Silvio Berlusconi Net Worth : $8.5 billion
A Media Tycoon, Entrepreneur and Former Prime Minister of Italy
Source of Wealth
Years of Experience
Date of Birth
September 29, 1936
Graduated from University Statale in Milan
Silvio Berlusconi’s Total Net Worth
Silvio Berlusconi is a renowned businessman and former Prime Minister of Italy, as well as an established media tycoon, who possesses riches of $8.5 billion. Born on September 29, 1936, in Milan, Italy, he is the longest-serving Prime Minister of the country, who held office for complete 9 years. Initially, he worked as a singer in night clubs, and later, he started his own construction business. In 1973, he entered the media business by starting a small cable television, and grew up to become a big media entrepreneur. It was in 1993, when he came up with his own political party, called ‘Forza Italia’, and became the Prime Minister of Italy in 1994.
Silvio entered the business world through construction business. In the late 1960’s, he constructed ‘Milano Due’- a 4,000 flat residential apartment. Then, in 1973, he started a cable television company, called ‘Telemilano’. Silvio created his first media group in 1978, called ‘Fininvest’, which holds stakes in different companies, like ‘Medusa’- a film production company, ‘Mediolanum’- an insurance and banking venture, ‘Mondadori’- Italy’s largest publishing house, ‘Mediaset’- the biggest media company of Italy. He also owned an Italian football club, called A.C. Milan.
Properties: Private Fortune
Silvio has a number of beautiful villas added to his personal fortune. His primary residence is a lavish house in Milan, called ‘Villa San Martino’. It is situated in Arcore, close to Milan. It is a three-sided building, which is surrounded by parks, and features a huge library, a big swimming pool, as well as a tennis court.
He also owns a beautiful white villa in Lesa, situated near the Lake Maggiore. Known as “Villa Correnti”, this majestic mansion is located at an extremely peaceful location and has enough space to land a helicopter.
Another luxurious and gorgeous mansion owned by Silvio is ‘Blue Horizon’, which is situated in Tuckers Town, Bermuda.
One of the largest mansions of Silvio is ‘Villa Certosa’, located on the island of Sardinia. He bought it for a whopping amount of 450 million Euros. The beautiful mansion is spread over an area of 200 acres. It comprises of 7 swimming pools, an artificial volcano, a lake, 26 bedrooms and an underground cave.
His most expensive possessions also include an ultra rich Ferretti Custom Line yacht, which cost him 18 million Euros. This luxurious yacht can accommodate 12 people along with 22 crew members and consists of 6 cabins. Another marvellous yacht owned by Silvio is ‘The Morning Glory’, which can accommodate around 10 people.
He also owns a private jet – Gulfstream V.
In 2009, Forbes put his name on the 12th place in the list of the “World’s Most Powerful People”. He served as the Prime Minister of Italy for three times and served for a total of nine years. He was appointed as the Member of the Senate and held this position from March 2013 to November 2013. He also served as the Member of the Chamber of Deputies between May 1994 and March 2013.