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Alisher Burkhanovich Usmanov (born 1953) is a Russian billionaire. Usmanov has a net worth of US$ 14.6 billion (April 2017), he is one of Russia’s richest men and is the world's 73rd richest person. Usmanov is married and is a graduate of Moscow State Institute of International Relations. His wealth comes from mining and investments.
He is the majority shareholder of Metalloinvest, a leading global iron ore and HBI producer and supplier. He is also a co-
Mail.Ru Group is Russia’s number one Internet company, reaching 85% of Russian users on a monthly basis. It is the world’s fourth largest Internet company based on total page views, with a global monthly audience of 97.4 million users. Mail.Ru operates two leading Russian social networks, My World and Odnoklassniki.ru, and owns a 40% stake in VKontakte, Russia’s number one social networking site. Mr. Usmanov is the largest investor in Digital Sky Technologies. DST was an early investor in Facebook. Through DST and Mail.Ru Group investments, Mr Usmanov holds stakes in some of the world’s leading and most valuable internet assets, including Facebook, Twitter, Groupon, Zynga, Spotify, Zocdoc, Airbnb, Alibaba and 360buy.
Mr. Usmanov is a major shareholder in London's Arsenal Football Club. In 2012 USM Holdings was formed to bring the assets of Alisher Usmanov together under one transparent holding company. The main shareholders of USM Holdings are Alisher Usmanov, Vladimir Skoch (the father of Andrei Skoch) and Farhad Moshiri. Their economic interests are divided 60%, 30% and 10% respectively, while Mr. Usmanov holds 100% of the voting rights with respect to USM Holdings.
Alisher owns one of the largest private jets: a Airbus A340, with registration M-
The yacht Dilbar is a 157 meter (512 ft) motor yacht. She is the world’s biggest superyacht measured by volume. She has been delivered to her owner in May 2016. Not much is known about her, but we estimate her cost at at least USD 600 million and she will probably accommodate 40 guests and a crew of at least 80. She replaced the previous Dilbar, which is still owned by Alisher Usmanov and now named Ona.
Ona is a 110m (361 ft) steel yacht with aluminum superstructure built by Lürssen and launched in 2008. She accommodates 16 passengers and 47 crew. The design is by Tim Heywood with interior done by Alberto Pinto. Ona was the first yacht in the world with particle filters on the main engine exhausts. Installed with twin MTU diesel-
In May 2017 the yacht Ona was put for sale. Some of her features are a large pool, a cinema, a sauna and steam room, a massage room and a hospital. The owners deck includes a very large office and a conference room. There are 21 crew cabins and 4 staff cabins. The crew has its owns gym the captains cabin includes a dressing room and private office. There is even a security room, from where all movement in and around the yacht is monitored. The SuperYachtFan team has seen quite some yachts, but we consider Ona to be one of the most impressive. Find some interior photos hereunder.
In 2016 a new and much larger Dilbar has been delivered to her owner. Not much is known about her, a representative of the owner denied comments. It seems that the new yacht is the world’s biggest yacht, measured by volume. In a Youtube Video hereunder, made by DrDuu, you see the new Dilbar during a sea trials. More news will follow. The yacht Dilbar is not available for charter, but enquire for your ultimate charter experience on other yachts.
Dilbar has a special tender: a custom build Airbus H175 helicopter (registration G-
Features of the helicopter include three steps electrical footstep for ease of access, electronically dimmable windows and mood lighting. Passengers will also enjoy in-
Alisher Usmanov owns many houses around the world. But his main residence is Beechwood House in London
Usmanovs main house is Beechwood House in Highgate, North London. Beechwood House has been owned by King Khalid of Saudi Arabia and by Khalifa bin Hamad al Thani the Emir of Qatar. In 2008 is was purchased by Alisher Usmanov for GBP 48 million.
Usmanov also owns Sutton Place in Guildford, Surrey, a Grade I listed Tudor manor house built in 1525. The house was once owned by John Paul Getty. In 2007 Usmanov ordered a full restoration of the house and he added a ‘pool wing’ with a 25 meter indoor pool.