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Suleiman Kerimov: Net Worth, House, 737 Private Jet and yacht ICE

Author: Peter Yachtfan, Update: 2020-05-15

ICE Yacht

Kerimov Boat:


Yacht Length:

90 m (296 ft)


14 in 7 cabins


27 in 14 cabins


Lurssen Yachts


Tim Heywood Design




19 knots




3,268 ton



Ice Boat Price:

US$ 150 million

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Suleiman Kerimov



Suleiman Kerimov Net Worth:

US$ 7 billion


Polyus Gold, Fedprom Bank


March 12, 1966


Firuza Kerimova


Said Kerimov, Aminat Kerimova, Gulnara Kerimova


Villa Medy Roc, Cap d’Antibes, France

Private Jet:

Boeing 737 BBJ (VP-BBW)

Boeing 737 BBJ (VP-BBZ)

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Ice was built as Air for Augusto Perfetti, owner of the Mentos and Air candy brands.

Who is Suleiman Kerimov? Suleiman Kerimov

He is one of the richest Russians and owner of Polyus Gold. He was born in March 1966. He is married to Firuza. They have 3 children (Said, Aminat and Gulnara). He is the owner of the yacht Ice.

Russian investments

His investments included Polymetal, Gazprom, Sberbank and Nafta Moskva. In 2008 he sold all his Russian investments.

He then invested in Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs and lost billions in the financial crisis. In 2009 – with help from Russian investors – he bought 37% of Polyus Gold a Russian gold producer.

In 2011 he acquired a controlling stake in Uralkali.

Ferrari Enzo car crash

In 2006 he had a heavy car accident with his Ferrari Enzo in Nice. He suffered severe burns. Later he donated EUR 1 million to Pinocchio — a charity for children suffering from burns.  

Kerimov Foundation

In 2007 Kerimov founded the Suleyman Kerimov Foundation. The Kerimov Foundation works closely with the government, meaning their projects have much better long-term prospects.

The Kerimov Foundation is one of the most active and effective charity foundations in the country. Kerimov is a member of the Federation Council of Russia representing the Republic of Dagestan.

Suleiman Kerimov Net Worth

He is a Russian billionaire with a net worth estimated at USD 6.8 billion. He started by investing in troubled companies through his Fedprombank.

Private Jet

He owns two Boeing 737 BBJ private jets: one from 2008 with registration VP-BBW and one from 2012 with registration VP-BBZ. Each has a value of around US$ 100 million.

Kerimov Residence

He owns many properties around the world en on the Cote D’Azur. He is said to own the famous Villa Hier. The villa was was the movie set for the comedy Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. Starring Michael Caine and Steven Martin.

His main residence is supposedly Villa Medy Roc in Cap D’Antibes.

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M/Y Ice

The motor macht was built by the famous Lurssen yard in 2005. The yacht was originally named Air, and was ordered by the Italian candy producer Augusto Perfetti.

Built for Perfetti

Perfetti is known for the famous Mentos brand. During the construction of the yacht, Perfetti received an offer from Kerimov he could not refuse.

Augusto Perfetti ordered a new yacht, again named Air, at the Dutch yacht builder Feadship /  De Vries.

Azipod propulsion system

Luxury yacht Ice has a diesel - electric Azipod propulsion system. In the Azipod, the propulsion power is delivered by an electric motor directly connected to the propeller.


The diesel engines, connected to a generator, produces electricity for the Azipod motor. This system achieves a 10% better fu el economy than conventional systems.

The yacht can reach a top speed of 19 knots. Her cruise speed is 16 knots. She has a range of more than 6,000nm.

Yacht Interior

Ice has a modern Terence Disdale interior. She can accommodate 14 guests and has a crew of 27. The yacht has a large pool, a cinema, and a sauna.

Superyacht of the Year

Ice was acclaimed Superyacht of the Year at the World Superyacht Awards in 2006.

The photo’s of Ice at this page are used with the permission of Tom Gulbrandsen. See more of luxury yacht Ice here.

The yacht Ice is not available for charter, but enquire for your ultimate charter experience on other yachts.

Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue

In December 2016 is was reported by a French newspaper that Kerimov has sold his superyacht Ice in 2015 to Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, the Vice President of Equatorial Guinea.

They also reported that the yacht was confiscated in Gibraltar following a request by a Swiss public prosecutor, related to a fraud investigation.

But this info seems incorrect. Obiang Mangue bought the yacht Ocean Victory, which he named Ebony Shine.

Is She Available for Yacht Charter?

The boat is not available for yacht charter. And the yacht is not listed for sale.

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Ice, pictured in Norway

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The Boeing 737 BBJ jet VP-BBZ (photo by Olivier Mouhot)

Perfetti yacht

She was built for Italian candy tycoon Augusto Perfetti

Private Jet

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Kerimov’s house in Antibes: Villa Medy Roc

Suleiman Kerimov House

Inside the yacht

Ice has an amazing interior designed by Terence Disdale.

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Photos by Raphael Belly

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