Vasily Anisimov

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Vasily Anisimov
Born Vasily V. Anisimov
1951/1952 (age 66–67)[1]
Residence Moscow, Russia
Nationality Russian
Occupation property developer
Net worth US$1.49 billion (May 2017)[1]
Spouse(s) Galina Anisimova (divorced)
Children 4

Vasily V. Anisimov (born 1951/52) is a Russian billionaire businessman. In the 1990s, he owned banks and aluminium plants, sold everything in 2000, and is now a property developer.

Early life[edit]

Gordeev has a bachelor's degree from the Alma-Ata Institute of National Economy.[1]


From 1986 to 1989, he served as general director of a Moscow-based hardware wholesaler, Roskhoztorg. In the 1990s, he owned banks and aluminium plants - Metalloinvest. In 2000, after being sued by fellow Russian billionaire Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Anisimv liquidated most of his assets.[2] By 2004 Anismimov re-emerged as a co-owner of Metalloinvest with fellow billionaires Alisher Usmanov and Andrei Skoch.[3] From here he switched form Russian mines to realeste.[1] His wealth comes from investments in Metalloinvest and his real estate company Coalco.[4]

He is a friend of Arkady Rotenberg, and is the head of the Russian Judo Federation.[5][4]

Personal life[edit]

Anisimov was married to Galina Anisimova, and has four children.[5][1] Their daughter, Galina, was murdered with her husband, Alexander Nalimov, both found "bound and killed execution-style," in their Ekaterinburg home in 2000.[6][7] Another daughter, Galina's half-sister, Anna Anisimova, is a socialite and ex-model who has been called the "Russian-American Paris Hilton".[5]

He lives in Moscow, Russia,[1] and sometimes New York.


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Vasily Anisimov". Retrieved 21 May 2017.
  2. ^ Frik Els (15 April 2012). "2012 Mining Billionaires: #34 Vasily Anisimov, #35 Alexander Nesis, #36 Igor Zyuzin, #37 Patokh Chodiev, #38 Alijan Ibragimov, #39 Alexander Machkevich, #40 Daniel Mate, #41 Aristotelis Mistakidis". Retrieved 17 June 2017.
  3. ^ "The Secret Dealings of Swiss Lawyer Dieter Neupert". Al Bawaba. 5 January 2017. Retrieved 17 June 2017.
  4. ^ a b "The 11 richest Russian men who are still single".
  5. ^ a b c Putzier, Konrad (13 May 2015). "Carlton House | Galina Anisimova | Vasily Anisimov". Retrieved 21 May 2017.
  6. ^ McChesney, Andrew "Metals Magnates In $8.5B Merger", The Moscow Times, April 18, 2000. Retrieved October 16, 2018.
  7. ^ Eaton, Pheobe "How Much Is That In Rubles?", New York, June 2012. Retrieved October 16, 2018.