Who is Inigo Philbrick? MIC’s Victoria’s art dealer fiancé, accused of stealing £15m
He’s reportedly in the same jail as Joe Exotic
Made in Chelsea legend Victoria Baker-Harber shocked us all when she announced she had given birth to a baby girl, following a secret pregnancy.
Victoria made the announcement in Hello! Magazine with a photoshoot of herself and daughter Gaia-Grace, however one person was missing -Victoria Baker-Harber’s fiancé and Gaia’s father, Inigo Philbrick.
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Inigo is currently in jail for fraud and therefore missed his daughter’s birth and has not met her yet. But who exactly is this art dealer and why is he in jail? This is everything we know about him:
He was arrested by the FBI
Over the summer Inigo was arrested by the FBI in Republic of Vanuatu, in Oceania. He had been evading the police for eight months and when caught was charged with wire fraud and aggravated identity theft.
Inigo Philbrick was accused of stealing £15million from art dealers, he allegedly sold them artwork at inflated prices.
He could end up spending 22 years in prison. Once he was arrested he was reportedly transferred to Chickasha, Oklahoma, where Joe Exotic had been imprisoned until recently.
Inigo’s mother was reportedly willing to put her house in Connecticut as bond for his release, and Victoria and her family were said to offer up additional collateral, including a property in the Bahamas. However he was denied bail.
Inigo is rich, like really rich
Inigo’s assets were frozen when he was arrested. However he is said to have $70million and used to make $55million per year.
When he wasn’t working he reportedly spent his time partying in St Mortiz and Ibiza.
He already has another daughter with his ex
Inigo is said to have got together with Victoria in 2017 a few months after he had a baby girl with his then girlfriend Fran Mancini, who is an Argentine art dealer and perfumer.
Inigo is a Goldsmiths graduate
Victoria’s fiancé attended Goldsmiths and after graduating began working as an intern at The White Cube Gallery 10 years ago.
Three years later Inigo Philbrick opened his own gallery in Mayfair and another in Miami.
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