Katerina Tikhonova Biography

Katerina Tikhonova who goes by the name Yekaterina Vladimirovna Putina is a popular Russian scientist, manager, and former acrobat. She is best known as the second daughter of Russian President Vladimir Putin. At present, she came into the spotlight for her controversial relationship with Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Zelenskyy despite the raging war between Russia and Ukraine.

Early Life

Katerina Tikhonova was born on August 31, 1986, in Dresden, East Germany, to Vladimir and Lyudmila Putina’s two children. In the spring of 1991, the family relocated to Leningrad, which is now known as Saint Petersburg. Katerina studied acrobatic dance at Peterschule, a German gymnasium in Saint Petersburg. She attended German School Moscow after her family relocated to Moscow, and finished with a specialization in Japan. She has a master’s degree in mathematics and physics. Tikhonova began her university studies at Saint Petersburg State University in July 2005, after taking entrance tests with her sister Maria.

Katerina Tikhonova Career

Katerina is the head of Innopraktika, a $1.7 billion development design at Moscow State University to make a wisdom complex. Innopraktika is the one that competes with the Skolkovo Innovation Center and is dubbed the”anti-Skolkovo” by Stanislav Belkovsky. Tikhonova became the head of a new artificial intelligence institute at Moscow State University in February 2020, according to Innopraktika. Tikhonova attained her drugs and mathematics degree in May 2019 after successfully defending her discussion. The scholarly paper was named”Mathematical issues of modifying vestibular mechanoreceptor activation.”

A race of scientific papers in cooperation with well-known scientists anteceded this. The scientific administrator was Viktor Sadovnichiy, a rector of Moscow State University. Tikhonova was addicted to acrobatic gemstone roll in the mid-2010s, an unusual-Olympic sport with only roughly two hundred persons in the world ranking. In 2013, she and her mate Ivan Klimov finished fifth in a global crown event in Switzerland. The brace finished second in the Russian Championship in 2014. Tikhonova served as the Vice President for the Expansion and Marketing in the World Federation at one point. Also, in Russia, acrobatic gemstone and roll gained fashionability.

From 2016 to 2019, a 2 billion rubles acrobatic gemstone and roll installation was developed at the sports academy where Tikhonova studied in the Moscow region. Because she’s an adult child of Vladimir Putin, the US sanctioned Tikhonova on April 6, 2022, in response to Russia’s irruption of Ukraine.” Tikhonova is a tech superintendent whose work serves the Government of the Russian Federation and the munitions assiduity,” according to the US Treasury Department.

Social Media

Katerina Tikhonova has 2,018 followers and 192 followings with posts on Instagram, where she goes by the handle @katerinaputin. She has also been active on Twitter since March 2019 with the handle @Tikhonovaputin, with 113 followers and 19 followings.

Katerina Tikhonova Biography

Real Name Yekaterina Vladimirovna Putina
Birth Date 31 August 1986
Age (as of 2022) 35 Years
Birth Place Dresden, Germany
Profession Scientist, Acrobatic Dancer (Retired)
College Saint Petersburg State University, Moscow State University
Qualification Master’s Degree in Physics and Mathematics

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 7” – in Centimeters – 170 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 63 kg  –  in Pounds –  139 lbs
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Blue


Father Vladimir Putin
Mother Lyudmila Aleksandrovna Ocheretnaya
Sister Mariya Putina

Relationship Status

Marital Status Divorced
Who is her husband? Kirill Shamalov (m. 2013–2018)
Children None

Personal Life

Tikhonova married businessman Kirill Shamalov, the son of Rossiya Bank co-owner Nikolay Shamalov, in 2013. He is the vice president of Sibur Holding, a Russian gas processing and petrochemicals firm based in Moscow. Tikhonova and Shamalov split up in January 2018, according to Bloomberg News. She is said to have a daughter with ballet dancer Igor Zelensky, who was born in 2017.

Katerina Tikhonova Net Worth

Katerina Tikhonova has an estimated net worth of $10 million. As a scientist, she makes this enormous sum entirely through her passion, talent, and hard work. She works tirelessly to advance artificial intelligence research.


  • Katerina Tikhonova was appointed to the Russian Federation’s Government’s Council for the Development of Physical Culture and Mass Sports in December 2019.
  • She was also sanctioned by the United Kingdom and the European Union on April 8.
  • Katerina Tikhonova was sanctioned by Japan on April 12th.

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