Yacht Name: Eclipse
Yacht Length: 162 m (533 ft)
Guests: 36 in 18 cabins
Yacht Value: US$ 500 million
Owners name: Roman Abramovich
Abramovich Net Worth: US$ 8 billion
Owners company: Gazprom (sold)
Owners Country: Russia
Now the 2nd biggest yacht in the world, and known as the 1.5 billion dollar yacht
Roman Abramovich owns several houses, or residences, around the world.
On of his most expensive real estate is his Lowndes Square, London apartment. Lowndes Square is an expensive residential community in Belgravia, London. Abramovich purchased six adjoining flats over the years at this address. He plans to transform the flats into a single home. It will have a value of around US$ 200 million when completed.
In 2013 Abramovich purchased a mansion on 828 Fifth Avenue in New York. He paid US$ 75 million, a record price for a housing cooperative building. The mansion was built in 1886 for Edward Berwind and is therefore known as the Berwind Mansion. In 2014 some legal troubles occurred with the purchase, as the previous owners’ widow, Angelika Ivanc, is challenging the sale in court, trying to get even more money.
Abramovich owns another UK property: Fyning Hill estate in West Sussex. It is a seven bedroom house with polo pitches, a clay pigeon range, a trout lake, a private go-
In the South of France, or more precise in Cap D’Antibes, Abramovich owns the Chateau de la Croë. Previous residents in this castle were The Duke of Windsor, Aristotle Onassis and Stavros Niarchos. Abramovich is rumored to have spend more than US$ 40 million on the renovation of Chateau de la Croë. Abramovich has another Mediterranean area property, as he owns Villa Bover, on Lake Garda, Italy’s largest lake. He purchased Villa Bover from famous Formula 1 driver Michael Schumacher for a report amount of US$ 24 million.