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Vlad Doronin and Naomi Campbell

Vlad Doronin and Naomi Campbell

Vlad Doronin and Naomi Campbell


Vlad Doronin is a Russian businessman, co-owner of the Capital Group.
Vlad (his full name is Vladislav) was born on July 11, 1962 in Leningrad (now St. Petersburg).
He graduated from the Moscow State University, MBA in Switzerland. In 1989 he began his professional career in the international trade company Mark Rich & Co. In 1991 Vladislav founded the Capital Group company, which has become one of the first private companies – participants of the project Moscow-City.
Vlad, property tycoon, has a penchant for high-living and beautiful women that has earned him the nickname of Moscow’s Donald Trump.
Doronin was the Businessman of the Year – 2009. In the same year he took the second place in the ranking of the most stylish men in Russia by GQ magazine.

Vladislav met Naomi Campbell in early 2008 at the Cannes Film Festival. They started dating and Naomi moved to Russia to be with him.
Naomi is an English model, who was born in London on May 22, 1970. She was one of six models of her generation declared supermodels by the fashion world.
Model Karen Shonbahler was Vlad’s girlfriend before Naomi (they were together for five years).
Vlad’s wife Ekaterina didn’t give him a divorce for a long time (they were married for more than 20 years). But in 2009 Vladislav gave Ekaterina $ 10 million for divorce.
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Ekaterina Doronina, Vladislav Doronin, their daughter Katia Doronina and Naomi


Vladislav built a house in Moscow special for Naomi. This house looks like a spaceship. According to Gizmodo, the new futuristic house is designed by renowned architect Zaha Hadid, who specializes in ecostyle buildings and was also the brains behind famous buildings, including the opera house in Guangzhou and the Olympics Aquatics Center in London.
doronin campbell house
There are rumors that Vladislav Doronin left the “black panther”. They say, he is going to marry a Russian model, whose name is kept in secret from the public.
This year was Vlad’s 50 year anniversary. Naomi prepared for him a luxury party in India. Every dish at the banquet cost a month salary of an average Indian. It was the “Party of century” and even the most discerning guests were impressed.
Diana Ross sang for the guests arriving by private planes (she received 500 thousand dollars).
Naomi Campbell has spent over a million dollars for the event. There were a lot of rich and famous people: Kate Moss, Eva Herzigova, Karolina Kurkova, Zac Posen, Stefano Pilati and many others.
The first day of the party took place in the fortress Mehrangar, which was built in the 15th century.
A party at a nightclub in the style of The Great Gatsby was arranged on the second day. All the guests were dressed in costumes from the early XX century. The main decoration of the evening was a “black panther”.
Fortress Mehrangar

Fortress Mehrangar


Miss Universe China 2011 Lo Tszylin became Doronin’s new girlfriend.
Doronin Campbell

Doronin and Campbell

Campbell, Leo DiCaprio and Doronin

Campbell, Leo DiCaprio and Doronin

Doronin Campbell

Doronin and Campbell


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