5 the richest families in Georgia
04 October, 2018
5 the richest families in Georgia
Who are the richest families in Georgia? It is always interesting to know more about the richest in the country.
The first place is occupies Temur Alasania – Mikheil Saakashvili’s uncle. There are lots of rumors about him and his family here in Tbilisi. It is said that his son Giorgi used to work in Imedi TV, his daughter-in-law and wife of Nika Alasania, Lika Evgenidze used to work in Rustavi 2 TV and was anchor at show “Skhva Shuadge”(Another Afternoon).
It is said that Alasania’s family lives on Manhattan. It is also said that Mikheil Saakashvili is a frequent guest in their family as he is son of Temur’s sister – Giuli Alasania.
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Temur Alasania

The second place is occupied by Vano Chkhartishvili, one of the most renowned figures in the Georgian business. Currently his family and Vano himself live in England. His estimated net worth is $100 million. Vano and his daughter Natia Chkhartishvili often visit Georgia.

In 2003 Vano founded TV company Mze (The Sun). He was chosen as a head of supervisory board. It is said that Vano is involved in the fuel business in Georgia. He often found himself in the hot water due to his involvement in the political and business affairs and due to his children.
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Vano Chkhartishvili

According to unofficial data, net worth of another Georgian businessman Temur Ugulava is around $60 million. He was owner of Casino Adjara. Currently he owns hotels in Tbilisi and other parts of Georgia. Several months ago Casino Adjara was raided by police. Temur Ugulava was accused of tax evasion. It is said that he was fined with $120 million and he has already paid it. Temur Ugulava was married several times, but currently he is in the civil union with Baia Davitaia.
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Temur Ugulava

It is said that Baia Davitaia is the richest Georgia woman. She lives in the USA, is engaged in charity and helps children suffering autism.

Kote Gogelia and Maka Asatiani got married several years ago. They have a son called Constantine. Maka mostly lives in Switzerland, Kote lives in Russia, so the couple often travels. According to the unofficial data Kote Gogelia’s net worth is around $50 million. He also owns TV company Maestro in Georgia. It is said that he owns another business in Georgia – a gas station that is to be built in Tbilisi.
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Maka Asatiani and Kote Gogelia

The fifth place occupies Gia Jokhtaberidze, son-in-law of the former president of Georgia. Gia is owner and director of Magti - one of the largest cellular company in Georgia. Gia was detained in 2004 by the new government led by Mikheil Saakashvili. The family claimed that it was a political revenge but everything was settled afterwards. Gia continued his business in Georgia. It is said that he is building a museum of fine arts in Tbilisi. The project was created by the German companies - W+P and Plan Forward.
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Gia Jokhtaberidze

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