Pavel Durov is a Russian entrepreneur who is best known for being the founder of the social networking site VK, and later the Telegram Messenger. He is the younger brother of Nikolai Durov. Since being dismissed as CEO of VK in 2014, the Durov brothers have traveled the world in self-imposed exile as citizens of Saint Kitts and Nevis. In 2017 Pavel joined the World Economic Forum (WEF) Young Global Leaders as a representative of Finland.

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  • Known for:

    Telegram Messenger

  • Born:

    Oct 10th, 1984

  • Nationality:


  • Education:

    Saint-Petersburg State University
    Falletti di Barolo

  • World wealth rank:


  • Net worth:

    $11.5 B

  • Other Projects:

    Telegram - Founder, CEO
    VKontakte - CEO & Founder

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