From Bezos, Gates, and Musk To Ralph Lauren: Billionaire owners and their private jets

Equipped with luxurious interiors, a private jet has always been an ultimate power symbol. Lifestyles of the rich and famous: Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos, the world’s richest person, spent $65 million on a private jet, a Gulfstream G650ER — a private plane that seats eight people. In 2019, CEOWORLD magazine estimated Jeff Bezos’s net worth at nearly $110 billion.

As of 2018, there were more than 2,200 U.S. dollar billionaires worldwide with a combined wealth of over $9.1 trillion, compared to $7.67 trillion in 2017. Here are what a few billionaires decided to spend on when bitten by the urge to splurge:

  1. Jeff Bezos
    Private Jet: Gulfstream G650ER
    Value: $65 million
    Year: 2015
    Seats: 8 passengers
    Estimated net worth: $110 billion
    Source: Amazon
  2. Bill Gates
    Private Jet: Gulfstream G650 (two jets)
    Value: $70 million
    Year: 2018
    Seats: 23 passengers
    Estimated net worth: $107 billion
    Source: Microsoft
  3. Larry Ellison
    Private Jet: Gulfstream G650
    Value: $75 million
    Year: 2015
    Seats: 18 passengers
    Estimated net worth: $60.6 billion
    Source: Oracle
  4. Mukesh Ambani
    Private Jet: Boeing Business Jet 2 (BBJ2)
    Value: $73 million
    Seats: 78 passengers
    Estimated net worth: $52.7 billion
    Source: Reliance Industries
  5. Sheldon Adelson
    Private Jet: Airbus A340-500
    Value: $250 million
    Year: 2014
    Seats: 100 passengers
    Estimated net worth: $33.0 billion
    Source: Las Vegas Sands casino
  6. Len Blavatnik
    Private Jet: Boeing 767 -238
    Value: $100 million
    Year: 1986
    Seats: 30 passengers
    Estimated net worth: $25.4 billion
    Source: Access Industries
  7. Elon Musk
    Private Jet: Gulfstream G650ER
    Value: $70 million
    Year: 2015
    Seats: 12 passengers
    Estimated net worth: $23.6 billion
    Source: Tesla Motors
  8. Laurene Powell Jobs
    Private Jet: Gulfstream G650
    Value: $75 million
    Year: 2014
    Seats: 23 passengers
    Estimated net worth: $23.1 billion
    Source: Apple
  9. James Simons
    Private Jet: Gulfstream G650
    Value: $70 million
    Year: 2013
    Seats: 12 passengers
    Estimated net worth: $20.6 billion
    Source: Renaissance Technologies
  10. Jim Ratcliffe
    Private Jet: Gulfstream G550
    Value: $55 million
    Year: 2013
    Seats: 20 passengers
    Estimated net worth: $18.2 billion
    Source: Ineos
  11. Ernesto Bertarelli
    Private Jet: Bombardier Global Express
    Value: $60 million
    Year: 2010
    Seats: 20 passengers
    Estimated net worth: $16.7 billion
    Source: Serono
  12. Roman Abramovich
    Private Jet: Boeing 767-33A/ER
    Value: $180 million
    Year: 2003
    Seats: 23 passengers
    Estimated net worth: $14.9 billion
    Source: Sibneft
  13. James Dyson
    Private Jet: Gulfstream G650
    Value: $70 million
    Year: 2012
    Seats: 12 passengers
    Estimated net worth: $12.6 billion
    Source: Dyson Company
  14. Lakshmi Mittal
    Private Jet: Gulfstream G550
    Value: $38 million
    Seats: 8 passengers
    Estimated net worth: $11.7 billion
    Source: ArcelorMittal
  15. David Geffen
    Private Jet: Gulfstream G650
    Value: $70 million
    Year: 2014
    Seats: 12 passengers
    Estimated net worth: $9.9 billion
    Source: Geffen Records
  16. Ronald Perelman
    Private Jet: Gulfstream G650
    Value: $70 million
    Year: 2014
    Seats: 12 passengers
    Estimated net worth: $9.8 billion
    Source: MacAndrews & Forbes & Co
  17. Christopher Reyes
    Private Jet: Gulfstream G550
    Value: $60 million
    Year: 2014
    Seats: 12 passengers
    Estimated net worth: $6.72 billion
    Source: Reyes Holdings
  18. Alexander Abramov
    Private Jet: Airbus A319
    Value: $90 million
    Year: 2014
    Seats: 23 passengers
    Estimated net worth: $6.71 billion
    Source: Evraz
  19. Ralph Lauren
    Private Jet: Gulfstream G650
    Value: $70 million
    Year: 2014
    Seats: 12 passengers
    Estimated net worth: $6.45 billion
    Source: Ralph Lauren
  20. Jerry Jones
    Private Jet: Gulfstream G-V
    Value: $15 million
    Year: 2001
    Seats: 12 passengers
    Estimated net worth: $5.98 billion
    Source: Dallas Cowboys
  21. Nancy Walton Laurie
    Private Jet: Gulfstream G650
    Value: $70 million
    Year: 2013
    Seats: 12 passengers
    Estimated net worth: $5.86 billion
    Source: Walmart
  22. Dennis Washington
    Private Jet: BOEING 737-7BC BBJ
    Value: $50 million
    Year: 2010
    Seats: 25 passengers
    Estimated net worth: $5.18 billion
    Source: Washington Companies
  23. Barry Diller
    Private Jet: Bombardier Global Express-BD-700-1A10
    Value: $55 million
    Year: 2011
    Seats: 18 passengers
    Estimated net worth: $5.11 billion
    Source: Expedia / IAC Interactive
  24. Richard Branson
    Private Jet: Dassault Falcon 900EX
    Value: $45 million
    Year: 2015
    Seats: 10 passengers
    Estimated net worth: $4.91 billion
    Source: Virgin Group
  25. Iksander Makhmudov
    Private Jet: Gulfstream G650
    Value: $75 million
    Year: 2015
    Seats: 12 passengers
    Estimated net worth: $4.75 billion
    Source: Ural Mining and Metals

The Yucatan Times with information from https://ceoworld.biz



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