And you thought that all Greeks were doomed. The 1% movement has made it clear, that no matter what the 99% are feeling ; the top 1% lives in another world altogether. To be fair, Constantine Alexander-Goulandris may be of Greek origin but has been born in the United States.
The most expensive apartment in the world is a penthouse located in Monte Carlo and boasts of six bedrooms. The La Belle Epoque comes with a wood panelled library, a spa and gardens (that’s right, in an apartment) and three en-suite bedrooms each of which is equipped with a theater, kitchen, dressing room as well as two bathrooms.
The penthouse was purchased by Mr. Alexander-Goulandris for $312 million. La Belle Epoque
(as it is known by) was previously owned by billionaire banker Edmond Safra who died in a fire in the same apartment. In comparison, the most expensive apartment in the United States cost a mere $88 million when purchased by a beautiful Russian heiress.