Nikolai Patrushev Age, Net Worth, Wife, Family, Son and Biography

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Net Worth $30 Billion
Name Nikolai Patrushev
Date of Birth 11 July 1951
Age 72 Years Old
Gender Male

Nikolai Patrushev Net Worth

$30 Billion

Nikolai Patrushev konwn as Nikolai Platonovich Patrushev is a Russian and he is politician. As of 2024, Nikolai Patrushev’s net worth is $30 Billion. He is also known for being a security officer and intelligence officer.

Nikolai Platonovich Patrushev was appointed to be the Director of the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB). Basically, this post is known to be in direct succession to the Soviet KGB and a well-framed organization. However, this organization is excluded from foreign intelligence. 

From the year 1999 to the year 2008, Nikolai Patrushev served this organization. Further, from the year 2008, he was also appointed as the Secretary of the Security Council of Russia.

If we go to the depth of the political parties, Vladimir Putin has a close inner circle and Nikolai Patrushev is very much part of that.

Since the year 2022, from the month of February, Nikolai Patrushev has been boycotted by the United States. An acquittal was drawn against Nikolai Patrushev that he was following the orders of the Russian invasion plotted against Ukraine. Nikolai Platonovich Patrushev’s service term of the year was from 1975 to 2008.

Nikolai Patrushev Wiki/Biography

Born on 11 July 1951, Nikolai Patrushev’s age is 72 Years Old, as of 2024. He was born and raised in Leningrad, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union. This place is at present is known as Saint Petersburg, Russia. Nikolai Patrushev is a Russian. However, there are no details about his religious background, nor about his descent.

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Nikolai Patrushev Old Pic

In the year 1974, Nikolai Patrushev graduated and was enrolled at the Leningrad Shipbuilding Institute. At the initial stage of his life, Nikolai Patrushev used to work as an engineer.

He got the job at the shipbuilding design bureau of the Leningrad Shipbuilding Institute. However, he didn’t have to work there for a long time. Afterwards, in the year 1975, Nikolai Patrushev was offered a recruitment offer by the KGB.

At the KGB School in Minsk, Nikolai Patrushev was enrolled to study intelligence and security courses. Later on, he also attended the Higher School of the KGB which is present in Moscow. At the present day, it is known as the FSB Academy. 

In the city of Leningrad, Nikolai Patrushev was also appointed as the KGB security officer. And, slowly with time, Nikolai Patrushev acquired the position to become the head of the local KGB’s anti-smuggling and anti-corruption unit.

Name Nikolai Patrushev
Full Name Nikolai Platonovich Patrushev
Net Worth $30 Billion
Date of Birth 11 July 1951
Age 72 Years Old
Birth Place Leningrad, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Currently Live In Saint Petersburg, Russia
Profession Politician
Years Active 1975 – Present
Nationality Russian
Hometown Leningrad
Zodiac Sign Cancer
School/High School Leningrad Shipbuilding Institute
College/University Higher School of the KGB in Moscow
Education Qualification Graduate

Family, Wife & Relationship

Nikolai Patrushev’s father’s name is Mr. Platon Patrushev and his mother’s name is Mrs. Patrushev. Basically, Nikolai Patrushev’s father was a Soviet Navy officer. And along with that, he was also a member of the Communist Party which was associated with the Soviet Union.

There are no professional details about his mother, so most probably she was a housewife. Nikolai Patrushev has a brother whose name is Viktor Platonovich Patrushev.

As of 2022, the marital status of Nikolai Patrushev is that he is married and his spouse’s name is Elena Patrushev.

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Nikolai Patrushev with his Wife

Nikolai Patrushev has two children and their names are Dmitry Patrushev and Andrey Patrushev.

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Nikolai Patrushev’s Son (Dmitry Patrushev)

Dmitry Patrushev, his eldest son is a banker and he is associated with the Minister of Agriculture of Russia since 18th May in the year 2018. On the other hand, Andrey Patrushev is a graduate and he passed the FSB Academy. In this institute, he studied law.

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Nikolai Patrushev’s Son (Andrey Patrushev)
Father Name Mr. Platon Patrushev
Mother Name Mrs. Patrushev
Brother Name
Sister Name
Girlfriend Elena Patrushev
Marital Status Married
Wife Elena Patrushev
Children Dmitry Patrushev (Son)
Andrey Patrushev (Son)

Physical Appearance

Nikolai Patrushev is a good looking man. Though the details about his actual height and weight are not available. From his appearance, Nikolai Patrushev looks quite fit. He has black color eyes and brown color hair.

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Height (approx) in centimeters: 176 cm
in meters: 1.76 m
in feet inches: 5’ 9”
Weight (approx) in kilograms: 75 kg
in pounds: 165 lbs
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Brown


Nikolai Patrushev continued to work in the security services, even after the Soviet Union collapsed. From the year 1992 to 1994, Nikolai Patrushev was appointed the task of the Minister of Security of the Republic of Karelia. However, in the year 1994, Nikolai Patrushev was bestowed with the responsibility to become the head of the Directorate of Internal Security of the FSK and thus he was conveyed to Moscow.

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In the month of June, in the year 1995, Nikolai Patrushev was appointed as the deputy chief of the Organization and Inspection Department for the FSB. And, from the month of May till August, in the year 1998, Nikolai Patrushev was appointed as the chief of the Control Directorate which belonged to the Presidential Staff.

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Next, from the month of August to October, Nikolai Patrushev was appointed as the Deputy Chief of the Presidential Staff. In the month of October, in the year 1998, Nikolai Patrushev got the chance to serve as the Deputy Director of the FSB. He was also appointed as the chief of the Directorate for Economic Security.

In the month of April, in the year 1999, Nikolai Patrushev was appointed as the FSB First Deputy Director. On 9th August, in the year 1999, Nikolai Patrushev was promoted to the post of Director, through a decree by President Boris Yeltsin. However, in this scenario, Nikolai Patrushev had to replace Vladimir Putin, who is his close friend, to take up the responsibility of the new post.

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There was an enquiry about the poisoning of Alexander Litvinenko, who was the FSB whistle blower, which occurred in the year 2006. In this public enquiry, it was found that the FSB operation involved killing Mr Litvinenko. Furthermore, it was also stated that probably the approval was also given by Mr Patrushev. Along with that, this was also approved by President Putin.

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From the year 2008, Nikolai Patrushev was appointed the Secretary of the Security Council of Russia. Basically, this was a consultative body of the President. And, the main purpose of the body was to work out his conclusions and judgments on national security affairs. Nikolai Patrushev got the chance to be placed on the list of sanctioned individuals in Russia, which was made by the European Union. And, this was right after the annexation of Crimea by the Russian Federation.

From the month of October, in the year 2016, there were several citations about Nikolai Patrushev, by the experts after the failure of the coup d’état plot failure in Montenegro. Nikolai Patrushev was remarked as the Kremlin’s point man for the Balkans by such Mark Galeotti. Basically, this was an interpretation which was particularly an indication of the increasing hard line approach by Russia to the region.

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