Born 24th October 1966 in Saratov, Russia
Roman Arkadyevich Abramovich is a Russian billionaire businessman, investor, and politician.
Abramovich is the primary owner of the private investment company Millhouse LLC, and is best known outside Russia as the owner of Chelsea Football Club, a Premier League football club.
According to Forbes 2016 billionaire list, Abramovich's net worth was US$7.6 billion, making him the 13th-richest person in Russia, and the 151st-richest person in the world. The same year, The Sunday Times estimated his net worth at ₤6.40 billion.
On 1 July 2013, Chelsea celebrated ten years under Abramovich's ownership. Before the first game of the 2013-14 season against Hull City on 18 August 2013, the Russian thanked Chelsea supporters for ten years of support in a short message on the front cover of the match programme, saying, "We have had a great decade together and the club could not have achieved it all without you," "Thanks for your support and here's to many more years of success".
This article is from our news archive. As a result pictures or videos originally associated with it may have been removed and some of the content may no longer be accurate or relevant.