Yulia Tymoshenko is an Ukrainian politician, today we look at her Net Worth, Lifestyle, Biography, Wiki, Husband, Family And More
YULIA TYMOSHENKO NET WORTH – $5,000,000
|NAME: Yulia Volodymyrivna Tymoshenko|
|OCCUPATION: Former Prime Minister of Ukraine|
|BIRTHDAY: 27th November 1960|
|COUNTRY OF BIRTH: Ukraine (Soviet Union At The Time)|
|SOURCE OF WEALTH: Politics & Energy Business|
|PLACE OF RESIDENCE: Kiev, Ukraine|
Yulia Tymoshenko was born Yulia Hrihyan in Dnipropetrovsk, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union on 27th November 1960 and graduated from high school in Dnipropetrovsk.
She enrolled in the Automatization and Telemechanics Department of the Dnipropetrovsk Mining Institute in 1978 and later transferred to the Economics Department of the Dnipropetrovsk State University.
She she defended her PhD dissertation in 1999 which che recieved from the Kyiv National Economic University and received a Ph.D. in Economics.
She worked a number of jobs before going into politics, including as a practicing economist and academic and became a successful but controversial businesswoman in the countries gas industry.
She led the Orange Revolution in November 2004 and once founded and led a commercial video-rental company “Terminal” in Dnipropetrovsk.
Yulia Tymoshenko entered politics in 1996 and was elected to the Verkhovna Rada by winning a record 92.3% of the vote and soon joining the Constitutional Centre faction in Parliament.
She was re-elected in 1998, winning a constituency in the Kirovohrad Oblast region of the country, becoming a very influential person in parliament.
Later appointed the Chair of the Budget Committee of the Verkhovna Rada, she set up the All-Ukrainian Union “Fatherland” faction in March 1999.
Between December 1999 and January 2001, Tymoshenko was Deputy Prime Minister for the fuel and energy sector in the cabinet of Viktor Yushchenko.
She left politics in 2002 and went on to take part in protests against the government and took leadership of the National Salvation Committee.
After several arrests, she became known as the Ukrainian “Joan of Arc” and was eventually ppointed acting prime minister of Ukraine under Yushchenko’s presidency in 2005.
She left the position at the end of 2005 and was succeded by Yuriy Yehanurov, however by 2007 she was back in the position yet again and held it until 2010.
She ran in the 2019 Ukrainian presidential election but placed third, later citing the result as manipulated after recieving just 13.40% of the vote.
Criminal proceeding were opened against Yulia Tymoshenko in May 2010 and charges included both abuse of power and embezzlement.
Former President Viktor Yushchenko testified against Tymoshenko during the trial and in 2011 the Ukrainian security service opened up a second investigation into non-delivery of goods by the United Energy Systems of Ukraine.
Tymoshenko was found guilty on 11 October 2011 and was sentanced to seven years in prison, banned from participating in elections during her imprisonment and was later re-arrested while in prison for tax evasion and theft of government funds.
She was released from prison on 22nd February 2014 and travelled to Kyiv, where she attended a makeshift memorial to the first slain protesters on Hrushevskogo Street and gave a speech on Maidan stage.
Her mother, Lyudmila Telehina, was born on 11 August 1937, also in Dnipropetrovskand her father, Volodymyr Hrihyan, was Latvian and was born on 3 December 1937 although he left the family in her early years.
Her paternal grandfather, Abram Kapitelman was born in 1914 and worked in Western Ukraine, where he worked “one academic quarter” as the director of a public Jewish school in the city Sniatyn before being killed in the great war of 1941-1945.
In 1979, Yulia married businessman Oleksandr Tymoshenko and together, they one daughter, Yevgenia Tymoshenko, who lives in Ukraine but has often visited the United Kingdom and is a fan of the Edinburgh Fringe festival.
Yulia Tymoshenko was friends with a number of people in politics including former German Chancellor Angela Merckel and met on several occasions with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
She was good friends with former president Viktor Yushchenko before being betrayed by him and being removed from government.
Tymoshenko lives in an estate in Koncha-Zaspa which is being described as rented from a friend and has said she will never live in a state-owned summer house.
She enjoys treadmill running and listens to music from Andrea Bocelli, Sarah Brightman, Anna Netrebko and Alessandro Safina.
She states that one of her favorite news organisations is Ukrayinska Pravda and was hit hard by COVID-19 in August 2020, almost being killed by the disease.
She has many awards including Person of the year in Central and Eastern Europe 2005 and The Pope Boniface VIII International Award 2012.