Net Worth: $1.31 Billion
- Source of Wealth Fertilizer and Real Estate
- Marital Status Married
- Nationality American
- Ethnicity Russian
- Occupation Fertilizer and Real Estate Kingpin
- Education Lvov Institute of Trade & Economics
- Children two children
About Alexander Rovt
Alexander Rovt is a fertilizer kingpin who has an estimated net worth of $1.31 billion as of May 2016 according to Forbes. In the “Forbes 400” list, he was the 388th richest person and was ranked 1175th in the list of World Billionaires. His business career started out with selling jewelry after he graduated from Lvov Institute of Trade & Economics with a Ph.D. in international economics. However, he was destined to succeed in the field of fertilizers. He then started selling fertilizers and founded IBE Trade Corp. while being good at clinching several deals. In a period of 15 years, he became the president of the firm. Today, it controls 12% of ammonia and 6% of ammonium nitrate supply in the world.
Rovt prefers hard assets like housing and has never invested his money in a stock or bond. In 2011, he bought the Sloane Mansion in Manhattan for $34 million an hour before auction. He has plans to renovate the property and will eventually live there. He also owns an ornate townhouse on the Upper East Side of Manhattan that he has been trying to sell. Lately, he has been earning in the real estate business where he owns more than 30 investment properties. Most of these are apartment buildings in New York City.