She was engaged to policeman David Museliani in 2004.
'Every woman wants to be an official wife.
A onetime Olympic gold-medal champion in rhythmic gymnastics and a parliamentary deputy in Russia's Duma, Kabaeva has long been rumored to be Putin's official mistress.
In 2015, Kabaeva was an honorary guest at the in , Germany.
She has faced criticism for her lack of experience and high salary when appointed to political and media posts.
Kabaeva won the silver medal in All-Around at the , behind teammate, Sessina.