The CEO oF Chelsea Football Club and a primary owner of private investment company, Millhouse LLC,Roman Abramovich died this morning shortly after collapsing in his residence at Chelsea, London, United Kingdom.
Roman Abramovich was said to have been suffering from respiratory problems for quite sometime now.
His sudden death comes as a shock as many of his followers call it very unfortunate and great loss to the world football especially to his own club Chelsea.
Incumbent owner of Chelsea Football Club, Roman Arkadyevich Abramovich was born on 24 October,1966 in Saratov,Russian SFSR, Soviet Union.
He left behind a surviving spouse,Olga Yurevna Lysova(m. 1987–90) and seven children, five with Malandina; two with Zhukova.
Mr Abramovich,a business tycoon ran lots of big firms including,Millhouse Capital,Evraz,Chelsea F.C. and was a major shareholder of Norilsk Nickel.
As popularly known to be mogul,his net worth increased US$8.4 billion,October 2016.
Roman Arkadyevich Abramovich was a Russian businessman, an investor, and a politician.
Abramovich was best known outside of Russia as the owner of Chelsea Football Club, a Premier League football team.
Abramovich started his multibillion-dollar business during his army service.
After a brief stint in the Soviet Army, Abramovich married his first wife, Olga.
Abramovich first worked as a street-trader and then as a mechanic at a local factory.At the peak of perestroika, Abramovich sold imported rubber ducks from his Moscow apartment.
Abramovich attended the Gubkin Institute of Oil and Gas in Moscow, where he sold retreaded car tyres as a sideline, then traded commodities for Runicom, a Swiss trading company.
In 1988, as perestroika opened up opportunities for privatization in the Soviet Union, Abramovich got a chance to legitimise his old business.
He and Olga set up a company making dolls.
Within a few years his wealth spread from oil conglomerates to pig farms and he also started investing in other businesses.Abramovich set up and liquidated at least 20 companies during the early 1990s, in sectors as diverse as tyre retreading and bodyguard recruitment.
According to Forbes, Abramovich’s net worth in 2015 was US$ 8.3 billion , making him the 12th richest person in Russia, and the 137th richest person in the world.
May his soul rest in perfect peace.