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Currently, Vagit Alekperov is 70 years, 4 months and 22 days old. Vagit Alekperov will celebrate 71rd birthday on a Wednesday 1st of September 2021. Below we countdown to Vagit Alekperov upcoming birthday.
|Popular As||Vagit Alekperov|
|Age||70 years old|
|Born||September 01, 1950 (Moscow, Russia, Russia)|
|Town/City||Moscow, Russia, Russia|
Vagit Alekperov’s zodiac sign is Libra. According to astrologers, People born under the sign of Libra are peaceful, fair, and they hate being alone. Partnership is very important for them, as their mirror and someone giving them the ability to be the mirror themselves. These individuals are fascinated by balance and symmetry, they are in a constant chase for justice and equality, realizing through life that the only thing that should be truly important to themselves in their own inner core of personality. This is someone ready to do nearly anything to avoid conflict, keeping the peace whenever possible
Vagit Alekperov was born in the Year of the Tiger. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Tiger are authoritative, self-possessed, have strong leadership qualities, are charming, ambitious, courageous, warm-hearted, highly seductive, moody, intense, and they’re ready to pounce at any time. Compatible with Horse or Dog.
Alekperov graduated in 1974 from Azerbaijan Oil and Chemistry Institute. As a student he also worked as a drilling operator in Kaspmorneft, a Caspian regional production company.
Alekperov moved to Western Siberia in 1979 and worked at Surgutneftegaz between 1979 and 1985, earning his reputation as an industry expert. He was ascending positions and by 1985 became first deputy general Director of Bashneft production company. In 1987, he became general Director of the newly created production company Kogalymneftegaz.
Alekperov is married to Larisa Victorovna Alekperova and has a son Yusuf born in 1990.
As deputy minister of the oil and gas industry of the Soviet Union, Alekperov was engaged in the formation of the first vertically integrated state-owned Energy company, Langepas-Uray-Kogalymneft, which was established in late 1991 as a subsidiary of the Ministry of Fuel and Energy. In April 1993, Langepas-Uray-Kogalymneft became LUKoil Oil Company, with Alekperov as its President.
LUKoil has been the first Russian company to acquire an American company. In November 2000, LUKoil acquired Getty Petroleum Marketing and its 1,300 gas stations in the United States Like many other Russian Oligarchs, Alekperov has also moved into banking and media. In May 2006 Alekperov was one of the two main owners of IFD Kapital Group.
As of 2018 he is rated by Forbes magazine as the sixth richest person in Russia with a net worth of $17.2 billion and the 74th richest person in the world.