Top 10 Luxury Private Jets Owned by Celebrities
What would you do after owning a private island or yachts? Would you reach for the sky? It seems like celebrities are eyeing the same goal – owning a private jet. Here are the 10 most luxury private jets owned by celebrities!
The Bombardier Challenger 850 Learjet is the name of the luxurious private jet that Jay Z and his wife Beyonce own. The private jet is complete with a living room decked out entirely in leather. The plane can accommodate several people and their family is often at the board of the jet to take a vacation with their young daughter Blue Ivy.
2. Tom Cruise
Remember back in the day when Tom Cruise played the role of a pilot? He must have loved that role so much that he bought himself a private jet. Whatever the reason must been, Tom bought the Gulfstream IV, one of the nicest private jets in the world.
3. Bill Gates
Co-founder and chairman of Microsoft Corporation, Gates is best known for his unsurpassed genius and philanthropist activities. As the world’s second richest man and a high profile celebrity, it is no surprise that Mr. Gates has to travel a lot and that too long distance. For his travels, Bill Gates has at his disposal, one of the best luxury private jets in the world, a Bombardier BD-700 Global Express. This magnificent aircraft known as the Global 5000 carries the best of aviation technology and opulent luxury.
4. Donald Trump
When you have billions of dollars in your bank account and are being counted among the likes of billionaires such as Donald Trump, then it is only befitting to adopt a fancy lifestyle that would complement your status.
5. Celine Dion
The Canadian singer has been rated as one of the richest singers in the world over the years. So that’s a simple reason why she should have a private jet. She owns a Bombardier BD-700 Express. The plane is so special that comes in different categories and Celine choose the one that is the most comfortable for her.
6. Harrison Ford
Harrison Ford is more than just a hugely successful actor, he is also a highly respected pilot. Although not the largest or most expensive jet in the world, his luxurious CJ3 is the ideal aircraft for a commercial pilot who wants an efficient private jet with enough flexibility to be utilized on a whim.
7. Angelina Jolie
Maleficent actress Angelina Jolie owns a Cirrus SR22. She is working towards obtaining her pilot’s license.
8. John Travolta
John Travolta is an honorary pilot for the Australian aircraft company, Qantas. He’s already flown a whopping 35,000 miles on his own. Oh, and he doesn’t keep his ride at your typical airport, either. He’s got parking right at his house.
9. Jim Carrey
The funny man of Hollywood, Jim Carrey, besides having the ability to tickle your funny bone, is also aviation enthusiast. It is quite visible with his own luxury private jet in the form of the remarkable Gulfstream V. With a highly experienced crew of two and advanced state of the art avionics, the Gulfstream V is one of the highest performance and safety intensive private jets in the world.
10. Oprah Winfrey
Oprah Winfrey chose the Bombardier BD-700 Global Express XRS as her aircraft of choice, shelling out about $45 million. Although it isn’t the largest private jet owned by a prominent figure, the Bombardier BD-700 Global Express can carry up to 19 passengers and fly to virtually anywhere in the world.