Who is Vladimir Putin and what is his net worth 2018? Vladimir Putin is a well known Russian personality. From 2000 to 2008, he was the president of Russia. In 1998, he joined the President Boris Yeltsin’s administration. In 1999, he became prime minister. In 2008, he was appointed as prime minister of Russia. In 2012, he was re-elected to the presidency.
Vladimir Putin was born on 1st October 1952 in St. Petersburg. He is the only child of his parents. He grew up in the Leningrad and lived with his parents in the communal apartment. In 1999, Vladimir Putin was appointed as a prime minister of Russia and in the same year his father died. His mother died just before a year of his father death.
In his teenage, he also learned martial arts. He was also a top ranked expert in the sambo. He completed his schooling from the prestigious high school, School 193. This school only accepted high scored students. He was very interested in chemistry subject. Soon, he also moved towards arts and biology. He played music by the Beatles and other rock bands by working at the school radio station. In 1974, he won judo champion. In 1975, he completed his graduation with honors from the Leningrad State University in the law department.
He started a job with the KGB. Some sources also stated that, he joined the First Chief Directorate, as the elite foreign intelligence arm. In 1984, he learned English in preparing an international assignment, after being selected in the prestigious Red Banner Institute of Intelligence. In 1985, he was sent to Dresden, East Germany by the KGB. There he lived as a Mr. Adamov as an undercover agent. In German, he spoke fluently and also respected the peculiarity of order.
In 1990, he moved back to Leningrad. He started a job in the international affairs department. He covered his continuing intelligence work. Putin’s professor, Anatoly Sobchak also suggests him to join his administration department. In 1991, he resigned from the KGB from the rank of colonel, just before the start of the Soviet Union. He wanted to involve in the politics and also wanted to become a part of the change in the Russia. He became the mayor of the external affairs and soon he becomes deputy mayor in 1994.
In 1996, Putin declined the job offer with the victor. In 1997, he was offered a job as a deputy chief administrator of the Kremlin in the President Boris Yeltin’s circle. In 1998, he left Kremlin. In the same year, he becomes the head of the Federal Security Service. In 1999, he becomes the secretary of the Security Council. Putin’s work is to advise the president on various matters related to the security. In 1999, Boris Yeltsin resigned from the position of the president and Putin was appointed as the president.
In 2000, Russian citizen elected Putin and he won with 52.6 votes with his runner up. Putin appointed the Prime Minister of Russia, Mikhail Kasyanov. His first action was to approve the Start 2 arms reduction treaty from the Duma. He also worked to develop the economy of the country. In 2001, he supports the U.S. in its anti terror movement. In 2004, he was re-elected as a president. In the same year, he also visited Israel. In 2008, he was appointed as the prime minister of Russia.
In 2012, he was re-elected and won the president position third time. He continued to make changes in the affairs and policy of the Russian. In 2012, he signed a law in which he banned adoption of Russian children in the U.S. Russians can only adopt native orphans. Over the time, many people get upset with the Putin. He also started a new anti-gay law. In 2014, Winter Olympics were hosted by the Russia. In which Russia spent $50 billion in the preparation of the event. In 2015, Russia began planned airstrikes in Syria and surprised the world.
In 2004, Putin signed an environmental policy to reduce the green house effect. He personally supervises a number of programs. In 2014, due to the decline in the prices of oil the financial crises started in the Russia. Russia signed some compensates ties with the eastern countries. He signed a $400 billion deal for supplying natural gas deal with china for 30 years. In 2000, he also places more money in military to developed military and defense
Putin met his wife, Lyudmila in 1980. At that time, Lyudmila was working as a flight attendant. In 1983, the couple got married. They have two daughters. In 1985, they welcomed their first daughter, Maria. In 1986, they welcomed another daughter, Yekaterina. In 2013, the couple announced that they were getting a divorce.
Vladimir Putin Net Worth
Vladimir Putin’s estimated Net worth is around $74 Billion. His yearly salary is $187 Thousand. He earned such a worth from his politician’s career. From 2000 to 2008, he was the president of Russia. From 1999 to 2000, he was the prime minister of Russia. From 2008 to 2012, he was again elected as the president. He was very well known and earned many dishonourable reputations from the country. But still he was selected again and again for the president and prime minister Position.
Putin stated that he has a very insufficient Net worth of around $180,000 in his savings account, a few number of automobiles and a plot of 16,000 sqft in the Moscow. Her wife has an amount of $260,000 in the bank. He stated that he had a Net worth less than $500,000. During his position in the ministry, he improved his life a lot. He has many private industries. He also has a few multi-billion dollar companies.
Some sources state that he has 4.5 % of ownership with the Gazprom, natural gas producer. He has 37% of ownership with the Surgutneftegas, oil company. He has 50% ownership with the Gunvor, stake in Swiss oil trader. The annual income of Gazprom is over $150 billion, whereas annual income of Guvnor is $80 billion and Surgutnefte gas is $20 billion.
Vladimir Putin’s huge Net worth helped him to live a luxurious life. He is very famous for his expensive goods collections. Some sources also stated that he is one of the richest men of the world having $200 billion Net worth. He has a palace of around $1 billion on the black sea.
He also has private theatres, a landing pad for his helicopter and also accommodation for his security guards. He also has a VIP resort in the mountains and seaside summer houses.
Watches: As he loves to wear luxury watches. He has a collection of luxury watches worth around £400,000. He has Lange & Sohne watch which is the most expensive watch. The watch has golden arms and crystal glass.
Yachts: He has 4 yachts. His most expensive and famous yacht is over 165 feet long and with cost around $37 million. This yacht is very well designed internally.
Cars: Vladimir Putin loves luxury cars. He has a total of 700 cars. Putin has also formula 1 car. It is one of his favorite cars. His most expensive car is Beast around 3.5 ton limousine. This car has lots of features, as it provides oxygen to prevent from suffocation. This car is also bullet proof, offers first class comfort; even rocket also cannot penetrate through it. This car can also be driven from both sides.
Planes and Helicopters: He has 43 planes with cost around $1 million. One of his airplanes has a gold toilet of $75,000. He has 15 private Helicopters. The estimated cost of helicopter is around $20 billion.
Palaces: He has a total of 20 palaces. They cost billions of dollars.
Meal Tester: He lives his life as a king. He appointed a person to test his meals. Before he eats anything, his meal tester eats it.
For his brilliant work, he has been awarded several times. In 2011, he was selected for the Confucius Peace Prize. In 2015, he was selected for Angel of Peace Medal award.
He was also awarded and honored by other countries.
He is a soft spoken man and has a stone face. He did a lot of work in his life. He is also a sports person. He is one of the richest men and lives his life like a king. He loves his luxurious life and also loves flying jets, martial arts, riding horses, rafting, fishing and swimming. There are also numbers of songs which are only about Putin. His image and name is used in branding many products like Putinka vodka, PuTin brand of canned food, Gorbusha Putina caviar and T-shirts with his image. On several occasions, he has been shirtless and he always takes part in dangerous spots.