Roman Abramovich is a well known Russian business magnate, politician, and investor, who is the owner of organizations like Millhouse LLC, Evraz and holds major shares in Norilsk Nickel. He is also the owner of popular sports clubs like Premier League and Chelsea Football Club. In 2016, Forbes ranked him as the 13th richest man in Russia. Now let’s have a close look on Roman Abramovich’s net worth in 2018.
Roman Abramovich Early Life
Roman Arkadyevich Abramovich was born in 1966 on 24 October to Arkadiy Abramovich and Irina Vasilevna Abramovich.
Roman has married thrice. He married his first wife, Olga Yurevna Lysova in 1987 and divorced her in 1990. In 1991, he married his second wife, Irina Vyacheslavovna Malandina, whom he divorced in 2007. The couple had five kids together named, Arina, IIya, Anna, Sofia, and Arkadiy. It was reported that Malandina and Roman’s divorce was settled for worth 5.5 million Euros. His second marriage failed because of Roman’s affair with Dasha Zhukova, who was only 25 at the time when the business tycoon started dating her. Their affair was making headlines everywhere.
He married his girlfriend Dasha Zhukova in 2008, but sadly their marriage also wasn’t able to survive leading to their divorce this year. The couple had two children together.
He currently lives in London, United Kingdom.
Roman Abramovich Career, Awards & Achievement
Roman Abramovich started off his business career when he was still in the army. He has served the country for a few years in Soviet Army.
From 1992 – 1995, he founded five companies which were conducted for resale, that produced consumer goods etc.
In 1992, he was also arrested for a case of government property theft, however, the investigation was reopened and Roman was able to come out of the case without any allegations on him.
Surprisingly he started off as a street trader and has also worked in small mechanical factories.
Roman Abramovich has also served as the Governor of Chukotka from 2000 till 2008.
He is the owner of a private investment company named Millhouse LLC, Evraz and also holds a good amount of shares in a company called Norilsk Nickel. His keen interest and love for football motivated Roman to invest in popular sports clubs like Premier League and Chelsea Football Club.
In 2015, he also made a $15 million investment in a Music Messenger startup which was established by OD Kobo.
He has had his share of controversies in his career, he has been accused of bribery, theft, loan theft etc in his career, however, he always made a stronger comeback after these minor bumps in the road to his success.
Awards & Achievements
Roman Abramovich has been honored with one of Russia’s biggest honor Order of Honor and has also received an Order of Friendship Award.
Net Worth of Roman Abramovich
Roman Abramovich has an estimated net worth of over $9.8 billion. Last year Forbes magazine ranked Roman as the13th richest man in Russia. He makes his income from his smart investments. His football clubs also help him in making millions every year with their brilliant games.
Roman Abramovich is Russia’s and world’s biggest business magnate who has established an empire worth millions. He is also a smart investor, who never misses out an opportunity. He is an inspiration, for all startup business owners in Russia. He has definitely helped Russia’s economy in stepping up on the ladder of success and improvement, by providing jobs through his business modules. He started off as a small factory worker and today he is one of the richest people in Russia.