Achievements

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      Mikhail Fridman was honored to create a successful Russian Brand in 2006 by the World Brand academy.

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      He was quoted as the businessman of the year in 2006 by GQ magazine.

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      He was cited as the ‘Leader of New Europe in 2004’ by Fortune in 2004.

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      Former US president, Bill Clinton awarded him with Golden Plate Award in 2003.

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      Mikhail Fridman has been made the member of Public chamber of Russia in 2005.

Mikhail Fridman was in the news in 2006 for making an investment of $200 Million in Uber.

DEA an international exploration company owned by Mikhail Fridman is located in Hamburg.

Possessions

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      He owns an international exploration company by the name DEA. It holds 162 licenses worldwide. DEA is into new energy exploration and its production.

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      He owns huge gas fields in and around North Sea.

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      He owns a palatial home of 12000 square-feet in Moscow.

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      He owns one of the biggest retailers in Russia by the name X5.

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      He invested $200 Million in Uber in 2006.

Interesting Facts

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      He has kept his kids out of his will. He has donated his entire money to charity after he dies.

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      He grew up selling theatre tickets to make his ends meet and from there went on to becoming the second richest man in Russia.

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      He maintains a low profile and has his own personal security force as he is scared of getting killed for being so rich.

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      His hobbies are gun and art collecting. He is fond of expensive arts like Picasso.

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      He is related to President Vladimir Putin.

Mikhail Fridman is known for his love for expensive arts especially Picasso.