Flashiest Celebrity Jets
After private islands, luxury homes, and yachts, the growing number of millionaires and billionaires are eyeing private aircraft. Whether it be industry leaders, A list actors, oil tycoons or media moguls, what separates these elite from common men is their quality of life. And to enhance their lifestyle, they fail to maintain a distance from the possession of a luxury private jet. These magnificent floating palaces not only provide state of the art technology, but also pack some of the most sought after amenities that would make the journey comfortable to say the least.
Our list of the best luxury private jets owned and in some cases flown by celebrities.
1. Mark Cuban
Aircraft Type: Boeing 767-277
Estimated Price: $144 million
Designed and manufactured by Boeing Aircraft, a heavily modified Boeing 767-277 is currently serving as the most luxurious private jet flying the skys. It is owned by business magnate and investor Mark Cuban. His celebrity status not only comes from his success in the business world but also from his famous ownership of the Dallas Maveric’s. The plane not only has lavish interior upgrades but also major performance upgrades so he can reach his destinations in record time. Private jets are not a luxury, they are a necessity, according to billionaire Mark Cuban.
2. Tom Cruise
Aircraft Type: Gulfstream IV
Estimated Price: $37 million
Power by two Rolls-Royce Tay 611-8 engines and can reach a maximum speed of Mach 0.80. For those of us not too familiar with avionics that is amazingly fast for a private jet. The Star from Top Gun and Mission Impossible is no stranger to quality aviation, so its no wonder he rocks this state-of-the-art aircraft.
3. Oprah Winfrey
Aircraft Type: Bombardier Global Express XRS
Estimated Price: $43 Million
How did you know Oprah Winfrey would be on this list? One of the biggest celebrity faces in the U. S, Oprah Winfrey, who is also a known philanthropist, takes care of her travel needs in luxury, with the purchase of a Global Express XRS VIP Jet. This luxury private jet has been infused with higher cruise speed, increased range as well as redesigned cabin layout and upgraded lighting. This massive jet only has space for 10 passengers due to the amount of space allotted to the luxury amenities.