kooperatsiya, which was among the first to buy up shares in coal mines and pits in the Kuzbass region in Russia. In 2001, they bought a controlling position in Chelyabinsk Alloys Factory which formed the basis of Mechel Group.