All You Need to Know About Leonid Mikhelson, his Net Worth, his House, Private Jet and his PACIFIC Yacht
85 m (280 ft)
12 in 6 cabins
28 in 14 cabins
US$ 150 million
Owner of the Yacht
US$ 26 billion
August 11, 1955
Viktoria Mikhelson, 1 young son
Barvikha, Moscow, Russia
Gulfstream G650 (N650GL)
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Novatek is Russia's largest independent natural gas producer. Mikhelson is the richest man in Russia.
He is Chairman and major shareholder of Novatek, Russia’s largest natural gas producer. He was born in August 1955. He is married to Lyudmilla. They have 2 children (daughter Viktoria and a young son).
The basis of Novatek started with the privatization of Kuybyshevtruboprovodstroy, one of the largest state-
Novatek began to expand and diversify their operations by acquiring interests in oil and gas companies which held exploration and production licenses in Yamal-
In 2017 Novatek realized sales of approx US$ 10 billion and an operation income of US$ 4.6 billion. The gas company Novatek has 6,000 employees.
Mikhelson’s business partner Gennady Timchenko is also shareholdder at the gas company. We think Timchenko als owns a large yacht. But we have not been able to identify it yet.
Mikhelson also owns more than 50% of the shares in Sibur. Sibur is a gas processing and petrochemicals company. Sibur has 26 production sites and more than 26,000 employees.
Mihelson and Gennady Timchenko together own 82.5% of the shares of Sibur.
The Russian billionaire is known as an art collector. He is the founder and president of the VAC Foundation (Viktoria – the Art of Being Contemporary). It is dedicated to the international presentation, production and development of Russian contemporary art.
The collection is named after his daughter Viktoria Mikhelson.
Forbes estimates his net worth at US$ 26 billion (2019). He is Russia’s richest man.
He owns a Gulfstream G650 private jet, with registration N650GL. A Gulfstream G650 has list price of US$ 70 million. More Russian and other private jet owners here. The aircraft was delivered in 2013 and can accommodate 14 passengers.
He lives with his family in a large house in Barvikha near Moscow. Most Russian billionaires own a residence there.
We also found some online evidence that Leonid and his wife Lyudmila Mikhelson bought a US$ 15 million house in Miami Beach. Although we were not able to find an address or pictures.
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Mikhelson was mentioned in the Paradise Papers. The Paradise Papers is a set of leaked offshore investment documents. It was in relation to the registration of his Gulfstream jet (N650GL) in the USA.
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The yacht Pacific was built by the famous Lurssen Shipyard as Project Josi. She was delivered to her owner in 2010.
Pacific has a striking low profile exterior design by Ge rman Frers. She has a unique color, which seems to change in the sun.
Pacific is built of steel, with an aluminum superstructure. Her MTU diesel engines give her a top speed of more than 20 knots. Her cruise speed is 15 knots. Her range is more than 4,500nm. Pacific can accommodate 12 guests in 6 cabin and a crew of 28.
The yacht can accommodate two helicopters. The last years Pacific has been circumnavigating the world: she was seen in Australia, Indonesia, in Florida and in the South of France and Italy.
In January 2015 she was spotted near Costa Rica. Most of the pictures on this page were made by Ship-
The Costa Rica photos are made by Chris. In May 2015 she was near Honolulu, Hawai. In August 2017 we pictured her in Antibes, France.
The boat is not available for yacht charter. And th e yacht is not listed for sale.
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