When it comes to leading an extravagant life, the billionaires out there know no bounds. From having lavish mansions to luxury cars, they have left no stone unturned. But today, we will talk about the most expensive private jets in the world owned by billionaires.
Keep reading till the end of the list for the flying jewel of the sky. Let’s begin –
10. Cessna 680 Sovereign
Owner – Harrison Ford
Cost – $ 18 Million
The American actor, Harrison Ford, famous for movies like Star Wars and Indiana Jones owns quite a few aeroplanes with the precious one being the dark green coloured “Cessna 680 Sovereign”. It is for sure one of the most expensive private jets in the world having 9 seats, with a max capacity of 12.
9. Gulfstream IV
Owner – Tom Cruise
Cost – $ 36 Million
Tom Cruise, best known for his movie Mission Impossible is doing some real-life stunts with his private jet “The Gulfstream IV” which is well known for its extravagance and style. It is one of the 5 private jets owned by him and can fly up to 14 passengers and two crew members. The air inside the cabin refreshes automatically after every 2 minutes. It is surely one of the most expensive private jets in the world powered by two Rolls-Royce Tay 611-8 engines.
8. Gulfstream V
Owner – Jim Carrey
Cost – $ 41 Million
Known for his energetic slapstick comedy performances, Jim Carrey joined the elite club by purchasing one of the relatively rare planes – Gulfstream V. It can carry up to 16 people and fly near to the speed of sound. When not used by Jim, people can rent this amazing plane for $ 8,500 per hour. Cool right ?!
7. Boeing 757
Owner – Donald Trump
Cost – $ 100 Million
Being the president of the US comes with a lot of perks and one of the most expensive private jets is just one of the many plus points Mr Trump is used to now. The plane is redesigned to carry 43 people only instead of 200 and is one of the fastest airplanes in the world. The luxuries of the flight include a comfortable bedroom, dining, 24-karat gold fixtures in the bathroom and a private guest room. It also has an entertainment system where the passengers can enjoy cinema while flying.
6. Gulfstream G650
Owner – Oprah Winfrey
Cost – $ 100 Million
One of the most impressive private jets, G650 is fit for the talk show host queen, Oprah Winfrey. Though it is not her first private jet, it’s surely the most luxurious. It can carry up to 8 passengers plus the crew, all at the speed of sound. It flies faster and higher than any other private jet.
5. Gulfstream III
Owner – Tyler Perry
Cost – $ 125 Million
The famous comedian, director, and actor, Tyler Perry owns one of the world’s most beautiful jets as it has its very own theatre on board with luxurious white recliners. It also has electronically controlled mood window shades, an elegant dining room, a modern kitchen, and a large VIP bedroom. It is by far one of the most lavish private jets in the world.
4. Boeing 767
Owner – Roman Abramovich
Cost – $ 170 Million
As the owner of UK’s Chelsea soccer team, this Russian-Israeli billionaire owns one of the most expensive private jets known as the bandit because of the design of its cockpit. This extravagant plane has chestnut gold-platted interiors and has a dining room that can seat 30 people. It is one of the safest aircraft and has a military grade missile detecting system.
3. Boeing 747-81
Owner – Joseph Lau
Cost – $ 153 Million
The Hong Kong real estate billionaire Joseph Lau owns one of the most expensive private jets in the world as his fly-in-the-sky palace. The original plane costs at $ 153 Million but getting it modified as the ultimate jewel of the sky raised its cost to $ 9.8 Billion. It also has a spiral staircase to one of the decks in the cabin and is one of the most elegant looking private jets in our list.
2. Boeing 747-400
Owner – Prince Al-Waleed
Cost – $ 220 Million
The Saudi businessman and investor, Prince Al-waleed bin Talal al-Saud owns the world’s largest private plane which he uses to commute between his 3 palaces. The plane could accomodate 400 people when the prince bought the plane. But after the customisation as per his liking, the plane now has 2 luxurious bedrooms, a dining room for 14 people and a throne in the middle of the cabin.
1. Boeing 747-430
Owner – Sultan of Brunei
Cost – $ 233 Million
The Sultan of Brunei is the wealthiest ruler in the world and his private jet speaks money just like his lifestyle. The private jet has the space for 345 passengers but the sultan had his plane redesigned as a home. Even the hand basins are made out of solid gold and crystal. It is considered to be the world’s most luxurious private jet having gold-plated furniture and has a lounge, a lavish bedroom and master bathroom.
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