Net Worth: $1.65 Billion
- Source of Wealth Construction Materials
- Birth Place Leningard, Saint Petersburg, Russia
- Marital Status Married
- Full Name Andrei Yuryevich Molchanov
- Nationality Russian
- Date of Birth September 24, 1971
- Occupation Businessman and Politician
- Education St. Petersburg State University and Russian State Academy of Management
- Children five children
About Andrei Molchanov
Andrei Molchanov is a Russian politician and businessman with an estimated net worth of $1.65 billion as of March 2013 according to Forbes. Based on the data gathered by the magazine, he is the 65th person in Russia and is ranked 922nd in the list of World Billionaires. Born Andrei Yuryevich Molchanov on September 24, 1971 in Leningard, Saint Petersburg, Russia, he earned his bachelor’s degree from St. Petersburg State University in 1993. He took a Masters of Public Administration at the Russian State Academy of Management and graduated in 1998.
Molchanov began accumulating his estimated net worth of $1.65 billion when he and his classmate started a residential construction business. He also founded in 1993 and became the president of Open Joint Stock Company LSR (Lenstroireconstruktsiya) Group. He is also the largest shareholder in the firm. It was one of the leading real estate development, construction, and building materials companies in Russia until he took it public in 2007. He later went to work as vice president at VTB who is in-charge of the infrastructure projects.
Andrei Molchanov’s stepfather was the vice governor of St. Petersburg for many years. In 2007, he was appointed as the Assistant of the Russian Federation Public Health Services and Social Development Minister. He heads the committee for economic politics of the Federation Council in Russia.