|Real Name/Full Name||Roman Arkadyevich Abramovich|
|Also known as||Roman Abramovich|
|Date of Birth||24 October 1966|
|Birth Place||Saratov, Russia|
|Age/ How Old||56 years old|
|Height/ How Tall||In Centimetres- 178cm
In Feet and Inches- 5’ 10’’
|Hair Color||Salt & pepper|
|Parents Name||Mother: Irina Vasilevna Abramovich
Father: Arkadiy Abramovich
|School||School No. 232
Ukhta School No. 2
|College||Industrial Institute in Ukhta
Kutafin Moscow State Law University
Moscow Automobile and Road Construction State Technical University
National University of Oil and Gas
|Spouse(s)||Olga Lysova (1987-1990)
Irina Malandina (1991-2007)
Dasha Zhukova (2008-2017)
|Children||Arkadiy Abramovich, Sofia Abramovich, Anna Abramovich, Ilya Abramovich, Leah Lou Abramovich, Arina Abramovich, Aaron Alexander Abramovich|
|Profession||Business, Politics, Football Club Owner|
|Net Worth||$15 billion|
|Last Updated||March 2023|
The richest man in Israel, Roman Abramovich is a 54 years old leading business tycoon, investor, and also a politician. Widely regarded as a self-made man, Mr. A has come from a very humble childhood with a lot of thicks and thins and has successfully built his empire through his hard work, dedication, and sheer self-confidence.
He currently owns Chelsea F.C., a widely accomplished English Football Club, and is spotted often cheering his team along with his children.
Well, how well do you know about Roman Abramovich? If not much, here is what we know about Roman Abramovich to date.
Biography and Early Life
On 24th October 1966 Roman was born to a lower-middle-class family in Saratov, Russia. He lost his parents at the age of 2 and lived with his uncle in Ukhta after their death. Right from the initial phase, he had to deal with a lot of heart wrecking stuff which made him tougher and also taught him the real value of money. He began his very first venture in the form of a toy-making business to begin with. Also, he got drafted into the Russian Army while he was at the industrial institute of Ukhta.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Roman Abramovich in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Roman Abramovich’s age is 56 years old as of today’s date 20th March 2023 having been born on 24 October 1966. Though, he is 5’ 10’’ in feet and inches and 178 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 176lbs in Pound and 80 kg in Kilograms.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Originally born to a Jewish family, Roman’s father, Arkady (Aron) Abramovich, was a manager of the state office, and his grandfather, Nahim (Nahman) Abramovich, was a businessman. Abramovich is divorced and has been married three times. He married Olga Yurevna Lysova in 1987, after a brief instinct in the Soviet Army, but split his ways in 1990.
In 1991, he married Irina Malandina, a former Russian Aeroflot stewardess, who happened to be the mother of five Roman children, i.e. Ilya, Arina, Arkadiy, Sofia, and Anna. In October 2006, The News of the World reported that Irina had hired two top UK divorce lawyers, following allegations of Abramovich’s affair with the then 25-year-old Dasha Zhukova.
The future divorce settlement ($6.3 billion-$7.3 billion) was speculated to be the highest ever settlement recorded at that time. But later after they divorced in March 2007, the divorce settlement was reported to be $300 million. IN 228, Abramovich married Zhukova and they have two children together, Aaron and Leah Lou. But like the other two marriages, this marriage also had come to its end in 2018.
Is Roman Abramovich Gay?
Roman Abramovich is straight as far the sexual orientation. With three marriages ending with a divorce, one would have the assumptions that he might be gay or bisexual. But none of the rumor came into the limelight, so as to question Abramovich’s sexual orientation.
In the late ’80s, as Roman was just starting up, Russia was opening up to some wide market and tax reforms. With the money he had so far saved, he set up a plastic toy manufacturing company and started selling toys at a small profit. Even though the profit wasn’t much, that business actually was a vivid picture of Mr. A’s untarnished business skills.
During 1992-1995, Roman was totally in the game and knew exactly where and when he needed to invest. Soon after getting good profits, he focused his vision on the oil companies. He met Boris Berezovsky in 1995, and the two collaborated for $100 million to buy the controlling shares of the oil company ‘Sibneft.’ Boris left the nation in 2000 after being convicted of fraud and sold his shares to Roman when the company’s net worth was $150 million.
This helped the Roman Empire layout its roots more sturdily. After achieving mega-success with Sibneft, Roman looked at the Russian Aluminium industry, which back then was considered to be a highly rewarding market. He took over the place and used his business sense which paid off resulting in the sector being crime-free and emerged as the sole winner in the Russian ‘Aluminium War’.
In June 2003, Roman owned companies that owned Chelsea football club, which was considered as one of the most fragile team back then. Under his reign, the club has attained tremendous success, and he supports his team in almost every match. In 2015, he invested in an Israeli start-up music app messenger uniting with musicians such as Nicki Minaj and David Guetta. He also took his chance in politics between 2000 and 2008 doing a fairly good job. He also dealt with quite a few controversies during his professional career.
Abramovich was honoured for his “contribution to the economic development of the autonomous district” with the Order of Honour. Even after taking over, Chelsea F.C. 16 big trophies have been won, making it the second-most successful English club.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Roman Abramovich in 2023
As of 2023, Roman Abramovich’s net worth is $15 billion, this makes him the richest person of Israel, the 10th richest person in Russia, and the 113th richest person in the world. His earnings come from his businesses.
Some Interesting Facts You Need to Know
- Abramovich is deeply into luxury yachts and spends a hefty amount on them. He also operates a fleet of yachts dubbed “Abramovich’s Navy” by the media.
- He applied for citizenship in Switzerland in 2016, but the request was rejected.
- Abramovich bought $74 million for Upper East Side townhouses in Manhattan in New York City and is merging them into a mega-mansion.
One can definitely look up to Abramovich for inspiration that self-confidence and never giving up attitude can give us a huge success in life. From a middle-class boy who lost his parents early to be one of the richest people in the world, his journey has been a roller-coaster ride. But one can also say, what Mr. A has touched has definitely turned gold or even platinum in this case. His brilliant business mindset and passion have earned him his position. Roman Abramovich is a man to be remembered for ages.