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Yuri Milner: Net Worth, House, Private Jet, and yacht Andromeda


Author: Peter Yachtfan


Andromeda Yacht


Milner Boat:

Andromeda

Yacht Length:

107 m (351 ft)

Guests:

30 in 15 cabins

Crew:

30 in 14 cabins

Builder:

Kleven Maritime

Designer:

Marin Teknikk AS

Year:

2016

Maximum Speed:

16 knots

Engines:

Caterpillar

Displacement:

5,937 ton

IMO:

9692545

Andromeda Boat Price:

US$ 250 million

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Yuri Milner


Full Name:

Yuri Borisovich Milner

Country:

Russia / USA

Yuri Milner Net Worth:

US$ 3.7 billion

Source:

Digital Sky Technologies, Mail.ru

Born:

November 11, 1961

Wife:

Julia Milner

Children:

3 daughters

Residence:

Los Angeles, California, USA

Private Jet:

Pls send a message if you have info


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We were told that Milner is the owner of the Yacht Andromeda. We are aware of a denial of his ownership by Burgess Yachts. Some call her Mark Zuckerberg yacht. (Photos by Raphael Belly).


But in the meantime (Sept. 2019) we hear from many (industry) sources that Milner also bought the 116 meter Ulysses from Graeme Hart.


And we were told that he was spotted on board the yacht Andromeda, while the yacht was in Singapore earlier this year. He visited the yacht with a team from Burgess Yachts.


Official statement:  From Alice McGillion, spokesperson for Yuri Milner: “Neither Yuri Milner nor any family member nor any entity affiliated with him or his family own either the Andromeda or Ulysses yachts.”

Who is Yuri Milner?Yuri Milner


Venture capital investor Milner is a Russian billionaire. He was born in November 1961 in Moscow. He is residing in the United States. He is the founder of the investment company DST Global. He is married to Julia Milner, they have 3 children.



Milner is an early investor in Internet companies as Facebook, Twitter, Spotify, Airbnb and WhatsApp. He was shareholder and Chairman of Mail.Ru. Mail Ru is Russia’s largest internet company.




Mail.Ru

Mail.Ru started as a simple email -service in 1998. But turned into the largest ‘Russia focused’ Internet company.



In 2001 Milner merged his own Internet company NetBridge with Mail.ru. He became CEO of the group. In 2003 he resigned and founded Digital Sky Technologies.



In 2006 DST bought Mail.RU for US$ 100 million. In 2010 he brought the company to the London stock market, raising US$ 5 billion.




DST Global

DST Global is Milner’s private investment fund. Through DST, Milner owned an 8% stake in Facebook and 5% of Twitter. He sold all shares at a big profit.



He owns other investments in companies including Alibaba, WhatsApp, fashion company Farfetch and Habito.





Yuri Milner Net Worth

His net worth is estimated at US$ 3.7 billion.




Milner Residence

Yuri and his wife Julia Milner live with their 3 daughters in a large house in Los Angeles. The house is built on a hill. And has amazing views over the area. He reportedly paid US$ 100 million for the house in 2011.  They also own a house in Silicon Valley.




Philanthropy

Yuri and Julia Milner are active philanthropists. They are supporting science and education. In 2012 he established the Fundamental Physics Prize. Which awards US$3 million per year to physicists for their achievements in fundamental physics.



Milner committed to the Giving Pledge, dedicating the majority of his wealth to ‘giving back’.




Private Jet

We think he owns a private jet. But we have not yet been able to find its registration number. Do you know more about a private jet owned by Milner? Please do send us a message.





M/Y Andromeda


The Andromeda yacht was built as Ulysses for Graeme Hart. He actually ordered two yachts: a 107 and a 116 meter. And put the first one for sale asking EUR 195 million.



Specifications

Andromeda has a steel hull. She is powered by 6 (!) Caterpillar engines. She has a total power of 6660kw. (Approximate 10,000hp). The engines bring her a top speed of 17 knots. Her cruise speed is 15 knots. Her range is 8,500nm.



She features a helicopter landing platform, with approval for an EC 145 or Bell 429 helicopter.





Yacht Andromeda?

The yacht was sold and is now named Andromeda. Immediately after the sale, some rumors started that the yacht was bought by ‘a Facebook founder’. Facebook quickly issued a statement that Mark Zuckerberg was not the buyer of Andromeda.



There were also rumors that Milner bought Andromeda. There is a Facebook link, as he is an early investor in Facebook. Quite soon Burgess Yachts released a statement. Claiming that Milner is not the owner.



But in the meantime, we keep receiving strong and persistent messages. From several of our sources that Mr. Milner is actually the owner of the yacht.




Supporting Evidence that he Owns the yacht

We found some supporting evidence of the statement that he owns Andromeda. The yacht is formally registered to a company named Proxima Y Ltd, based in the Cayman Islands.



This company Proxima Y uses the same address (a certain PO Box in the Cayman Islands) as a formal SEC statement issued by DST Global.  And we have a source who claims he spotted Milner on board the yacht, together with a team from Burgess Yachts.



However, we were contacted by a representative of Mr. Milner, denying his involvement in the yacht. They claim that the similar address is a coincidence.




Statement by a representative of Mr. Milner

“Information that Andromeda is owned by Milner is not accurate. “




Update: September 2019 - Ulysses Yacht

We hear from many sources, from within the industry, that Milner also bought the 117 meters expedition yacht Ulysses from Graeme Hart. Hart has just purchased the CRN yacht Cloud 9 in August 2019. He named her Odyssey.






Andromeda Interior

Andromeda has an amazing interior by H2 Yacht Design. See some interior photos of Andromeda hereunder.



Her features include a wine bar, a large swimming pool, a cinema, a sauna, and a large gym. She can accommodate 30 guests in 15 cabins. She has a crew of 43 in 24 cabins.



There is a private owner’s deck. With a full-width owner’s lounge and office with a private balcony.



There is a full cinema with a Sony 300ES projector, Elite screens Acoustic pro UHD screen. The speakers offer full surround sound and 3D projection



The yacht has a custom built  12 meter  (40’) Van Dutch limo tender powered by 2 x 480hp Cummins.




Mark Zuckerberg Yacht

Immediately after the news broke out that (then) Ulysses was sold, rumors in the yacht industry started that Zuckerberg had bought the yacht. But Facebook quickly released a press statement claiming that Zuckerberg did not buy the yacht.



There was a Facebook shareholder link though, as we soon heard that Milner bought the yacht. We are still trying to find out if Mark Zuckerberg owns a superyacht.



Milner Resources

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yuri_Milner

https://www.forbes.com/profile/yuri-milner

https://www.bloomberg.com/research/milner

https://www.superyachtfan.com/superyacht_ulysses.html

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andromeda_(107m_yacht)




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