Timur Kulibaev

About Timur Kulibaev

Birth Day: September 10, 1966
Birth Place: Almaty, Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan
Birth Sign: Libra
Alma mater: Moscow State University
Spouse(s): Dinara Nazarbayeva
Children: son Altay (1990), daughters Deniza (2004) and Alishya (2010).

Timur Kulibaev Net Worth

Timur Kulibaev was bornon September 10, 1966 in Almaty, Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan. Son-in-law of Kazakhstan president Nursultan Nazarbaev, Timur Kulibaev has emerged as a key player in Gazprom's deal with China; he has been on the board of the Russian energy giant since 2009 and has also held several high-level positions in Kazakhstan's oil and gas sector. An investment in mobile telecom service paid off handsomely in 2004, when a company he controlled sold Kar-Tel, operating in Kazakhstan, to VimpleCom for $350 million. In 2014, he sold his Altynalmas Gold to Polymetal, part-owned by Russian billionaire Alexander Nesis, for cash and company shares. He also owns a majority stake in Halyk Savings Bank (book value: $1.8 billion) with his wife, Dinara. Kulibaev is President of the Kazakhstan Boxing Federation and Chairman of Presidium of the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs.
Timur Kulibaev is a member of Finance

💰 Net worth: $3.1 Billion (Updated at 22 June 2018)

2010 $1.1 Billion
2011 $1.3 Billion
2013 $1.3 Billion
2014 $1.8 Billion
2015 $2.1 Billion
2016 $2 Billion
2017 $2.1 Billion
2018 $3.32 Billion

Awards and nominations:

Awards of the Republic of Kazakhstan:

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Biography/Timeline

1966

Kulibayev was born on 10 September 1966 in Alma-Ata (now Almaty), Kazakh SSR, USSR. In 1988, he graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University, majoring in "National Economy Planning", making him an Economist by profession. He has a Ph.D. in Economics, and defended a thesis on: "Improvement of Organizational and Economic Mechanism of Enterprise Management in Market Environment (based on the oil industry)" (1999). He has a number of research publications. He speaks fluent Kazakh, Russian and English.

1988

From 1988 to 1992, he worked as an Economist. He was a junior research assistant at the Scientific-Research Economics Institute of Planning and Normative Standards (SREIP&NS) under the State Plan of Kazakh Soviet Socialist Republic, and was a Director of the Scientific-Consulting Center of the Fund of Cultural, Social, Scientific and Technological Development of Kazakhstan.

1990

He is married to Dinara Nursultanovna (née Nazarbayeva), daughter of Kazakhstan's long-time President Nursultan Nazarbayev. They have three children: a son Altay (born 1990), and daughters Deniza (2004) and Alishya (2010). He has an additional two natural children with Entrepreneur and socialite Goga Ashkenazi, both sons: Adam, born in 2007, and Alan, born in 2012.

1997

From May 1997 until March 1999, he was the Vice-President on Economy and Finance of CJSC National Oil and Gas Company Kazkhoil. In March 1999 he became the President of CJSC National Company for Oil Transportation KazTransOil. From May 2001 till February 2002 he was the General Director of CJSC National Company Oil and Gas Transportation (created on the basis of KazTransOil and KazTransGas). From February 2002 until October 2005 he was the First Vice-President of JSC NC KazMunayGas, a merger of CJSC NC KazakhOil and CJSC NC Oil and Gas Transportation.

2004

Since 2004 – honorary member of the Council of Federation of the Republican Public Association “National Federation of Golf of RoK”.

2005

After his resignation from the post in KazMunaiGas, he has initiated foundation and headed the Association of Legal Entities Kazakhstan Association of Oil, Gas and Energy Sector Organizations KAZENERGY that united major national and foreign companies, operating in the Energy sector of Kazakhstan. At the same time he became part-time Adviser to the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan. In 2005-06 and 2007-08 he combined a public activity with a direct management of his own private Business.

2006

From April 2006 till August 2007, he was the Deputy Chairman of the Management Board of JSC Kazakhstan Holding Company for State Assets Management Samruk. Simultaneously he was the Chairman of Board of Directors of JSC KEGOC and NC KazMunaiGas. In October 2008 he became the Deputy Chairman of the Management Board of JSC National Welfare Fund Samruk-Kazyna. He is Chairman of the Boards of Directors of JSC Kazatomprom, JSC NC KazMunayGas, JSC NC Kazakhstan TemirZholy, JSC Kazakhstan Company on Power Grid Management (KEGOC), JSC Samruk-Energo.

2008

Since 2008 – chairman of Kazakhstan National Committee of World Petroleum Council.

2009

Since 2009 – President of Kazakhstan Boxing Federation.

2010

Since 2010 – a member of the Executive Committee of the National Olympic Committee of RoK.

2011

Since 2011 – chairman of the Board of Trustees of “Arystan” specialized lyceum (Talgar town);

2012

Since 2012 – chairman of Kazakhstan Confederation of Сombat and Strength Sports.

2014

Since 2014 – chairman of Multi-Sport Games of “SportAccord” International Convention.

2015

Since 2015 – President of the National Olympic Committee of RoK.

2016

Since 2016 - Vice President (Central Asia) of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA)

2017

He is the former Chairman of the Management Board of Samruk-Kazyna National Welfare Fund and a member of the Board of Directors of the Gazprom company. As of October 2017, he was listed as the third richest man in Kazakhstan and the 973rd richest in the world with a fortune of $2.3 billion. Kulibayev has been called "the most important Business figure in the resource-rich" Republic of Kazakhstan by The Daily Telegraph.