Ural Rakhimov

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Ural Rakhimov
Born (1961-12-13) December 13, 1961 (age 55)
Ufa, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Nationality Bashkir
Alma mater French Petroleum Institute
Occupation Businessman
Net worth Increase US$ 500 million (2011)

Ural Murtazovich Rakhimov (Russian: Ура́л Мурта́зович Рахи́мов; Bashkir: Рәхимов Урал Мортаза улы, Räximov Ural Mortaza ulı) (born December 13, 1961) is a Russian businessman of Bashkir ethnicity. Rakhimov is the 191st richest man in Russia with a net worth of US$500 million as of 2011.[1]


Rakhimov was born in Ufa. Worldwide, Rakhimov is known to be the only son of Murtaza Rakhimov, the former president of Bashkortostan. Throughout most of Rakhimov's life, he maintained a deep interest in science, eventually studying at Ufa State Petroleum Technological University and graduating in 1984.[2]

He then studied at the French Petroleum Institute, receiving a Master's of Science, and then he studied in the United States for another Master's degree. For most of his business career, he was a member of Bashneft. In 2003, he initiated the creation of Bashkir capital. During 2009 till early 2010 he was the owner of Salavat Yulaev Ufa.


  1. ^ Урал Рахимов | Forbes.ru the rating Forbes, 2011. (in Russian)
  2. ^ Ъ-Справочник (in Russian)