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Leonid Mikhelson (Leonid Viktorovich Mikhelson) was born on 11 August, 1955 in Kaspiysk, Russia, is a CEO, chairman and major shareholder, Novatek. Discover Leonid Mikhelson's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 68 years old?

Popular As Leonid Viktorovich Mikhelson
Occupation CEO, chairman and major shareholder, Novatek
Age 68 years old
Zodiac Sign Leo
Born 11 August 1955
Birthday 11 August
Birthplace Kaspiysk, Russia
Nationality Russia

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His wife is Lyudmila Mikhelson

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Children Viktoria Mikhelson

Leonid Mikhelson Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2022-2023. So, how much is Leonid Mikhelson worth at the age of 68 years old? Leonid Mikhelson’s income source is mostly from being a successful CEo. He is from Russia. We have estimated Leonid Mikhelson's net worth , money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2023 22.5 billion USD (2020)
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According to Forbes, his personal fortune was estimated at US$26.9 billion as of 2019.

Mikhelson has a strong interest in art, stating that “99 per cent” of his interest is in Russian and contemporary art. He also established his own foundation, the V-A-C Foundation, which promotes contemporary Russian art, and has international ties with the New Museum in New York, the Tate museums in the UK , and London’s Whitechapel gallery. In May 2017, the foundation also opened an exhibition space in Venice and work is underway to develop V-A-C's first major art centre in Moscow, whose main site is an historic power station on the banks of the Moskva River. Designed by Renzo Piano Building Workshop, the new centre for contemporary arts and culture in Moscow is due to open in 2019.

Mikhelson is the recipient of the Russian Federation’s Order of the Badge of Honor.


Mikhelson is one of many Russian "oligarchs" named in the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act, CAATSA, signed into law by President Donald Trump in 2017.


Mikhelson often partners with Russian billionaire Gennady Timchenko on business and investment projects. They are partners and majority shareholders in Novatek and Sibur. In 2013, Mikhelson and Timchenko sold 12% of Sibur to management partners. Both Mikhelson and Timchenko appear on the Forbes list of billionaires. In 2012, Mikhelson was listed as the second-richest Russian in a number of articles including Bloomberg. Mikhelson and Novatek are the main sponsors of the Russian Football Union.


Mikhelson continued as Managing Director at the company, which has been renamed NOVA, until October 1994. He then became General Director of its holding company, Novafinivest, which later became known as NOVATEK. From 2008 until 2010 Mikhelson was Chairman of the Board of Directors for OAO Stroytransgas and OOO Art Finance. He currently holds the position of Chairman of the Board of Directors of ZAO SIBUR and serves on the Supervisory Board of OAO Russian Regional Development Bank.


Born to a Jewish family, Mikhelson began his career as an engineer after graduating with a degree in Industrial Civil Engineering from the Samara Institute of Civil Engineering in 1977. He started working as a foreman at a construction and assembling company in the Tyumen area of Siberia. One of his initial projects was work on the Urengoi-Chelyabinsk gas pipeline. In 1985, he was appointed as Chief Engineer of Ryazantruboprovodstroy. In 1987, he became General Director of Kuibishevtruboprovodstroy. In 1991, Kuibishevtruboprovodstroy was one of the first companies to undergo privatization after the dissolution of the Soviet Union.


Leonid Viktorovich Mikhelson (Russian: Леонид Викторович Михельсон ; born 11 August 1955) is a Russian billionaire businessman, CEO, chairman and major shareholder of the Russian gas company Novatek.