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Nikolai Durov is a Russian mathematician and computer scientist. He is best known for his work in the field of artificial intelligence and machine learning. He is the founder and CEO of Telegram, a popular messaging app. Born on 21 November 1980 in Soviet Union, Nikolai Durov is 40 years old as of 2021. He stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.80 m). He has a slim build and weighs around 75 kg (165 lbs). His hair color is dark brown and his eyes are blue. Nikolai Durov is currently single. He has not been linked to any relationship in the past. Nikolai Durov is a renowned mathematician and computer scientist. He is the founder and CEO of Telegram, a popular messaging app. He is also the founder of the Durov algorithm, a machine learning algorithm used in artificial intelligence. He has also worked on projects related to natural language processing and computer vision. As of 2021, Nikolai Durov's net worth is estimated to be around $1.5 billion. He has earned his wealth through his successful career as a mathematician and computer scientist. He also earns a significant amount of money from his investments in various companies.

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Occupation Programmer, mathematician
Age 43 years old
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Born 21 November, 1980
Birthday 21 November
Birthplace Leningrad, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Nationality Russia

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Durov worked as a lead developer of the VK team until 2013.

Together with his brother Pavel, he founded the instant messenger service Telegram and developed the MTProto protocol for Telegram in 2013.


He received his first PhD from Saint Petersburg State University in 2005. He continued his mathematical education at the University of Bonn and in 2007 obtained another PhD under supervision of Gerd Faltings entitled "A new approach to Arakelov geometry".


In 1996, 1997 and 1998 Durov participated in the International Mathematical Olympiad, winning a gold medal in each of the three contests he took part in. (where his contestant name was Nikolai Dourov.) In 1995, 1996, 1997, and 1998 he won one gold and three silver medals in the International Olympiad in Informatics. He was a member of Saint-Petersburg State University ACM team, which won the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest in 2000 and 2001.


Nikolai Valeryevich Durov (Russian: Никола́й Вале́рьевич Ду́ров ; born 21 November 1980) is a Russian programmer and mathematician. He is the elder brother of Pavel Durov, together with whom he founded the social networking site VK and later Telegram.