Yuri Kovalchuk

About Yuri Kovalchuk

Birth Day: July 25, 1951
Birth Place: St. Petersburg, Russia, Russia
Birth Sign: Leo
Occupation: Chairman and largest shareholder, Rossiya Bank
Known for: "Putin's personal banker"
Relatives: Mikhail Kovalchuk (brother)
Awards: Order of Friendship

Yuri Kovalchuk Net Worth

Yuri Kovalchuk was bornon July 25, 1951 in St. Petersburg, Russia, Russia. The largest shareholder in Rossiya Bank, Yuri Kovalchuk has been called President Vladimir Putin's personal "cashier." Throughout the 1990s Yuri Kovalchuck was a good friend of Vladimir Putin, who was then deputy mayor of St. Petersburg. They both had country houses in the Ozero dacha cooperative, and when Putin became president of Russia, many of the cooperative's members' careers improved. After US sanctions against Rossiya Bank, Putin opened salary account in his bank. According to media reports, Putin's daughter Katerina Tikhonova got married at Kovalchuk's ski resort in 2013.
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💰 Net worth: $1.19 Billion (Updated at 22 June 2018)

2011 $1.5 Billion
2012 $1.2 Billion
2013 $1.1 Billion
2014 $1.4 Billion
2017 $1 Billion
2018 $1.46 Billion

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 St. 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. [1]

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.”