Leonid Mikhelson Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Leonid Mikhelson (Leonid Viktorovich Mikhelson)

Last Updated: 11 Aug, 2023 | Views: 303

Age: 68

Profession: CEO

Other Profession(s): Business Men

Famous For: Chairman & CEO, Novatek

Higher Education: Graduated

Net Worth: US$28.8 billion

Leonid Mikhelson Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
11 Aug, 1955 (68 Years 09 Months 10 Days)

Birth Country

Birth Place

Birth Sign


Israeli, Russian

Leonid Mikhelson Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography)

Leonid Mikhelson is a popular Russian businessman, who was born on August 11th, 1955. Mikhelson serves as the board chairman of Novatek, the country's largest independent natural gas producer. 

Leonid Mikhelson's Career:

In 1994: Mikhelson co-founded Novatek, starting his career in the energy industry. Since then, Novatek has developed into a significant player in the world natural gas industry.

In 2002: Mikhelson became the chairman of Novatek's board of directors, leading the company's strategic direction and overseeing its operations.

In 2012: Under Mikhelson's leadership, Novatek entered into a partnership with international energy companies, including Total S.A., to develop and expand natural gas projects in Russia.

In 2017: The Yamal LNG project, a significant natural gas project in the Russian Arctic, was successfully launched in large part because of Mikhelson's contributions. The project has significantly contributed to Russia's position in the global LNG market.

Leonid Mikhelson's Awards and Honors:

Forbes Billionaires List: Mikhelson has consistently been recognized as one of the wealthiest individuals globally, appearing on Forbes' list of billionaires.

Mikhelson received the Order of the Badge of Honour by the Russian Federation.

Leonid Mikhelson's Notable Partnerships:

Total S.A.: Mikhelson has established a notable partnership with the French multinational energy company Total S.A. to collaborate on various natural gas projects.

Mikhelson frequently collaborates with Gennady Timchenko, a billionaire from Russia. Mikhelson and Timchenko sold managing partners 12% of Sibur in 2013.

Mikhelson was recognised as the second-richest Russian in 2012.

The Russian Football Union's primary sponsors are Mikhelson and Novatek.

Leonid Mikhelson's Personal Life:

Mikhelson resides in Moscow, is married, and has two kids. Victoria, his daughter, studied art history at the Courtauld Institute in London and New York University. She serves as the inspiration for his VAC Foundation, Victoria, the Art of Being Contemporary. Mikhelson is also a citizen of Israel.

Leonid Mikhelson Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 175 cm
In Meters 1.75 m
In Feet & Inches 5'8"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 78 kg
In Pounds 171 Ibs

Eye Color

Hair Color

Leonid Mikhelson Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Viktor Mikhelson

Mother's Name
Praskovya Shirokova

Lyudmila Mikhelson

Not Known

Not Known

Not Known

Viktoria Mikhelson

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