Roman Abramovich: biography and personal life.

The whole world known man named Roman Abramovich.His biography also contains a lot of controversial moments.Why in 1992, he almost landed in jail?As perceived by the family of Boris Yeltsin?What is the state after the divorce second wife had an oligarch?And as he hit the population of Chukotka?This will be discussed in the article.

Abramovich Roman Abramovich: biography

future billionaire was born in Saratov in 1966, October 24, in a family of Jews - Arcadia Nakhimovich and Irina.When he was only a year old, his mother died.Shortly after the accident at a construction site died, and his father - the boy was four years old.Since that time, the education of the future tycoon engaged in family of his uncle from Ukhta.Some time later, in 1974, Abramovich went to Moscow to his other uncle.

After serving in the army in Kirzhach, Roman entered the Ukhta Industrial Institute in the Faculty of Forestry.Young people there demonstrated excellent organizational skills.However, he never graduated from high school, Roman Abramovich.His biography changed dramatically when, in the late 1980s he took up business, which soon led to his oil trading activities.

criminal case

In 1992, a businessman suspected of embezzlement of state property and was taken into custody.Then the train disappeared with diesel fuel (the total amount of 3.8 million rubles), coming from Ukhta to Syktyvkar on the instructions of "AVEKS-Komi".Later it turned out that the fuel was delivered to Riga and became the property of the company "AKB", General Director of which was precisely Roman Abramovich.Biography entrepreneur could develop differently if he then sat in prison, but it soon for lack of evidence was closed.

business and access to the state level

In the 1990s, Abramovich began to close contact with Boris Berezovsky and the entree was the house of Boris Yeltsin.Family President invited Roman to move into an apartment in the Kremlin, where he began to dignify "Mr. A".

In 1996, an entrepreneur, being the head of the board of directors of the company "NNG" and headed the Moscow branch of "Sibneft".In 1999 he was elected a deputy of the Chukotka IO № 223. After that Abramovich in Chukotka registered partnership company "Sibneft", responsible for the marketing of petroleum products and of "black" gold.

None of the Duma faction was not a businessman.He changed the Duma in 2000 on the seat of the governor of Chukotka.If you believe media reports, Roman sacrificed on the development of the Autonomous Okrug in excess of $ 2.5 billion.To this day, the list of the most generous philanthropists domestic Abramovich confidently takes the first place.

2003 in a life marked by an oligarch buying English football club "Chelsea", which at that time was on the verge of ruin.After this, the entrepreneur is actually moved to the UK.

In 2005, Abramovich for $ 13.1 billion sold his stake in the company "Sibneft" to "Gazprom".

Businessman repeatedly tried to resign as governor of the Chukotka Autonomous District, but each time the Russian president Putin to persuade him.Vladimir biographer Chris Hutchins, describes in detail the relationship between the president and the oligarchs.According to him, they talked like a father and a favorite son, while Abramovich has appealed to Putin to "you" as the older it.

In July 2008, the novel was released from the post of the governor of Chukotka President Dmitry Medvedev, who as a reason for his decision to call a personal desire to Abramovich.In October 2008 the businessman became the chairman of the Chukotka Duma.

Roman Abramovich: biography.Life

billionaire has officially been married twice.His first wife, Olga Lisova, was a native of Astrakhan.The second wife of Roman Abramovich, Irina V. Malandina (after marriage - Abramovich), was a flight attendant profession.She gave birth to five children oligarch: three daughters and two sons.In 1992, Anna was born in 1993, Arkady was born in 1995, the family gained another child - Sofia, in 2001, was born Arina, and finally, in 2003, was born Ilya.In spite of so many children, the marriage could not be saved - it collapsed in March 2007, when the Chukotka district court the couple were divorced.They independently agreed on how the division of property will be made and with whom the children will live.As you know, after the divorce Malandina received from ex-wife $ 300 million.

businessman now meets with the designer Daria Zhukova (see. Photo below).Although officially they are not painted in 2009 by billionaire Daria gave birth to a son.He was named Aaron Alexander.And in April 2013 it came to light another daughter of Roman Abramovich - Leia.


Entrepreneur has a huge amount of property of every kind.He has three luxury yacht class that the Western media dubbed "Abramovich's Navy»:

  • Eclipse - Ships, ranked second in the world ranking of the longest motor yachts.
  • Luna - sailing the length of 115 meters, designed for expeditions.
  • Sussurro - another yacht of Roman Abramovich, residing in Antibes.It has a length of 50 meters, and is used as an accompanying vessel.

Earlier billionaire owned and other large yachts, but are subsequently sold or donated.Ship Pelorus for $ 300 million was transferred into the possession of David Giffen yacht Le Grand Bleu was donated Shvidler and the ship Ecstasea novel sold in 2009 to an unknown buyer.

Air transport

addition of water transport, Abramovich owns air vehicles.He belongs to the "Boeing 767-33A" because of its characteristic color known as "Bandit."The aircraft initially ordered the company "Hawaiian Airlines", but then she canceled the order, and Roman decided to buy "Boeing".Another plane Abramovich - A340-313H - it was purchased in 2008.Also, the entrepreneur owns three helicopters that serve the yacht belonging to him.

Ground transportation

include land vehicles available to the oligarch could be called two armored limousine worth a million pounds each.In addition, the novel is the owner of many vehicles, most of which are made to order and are exclusive models and motorcycle Ducati, whose fairings are painted in the colors of the Russian tricolor with the airbrush in the form of a two-headed golden eagle.


As you know, every year, Forbes magazine names the richest people in the world and publishes information about their stocks.According to these data, at the end of 2013 at the 68 th place in the ranking of the world's billionaires Roman Abramovich was.His condition at the end of 2014 was estimated at 9.1 billion dollars.In the list of the richest people in Russia entrepreneur takes 14th place.

Tell you about what is available to property tycoon.In its property are:

  • penthouse in Kensington cost 29 million pounds;
  • Villa in West Sussex for 28 million pounds sterling;
  • six-story house in Knightsbridge at the price of 18 million pounds sterling;
  • house in France, worth 15 million pounds;
  • house in St. Tropez for 40 million pounds sterling;
  • five-storey mansion in Belgravia, the price is 11 million pounds;
  • dacha in Moscow worth 8 million pounds.