Marat Zhaksylykuly Abiyev (Kazakh: Марат Жақсылықұлы Әбиев, Marat Jaqsylyquly Ábıev; born September 6, 1989) is a Kazakh businessman, author of the Kazakhstani Dream book. He is the youngest millionaire, according to the Forbes Kazakhstan magazine, Marat Abiyev's net worth is estimated at US$11 million as of November 2013.
Under Abiyev's leadership and due to efforts of his professional team of young professionals, Kazakhstani pipe products have been recognized and purchased by almost 80% of Kazakhstan's subsoil users.
Abiyev was born on September 6, in Kandyagash, Aktobe Region, Republic of Kazakhstan.
In 1999, due to the economic crisis of 1998, the Abiyev family moved to the regional center of Aktobe.
Abiyev Zhaksylyk Medihatovich, the father, graduated from Kazakh Polytechnic Institute named after V.I. Lenin now called Satbayev Kazakh National Technical University, majoring in machinery and equipment for Oil and Gas Industry. He worked with such organizations as: Aktobe oil exploration, geophysical expedition in the position of a diesel engineman; Oktyabrskoe Drilling Operations Institution in the positions of a mechanic and shop superintendent; Central Operational Support Base in the position of the chief engineer; TOO KKBK Velikaya Stena in the position of the shop superintendent; In recent years he worked as the deputy commander for operations at the VPFO Ak Beren Central Headquarters Professional Uniformed Emergency Services State Enterprise in the rank of lieutenant colonel.
Abiyeva Tamara Asauhanovna, the mother, is a teacher at the university on the Architecture and building construction course, the Kazakh SSR chess champion.
Zhaksylyk Marzhangul Zhaksylykovna, a sister, is a full-time student at Kazakh Humanities and Law Institute of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan (KAZGUU).
After graduating from high school, he entered the Aktobe Cooperative College majoring in automated systems for information processing and management. He graduated from Aktobe Cooperative College in 2009.
In 2002 he started working in network marketing.
From 2003 to 2005 he was a producer of various Aktobe's rap bands.
In 2004 he founded the company called AAA Technology which was engaged in servicing computers and office supplies.
In 2007 M.Z. Abiyev started working as an entrepreneur. He started two companies, one called W and the other one called IT-outsourcing. The W company was a web-based studio which was engaged in creation, design, and maintenance of websites. It was one of the first companies in the Aktobe region offering website services. W Web Studio won the Best in the service sector medal-award. The company offered full and partial support of the activity, as well as the maintenance and modernization of IT infrastructure of various companies.
In 2009, Marat created LLP Euromobile Kazakhstan, the main focus of the company was the provision of satellite-based monitoring of vehicles.
In 2011, Marat founded LLP KSP Steel Trading House. KSP Steel Trading House was created in order to increase sale volumes of LLP KSP Steel which was the only producer of seamless steel pipes for subsoil users and businesses operating in the oil and gas industry in the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Due to successful LLP KSP Steel Trading House's activity, Kazakhstani pipe products have been recognized. And almost 80% of the Republic of Kazakhstan subsoil users started buying products offered by LLP KSP Steel. Previously subsoil users of Kazakhstan would only purchase goods from foreign suppliers.
KSP Steel Trading House got all the rewards it deserved. This included Best in the area of Products medal, Choose Kazakhstani products award, and Europe – Asia – Cooperation without Borders medal.
The establishment of the Association of Producers of Kazakhstan association of legal entities was initiated by him in 2012. The main mission of the Association is to "protect and promote domestic producers."
Abiyev is also the founder of various companies in the UK and the Russian Federation. Some of these companies are engaged in the sale of goods produced in the Republic of Kazakhstan. Others are involved in international trade for the supply of the metal, food and medical equipment to the Islamic Republic of Iran from the United Kingdom, the Russian Federation, Turkey, People's Republic of China and Belarus.
According to the Forbes Kazakhstan magazine, Marat Abiyev's net worth is estimated at 11 million U.S. dollars as of November 2013.