The widow of the ex-mayor of Moscow Yuri Luzhkov Elena Baturina moved up in the list of the richest women in the country. Now for the mistress of Wildberries Tatyana Bakalchuk in second place is some Tatiana Litvinenko. Who is she and how does she live?
How did Tatiana Litvinenko get rich?
Forbes updated rating twenty richest women in Russia. Leadership was retained by the owner of the Wildberries marketplace Tatyana Bakalchuk. But in second place was a completely new and unknown person to the general public – Tatyana Litvinenko, wife of the rector of St. Petersburg Mining University Vladimir Litvinenko. Last spring, her oligarch husband, who fell under Western sanctions, wrote to her 20.6% of the shares of the Phosagro holding, the largest European producer of phosphorus-containing fertilizers. Since then, Tatyana Litvinenko’s fortune has been $2.8 billion.
PhosAgro Group is a vertically integrated full cycle structure. The main products are over 50 brands of fertilizers, feed phosphates, ammonia and sodium tripolyphosphate. Sales markets – Russia, CIS countries, Latin America, Europe and Asia.
At the end of 2022, PhosAgro increased its net profit by 42%, to 184.7 billion rubles.
According to the business press, Phosagro shares are a very profitable investment. For a little over a year, from May 2022 to July 2023, the company paid dividends four times for a total amount of more than 236 billion rubles. Of these, about 49 billion accounted for a stake owned by Tatyana Litvinenko.
Where and how does Tatyana Litvinenko live
There is almost no information about Tatyana Litvinenko, who has become a billionaire, in the public domain. She is 65 years old. Until the mid-1910s, she was listed as a co-founder of the Service Center on Nalichnaya Street enterprise, which owns the Gorny private author’s school, and previously acted as an investor in the construction of the Vasilyevsky Quarter residential complex in St. Petersburg. Last year, the income of this business reached half a billion rubles. Now it belongs to the partners of Tatyana Litvinenko’s husband.
The rector’s wife is registered in an apartment of 150 square meters worth about 100 million rubles in an elite St. Petersburg club house on Vasilyevsky Island.
According to numerous messages The media, citing the EGRN database, the couple Tatyana and Vladimir Litvinenko allegedly prefer to live outside the city – in the resort village of Solnechnoye on the shores of the Gulf of Finland. Judging by satellite images, they may own an entire estate with a pond and a summer theater. The plot area is 1.3 hectares, the main house is 743 m², the buildings for guests are 108 m², for servants – 150 m², for security – 111 m², the garage for cars – 128 m². Such real estate will easily pull a billion rubles.