You Won’t Believe the Cost of These Celebrity Jets, Yachts and Cars
When it comes to riding in style, celebrities don’t cut any corners. These Hollywood A-listers have enough money to travel in a customized private jet, exclusive yacht, or luxury vehicle just to go to the store. Whether in the air, on the sea, or on the road, these famous stars have no problem flaunting their riches in the form of luxury modes of transportation.
Angelina Jolie – Cirrus SR22 – $650K
Oscar winner Angelina Jolie is the proud owner of a luxurious Cirrus SR22. Recently she pouched her pilot license. The SR22, as the most accommodating air vehicle, is surely doing a terrific job of beating LA traffic. Nice investment by Jolie, we say!
Barack Obama - Ford Escape Hybrid - $20,000
Before Barack Obama threw his hat into the ring to run the president, he bought a 2007 dark gray Ford Escape Hybrid from the Illinois dealership in May 2007. Before purchasing the Ford Escape Hybrid, Obama owned a 2005 Chrysler 300C, which has a book value of $20,000.
Justin Bieber – Gulfstream G4 – $60 Million
The 23-year-old Canadian singer is sure to know how to live like famous and rich. He is always accessorized with the most expensive things in the world. As a famous star, Bieber likes to hang out with different crowds, purchases a G4 which can accommodate up to 14 guests.
JK Rowling – Amphitrite Yacht – $28 Million
This yacht has changed owners over the years, and Johnny Depp is one of the owners, enjoying his water sports. The classically styled furnished vessel accommodates 10 passengers and 9 crew members.
Steven Spielberg – Seven Seas – $184 Million
As one of the most successful directors in Hollywood, it makes sense that Spielberg would own an extremely impressive yacht. The 282-foot vessel was built by the Nuvolari Lenard Design Company and is estimated at a whopping number, $184 million!
Taylor Swift - Dassault Falcon 900 - $40 Million
Taylor Swift not only owns one, but two incredible Dassault Falcon, which were aesthetically altered to suit her high taste. The 900 jet, used for long flights, has 12 seats and is numbered on the cheek. The second jet, the Falcon 50, estimated at $6 million, can accommodate to nice passengers and it is best suited for shorter flights.
Sergio Garcia – Hawker 850
Sergio Garcia is a famous golfer, and not only travels around plenty of the time for tournaments and work commitments, but also has his family living in Spain. He’s definitely no stranger to flying around the world, so it isn’t surprising that he would want to make all the coming and going a bit more luxurious. His eight seater private jet cost him $22 million, and is decorated with a complete leather interior. Lush.
Michael Jordan –MJ G550
MJ made his career from the Chicago Bulls, and now owns the Carolina Hornets. You might look at this photo and think that Michael Jordan has got himself a new private jet, but actually, he has just given his existing one a makeover! While the G550 used to be a bright blue color, it now sports a replica of the elephant print sneaker, logo and all. This is to call attention to the newest Air Jordans, and replaces the old Jump Man logo.
Jay Z – Bombardier Challenger 850
Beyonce and Jay Z are known for getting each other the coolest of presents, and as the King and Queen of music, with their net worth beating the billion-dollar mark, we can see why they like to treat each other! This $80 million jet was Jay Z’s father’s day gift from Beyonce, on behalf of their kids, Blue Ivy, Rumy and Sir Carter. It comes with a bedroom, kitchen, two bathrooms and a living room, making it basically a home away from home for the hip-hop artist.
Jim Carey – Gulfstream V
Jim Carey is a huge fan of everything aviation, and so it’s not surprising that one of his prized possessions is this 16-passenger jet. It cost him around $59 million, and it needs 2 crew members on board. Despite that, he goes up as often as possible considering his busy schedule. He does something a bit clever when he isn’t using it though, renting it out for a cheap at the price, $8,000 per hour! Fancy going for a trip in Jim Carey’s plane, well why not give it a go?!
The Edge – The Cyan
David Evans, also known as The Edge is a massive fan of the open sea, and so when he bought this superyacht it must have been a total dream come true. The yacht is called a superyacht because it’s almost 50 meters long, and it was made in Italy, making it look different from the other boats on our celebrity list. The Edge loves his cinema, so he has recreated an outdoor version on board, so he’s never too far away from his movies and music.
Tyler Perry – Gulfstream III
Tyler Perry doesn’t just have a private jet, he has a private theatre in the sky! His $65 million jet now has a customized entertainment center, including a top of the range media library and several large screens to show his entertainment. The interior is decorated with glass screens on the walls which can be controlled remotely. All of these unique changes created a pretty hefty price tag, which made the total expenditure as much as $130 million!
Birdman – Bugatti Veyron
The Bugatti Veyron has a reputation for being one of the fastest cars ever made. It’s also pretty pricey, with a no frills version coming in at $1.5 million. Birdman didn’t go for the no-frills version though, customizing it with an iconic paint job, as well as some serious personalization both inside and out. Altogether, this car cost the rapper and businessman $2.5 million, but we don’t think he has any regrets, as it’s pretty fly.
Flo Rida – Gold Bugatti Veyron
Not the first celeb to sport a Veyron, but perhaps the first one to get himself one which is gold-wrapped, Flo Rida needed to part with $2.2 million to get his hands on this bad boy. But luckily, VH1 were feeling generous, handing him the cash for his birthday, and telling him to treat himself on a new set of wheels to add to his already extensive collection. The gent did well, choosing one of the most coveted cars on the planet, and customizing it with his own unique flair.
Celine Dion – Bombardier Global Express
Celine Dion has had an incredibly successful career, so it’s not surprising to find her on this list, with her own private jet. It cost $42 million, and seats 14 passengers, so she can easily use it for work with her crew, or for private trips abroad with family and friends. Celine loves her fashion, and is always on trend, so it doesn’t shock anyone that she has kitted out the whole plane with designer furniture, which extends to the bathroom as well! She also keeps a very special crew member on board, her own private chef!
Larry Page and Sergey Brin – The Google Jet
The Google Jet! It’s owned by Larry Page and Sergey Brin, and is a full on passenger jet which set Google back $40 million. It seats 50 people, which includes a first class section to seat 15. As you can imagine, it’s business first on board the Google jet, which is why they also have a meeting room, as well as a dining hall for eating and working on the go. Rumors abound about Google working with NASA, as they have landing rights at Moffet field, owned by the space giants.
Rupert Murdoch –G650
Rupert Murdoch’s $84 million private jet pulls out all the stops, and can be totally controlled from the palm of his hand, via his iPhone! He can remotely control all of the flat screens which are in various locations around the plane, as well as change the lighting, operate the window shades, and sort his seating requirements. And it looks pretty snazzy too! The perfect plane for enjoying from your seat, with all your necessities brought to you by your private crew.
Joe Johnson – Ford F650
Love it or hate it, Joe Johnson’s car certainly has its own iconic style, and you wouldn’t miss it if it drove you by! This was originally a Ford F650 truck, which cost him $200,000, but all the alterations and moderations have cost him more than that to complete, leaving him with a truck which is completely original from the wheels to the design. Well, when you’re a huge NBA star, you have the money to burn to show your tastes to the max.
Neymar – Cessna 680
This plane seats 12 passengers, and comes with an enviably stocked bar for living it up in the sky. Neymar loves his Cessna 680 pretty fiercely, and he has a story to prove it. Once upon a time, his assets were frozen, which included this gorgeous private jet along with his other prized possessions. While he waited to be cleared under tax investigation, he took out a mortgage so that he could buy the same jet again, for another $10 million!
Jerry Seinfeld – Porsche 959
When a sports car costs $700,000, you better hope it’s pretty special. And that’s just what Jerry Seinfeld got here, when he dropped that cash on his Porsche 959. It went out of manufacturing in 1993, and was primarily a car for racing, which explains the high speeds it can reach of 197 mph. Yikes! There aren’t many roads that Seinfeld can try out that speed on, but it’s certainly an incredible status symbol, and an iconic classic.
Peter Jackson – Gulfstream 3550
Peter Jackson is best known for movies like The Lord of the Rings Trilogy and The Hobbit. While he used to have a smaller private jet, he would often need to refuel en route to his work destinations, or on his way home. His latest purchase, the Gulfstream 3550 meant that this wasn’t necessary any more, saving him a ton of time, and giving him a place to work on board as well. There’s even sleeping accommodation for 8, so it’s a comfy ride.
Jay Leno – Mercedes SLR McLaren
It’s a well known fact that presenter and comedian Jay Leno is a huge car enthusiast, owning more than 150 of different shapes and sizes. If you caught the show Jay Leno’s Garage, you’ll have seen many of them in all of their glory. Some of them simply sit in his garage, while others are for getting from A to B. One of his most prized vehicles is his Mercedes SLR McLaren, which cost half a million dollars, and you may have seen him driving.
Gisele and Tom Brady – Gulfstream G-550
Tom Brady and Gisele have seriously busy schedules, which do not include waiting around at the airport for estimated departure times and queueing for baggage claim! Gisele works in Paris, and her family home is in Sau Paulo, while Tom Brady works with the New England Patriots in Boston, and their own home in Los Angeles. They got themselves a $50 million jet to get around, but it’s just big enough for their family alone.
Nicholas Cage – Sarita
Nicholas Cage is known for blowing his whole fortune on the weird and wonderful trappings of being a celebrity with money to burn! One of those decisions which seems crazy in hindsight was to buy himself four yachts! Altogether, this was an $80 million mistake, and he realized that and sold three of them. He still holds onto one of them, which makes a lot more sense really, as who needs more than one boat?!
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