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Oleg Deripaska Biography
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03 March 2009

Oleg Deripaska Biography

As one of the youngest billionaires in the world, Oleg Deripaska has a fortune that rivals a lot of countries' accumulated wealth. As the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Basic Element Company, Oleg's fortune weighs in at a whopping $28.6-billion. His company and claim to fame is in the aluminum industry.

The 41-year-old billionaire is a mystery to most. While most of Russia's mega rich are out and about, making mind-numbing purchases at an alarming rate, Deripaska remains reclusive and out of the limelight. Oleg lives in Moscow with his wife and his two children.

Oleg Vladimirovich Deripaska was born January 2, 1968 in Dzerzhinsk, Nizhny Novgorod Oblast, Russia. Oleg was a gifted child from birth. He was among the brightest not only in his respective school, but all of Russia.

After graduating high school, he attended the School of Physics at Moscow State University where he graduated Summa Cum Laude. Oleg then attended the School of Economics at Plekhanov Academy of Economics and graduated with honors in 1996.

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