Russian politician and current president of Russia Vladimir Putin has an estimated net worth of $40 billion. The Russian President reported income is only $80,000; however, whistleblowers like political scientist Stanislav Belkovsky and former fellow government member Ivan Rybkin claim that Putin controls secret assets in oil and natural gas companies like Gazprom and Gunvor to the tune of over $40 billion. Some reports are enormously high – at $70 billion.
Putin, who has been the President of Russia since 2012, has many supporters. Some of them claim that these allegations have not been proved. Till today no one knows the exact extent of his wealth.