Some facts about the Russian President that you might not know about. Here are facts about Vladimir Putin:

Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin was born to Vladimir Spiridonovich Putin and Maria Ivanovna Putina. Both his parents were 17 when they married

He grew up in a fifth-floor community apartment shared by three families. There was no lift, no hot water, no bathtub - and lots of rats

He served as a foreign intelligence officer for the KGB for 15 years, six of which he spent in Dresden, East Germany.

 On December 31, 1999, Yeltsin surprised everyone with his resignation. He announced to make Putin the acting President.

Putin was married to former flight attendant Lyudmila Shkrebaneva Putina for nearly three decades.

Vladimir and Lyudmila have two adult daughters, Maria and Katerina, both of whom were named after their paternal grandmother.

The net worth of Vladimir Putin is estimated at $70 billion.

Putin was featured in an online comic series called "Superputin," which followed the life of a superhero who fought terror and public protest.