Bad days happen to everyone. Being rich is no ticket to happiness. In fact with big money sometimes come bigger problems. That’s exactly what happened with F1 heiress Tamara Ecclestone. Little did she know what was coming her way as she left the country for her Christmas holidays? News is, burglars, stole all her jewelry during the Friday night raid on her Hyde Park home which she shares with her husband, Jay Rutland, and five-year-old daughter. Not only is she living in one of the safest homes in London, but it also happens to be a very secure street; ‘Billionaire’s Row’ in Kensington, West London, is home to some of the wealthiest households in the UK, and security is perpetually tight. Her £70million mansion (a 57-room property) housed gems and jewels worth £50million in a 50-minute raid. Three raiders broke in through the garden before heading straight to the safes; they took along precious rings, earrings and an £80,000 Cartier bangle wedding gift.
The heiress and family are safe but very shocked and angry as the loss is not only monetary but also sentimental. A representative for the Eccleston-Rutland family said in a statement: ‘I can sadly confirm there has been a home invasion. Internal security is cooperating with police in this matter. No arrests have been made yet, tough inquiries for more information continue.