Billionaire Samvel Sargisovich Karapetyan
Karapetyan Samvel Sarkisovich is a well-knownRussian businessman and patron of Armenian origin. Do you want to know more about this businessman, his life and activities? Welcome to this article!
The future businessman was born in the cityKalinino in 1965. Samvel Karapetyan's family consisted of teachers. Father was a school principal and a specialist in mathematics, and his mother, in turn, worked as an English teacher. In 1986 Karapetyan Samvel Sarkisovich graduated from the Yerevan Polytechnic Institute with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. After leaving his alma mater, the entrepreneur did not stop doing scientific work. Thus, in 2008, Samvel defended his doctoral thesis, which was devoted to the topical topic concerning the development of control systems for investment activities at large enterprises.
Start of business
As soon as Karapetyan left his institute, heengaged in business. Since 1986, Samvel has been managing the Kalinin plant, which produces various enamel products. Career entrepreneur developed quite fast. First Karapetyan Samvel Sarkisovich was the head of the technological service. Soon he received the post of director of the enterprise. However, the entrepreneur does not stop there. After a couple of years, Karapetian Samvel Sarkisovich buys out the plant and in 1989 turns it into a personal multi-profile cooperative called Zenit. This enterprise is engaged in the production of metal and rubber products. For his work, Samvel Karapetyan was respected and was not the last person in the city. And in 1991 the city of Kalinino received its former name Tashir on the initiative of Karapetyan.
Moving to Russia
In 1992, Karapetyan Samvel Sarkisovich lefthis native country and moved to Russia. In 1997 the entrepreneur acquired an enterprise called Kalugaglavsnab. And only after two years on the basis of the purchased enterprise was established a group of companies "Tashir". Gradually, the structure of "Tashir" includes construction, energy, production assets, sales and supply organizations, entire networks of hotels, shopping centers, cinemas, apartment buildings and so on. In general, the group includes more than 200 companies that belong to different spheres of the Russian economy.
In 2000, Karapetian Samvel Sarkisovich opens thecharitable foundation called "Tashir". Three years later, the entrepreneur begins to actively seize the Moscow real estate market. Karapetyan buys a plot of land on which two years later he builds a shopping and entertainment center called "RIO".
As for the marital status, the billionaireMarried and has three children. Among other things, Samvel has a younger brother - Karen Karapetyan, who is a famous Armenian statesman.
In 2006, Karapetyan first came to the magazineForbes. There Samvel entered the "Rating of the largest owners of real estate." At that time, his income was $ 29 million. However, only a year later, thanks to the income from renting from real estate, Karapetyan increased his fortune to $ 67 million.
In 2010, Karapetyan Samvel Sarkisovich received91 place in the rating of Russian billionaires, which was compiled by Forbes magazine. At that time, the entrepreneur's fortune was 75 million dollars. And in 2011, Forbes compiled an international ranking of the world's richest people. In it, Karapetyan took 879 place with a fortune of 1.4 billion dollars. By 2015, Samvel received 418th place with a fortune of 3.1 billion dollars.