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Leonard Blavatnik is known to be Britain’s richest person. The Russian-born businessmen have invested in myriad companies via his company Access Industries.
|Date of Birth||June 14, 1957|
|Source of Wealth||Diversified|
|Residence||London, United Kingdom|
|Education||Master of Business Administration, Harvard Business School|
Leonard Blavatnik was named as the Britain’s richest man in 2015. He earned reputation and wealth through his founded company Access Industries, an international conglomerate company located in New York, where he serves as the Chairman and President today.
Leonard Blavatnik is an astute businessman expanding his business in diverse fields such as coal, aluminum, oil, entertainment and media, telecommunications, real estate, petrochemicals and plastics manufacturing.
Leonard Blavatnik and the Blavatnik Family Foundation donated a lump sum amount to the Oxford University for the purpose of developing a new school of government, it being one of the largest gifts in the history of the university.
Leonard Blavatnik makes no end when it comes to achievements. His smart and efficient moves have won him plaudits all over the world and he also became the owner of the music records company, Warner Music, in 2011.
Leonard Blavatnik made an investment of $27 Million in the Faena House project.
Leonard Blavatnik spent £35 million to purchase a mansion in London's most expensive street.
The billionaire, Leonard Blavatnik has his property – a grade II listed building in Gardens which is valued at $264 Million.
The yet another property of the born tycoon is estimated at $46 Million bought by him in 2004 in Russia.
As an avid collector of unusual things, Leonard Blavatnik acquired a spacesuit for $250,000 once by Yuri Gagarin, the first Russian in space.
Leonard Blavatnik’s holding company, Access Industries, owns a 1986 Boeing 767-200ER, a 2006 Gulfstream G-550 and a 2015 Gulfstream G-550, the properties financed by the owner.
Leonard Blavatnik sponsors a 20,000-square-foot food bank and warehouse in Kiryat Malakhi. Through this, he serves thousands of poor families in many Israeli cities. This also acts as a source of wealth before Jewish holidays to families in 73 Israeli towns and villages.
Besides being on the Board of the Dean’s Advisors at Harvard University and academic Board in Tel Aviv University in Ukraine, Leonard Blavatnik is also a member of the Global Advisory Board for International Business and Management of Cambridge University.
Leonard Blavatnik, also known as Len, was ranked first among the “Top 200 Art by ArtNews from 2013 to 2015.
He was born in the Ukraine, raised in Moscow and schooled in America and finally acquired a global empire, which has assets in commodities production, media, and technology.
Leonard Blavatnik's 74m long yacht, Odessa II has an amazing feature to provide cool breeze to guest in sunny weather using its water mist system and is worth US$100 Million.