Philip Niarchos

Greek Businessman
Born 1954

Philip Niarchos was born in 1954, the eldest son of the Greek shipping magnate Stavros Niarchos and Eugenia Livanos (1926–1970), herself the elder daughter of Stavros Niarchos' rival Stavros G. Livanos (1891–1963).

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1954 Birth Born in 1954.


1982 28 Years Old He was certainly at the auction and was revealed as the anonymous buyer of Jean-Michel Basquiat's 1982 Self-Portrait, which closed at $3.3 million., In 1994, he bought Andy Warhol's Red Marilyn, at Christie's for $3.63 million. … Read More


1984 30 Years Old In 1984, Niarchos married Victoria Christina Guinness (b. 30 January 1960), daughter of Patrick Benjamin Guinness (of the non-aristocratic branch of the renowned brewery family) and Dolores Maria Agatha Wilhelmine Luise, Freiin von Fürstenberg-Hedringen (1936-2012). … Read More
1985 31 Years Old Warhol completed these works in 1985, using silkscreens made from CAT-scan films of the skull of Philip Niarchos, who commissioned the artist to paint his portrait. … Read More


1998 44 Years Old Philip Niarchos has made plenty of additions to his father's legacy. He was suspected as being the anonymous buyer of Vincent van Gogh's "Self-Portrait," at a November 1998 Christie's auction; it sold for $71.5 million.


2008 54 Years Old Philip Niarchos was reported to be 54 in 2008 when The Sunday Times estimated his net worth at GBP 850 million, or about $1.687 billion US at that exchange rate of that time. … Read More
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