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All You Need to Know About Mikhail Prokhorov and his Yacht Palladium

Yacht Length: 95 m (312 ft) - Guests: 24 in 12 cabins - Crew: 33 in 15 - cabins - IMO 1010167 - Displacement: 4,447t - Blohm and Voss - 2010 - Yacht Value: US$ 200 million -

Mikhail Prokhorov Net Worth: US$ 9 billion - Owners Company: Norilsk Nickel - Owners Country: Russia.

Palladium was build by Blohm and Voss to a Michael Leach Design.

10 Facts About Mikhail Dmitrievitch Prokhorov you probably didn’t know

  1. He founded Norilsk Nickel, the world's largest producer of nickel and palladium.
  2. He sold his shares for more than US$ 7 billion.
  3. His net worth is now US$ 9 billion.
  4. He sold 49% of the Brooklyn Nets to Alibaba co-founder Joe Tsai.
  5. He owns a 95 meter yacht named Palladium.
  6. The yacht has a crew of 33 and can accommodate 24 guests.
  7. He lost a US$ 50 million down-payment when planning to buy a villa.
  8. He showed his ‘oligarch lifestyle’ to US tv host Stephen Colbert.
  9. His The Mikhail D Prokhorov Foundation is a private charity supporting. and developing cultural initiatives in Russia.
  10. He owns a US$ 70 million Airbus A319 private jet (M-RBUS).

Luxury Yacht Palladium

Mikhail Dmitriejevitsj Prokhorov is the owner of the yacht Palladium. He also owned the yacht Solemar. The yacht was sold in 2016.

Blohm Voss

She is built at Blohm and Voss and has a length of 95 meters. She is designed by UK-based Michael Leach Design.

Yacht Paladium Interior

Palladium has an amazing interior by Michel Leach. The yacht can accommodate 24 guests in 12 cabins. She has a crew of 33.

Superyacht Palladium is build out of steel with an aluminum superstructure. Her features include a large swimming pool on the aft deck. There is a jacuzzi jet pool and a private cinema. She has custom built tenders.

She can reach a top speed of 19 knots. Here you can find some interior photos.  

Charter Yacht

The yacht is not available for charter


Stephen Colbert

In July 2017 US comedian and The Late Show TV show host Stephen Colbert visited Prokhorov in Russia. They talked about his oligarch lifestyle and his yacht and visited one of his houses.

Mikhail Prokhorov

Who is Mikhail Dmitrievitch Prokhorov?

He is a Russian billionaire oligarch. He is owner of the Brooklyn Nets basketball team. In 2018 he sold 49% of the Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center to Alibaba co-founder Joseph Tsai. He is still controlling owner of the NBA team. Through his Onexim Sports and Entertainment Holding. He also owns the New Jersey Nets.

After graduating from the Moscow Finance Institute Prokhorov made his name in the financial sector in Russia. He became one of Russia's leading industrialists in the precious metals sector.

He was a candidate of the 2012 Russian presidential election.

Mikhail ProkhorovNorilsk Nickel

His Norilsk Nickel became the world's largest producer of nickel and palladium. Until he entered Russian politics in 2011 he was chairman of Polyus Gold. Polyus Gold is Russia's largest gold producer. He also became President of ONEXIM Group.

In April 2008 the Russian oligarch sold his most valuable asset. A 25% plus two shares stake in Norilsk Nickel. He sold the company to RUSAL. RUSAL is a mining conglomerate controlled by fellow billionaire Oleg Deripaska.

Prokhorov received 14% of Rusal stock. And about USD 5 billion in cash. And an promise to receive USD 2 billion more.


In 2013 Prokhorov acquired a 21% stake in Uralkali from Suleiman Kerimov.


In 2004 Prokhorov founded the The MikhailProkhorov Foundation. The foundation is a private charity. It is supporting and developing new cultural institutions and initiatives in Russia.

The foundations also promotes Russian culture in the global intellectual community.  

Mikhail Prokhorov Net Worth

In August 2018 Forbes estimated his net worth at USD 9 billion. Prokhorov has his own website.

Prokhorov Private Jet

He owns an Airbus A319 private jet with registration M-RBUS. And an Airbus A319 has a list price of US$ 70 million.

Mikhail Prokhorov House

He owns a large house in Villefranche-Sur-Mer near Nice. That is on the Cote D’Azur. In 2010 he planned to buy Villa Leopolda for GBP 360 (US$ 500) million. Villa Leopolda was built for King Leopold of Belgium.

He made a 10% down payment. Which he lost when he backed out of the purchase. He house’ current owner Lily Safra donated the down payment to charity.

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Yacht Solemar

The luxury yacht Solemar was built by Amels in 2003. Before completion she was sold to Russian billionaire Prokhorov.

In 2011 the 94 meter superyacht Palladium was delivered to Mr. Prokhorov. The 62 meter yacht Solemar became his ‘smallest’ yacht. Prokhorov sold Solemar in 2013 to a Russian banker. In 2016 she was sold again and named Calypso.

Michael Leach Design

Solemar was designed by Michael Leach. She is powered by twin Caterpillar Engines.

SOLEMAR’s accommodation is dominated by a spectacular two-story master stateroom. The room is approached via a mirrored and bronze lattice-lined hallway.

Disco Floor

The Sun Deck can transform into a disco floor. Complete with overhead lighting, a DJ mixing station and 2,000 watt sound system. Solemar can accommodate 12 guests and has a crew of 16.

Luxury yacht Palladium  is owned by Prokhorov. (photo by Guillaume P. Boppe)

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Milhail Dmitriejevitsj Prokhorov’s yacht Solemar.

The yacht Solemar in Antibes.

Solemar was built by Amels.

Solemar was sold in 2016.

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Prokhorov’s house in the Cote D’Azur.

The mansion is situated in the town of Villefranche-sur-Mer.


Photo by Raphael Belly

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