Ingush billionaire Mikhail Gutseriyev threw his son a big wedding party. The wedding of Saidh Gutseriev and his bride Hadizhi was attended by more than 600 people. The billionaire didn’t bother hiring a wedding band or a DJ, instead he flew in the celebrity stars to perform at the wedding. The guest singer list included: Beyoncé, J-Lo, Enrique Iglesias, Sting and Patricia Kaas. Lifenews reports that they got paid in millions. J-Lo took $1 million for singing at Oligarch wedding, Sting – 1,5 mil Euros, while Enrique Iglesias received 500,000 euros. The second day of the celebration will be held in London, where Elton John and Beyoncé are expected to perform.
Mikhail Gutseriyev is an Ingush-Russian entrepreneur. He is the owner of “Russneft”, NK “Neftisa”, OAO “Russian Coal”, ZAO “Mospromstroy”. Also, he owns a British company GCM Global Energy, that controls large oil assets in Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan and its annual revenue is $1 billion. Furthermore, Gutseriev owns assets in real estate including the hotel “National” and luxury shopping centers such as: Petrovskiy, Smolenskiy and Novinskiy Passage. In 2012 Gutseriev began to invest into the media business, and has acquired 7 radio stations thus far. According to Forbes, Gutseriev has a personal fortune of $2.4 billion.
J-Lo, Enrique Iglesias, Sting and Other Celebrity Singers Performed at the Wedding of a Russian Oligarch’s Son