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“I have learnt how important it is to live for the present yet I am still planning for the future”.
|Source of Wealth||International Investment Business and Oil Exploration|
|Children||2, Larisa Fridman, Katerina Fridman|
|Education||Graduated from Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys|
Mikhail Fridman was honored to create a successful Russian Brand in 2006 by the World Brand academy.
He was quoted as the businessman of the year in 2006 by GQ magazine.
He was cited as the ‘Leader of New Europe in 2004’ by Fortune in 2004.
Former US president, Bill Clinton awarded him with Golden Plate Award in 2003.
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.
He owns an international exploration company by the name DEA. It holds 162 licenses worldwide. DEA is into new energy exploration and its production.
He owns huge gas fields in and around North Sea.
He owns a palatial home of 12000 square-feet in Moscow.
He owns one of the biggest retailers in Russia by the name X5.
He invested $200 Million in Uber in 2006.
He has kept his kids out of his will. He has donated his entire money to charity after he dies.
He grew up selling theatre tickets to make his ends meet and from there went on to becoming the second richest man in Russia.
He maintains a low profile and has his own personal security force as he is scared of getting killed for being so rich.
His hobbies are gun and art collecting. He is fond of expensive arts like Picasso.
He is related to President Vladimir Putin.
Mikhail Fridman is known for his love for expensive arts especially Picasso.