You may have heard that a Russian billionaire, Dmitry Rybolovleva, who made his fortune in fertilizer, bought his daughter a New York City apartment for $88 million. So who is this lucky duck? From what we can find out, the mysterious Ekaterina Rybolovleva is 22 years old, and doesn’t even live in the Big Apple.
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The Russian heiress does, however, live in the U.S. where she studies at an “undisclosed U.S. university” -- the New York Post says Harvard -- but nothing’s confirmed.
The blonde beauty, now the proud owner of New York’s priciest crash pad, has stayed out of the spotlight. A serious equestrian (who could probably stash a horse or two in the 6,437 square foot penthouse with 10 rooms and a wrap-around terrace) she competes at trials across Europe. Although the horsewoman was born in Russia, she has spent the last 15 years mainly in Switzerland and Monaco.
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And, in the rare instance she does hole up in her tony 15 Central Park West address, she can always borrow a cup of sugar from one of her neighbors in the post building, like Sting, Denzel Washington and head of Goldman Sachs Lloyd Blankfein.
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