Net Worth: $17.5 Billion
- Source of Wealth Steel, Transport
- Birth Place Ivanovo, Russia
- Marital Status Married
- Full Name Vladimir Lisin
- Nationality Russia
- Date of Birth May 7, 1956
- Ethnicity Russian
- Occupation Businessman
- Education Siberian Metallurgic Institute, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration
- Children 3 (Vyacheslav Lisin, Dmitry Lisin, Aleksandr Lisin)
About Vladimir Lisin
Russian steel tycoon Vladimir Lisin has an estimated net worth of $17.5 billion in December 2017, according to Bloomberg. He is the current major shareholder and Chairman of Novolipetsk. Also known as NLMK, Lisin is considered as one of Russia’s four largest steel companies. Vladimir Lisin is now considered as one of the wealthiest men in the Russia and the world.
Vladimir Lisin was born on May 7, 1956 in Ivanovo, Soviet Union. After graduating from Siberian Metallurgic Institute, he started working as a welder foreman which later became the section manager, then shop manager and Deputy Chief Engineer at Tulachermet Metals Works.
It was in 1992 when he joined the Trans-World Group. When the partners of the firm disbanded in 2000, he was left with 13% share of the company and later on, he earned the controlling share of the firm. In 2000, he became Novolipetsk Steel’s sole owner.
In addition to steel, Vladimir Lisin also has interests in other industries such as transportation and logistics, energy and utilities. In fact, he holds stakes in various companies like St Petersburg Sea Port, North-Western Shipping Company, Tuapse Commercial Sea Port, Volga Shipping Company, Chermonorneftegaz, Severneftegaz, Distribution Grid Company of Center, and Federal Grid Company. His Russian assets are controlled thru Fletcher Group Holdings.