Vladimir Putin net worth: Russian politician and the President of Russia since 2008, Vladimir Putin has a net worth of $70 billion.
Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin is a world renowned politician who has been serving as the President of Russia since 2012. Ranked number one among the Powerful People’s list consecutively in 2013 and 2014, Vladimir is still dominating the world politics with his demeanor.
One of the most powerful politicians in the world as of now, Vladimir is also one of the richest people in the whole wide world with his net worth amounting in tens of billions of dollars. Born on 7th October 1952 in Leningrad, Russia SFSR, Soviet Union, Vladimir was a son to a Soviet Navy. Putin attended and graduated from Leningrad State University with a degree in Law.
While in college, Putin found his interest in politics and became a member of “Communist Party of the Soviet Union” which later dissolved in 1991. Vladimir started his career as the employee of “KGB”, Soviet Union’s main security agency and intelligence agency and worked extensively from 1975 to 1991, in various areas and countries as an undercover at times.
Later, he worked as an advisor on foreign affairs and excelled in his political knowledge. The life changed for Putin when he got a chance to be the Prime Minister of Russia in 1999 and later in 2000, he was elected as the President of Russia. He served as the President till 2008 and was again voted as the Prime minister of Russia in 2008 and the run lasted in 2012. One of the highly influential persons in Russia as well as the whole world for more than fifteen years now, Vladimir Putin is serving his second term as the President of Russia since 2012.
As for our concerns regarding his finances, Putin has surprisingly amassed a very astonishing sum of $70 billion as his net worth making him the second richest person in the world after Bill Gates. As his present salary as the President is around $187,000 per year, this is not the secret behind his billion dollar fortune. The big revelation is that his net worth is greatly contributed from his investments in oil companies. He has invested in many projects linked with gas and oil which has been making Putin richer and richer.
To talk about his personal life, Vladimir Putin is recently a divorcee whose marriage with Lyudimila Shkrebneva ended in 2014 after more than thirty years of their marriage. A father of two children, Putin owns several million dollar mansions all over Russia and shows his expensive tastes from his watches and cars.
Quick Facts about Vladimir Putin
Full Name: Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin
Height: 5ft 6 in
Date of Birth: Oct 7, 1952
Place of Birth: Leningrad, Russia SSFR, Soviet Union
Education: Leningrad State University
Marital status: Divorcee
Astrological sign: Libra