With an estimated net worth of £14.5bn, Roman Abramovich could be forgiven for enjoying the finer things in life.
But that is something of an understatement when it comes to his taste in houses, with the Russian splashing out at least £340m on various properties across the world.
Abramovich has at least £200m worth of homes in London and the UK, while he also owns properties in France, Russia, the US and the Caribbean.
The Russian-Israeli oligarch has built his huge fortune over the years, while also investing into Chelsea and donating large sums to charity.
Here is an inside look at the Chelsea owner’s highly impressive £340m property portfolio.
Kensington mansion – £125m
The creme de la creme – Abramovich’s 15-bedroom mansion situated just behind Kensington Palace is his most expensive property (that we know of!).
The huge pad is on Kensington Palace Gardens, otherwise known as 'billionaires' row, and was bought back in 2009 for £90m.
As property prices in London continue to soar, the house, if you can call it that, is now estimated to bee worth at least £125m, according to local estate agents, and rising.
Plans from back in 2016 were also approved to increase the size of the Grade II listed building by 4,000sq/ft to include a new indoor pool, a larger outdoor terrace and extra space for staff accommodation.
Thames-side penthouse – £22m
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But in 2017, Abramovich only went and splashed out on the three-storey penthouse at the summit of the 35th floor of the Thames-side block.
With a 360-degree view of the city, 6,000sq/ft of space and floor-to-ceiling windows, it’s easy to see why the Chelsea owner was attracted to such an investment.
Fyning Hill Estate – £18m
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Bought even before his decision to snap up Chelsea for £140m, Abramovich actually lost the Fyning Hill Estate to his ex-wife in their divorce settlement.
Way back in 1999, the oil mogul made one of his first ventures into the UK by snapping up the west Sussex estate from Australian media tycoon Kerry Packer for £12 million.
Now claimed to be worth £18m, the development totals 424 acres and came with five houses and nine cottages, as well as the eight-bedroom mansion.
Ex-wife Irina Maladina still owns the house to this day, having been handed the keys back in 2007 after her split from Abramovich.
Chelsea flat – £9m
Another more recent investment, Abramovich snapped up a flat in Cheyne Terrace, Chelsea for £8.75, not far from the aforementioned development at the former Lots Road power station.
The more understated property in west London still comes complete with a temperature-controlled wine cellar, gym and spa.
Chateau de la Croe – £87m
From London to the French Riviera, Abramovich has spent millions restoring the Chateau de la Croe since he bought the large detached villa in 2001.
The property in the south of France has hosted the Duke of Windsor and Winston Churchill in the past, and is now valued at £87m.
With a roof-top swimming pool and a gym and cinema were in the basement, this is just one of Abramovich’s many holiday homes.
Colorado ski ranch – £18m
Having failed to buy an entire alpine ski town, Abramovich snapped up a ranch fit for a Bond villain in 2008 or £18m.
The 200-acre ranch on Wildcat Ridge, near Aspen, a much-loved resort by Hollywood stars, features 11 bedrooms and 12 bathrooms, naturally.
At 14,000sq/ft, the whole place is completely eco-friendly and sits 9,200ft above sea level in the Rockies.
If that wasn’t enough, Abramovich purchased a £5.6m ski lodge down the road for when he wants to hit the slopes in winter.
St Bart's estate – £54m
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Built in the style of a Balinese village, Abramovich can holiday in the Caribbean in true style.
Set in dense forest, the Gouverneur Bay Estate has four bungalows, as well as the main suite, and access to a private beach outdoor stage, outdoor cinema and two tennis courts.
Both Beyonce and the Black Eyed Peas have performed at Abramovich’s New Year's Eve parties, while Orlando Bloom, Jay-Z, Kanye West and Lindsay Lohan attended one bash in 2010.
Tel Aviv Hotel – £17m
Purchased in 2015, Abramovich snapped up this six-bed hotel from businessman husband of Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot, Yaron Varsano.
He plans to turn the property in the Israeli capital into a 12-bedroom mansion and add a two-storey wing.
Abramovich also owns a mansion in Moscow and various properties across Russia, though little is really known about his portfolio in his homeland.
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He also invested in various New York City Townhouses for a combined £75m, but sold them to ex-wife Dasha Zhukova for slightly less than the initial outlay.
She has plans to turn all four into a luxury mansion, which will include indoor and outdoor pools, a sauna, two lifts, a wine cellar and a private roof garden.
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