Net Worth: $14.5 Billion
- Source of Wealth Coal, Fertilizer
- Birth Place Gomel, Belarus
- Marital Status Married (Aleksandra Melnichenko)
- Full Name Andrey Igorevich Melnichenko
- Nationality Russia
- Date of Birth March 8, 1972
- Occupation Businessman
- Education Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, Moscow State University
- Children 1
About Andrey Melnichenko
Russian businessman, Andrey Igorevich Melnichenko has a net worth of $14.5 billion in January 2018. The son of a respected Soviet physicist, Melnichenko excelled in his studies and entered the prestigious Mathematics & Physics Institute of Moscow State University. In 1991 communism fell and Melnichenko dropped out. Together with some schoolmates he started a tourism business, sold computers, established a chain of currency exchange booths; in 1993 he founded MDM Bank, which handled the accounts of oil tycoon Roman Abramovich and other businessmen favored by the Kremlin. With fellow billionaire Sergei Popov, he began buying up assets, creating TMK, Russia’s largest pipe exporter; as well as Eurochem and SUEK. In 2006 the partners started splitting their business empire; Melnichenko kept Eurochem and a stake in SUEK. He is the owner of the $300 million megayacht “A”, which resembles a submarine and which he named “A” after his wife Aleksandra Nikolic, a Serbian model and pop singer.
Andrey Melnichenko’s Yacht “A” by Phillipe Starck. Named for the first initial of Andrey and Aleksandra Melnichenko. With a length of 119 metres (390 ft) and displacing almost 6,000 tonnes, it is one of the largest motor yachts in the world.
Earnings & Financial Data
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- Earnings 2012
- Earnings 2010
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