Who is Len Blavatnik?
He was born in Odessa (Ukraine) in June 1957. He immigrated to the United States in 1978. He studied at Columbia University and Harvard Business School. He is married to Emily. They have 4 children.
In 1996 Blavatnik founded the investment company Access Industries. He started with Russian investments, after the fall of communism. But later diversified to international investments. Such as chemicals, oil, aluminum, media and real estate. He is a business partner of Viktor Vekselberg, who owns the yacht Tango.
Warner Music Group
Blavatnik’s current investments include Warner Music Group, UC Rusal, LyondellBasell and Rocket Internet. He also invests in Zalando and the famous Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat on the French Cote d’Azur.
Len Blavatnik Net Worth
The Russian oligarch is one of the world’s richest people. He has an estimated net worth of US$ 25 billion. He is an active philanthropist through his Blavatnik Family Foundation.
Donations include GBP 75 million to the University of Oxford to establish a new school of government. And US$ 50 million to Harvard University to sponsor life sciences entrepreneurship at the university. And a US$20 million gift to Tel Aviv University (TAU) to launch the Blavatnik Initiative. The Initiative is a multi-year program committed to the advancement of interdisciplinary scientific research, discovery, and development.
Also The Blavatnik School of Computer Science was formed at Tel Aviv University with a donation of the Ukrainian-born venture capital billionaire.
Len and his wife Emily Appelson Blavatnik have four children. Two sons and two daughters. He protects their privacy. We only know one daughter is named Laila.