How the Super Rich Live: Their Insane Private Jets

Donald Trump

Boeing 757

What do you do if you have “Tiny Hands?” Well, you go out and buy yourself a Boeing 757. Although the Boeing 757 is commonly used for commercial flights, Donald Trump went the extra mile to purchase one for his personal use at a total cost of $100 million. It is a sleek and shiny jet fitted with gold-plated seat belts. However, he is the second owner of the aircraft having secured it from Microsoft’s co-founder Paul Allen.

This jet has a vintage theme with pale leather armchairs, oil paintings, crystal lamps and gold-plated seatbelt buckles. Perfect for the man who loves sparkly and over-the-top things. It also has enough room to hold 23 passengers.

Saudi Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal

Airbus A380

Airbus took $300 million from its owner’s pocket and an additional $200 million to pimp it. It is proudly owned by Saudi Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal, and it is made of gold. This private jet is also fitted with elevators.

This is the largest passenger airline in production and changed into a private jet for one man! That being said since the Price never took a ride in it as he sold it before he took delivery of this flying palace to an undisclosed buyer.

Sergio Garcia

Hawker 4000

Pro Golfer, Sergio Garcia is the proud owner of this massive airliner that set him back $22 million. His jet comes in handy when he has to hop from one tournament to the next. He enjoyed his Hawker so much, that he is now a Brand Ambassador of the company.

Jackie Chan

Embraer Legacy 650

This jet is owned by none other than the professional stunts-puller Jackie Chan. Jackie parted with a cool $30 million to purchase it, and he is so proud of it such that, the plane is decorated with colors of the China’s flag. To complete the look, Jackie has his personal logo embellished on it. Chan loves his personal jet so much, that he became a brand ambassador for the company.

Bill Gates

Bombardier BD-700

Also known as the Global Express, the Bombardier BD-700 is among the large properties owned by billionaire Bill Gates. A known philanthropist, Bill Gates uses this jet mostly for activities relating to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. This $45 million plane can fly non-stop to different locations.

Mark Cuban

Boeing 767-277

Mark Cuban’s Boeing 767-277 is a private jet but is accommodated for extra people to get on board.  As the owner of the Dallas Mavericks The, a judge on Shark Tank and a chairman of HDTV, Cuban needs lots of space as he travels the country.

Tom Cruise

Gulfstream IV

Tom Cruise has a state-of-the-art private Gulfstream IV jet. This aircraft seats two people in the cockpit and has enough room to carry 19 passengers. The actor who is known for movies like ‘Top Gun,’ the ‘Mission Impossible’ series or my personal favorite, ‘The Edge of Tomorrow,’ shelled out $36 million for his Gulfstream IV. This jet can reach an altitude of about 45,000 feet.

Beyoncé and Jay Z

Bombardier Challenger 850

When you want to show your husband he’s a great father, and you have more money than you can spend in your lifetime. What do you do when his birthday rolls around? Well, for superstar couple Beyoncé and Jay-Z, we know the answer. Beyoncé bought her husband a Bombardier Challenger 850 to reward him for the great job he was doing with their daughter Blue Ivy. It only set her back $40 million dollars, so they still have lots of money to spend on other outrageous gifts.

The Bombardier Challenger 850 comfortably flies 15 passengers and is decked out with all the most extravagant luxuries, including a bedroom, two bathrooms, a full kitchen, and cream leather seats throughout the living room.

Rupert Murdoch

Boeing Business Jet

Billionaire, Rupert Murdoch travels the globe in his very own Boeing Business 737 Aircraft. Murdoch is the chairman of 21st Century Fox and Fox News and other media companies. He may also be responsible for President Donald Trump.

His Boeing Business 737 has room to accommodate up to 50 passengers. This jet has a master bedroom, a conference area, a living area, and a washroom along with a lavatory.

Jim Carrey

Gulfstream V

Jim Carrey’s jet of choice is the Gulfstream V. Carrey, is the actor responsible for movies like ‘The Truman Show’ and ‘Dumb and Dumber.’ He turned his ability to make people laugh, into big bucks and rewarded himself with theGulfstream V.

The Gulfstream V holds up to 16 people and is one of the fastest jets in the air today. This impressive jet set Carrey back $59 million.

Steven Spielberg

Bombardier Global Express XRS

Renowned director Steven Spielberg, like to fly around the world in his Global Express XRS, which can travel up to 16 hours before needing to be refueled. This jet can hold up to 14 passengers, and is the most common amongst the other jets on our list, as it is also the choice of Oprah Winfrey and Celine Deion.

Tyler Perry’s

Gulfstream III

Actor, director, and producer, Tyler Perry flies around the world on a Gulfstream III. His customized jet comes complete with a full screening room with a 42-inch HD LCD screen television. The screening room also boasts satellite TV, theater lighting, and a host of Blu-ray players.

Tyler Perry is also known for sharing his jet with his friends who are in need. It was Perry’s plane that transported Whitney Houston’s body from California to New Jersey after her shocking death in 2012.

Jimmy Buffett

Grumman HU-16 Albatross

Jimmy Buffett owns a Grumman HU-16 Albatross. This former military plane is an amphibian aircraft which means it can land on land or water. His great private plane is named The Hemisphere Dancer. In 1996, Buffet escaped Jamaica in Hemisphere Dancer after being shot at when the Jamaican believed he was hiding drugs on his plane. Maybe he flew back to “Margaritaville.”

Roman Abramovich

Boeing 767-33A

Billionaire businessman and Chelsea Football Club owner Roman Abramovich flies around in a Boeing 767-33A. This Lithuanian businessman and entrepreneur own Millhouse LLC, an investment company. But he is best known for the Chelsea Football Club. Abramovich is worth $11.2 billion which affords him the finer things in life. His Boeing 767-33A has an interior made of chestnut and gold.

The Sultan of Brunei

Boeing 747-430

You may not have heard of The Sultan of Brunei or Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, but he has a long family legacy and comes from a long line of rulers. His title has been handed down since the 1300’s and he is the current Sultan.

The Sultan’s jet of choice is the Boeing 747-430 and has a price tag of $100 million. This spacious jet which harbors a special interior with custom furnishings and wash basins made of gold.  How else could a Sultan live up to the expectations of a lavish lifestyle?

Tiger Woods

Gulfstream G550

Tiger Woods owns a Gulfstream G550, For the man who once held the title of the most famous athlete in the world, this 14-time champion golfer is expected to fly in the lap of luxury. His jet is customized with oval windows, a restroom, and a personal wardrobe. This jet can fly up to 7,500 miles before needing to refuel, and has an estimated cost of $53 million.

John Travolta

Bombardier Challenger 601, Boeing 707, Boeing 727

John Travolta is not only a successful actor who’s been around since the 70’s. He’s acted in movies like ‘Pulp Fiction,’ ‘Look Who’s Talking,’ and ‘Face Off.’ but he is also a licensed pilot and the owner of several private jets which includes a Bombardier Challenger 601, a Boeing 707, a Boeing 727, and other Gulfstream jets.