Born on 2 January 1968 in Dzershinsk, Oleg Deripaska is a well-known name in Russia. He has been rated as one of the Twenty Richest Men in Russia. Oleg holds a number of strong positions in different companies. He is the CEO and President of En+ Group, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Basic Element Company in Russia and the CEO of the United Company RUSAL.
A number of other important positions that he holds is the vice president of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs. Oleg also is the chairman of the executive Board of the Russian National Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce.
On the educational front, he holds an honour in physics from the Moscow State University in the year 1993. He further moved ahead to take up an economics degree from the Plekhanov Russian Academy of Economics in the year 1996.
A brilliant business mind makes it easy for the Oleg to achieve success at a faster speed. After completing his education, he channelled his efforts on the growing and upcoming metal industry. His first venture was the setting up a small metal trading company. With time, Oleg purchased the shares of Sayanogorsk Aluminium Smelter by taking out profits from the current venture. Sayanogorsk Aluminium Smelter was the world’s third largest electrolysis plant. He achieved success at Smelter and became the director.
He is also involved in a number of philanthropic causes; the most famous one is constructing a shelter for stray dogs in Sochi. Until now, the shelter has been able to rehome more than dogs and save a number of others.
Deripaska Family Profile
Below is some information on the family of Oleg Deripaska
A little less is known about the father of Oleg Deripaska. Oleg’s mother worked at the R&D Centre after her graduation. She belonged to the Krasnodar region.
Deripaska Spouse – Polina Deripaska
A publisher by profession, Polina is the wife of the Russian business tycoon. She is the daughter of Valentin Yumashev, who was Boris Yeltsin’s chief-of-staff and now has become a consultant in London. She apparently is also the granddaughter of ex – Russian president Boris Yeltsin.
On the educational front Polina was educated at the top private school Millfield. She further went ahead to complete her graduation at the Moscow University.
Polina turned into a successful business entrepreneur. She ventured out with her own publishing company with the help of her husband and father. Known as Forward Media Group, the company publishes a number of magazines. The most famous one being the Russian version of Hello!
The couple tied a knot in the year 2001 in a lavish wedding affair costing almost 16 billion dollars, which is one of the largest remarkable and high profile weddings in Russia of this century. The couple has two children.
Children of Oleg Deripaska and Polina Deripaska
Marina (9 years)
Pyotr (7 years)
Deripaska Family Net Worth:
Oleg Deripaksa currently has a net worth of $7.3 Billion. He is ranked as the 180th Richest Billionaire Men in the World by the Forbes magazine in the year.