Alma mater:Faculty of Philology, St. Petersburg State University
Title: Russian entrepreneur, computer programmer, billionaire, one of the creators of the social network VKontakte and the company with the same name, the cross-platform messenger Telegram and other projects. Former CEO of VKontakte.
Wealth: $17.2 billion (2021)
Life credo: Simplify!" - is one of Pavel Durov's main mottos. Any goal in life becomes more achievable if the path to it is straightened out as much as possible and one concentrates on the heart of the problem, the businessman explains.