Mikhail Gorbachev Net Worth
Mikhail Gorbachev Net Worth: Mikhail Gorbachev is a Soviet former statesman who has a net worth of $5 million. Mikhail Gorbachev was born in Privolnoye, Stavropol Krai, Russian SFSR, USSR in March 1931. He is best known for being the last President of the Soviet Union. Gorbachev served as General Secretary of the Community Party of the Soviet Union from 1985 until 1991. He was the country's head of state from 1988 until 1991. His official titles were Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet (1988-1989), Chairman of the Supreme Soviet (1989-1990), and President of the Soviet Union (1990-1991). He graduated with a degree in law from Moscow State University in 1955 and joined the Communist Party. His first political official came in 1970 when he was appointed the First Party Secretary of the Stavropol Kraikom. In 1974 he became the First Secretary to the Supreme Soviet, and in 1979 he was appointed a member of the Politburo. The Politburo elected him General Secretary in 1985. He is remembered for his policies of perestroika and glasnost. He is also known for helping end the Cold War, his summits with Ronald Reagan, and inadvertently dissolving the Soviet Union. Gorbachev has been awarded the Novel Peace Prize, Otto Hahn Peace Medal, and Harvey Prize. In 2008 he formed the Independent Democratic Party of Russia with Alexander Lebedev. Mikhail married Raisa Titarenko in 1953. She passed away in 1999 and the couple had one daughter, two granddaughters, and a great granddaughter.