Kirill Nikolayevich Shamalov is Russia’s youngest billionaire. He was the former economic advisor to the Russian Government. Kirill Nikolayevich Shamalov is married to President Vladimir Putin’s daughter, Katerina Tikhonova.
After studying law, Kirill Nikolayevich Shamalov became the Vice President of Sibur at age 26. In 2014, Kirill bought a stake in Sibur from billionaire, Gennady Timchenko. Presently, Kirill is the second-largest shareholder in petrochemical giant Sibur.
Personal Life of Kiril:
Kirill Nikolayevich Shamalov was born on 22nd March 1982 in Russia. He is the younger son of Nikolay Shamalov. He graduated from St. Petersburg State University with a degree in jurisprudence. Kirill Shamalov works as a Russian businessman. In February 2013, Kirill Shamalov married Katerina Tikhonova, daughter of Vladimir Putin, President of Russia. Their wedding celebrations were held at Igora, a small ski resort.
Father of Kiril:
Nikolai Shamalov was the shareholder in a small lender called Bank Rossiya. Over the past 15 years, this bank has grown. It is Russia’s most influential banks. Also, the father is the vice-president of Sibur holding. Russia seized control of Crimea in 2014. The United States sanctioned Bank Rossiya, declaring it to the most personal bank of the Russian elite. The European Union sanctioned Nikolai Shamalov for close links to Putin. Nikolai Shamalov has two sons namely Yury born in 1970, and Kirill born in 1982. Both the sons have prospered during Putin’s years. Nikolai was a co-founder with Putin and others for development of Ozero Cooperative, members had prominent positions in Putin‘s Russia.
Brother of Kirill:
Yuri Shamalov was born in 1970 to Nikolai Shamalov. He studied naval engineering and foreign trade at the University. Yuri worked as staff of the foreign economic relations committee under Putin in St. Petersburg city. In August 2003, Yury became the President of Gazfond, a huge investment fund. This controls the assets of Gazprom’s pensioners. Under the leadership of Yury, Gazfond acquired control of Gazprom’s banking subsidiary, Gazprombank. Yury was promoted to the position of Bank’s Deputy Chairmen. Gazfond bought a state asset. Then, Gazfond turned it into a private bank controlled by people with long-standing links to Putin.
Wife of Kirill:
Katerina Vladimirovna Tikhonova was born on 31st August 31 1986. She is daughter of Vladimir Putin. Katherine is an acrobatic dancer, and director of two initiatives at Moscow State University. These are the National Intellectual Development Foundation (NIDF) and the National Intellectual Reserve Centre (NIRC). Also, she is the director of Innopraktika, $1.7 billion development project.
This would help to create a science centre at Moscow State University. Innopraktika is competing with the Skolkovo Innovation Centre. In 2013, Katherine Tikhonova married Kirill Shamalov and they hold assets worth around $2 billion.
Father-in-Law of Kirill Shamalov:
Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin was born on 7th October 1952 in Leningrad (Saint Petersburg). He got his law degree from Saint Petersburg State University (1975). In 1996, he joined President Boris Yeltsin’s administration and rose rapidly through the ranks. On 31 December 1999, when Yeltsin resigned, Putin became the Acting President. He was elected as Prime Minister and President several times. He was the Prime Minister from 1999 to 2000, President from 2000 to 2008, and Prime Minister from 2008 to 2012. During his second term as Prime Minister, he was the Chairman of the ruling United Russian Party.
Kirill Shamalov is net worth $1.25 Billion. Kirill, Russia’s youngest billionaire was a former economic advisor to the Russian Government. He is married to the academic Katerina Tikhonova, daughter of President Vladimir Putin. Kirill studied law at Saint Petersburg State University. He became vice president of Sibur at age 26. After buying stake in Sibur from Gennady Timchenko, a billionaire, Kirill is the second-largest shareholder in petrochemical giant Sibur.