Achievements

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      Alisher Usmanov has a 60% economic interest and 100% voting rights in USM Holdings, a global conglomerate with main investments in metals and mining industry, telecommunications, technology, and media.

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      In 2009, Digital Sky Technologies (later Mail.ru), invested $200 Million for 1.96% stake in Facebook, a social networking website. Also invested in Twitter Groupon, Zynga, AirBnB, ZocDoc, Alibaba and 360Buy.

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      Alisher Usmanov is co-owner of MegaFox, Russia’s second-largest mobile telephone operator which serves more than 65 Million people.

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      In 2013, he invested $100 Million in Apple, he invested in newspapers; namely -Kommersant, made a purchase of $25 Million for a 50 % stake in Russian sports channel 7TV. He is currently the co-owner of UTH, a media company that holds around 51% of Disney Russia and 100% of Muz TV and U television channels.

Russia's richest man Alisher Usmanov is the founder of Metalloinvest having headquarters located in Moscow.

Alisher Usmanov bought Tudor mansion for $10 Million. Built in 1524, the mansion is spread across 300 acres.

Possessions

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      Alisher Usmanov bought U.S. scientist James Watson’s Nobel Prize Gold Medal at $4.8 Million and returned it to the scientist.

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      He is a professional athlete himself and was an accomplished fencer and also a member of the Uzbekistan National Team. He is now the head of the International Fencing Federation. He owns a third of the English football club Arsenal FC.

Interesting Facts

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      He owns a Tudor Mansion, situated in Surrey, England built in 1524 which spreads across 300 acres. The house was bought for $10 Million and is his secondary residence since 2004.

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      He owns a Victorian Mansion built in 1838. The mansion was purchased for $77 Million in 2008. The Beechwood house is located at High Gate Society, Hampstead Lance, and London.

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      He owns a superyacht, named Dilbar. The yacht was the first yacht built with particle filters on the main engine exhausts to control carbon emissions.

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      Alisher Usmanov bought an airbus A340, the biggest private jet in Russia and in Europe for $500 Million.

Alisher Usmanov owns Dilbar measuring 361 feet in length and weighs over 4,000 tons. The mega yacht is worth $263 Million and can accommodate up to 20 guests and 48 crew members.