The Real Deal New York

Wild child grows up

"I don’t regret anything,” Russian-American heiress Anna Anissimova says

November 14, 2015 09:17AM
By Christopher Cameron


Anna Anissimova

From Luxury Listings NYC: We’ve all fantasized about a life enabled by a bottomless bank account. We imagine the magazine-spread-worthy houses and the exotic trips. We ask ourselves if we would quit our jobs or continue to work. We wonder if the money would change us.

What if in that scenario you were 15 years old, living, more or less, on your own in a penthouse in Manhattan? It’s hard to envision seriously without resorting to Hollywood caricatures like “Blank Check” or “Richie Rich.” But if you add a modeling contract and a father who happens to be one of the world’s most successful and secretive Russian businessmen to the mix, you would have Anna Anissimova. [more]