Vladimir Putin, the President of the mysterious communist state, is always in the news for some reason or the other. And this time, it’s for his new pension-related policies. Vladimir Putin has also been accused of colluding with Trump and waging a nasty campaign against the 2016 US election’s Democratic candidate, Hillary Clinton. Want to know more about the life and the net worth of Vladimir Putin in 2019? Then keep reading.
Early Life & Biography:
Born on 7 October 1952 in Leningrad, Russia, Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin is the current President of the communist state, Russia. He is the youngest of the three children born to his parents. Both his elder siblings died even before his birth. Vladimir Putin was born into a modest family with his mother being a factory worker and father serving in the then Soviet Army. He learned sambo and judo during his growth years, and the President is still sometimes seen showing his judo prowess in public, even at this age. Vladimir graduated in law from the Saint Petersburg State University.
Vladimir Putin married Lyudmila Putin in the year 1983. The couple lived in East Germany during the initial years of their marriage. The marriage recently broke up, however, with the couple going in for a divorce in 2014. The couple gave birth to two children, Katerina and Maria.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
In 1975, Vladimir Putin joined the KGB, which was the then Soviet Secret Police and Intelligence Services. He soon became the First Chief Director and was assigned intelligence and security-related operations.
In 1999, Vladimir Putin was appointed as the Prime Minister by the then president Yeltsin. Due to his strict law and order image and his aggressive military policies, Vladimir’s popularity skyrocketed, and soon he was seen as Yeltsin’s successor. At the end of the year, he rose to the position of acting president of Russia because of the sudden resignation of Yeltsin. Vladimir Putin soon gained immense popularity when his prudent fiscal policies took the country out of financial crisis. His aggressive policies further made him a favorite of the masses, and as a result, he won the 2000 presidential election and became Russia’s second President.
Vladimir Putin has received many civilian awards from the head of many states, as Russia’s President.
Net Worth & Earnings:
Vladimir Putin has an estimated net worth of somewhere around $200 billion. Vladimir Putin has been named one of the most powerful and wealthiest people in the world by various magazines. His true affluence is said to be way more than the income disclosed by him in 2007, which was around 3.7 million Rubles. Various whistle-blowers and media reports claim that secretly he is one of the richest people on this planet.
Currently, the President lives in the President’s house in Moscow, but he owns an apartment in Saint Petersburg as well which he bought before entering politics. Also, he is the owner of a beautiful Italian style mansion which is said to be under construction near Praskoveeka whose worth is supposed to be around $1 billion. However, these things are mostly in the media circle and are not confirmed by the President himself.
The famous Russian President is always in media reports for his aggressive military policies, collisions, and secret plans. .It would be better, however, for Russia and the world that the President uses his powers within the space provided by the Russian constitution. Also, he should come clear on the famous collision with President Trump in the US election. The President should avoid such aggressive and secret policies as they put not only Russian people but the whole world at risk.