2022 so far has been a year of massive trades. Last month, Elon Musk’s Twitter purchase shook the world in a $44bn cash deal.
Just over the weekend, the consortium of American billionaire investor and co-owner of Major League Baseball’s (MLB) Los Angeles Dodgers, Todd Boehly purchased Chelsea Football Club in a deal of £4.25bn, Evening Standard reports.
The 46-year-old is the new owner Premier League side following the completion of the lingering takeover, replacing the club’s erstwhile owner, Roman Abramovich.
In a statement via the club’s official website, the European Champions on Saturday, May 7, 2022 maintained that they have agreed to new ownership led by the American billionaire Todd Boehly. According to the west London club statement on her website;
Football Club can confirm that terms have been agreed for a new ownership group, led by Todd Boehly, Clearlake Capital, Mark Walter and Hansjoerg Wyss, to acquire the Club.
The sale is expected to complete in late May subject to all necessary regulatory approvals. More details will be provided at that time.
Who is Todd Boehly?
Todd Boehly is a familiar face in the American sports and movie industries. He became Chelsea‘s new owner on May 7, 2022.
Wikipedia profiles him the American billionaire as a deft businessman, investor, and philanthropist. Boehly is the co-founder, chairman, chief executive officer and controlling member of Eldridge Industries, a holding company headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut.
Through Eldridge, Boehly makes lofty investments in various sectors including insurance, asset management, technology, sports, media, real estate, and the consumer sector.
The businessman is also the interim CEO of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
Reports have it that this isn’t the first time that he has shown interest in owning a football club. Roman Abramovich’s sanction following the Ukraine Invasion by Russia gave him the chance to splurge hard cash on the English heavyweights.
Despite a disappointing draw at home to Wolves, the mood at Stamford Bridge over the weekend was lit up with the presence of the new Landlord
As a passionate philanthropist, he has invested in different charities and organizations, one of which is finding a cure for epilepsy and seizures.
Family And Personal Life
Not much detail about Boehly’s date of marriage and children’s births is available. He is married to Katie Boehly, and their union is blessed with three children, Nick, Zach, and Clay.
One of his most popular credit fund is NZC Guggenheim, which is surprisingly the NZC that stands for the initial of his son’s.
How Many Cars And Houses Does Boehly Have?
Just like other American Billionaires who don’t flaunt their riches and luxurious possession online,Todd Boehly is believed to own many luxury cars but it’s really not up for discussion.
Todd Boehly Net worth
According to Forbes, Todd Boehly Is Worth 4.5 Billion Dollars