Yuri Kovalchuk
Name: Yuri Kovalchuk
Real Name: Yury Kovalchuk
Occupation: Finance
Gender: Male
Birth Day: July 25, 1951
Age: 71
Birth Place: St. Petersburg, Russia, Russia
Zodiac Sign: Leo

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Yuri Kovalchuk

Yuri Kovalchuk was born on July 25, 1951 in St. Petersburg, Russia, Russia (71 years old). Yuri Kovalchuk is a Finance, zodiac sign: Leo. Nationality: Russia. Approx. Net Worth: $1.6 Billion. With the net worth of $1.6 Billion, Yuri Kovalchuk is the #951 richest person on earth all the time in our database.

Net Worth 2020

$1.6 Billion
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#2 Mikhail Kovalchuk Siblings N/A N/A N/A
#3 Tatyana Kovalchuk Spouse N/A N/A N/A

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Biography

Biography Timeline

1987

From 1987 to 1991, he was the first deputy director of Ioffe Physico-Technical Institute. Since 2004, he has been chair of Rossiya Bank and its largest shareholder.

1996

Since the early 1990s, Kovalchuk has owned a dacha in Solovyovka in the Priozersky District of the Leningrad region, located on the eastern shore of the Komsomolskoye lake on the Karelian Isthmus near Saint Petersburg. His neighbours there are Vladimir Putin, Vladimir Yakunin, Andrei Fursenko, Sergey Fursenko, Viktor Myachin, Vladimir Smirnov and Nikolay Shamalov. Together they instituted the co-operative society Ozero (the Lake) which united their properties on 10 November 1996.

2013

Kovalchuk is a known friend of Putin’ he hosted the wedding of Putin’s daughter Katerina Tikhonova to Kirill Shamalov at his wholly owned ski resort, Igora, in 2013.

2014

Kovalchuk was one of several individuals sanctioned by the U.S. Treasury Department on 20 March 2014 in response to the 2014 Crimean crisis. According to the U.S. Treasury, Kovalchuk is a close advisor to President Putin and has been referred to as one of his “cashiers.”

2015

In 2015, Yury Kovalchuk's National Media Group (NMG) and US Discovery channel joined forces to form Media Alliance of which NMG owns 80%. Later that year, Kovalchuk acquired the rights to Ted Turner’s Russian assets including the Russian version of CNN, Cartoon Network and Boomerang. The reason for the sale was based on the Russian media ownership law that limits ownership of Russian media by foreigners.

2017

In 2017, Kovalchuk purchased the century-old Novy Svet vineyard in the Crimean Peninsula for $26.4 million in one of the first privatization deals in the region since the annexation of the region by Russia.

2018

Yury Valentinovich Kovalchuk (Russian: Ю́рий Валенти́нович Ковальчу́к; born 25 July 1951) is a Russian billionaire businessman and financier who is "reputed to be Vladimir Putin's personal banker". The May 2008 issue of Russian Forbes listed him for the first time in its Golden Hundred of Russia's richest, calling him and another new entrant to the List, Gennady Timchenko, "good acquaintances of Vladimir Putin." The magazine placed him at number 53 on the Russians-only list, with an estimated fortune of $1.9 billion. After sanctions imposed on Kovalchuk in 2018, this dropped to $650 million.

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Currently, Yuri Kovalchuk is 71 years, 7 months and 26 days old. Yuri Kovalchuk will celebrate 72nd birthday on a Tuesday 25th of July 2023.

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