- Mike Mazzeo, ESPN New York Writer
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That makes him tied for the 109th-richest person on the planet.
Forbes valued Prokhorov’s NBA franchise at $780 million back in January, nearly four times what he paid for them back in 2010.
Last year, Prokhorov’s net worth was reportedly $13 million.
The 48-year-old Russian has certainly put a lot of his money into the Nets, who will have a payroll of around $190 million by the end of the season.
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Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov’s net worth is at $10.9 billion, according to Forbes. That makes him tied for the 109th-richest person on the planet.