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It is rumoured that the island where Jacqueline Kennedy, widow of President Kennedy became Jackie Onassis has been sold to a Russian Billionaire for $155 million CDN. The current owner of Skorpios Island is Athena Onassis Roussel, the only Grandchild of Aristotle Onassis. When Onassis died his only survivor was his daughter, Christina, who died of a heart attack in 1988 at the age of 37. Christina's only child, inherited Onassis' great fortune including the island. Athena currently lives in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
On the island are 3 residences, a helicopter pad and a sea quarry. Buried on the island is Aristotle Onassis, son Alexander (who died in a plane crash) and daughter Christina. The island was host of many great parties attended by many famous people including Opera singer Maria Callas who was at one time Onassis' lover. It is thought that Onassis bought Skorpios for about $15000 CDN in 1962.
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