Roman Arkadyevich Abramovich (Russian: Рома́н Арка́дьевич Абрамо́вич, pronounced ; born 24 October 1966) is a Russian businessman and the main owner of the private investment company Millhouse LLC.
In 2003, Abramovich was named Person of the Year by Expert, a Russian business magazine. He shared this title with Mikhail Khodorkovsky. He is known outside Russia as the owner of Chelsea Football Club, an English Premier League football team, and for his wider involvement in European football.
Abramovich is currently the ninth richest person in Russia and the 53rd richest person in the world, according to the 2011 Forbes list with an estimated fortune of $13.4 billion.