Andrey Melnichenko

Andrey Melnichenko Net Worth, Age, Family & Biography
$24.7 B Real Time Net Worth #60 in the world today

About Andrey Melnichenko

Russian businessman Andrey Melnichenko is the founder of SUEK, a coal producer, and EuroChem Group, a fertiliser manufacturing company. He is also a non-executive director in both businesses until September. Melnichenko got married to Aleksandra Nikoli in 2005. He is also famous for his lavish lifestyle and art collection, which includes works by Jackson Pollock, Claude Monet, and Pablo Picasso.

Melnichenko’s business interests extend beyond SUEK and EuroChem Group. He also has investments in media, banking, and telecommunications, among other sectors. Melnichenko is known for his enterprising soul and his capacity to detect potential open doors in different business sectors. Andrey Melnichenko is a well-known Russian investor and businessman who has contributed significantly to the fertiliser and coal production industries. Additionally, he is well-known for his wealth, opulent way of life, and impressive art collection.

Andrey Melnichenko
Andrey Melnichenko (pictured with his wife Aleksandra) is one of the richest men in the world

Andrey Melnichenko Education

Melnichenko was born in Gomel, Byelorussian SSR, on March 8, 1972. His Ukrainian mother and Belarusian father were educators. He studied at the Lomonosov Moscow State University Advanced Education and Science Centre before enrolling in the Moscow State University Faculty of Physics in 1989. After that, he made the switch to the Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, where he received his finance degree.

Andrey Melnichenko Career

While at college, Melnichenko started his innovative endeavours by opening a cash trade corner nearby. Melnichenko and his partners, two fellow students with similar goals, received a banking licence from the Bank of Russia after earning their first US$50,000 through a network of currency exchange booths. Melnichenko co-founded the MDM Bank in 1993 at the age of 21. Developing a derivatives market and debt instruments, the bank continued to buy currency at the interbank foreign exchange. Melnichenko presided over MDM Bank’s Board of Directors from 1993 to 1997.

Additionally, a Louisiana ammonia and urea plant was reportedly being considered by EuroChem. The Usolskiy Potash Project of EuroChem in Perm generated 2.223 MMT of potash in 2020. EuroChem manufactures commodity and specialty fertilisers, including inhibitors that enable crops to absorb nutrients slowly. Melnichenko worked for EuroChem Group AG as a Non-Executive Director. Melnichenko effectively received 100% of EuroChem. He resigned from all positions on March 9, 2022, and withdrew as its beneficiary.

Andrey Melnichenko Facts

Melnichenko shouldn’t have been sanctioned, according to Swedish economist Anders Aslund, author of “Russia’s Crony Capitalism” and former senior fellow at the Eurasia Center at the Atlantic Council. According to Reuters, he will challenge the sanctions list.

Andrey Melnichenko Net Worth

Until March 2022, he also served as a non-executive director in both businesses. Forbes estimates that his net worth will be $24.7 billion in 2023, making him one of Russia’s richest people.

Andrey Melnichenko
Russian billionaires Dmitry Mazepin (L) and Andrei Melnichenko attend the congress of Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP) on March 16, 2023 in Moscow, Russia.

Personal Information

Full Name Andrey Igorevich Melnichenko
Father’s Name Not Mention
Mother’s Name Not Mention
Siblings Not Mention
Date Of Birth 8 March 1972
Age 51 Years
Birth Place Gomel, Byelorussian SSR, Soviet Union
Height 5’ 8”
Education Graduate
Net Worth $24.7  Billion
Profession Businessman
Relationship Status Married
Andrey Melnichenko
Andrey Melnichenko, billionaire and owner of EuroChem Group AG, sits in the audience at a Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP) event in Moscow, Russia, on Thursday, March 14, 2019.

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