Controversial Australian businessman Geoffrey Edelsten dies aged 78 after spending many years within the headlines with a string of flamboyant wives and girlfriends
Controversial Australian businessman and one-time AFL proprietor Geoffrey Edelsten has died on the age of 78.
The ex-Sydney Swans proprietor died on Friday afternoon at his residence in Melbourne, The Herald Solar reported.
Victoria Police have confirmed a person in his late 70s died on the scene at Balencea Flats on St Kilda Highway.
The dying isn’t being handled as suspicious.
Australian businessman and one-time AFL proprietor Geoffrey Edelsten has died on the age of 78. Edelsten is pictured at Melbourne’s Grand Hyatt in September 2015
Brynne Gordon and Geoffrey Edelsten at their marriage ceremony in 2009. The pair married in a glitzy ceremony price $3million
Edelsten with Gabi Grecko. In 2014 Edelsten would marry the mannequin, who was 46 years youthful than him
The businessman was famend for his extravagant life-style and his fleet of luxurious vehicles, in addition to his tumultuous marriage to his ex-wife Leanne Nesbitt.
Beginning with a follow at Coogee, Edelsten started opening revolutionary 24-hour medical centres providing bulk-billing, in order that sufferers bore no monetary value for consultations.
His first clinic was reportedly seeing 2,000 sufferers every week inside 4 months of opening.
By the point he had 13 medical centres, about 20,000 have been coming by means of the doorways each seven days.
Edelsten purchased the Sydney Swans AFL workforce in July 1985, making him a family identify.
The acquisition made him the primary non-public proprietor of a serious AFL workforce.
He famously married health teacher Brynne Gordon, 25, in a ritzy $3million marriage ceremony in 2009.
The glamorous nuptials included a helicopter, circus performers and a luxurious Bentley.
That marriage was over by 2014.
Gabi Grecko and Geoffrey Edelsten on the Brownlow Medal awards in Melbourne 2014. They tied the knot in 2015 and break up 4 months later. The couple introduced in June 2018 they have been getting married once more
Edelsten pictured in a Sydney Swans file photograph. He made his cash pioneering revolutionary 24-hour medical centres providing bulk-billing, in order that sufferers bore no monetary value
Edelsten is pictured watching an AFL sport from the stands in Melbourne in 1988
Edelsten was the primary non-public proprietor of a serious AFL workforce. He’s pictured in a canopy photograph for Good Weekend
Later that 12 months it was introduced Edelsten would marry mannequin Gabi Grecko, who was 46 years youthful than him. They tied the knot the next 12 months and break up 4 months later.
The couple introduced in June 2018 they have been getting married once more.
An undercover automotive was amongst three police automobiles pictured at Edelsten’s house on Friday.
A supervisor at Hunter’s Kitchen and Bar on the bottom ground of the high-end residence block stated emergency crews first arrived at 3pm.
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