Net Worth: $6.4 Billion As of March 2012
Source of Wealth: Investments, self-made
Residence: Chorvila, Georgia
Country of Citizenship: Georgia
Education: Tbilisi State University
Marital Status: Married, Children: 4
The richest man in Georgia, politician and businessman, Bidzina Ivanishvili has a net worth of $6.4 billion as of March 2012, according to FORBES rich list. The richest man in Georgia, Bidzina’s wealth is equal to half of Georgia’s GDP, and he’s used it to provide for the people living in his hometown of Chorvila — creating a modern feudal municipality. In fall 2011, Bidzina Ivanishvili came out against Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili. He created a new political party called Georgian Dream. Democratic Georgia which is in the opposition coalition to take part in parliamentary elections. He wants to become prime minister of Georgia. Bidzina is married and has four children.