Born in Gomel, Belarus on 8 March 1972, Melnichenko is a Russian businessman. He has been rated as the Ninth Richest Billionaire in Russia. He currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Eurochem. He graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University, after completing his graduation he moved ahead to pursue a degree in economics from Plekhanov Russian university.
In 1993, he shifted his efforts to set up the largest bank in Russia called the MDM Bank. Melnichenko headed the management board of MDM Bank from 1993 to 1997.
He is the founder of Pipe and Metallurgic Company, which has become the largest manufacturer and exporter of steel pipes in Russia. Andrey Melnichenko chairs the Boards of Directors of EuroChem, OAO SUEK and OOO SGC.
Melnichenko Family Profile
A little less information is known about the parents.
Melnichenko Spouse – Aleksandra Melnichenko
Aleksandra is a former Serbian pop singer and model. She is the wife of the Russian business tycoon. The couple married in the year 2005 in South France. The wedding saw a number of celebs attend from around the globe like Christina Aguilera, Whitney Houston and Julio Iglesias. In the year 2007, Jenifer Lopez was invited to perform on Aleksandra’s birthday party.
Aleksandra was ranked at number 56 in the Forbes World’s Billionaires List in 2013 with her personal income close to $14 Billion.
In the early years, Aleksandra was otherwise known as Sandra Nikolić. She was born to Serbian father and a Croatian mother and lived in Belgrade. Aleksandra’s mother was an artist and her father was an architect. Her education started at the Mathematical High School and moved ahead to continue further education at the Faculty of International Management in Belgrade. She started modelling at the age of 15 years. At the age of 17, Aleksandra became one of the initiating members of Models.
The couple owns a $12.2 million penthouse located in Central Park West New York. The couple also holds a spacious villa named “Villa Altair” in Antibes under their name. The Melnichenkos also own Harewood Estate in Ascot, Surrey, UK. The estate is currently valued at £24 million. The couple also has a purebred pet Maltese dog named Vala; a cute pooch is a constant companion to them wherever they go.
Children of Andrey and Aleksandra Melnichenko
Melnichenkos have one child
Melnichenko Family Net Worth
Andrey Melnichenko has a current net worth of $8.8 billion according to the Forbes magazine. He is rated on the 145th place on the world’s list of billionaires by the Forbes magazine. He also owns one of the largest motor yachts in the world.