Andrei Skoch was bornon 1965 in Moscow, Russia, Russia. Andrei Skoch is #421 in List Billionaires People In The World. Andrei Skoch and his longtime partner Lev Kvetnoi were both born in a small settlement near Moscow and studied at the same school of athletics, the Institute of Physical Culture. Skoch later also got a degree in teaching. With Kvetnoi, he joined Alisher Usmanov's metallurgical business; Kvetnoi was sent to Oskol Metal Works, while Skoch went to Lebedinsky Mining. Later Usmanov joined the 2 firms with a third to create the Metalloinvest conglomerate. Kvetnoi sold out, but Skoch remains a partner. He has been a member of the State Duma in 1999 and sponsors a literary competition for young authors called Debut. He built a memorial to fallen Russian soldiers in Port Arthur, China, formerly known as Lushun, the site of the bloodiest battles of the Russo-Japanese war of 1904-1905.
His partner Elena Likhach-Skoch has been announced pregnant with his 10th child in February 2016
In 2010, he received the Russian Order of Honour for outstanding contribution to the perpetuation of the memory of Russian and Soviet soldiers who died in the territory of the People's Republic of China, and active charity
Usmanov formed the Metalloinvest conglomerate in 2006 after the acquisition of Mikhailovsky GOK
In 1999, he became a member of the Russian parliament's lower house (State Duma)
Skoch met Usmanov in 1995, while he was working as an oil trader for the bank
He is divorced with 9 children, including 4 quadruplets born in 1994, and lives in Moscow
Andrei Skoch (born 30 January 1966, Nikolskoye, Moscow region) is a Russian billionaire businessman, part owner of the steelmaker Lebedinsky Mining