Family

Nursultan Nazarbayev's wife, Nazarbayeva Sara Alpysovna, since February 1992 - founder and president of the International Children's Charitable Fund "Bobek" ("Kid"). Nowadays "Bobek" is the most active charitable fund of the republic, which has been recognized not only in Kazakhstan, but also abroad.

The fund’s account includes hundreds and thousands of charity events, helping orphans and disabled people, supporting mothers. 

Since July 1994, S. Nazarbayeva is the President of the "SOS - Children's Villages of Kazakhstan" Fund. Since March 1999 - the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of «Demographics» charity fund.

For outstanding achievements in the field of charity, Sara Nazarbayeva was awarded numerous awards by international organizations. Among them are such significant ones as the Ihsan Doğramacı International Prize of the World Health Organization, the International Unity Prize and Kurmanjan Datka Prize. She was awarded the gold medal named Chingiz Aitmatov "For the great contribution to the philosophy of self-knowledge." From the hands of Sophia Loren Sara Alpysovna received the international award "Golden Heart", established by the Red Cross of Russia and awarded for many years of activity aimed at supporting the younger generation. 

In 2010 she has been awarded «Gold Ring» of International Fund - SOS Kinderdorf International, which is given to women who have devoted their lives to children from children's SOS Kinderdorf villages.

Nazarbayeva Dariga Nursultanovna (born in 1963), the eldest daughter. She has two sons, a daughter and four grandchildren. She graduated from the Kazakh State University named after S. M. Kirov. Doctor of Political Sciences. She is fluent in Kazakh, Russian, English, Italian and German. Speaker of the Senate of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Kulibaeva Dinara Nursultanovna (born in 1967), middle daughter. She has a son and two daughters. In 1989 she graduated from the Moscow State Institute of Theatrical Art named after A.V. Lunacharsky. She speaks Kazakh, Russian, English and Italian. In 1998 she received a master's degree in Business Administration at the Kazakhstan Institute of Management, Economics and Strategic Research. In 2007 she defended her doctoral thesis. Since 2004, she has been the chairman of the board of directors of the Kazakh-British Technical University. She heads the Education Fund of Nursultan Nazarbayev.

Nazarbayeva Aliya Nursultanovna (born in 1980), the youngest daughter. She studied in Kazakhstan and foreign schools and universities. She graduated from KazGUU. She speaks Kazakh, Russian, English and German. Aliya raises two daughters and a son. She worked as an assistant director at «Europe Plus» radio station, in TuranAlemBank - as an intern in the legal department, the secretary of Nursultan   Nazarbayev. The head of a construction company.