Vagit Alekperov

Azerbaijani businessman

Vagit Yusufovich Alekperov (Azerbaijani: Vahid Yusuf oğlu Ələkbərov, Russian: Вагит Юсуфович Алекперов; born 1 September 1950) is an Azerbaijani and Russian businessman. He is the president of the leading Russian oil company LUKOIL.[2]

Vagit Alekperov
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Vagit Yusufovich Alekperov

(1950-09-01) 1 September 1950 (age 71)
Alma materAzerbaijan State Oil Academy
OccupationChairman of the supervisory board of Basic Element Company
Net worthUS$21.1 billion (October 2019)[1]

As of 2019 he was seen by Forbes magazine as the third richest person in Russia with a net worth of $21.1 billion and the 46th richest person in the world.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Vagit Alekperov". Forbes. Retrieved 3 March 2018.
  2. "Vagit Yu. Alekperov, President of OAO LUKOIL". Archived from the original on 2015-09-06. Retrieved 2015-08-28.