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Vladimir Putin Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Children, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : May 1, 2020

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Short Biography

Vladimir Putin was born on 07-10-1952 in the state of Saint Petersburg, Russia. He is a current President of Russia, Politician, former Prime Minister of Russia & Chairperson of the Council of Ministers of the Union State.


Other Name: Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin
Other Professions: Politician Prime Minister Chairperson
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Vladimir Putin Complete Bio & Career

Vladimir Putin is a name who has been in limelight for years in the world of politics from 1999, switching between the “President” and “Prime Minister “ of Russia. He is a current president of Russia. But this limelight is not gifted one and has many ups and downs in the background. His journey to it started from 1960 when he started schooling. He then studied Law at the Saint Petersburg State University and graduated in 1975.After that, he joined Communist Party of the Soviet Union and he met one of the people who influenced his career “Anatoly Sobchak”.
 
In 1975, Putin joined the KGB and he worked as both second and then as a First Chief Directorate there.He was undercover in East Germany for about five years as a translator. After that, he served as an advisor on International Affairs at Saint Petersburg State University.He was moved and was appointed to different positions till 1999, “Director of the Federal Security Service (FSB)” is one of the most influential ones to mention.
 
The actual entry in politics and power started on August 9, 1999, when he was appointed as First Deputy and then as an acting Prime Minister of Russia. In the end of 1999 when Yeltsin resigned unexpectedly from president post, Putin was appointed as an acting President of Russia. He served as a President for two consecutive terms till 2008. It was 2008 when he was barred from the presidential term by the constitution.But he was able to be in power as he was appointed as “Prime Minister “for that term. He again won the presidential election in 2012 and continued his third term as a “President” and he is currently serving Russia’s president.
 
Vladimir Putin drew a lot of criticism for its humongous celebration of his 65th birthday and a lot of protest rallies were called by the Russian opposition leader to spoil his celebration asking Putin to retire and not to continue his presidency in next term. Around 1,750 people were detained on 12 June 2017 during anti-Putin protests in Russia. He is also known for his lavish lifestyle and is arguably one of the most powerful men in the world.

Vladimir Putin Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Vladimir Spiridonovich Putin and Maria Ivanovna Shelomova. He has 2 brothers named Albert Putin and Viktor Putin. He married Lyudmila Shkrebneva in 1983 and have two daughters namely Mariya Putina and Yekaterina Putina.The couple had divorced in 2014.

Life's Important Dates Of Vladimir Putin

Body Measurements

Skin Colour White
Eye Colour Blue
Hair Colour White (Half Bald)

Personal Info

Home Town Leningrad (now Saint Petersburg)
Nationality Russian
Religion Christian
Address Moscow, Russia
School N/A
College Leningrad State University, Leningrad
Qualification Law Graduate
Hobbies Driving and Hunting
Marital Status Divorced
Salary N/A
Net Worth $50 Million
Official Website N/A

Collections

Car Collections Aurus Senat limousine, and Mercedes-Benz S 600 Guard Pullman among many others
Other Collections Aircrafts and Yacht

Favourites

Favorite Color Black
Favorite Player Maria Sharapova
Favorite Sport Martial Arts
Favorite Place Forests
Favorite Food Vegetable Salads

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Vladimir Putin

  • He is National master of sports and Judo black belt in Sambo.
  • He always wanted to imitate the intelligence officers described in Soviet cinema.
  • He has studied and has an excellent command of the German language.
  • He had said to be the one who ordered an "influence campaign" to harm Hilary Clinton’s electoral chances and potential presidency as per U.S intelligence community assessment.
  • He co-authored a book on his favorite sport ”Judo with Vladimir Putin” which was in the Russian language.
  • He loves to read spy novels and also helped Soviet secret police recruits to spy on the West.
  • He is an animal lover. He has two dogs and those can be seen many times with him even at political talks.

Vladimir Putin Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

68 years, 11 months, 11 days old age Vladimir Putin will turn 69 on 07 October, 2021. Only 18 days, 6 hours, 59 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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Vladimir Putin has celebrated the total number of 68 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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