He acquired the Siberian Coal Energy Company (SUEK) and the chemical company Eurochem. SUEK is Russia’s largest coal producer with a market share of 31%.
Eurochem is Russia’s largest fertilizer producer. In 2012 Eurochem acquired the Belgium activities of BASF. Andrey Melnichenko was also one of the founders of TMK. TMK is a pipe and metallurgic company.
In 1993 Melnichenko cofounded MDM Bank. It turned into one of Russia’s largest private banks. But he has sold his shares many years ago and is not involved in banking anymore.
Andrey is married to Serbian model Aleksandra Nikolic. Aleksandra Nikolic started as a fashion model. And later became a member of the Serbian pop group Models.
Alexandra met Andrey in 2003 and they wedded in 2005. Both Christina Aquilera and Whitney Houston performed at their wedding.
They have 2 children: Tara Melnichenko and Adrian Melnichenko.
Andrey Melnichenko Net Worth
His net worth is estimated at US$ 13.4 billion.
Boeing BBJ Private Jet
Andrey and Aleksandra Melnichenko own a large Boeing Business jet with registration MY-BBJ. It refers to My Boeing Business Jet. The jet is based on a Boeing 737 and has a list price starting at US$ 80 million. Melnichenko’s Boeing was delivered in December 2009.
Melnichenko is one of the main social investors and philanthropists of Russia. In 2016 he was given a special award for “good deeds” and charity works by President Putin of Russia. He donated millions to philanthropy.
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He is the owner of 2 superyachts: Motor Yacht A and Sailing Yacht A. Both yachts are designed by Philippe Starck.