Russian President, Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin is the Richest President in the world. Putin has been a Russian politician and an ex-intelligence officer currently acting as the head of state of the Republic of Russia.
He has served as both President and Prime Minister of Russia. has also earned an extremely controversial reputation on the international stage. He is in an additional term of President of Russia beginning in the year 2012.
Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin was born on October 7, 1952, in Leningrad, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union, now known as Saint Petersburg. His mother Maria was a factory worker, and his father Vladimir Spiridonovich was a conscript in the Soviet Navy.
Biography Of The Richest President
He served as an international intelligence officer for 16 years, advancing up to lieutenant colonel. Putin is the youngest among three. He was born after the loss of two brothers, one of whom died when he was a baby, while another died from diphtheria during World War II.
In 1990, Putin was appointed advisor on international affairs for the mayor of Leningrad Anatoly Sobchak. He was appointed in 1991 to become the head of the Committee for External Relations of the Mayor’s Office and was given the responsibility of promoting international relationships and foreign investment, as well as registering businesses.
Also, in the year 1994, Putin got the post of the First Deputy Chairman of the Government of Saint Petersburg. In 1997 President Boris Yeltsin appointed Putin as the Deputy Chief of President’s Staff the post that he held until the end of May 1998.
On the 9th of August, 1999 Putin was named one of the First Deputy Prime Ministers and then later in the year, he was named as acting Premier Minister for the government of the Russian Federation.
Boris Yeltsin who was president at the time unexpectedly removed himself and in accordance with the Constitution of Russia, Putin run for the presidency and became acting president of the Russian Federation in 1999.
|Net Worth:||$70 Billion|
|Salary:||$187 Thousand Per Year|
|Date of Birth:||Oct 7, 1952|
|Height:||5 ft 6 in (1.7 m)|
Putin’s Net Worth
According to the official documents released, Putin earns his annual presidential salary of $ 187,000 (5.8 million rubles). In 2012, he reportedly earned around 3.6 million rubles ($113,000). Putin is also said to have a comparatively modest net worth of just $180,000 in an account for savings.
He also owns a couple of Russian-made vehicles and a 16,000 sq ft piece that is located within Russia’s Moscow suburbs. However, Putin’s combined ownership stakes would give him a personal net worth of $70 billion.