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Full NameGarry Kasparov
First NameGarry
Last NameKasparov
Birth NameGary Kimovich Weinstein
Professionchess player
Birth CityBaku
Birth CountryAzerbaijan
Father NameKim Weinstein
Mother NameKlara Kasparova
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual Orientationstraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseDaria Tarasova
No Of Children3
EducationAzerbaijan University of Languages
Height174 cm
Networth$5 M
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Date of BirthApril 13,1963
Age57 years

What Is The Net Worth Of Garry Kasparov? 

Garry Kasparov is a Russian chess player and grandmaster, former World Chess champion, writer and political activist with a net worth of $5 million. He became the youngest ever undisputed World Chess Champion in 1995 at the age of 22, beating then-champion Anatoly Karpov.

From 1986 to 2005, he held the highest chess rating ever of 2851 that he achieved in 1999. He also holds records for consecutive professional tournament victories (15) and Chess Oscars (11). He is considered as the best chess player of all time. 

Net Worth Details: Income sources, Salary And Earnings 

Garry’s career began in 1978 when he was only 15. Since then, he has amassed a net worth of $5 million.  As a teenager, Kasparov won titles of World Junior Championship in 1980 and USSR Chess Championship in 1981. 

He became the World Chess Champion in 1985 against Anatoly Karpov in a series of 24 vigorous matches. He won the championship 13-11 and then gained a prize money of $1,100 or 72,000 rubles.

Magnus Carlsen and Garry Kasparov in a chess match
Garry and Magnus

Kasparov has won a total of 5 world championships, until his retirement in 2005 with a record of 21 wins, 19 losses and 104 draws in 144 chess games. 

The current world champion is Magnus Carlsen who won a prize money of $1 million.

He has also written over 10 books and has his own masterclass lessons on chess. 

Garry Kasparov’s Assets: His House, Cars, Lifestyle And Expenses 

Garry primarily lives in Moscow, Russia, but had recently bought a $3.4 million house in Amsterdam at $1.5 million mortgage. The property spans an area of 1,800 square feet. He also sold a property in Lombardy for $630,000 nearly double of the price he bought, $320,000. 

We don’t know the exact cars he drives, but based on his wealth and earnings, we can assume that he drives expensive cars. 

Charity And Endorsement 

Kasparov was named Chairman of the Human Rights Foundation in 2011 and also has his own organization, Kasparov Chess Foundation Inc. that aims at providing chess education to underprivileged children wishing to play chess.

Garry Kasparov and a chess board
Garry infront of a chess board

Apparently, he actively involves himself in the field.

Tax And Endorsements

Garry pays all the different taxes levied by the Russian government. He probably has all of his insurances covered on matters that require insurance coverage. 

The Personal Life Of Gary Kasparov

Garry Kasparov was born on 13th April 1963, in Baku, USSR, to parents Kim Moiseyevich Weinstein and Klara Kasparova. After his father’s death in 1970, he adopted his mother’s surname to avoid antisemitic tensions in USSR. 

He got intrigued with chess after his parents’ asked a question regarding chess to Kasparov when he was seven. 

Relationships: Marriage, Wife

He was married to Yulia Vovk from 1996 to 2005 and immediately married Daria Tarasova in 2005. 

Gary Kasparov with his wife Daria Tarasova
Garry's Wife Daria Tarasova

He has 3 kids; Aida Kasparova, Vadim Kasparov and Polina Kasparov, all of whom he had with his second wife. 

Age And Height 

Garry stands at 174 cm or 5 feet 9 inches. He is 56 years of age, as of 2019. 

Updated On Fri Aug 16 2019 Published On Fri Aug 16 2019 By Sparsh