The Dilbar is 110 meters long and is owned by Alisher Usmanov, founder of Metalloinvest, investor and philanthropist. He named the ship after his mother. According to Forbes, he has a net worth of $13.6 billion. In fact, he used to be the richest person born in Russia.
Being a shrewd businessman, Usmanov invested in a variety of Russia’s sectors: he invested in the country’s iron ore and steel, in Russia’s second biggest mobile phone operator, MegaFon, and in the country’s biggest daily business newspaper, the Kommersant. He has also invested in China’s Alibabab, Xiaomi and the Arsenal Football Club. In 2013, he was honored by being awarded the Order for Service to the Fatherland IV