The Nets And Other Awesome Toys Of Billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov

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New Jersey Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov has a pretty fabulous life.The self-made billionaire from Russia is the 39th richest man in the world with an estimated fortune of $13.5 billion according to Forbes.

Americans got to know him last year, purchased an 80% stake in the New Jersey Nets, as well as 45% of their yet-to-be-built home in Brooklyn.

The billionaire, a bachelor, is a known playboy and adventurer who loves to throw around money.

He owns a yacht, though it makes him seasick, and once filmed daredevil stunts on a jet ski and hired a production company to set the spectacle to music.

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