It’s no secret that most celebrities choose to travel by private jet. After all, private jet travel offers comfort, convenience, and luxury. But did you know that some celebrities actually own their own private jets? We’ve listed a few celebrities who own some of the world’s most expensive private jets.
Microsoft Corporation’s co-founder and chairman, Bill Gates owns a $40 Million dollar Bombardier Global Express. This luxury business jet can fly nonstop for up to 5,000 nautical miles (9,300 km), and can achieve a maximum speed of Mach 1. The Bombardier Global Express also features a wingspan of 94 feet and has a maximum service ceiling of 51,000 feet.
This iconic billionaire has been the owner of a Boeing 727, luxury aircraft for over 20 years. This particular aircraft has been configured to accommodate up to 23 passengers. It has one master bedroom, a dining area, and conference rooms. The aircraft has been adorned with leather armchairs, gold-plated seatbelt buckles, Waterford crystal lamps, and the Trump logo decorated in a 23-carat gold livery.
Music moguls Jay-Z and Beyonce own a Bombardier Challenger 850 worth an estimated $40 million. This aircraft is decked out with a cream leather-fabricated living room, a kitchen, one bedroom, and two bathrooms.
Tom Cruise owns a Gulfstream G-IV, which has an estimated worth of $36 million. This magnificent aircraft is manned by a crew of two, seats up to 19 passengers, and climb up to an altitude of 45,000 miles.
When Oprah Winfrey travels, she flies in the luxury of her VIP Global Express business jet. This aircraft was custom designed for Oprah by Bombardier Aerospace. It has been configured to withstand a higher cruise speed, increased range, and improved cabin lighting. It features a seating capacity of up to 10 passengers, leather-fabricated interior, and designer fixtures for the bathroom and galley.
John Travolta is mostly renowned for his Hollywood blockbuster performances. What you may not know about this celeb is that he is considered to be one of the most experienced celebrity pilots. Travolta owns, and flies a Boeing 707, which has covered an astounding 35,000 miles.