Roman Abramovich

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Birthday
24, 1966
Birthplace
Saratov, Russia
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
24, 1966 (age 52)
Birthplace
Saratov, Russia

About

Russian oligarch who made an enormous fortune in oil and used it to buy the Chelsea football club.

Before Fame

He used his business and political connections to acquire a controlling interest in a formerly state-owned oil company after the fall of the USSR.

Trivia

He custom-built a $1-billion yacht called Eclipse, which, at 557 feet in length, was one of the world's largest.

Family Life

He had five children with his first wife Irina and, in 2013, celebrated the birth of his second child with girlfriend and model Dasha Zhukova.

Associated With

He used his deep pockets to bring to Chelsea talented players like Oscar Emboaba.