Katerina Tikhonova is well-known to the public as the 2nd daughter of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Also, she is a Russian scientist, manager, and former acrobatic dancer.

Picture of Vladimir Putin's daughter Katerina Tikhonova
Caption: Picture of Vladimir Putin's daughter Katerina Tikhonova (Photo: cloudfront)

Who is Katerina Tikhonova Mother?

She is the daughter of parents Vladimir Putin (father) and mother Lyudmila Putina. Her mom Lyudmila is the current president and former prime minister of Russia. In Dresden, East Germany, Katerina was born on born 31 August 1986. In the spring of 1991, her family moved to Leningrad (now Saint Petersburg). 

Childhood picture of Katerina Tikhonova with her parents & sister Maria
Caption: Childhood picture of Katerina Tikhonova with her parents & sister Maria (Photo: minds)

Having Russian nationality, Katerina is of mixed (Dresden, & East Germany) ethnicity. Also, she has a siblings sister Maria Vorontsova. Her sister Mariya is a Russian pediatric endocrinologist. She enrolled at Peterschule a German gymnasium in Saint Petersburg.  Also, she joined German School Moscow located in Moscow, Russia.                                                   

Why Did Katerina Tikhonova Move to Moscow?

Her family was sent to Moscow during violent gang wars involving the Tambov Gang while it was taking control of Saint Petersburg's energy trade. Her dad Vladimir feared for their safety and send them to their legal guardian a former Stasi Matthias Warnig. 

Also, Vladimir worked with the KGB cell and established the Dresdner Bank branch in Saint Petersburg. Then Katerina dropped the Putin surname and took the patronymic name of her maternal grandmother's surname. 

Tikhonova's Career

Katerina started her university studies at Saint Petersburg State University after taking entrance exams along with her sister Maria. In spite of her interest in Chinese studies, she studied Japanese history under Yevgeny Zelenev, the university's dean. In June 2009, she graduated with majoring in Asian studies. Also, she has a master's degree in physics and mathematics. She is the director of Innopraktika, a $1.7 billion project to create a science center development project at Moscow State University. 

Katerina Tikhonova posing for the picture
Caption: Katerina Tikhonova posing for the picture (Photo: mirror)

As a competitor of Skolkovo Innovation Center, Innopraktika is labeled as the "anti-Skolkovo" by Stanislav Belkovsky. On February 20, 2020, Innopraktika announced that Tikhonova was appointed the new director of the Moscow State University institute of artificial intelligence. After successfully defending her dissertation in May 2019, Tikhonova received her degree in physics and mathematics. In the scientific article, the work was titled "Mathematical problems of correcting vestibular mechanoreceptor activity". Tikhonova was appointed by the Government of Russia to the Council for the Development of Physical Culture and Mass Sports in December 2019.

Katerina's Acrobatic Dancing

Tikhonova was fond of acrobatic rock'n'roll in the mid-2010s, a non-Olympic sport that has only about two hundred people in the world ranking. At a 2013 world championship event in Switzerland, she and her partner Ivan Klimov came in fifth place. The pair took second place at the 2014 Russian Championship.

Picture of Katerina Tikhonova in an Acrobatic dancing dress
Caption: Picture of Katerina Tikhonova in an Acrobatic dancing dress (Photo: occrp)

Tikhonova served as Vice President for Expansion & Marketing for the World Federation. Eventually, acrobatic rock and roll gained popularity in Russia. For about 2 billion rubles, a rock and roll acrobatics center was built at Tikhonova's former sports school in the Moscow region between 2016 and 2019.

What's Katerina Tikhonova Net Worth?

Katerina Tikhonova has earned an estimated net worth of between $1 Million to $5 Million. Out of her working career, Katerina has been earning a hefty sum of money. Surely, she has been living a lavish life in Russia. 

Picture of Katerina Tikhonova's dad Vladimir Putin driving the car
Caption: Picture of Katerina Tikhonova's dad Vladimir Putin driving the car (Photo: dailynews)

According to reports, her dad Vladimir Putin has earned an estimated net worth of $200 Billion as per forbes reports. Also, he makes $140,000 but his actual net worth is still a mystery no one can solve. Also, he has a property of millions all over Russia.

Does Katerina Tikhonova Have Kids?

Katerina Tikhonova was married to her husband Kirill Shamalov. Her ex-husband Kirill is a well-known businessman. Well, only the limited about Tikhonova and Shamalove love story available. However, Katerina tied the wedding knot with her husband Shamalov in a private but beautiful wedding ceremony. In the year 2013, they got married in presence of friends and family.

Katerina Tikhonova with her ex-husband Kirill Shamalov
Caption: Katerina Tikhonova with her ex-husband Kirill Shamalov (Photo: daily mail) 

Tikhonova visited Switzerland together with Kirill Shamalov, during which she identified herself as his wife according to January 2015. Out of their married life, Katerina Tikhonova seems not having any kids. However, without any official information, we can't say anything regarding her kids. Then reports of Katerina Tikhonova separation from her husband Kirill came out in the media in January 2018. Her ex-husband Kirill is the son of Nikolay Shamalov, a co-owner of Rossiya Bank. Also, he is vice-president of Sibur Holding.

Sanctions of Tikhonova

Tikhonova was sanctioned by the United States due to her being an adult child of Vladimir Putin on 6 April 2022, because of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. She is a tech executive whose work supports the [Government of the Russian Federation] and the defense industry.

Picture of Katerina Tikhonova in an interview
Caption: Picture of Katerina Tikhonova in an interview (Photo: static)

Also, the United Kingdom and the European Union imposed sanctions on Tikhonova On 8 April 2022. Likewise, Japan imposed sanctions on Katerina on 12 April, 2022.

What is the Height of Katerina Tikhonova? 

Katerina Tikhonova stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall or 1.70m.  Tikhonova has blonde hair with hazel eyes.