The yacht was known as Trump Princess, and owned by Donald Trump
The yacht Kingdom 5KR is a 85.65 meter motor yacht owned by Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal. The yacht was built in 1980 by the yacht builder Benetti for an estimated USD 100 million (purchased now, the equivalent would be more than USD 200 million) and designed by Jon Bannenberg. Its interior was designed by Luigi Sturchio.
Built as Nabila for Adnan Kashoggi
The yacht was built as Nabila for Saudi billionaire Adnan Khashoggi, who named her after his daughter. At the time of its construction Nabila was one of the largest yachts in the world. During its days as Nabila, the yacht was featured in the James Bond movie Never Say Never Again. In the Bond movie she was named Flying Saucer (translated from the Italian Disco Volante in the original novel Thunderball) and acted as the villain's mobile head quarters. This isn't the only yacht of course to play a starring role in the spy franchise, with a number of other Bond Boats gracing our screens across the years. The yacht was inspiration for a track - Khashoggi's Ship- on a 1989 album by rock band Queen.
Sultan of Brunei and Donald Trump were owners
After Khashoggi ran into financial problems, he sold the yacht in 1988 to the Sultan of Brunei, who in turn sold it to Donald Trump for USD 29 million. Trump renamed the yacht the Trump Princess. When Trump ran into financial problems, he sold it to Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal in 1991. The yacht's current name stems from the Prince's investment company, Kingdom Holding Company, his lucky number (5), and his children's initials ('K' and 'R').
The New Kingdom 5KR
The yacht Kingdom 5 KR is rumored to be replaced by a larger yacht, known as the New Kingdom 5KR. The last few years Kingdom 5KR seems to stay unmoved at the IYCA in Antibes. In June 2016 she left for maintenance to a dry dock in Genua, Italy.The yacht Kingdom 5 KR is not available for charter, but enquire for your ultimate charter experience on other yachts.
Prince Al Waleed
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Prince Alwaleed bin Talal bin Abdulazziz al Saud, is a Saudi billionaire.
Saudi Royal Family
He is a member of the Saudi Royal Family, as he is the nephew of the late Saudi Arabian King Abdullah. An entrepreneur and international investor he has realized massive wealth through investments in real estate and the stock market. As of June 2016, his net worth is estimated at USD 18 billion, making him the 41st richest person in the world. Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal is the richest person in Saudi Arabia.
Alwaleed owns several private jets: a Boeing 747, an Airbus 321 and an Hawker Siddeley 125. Prince Alwaleed is rumored to have ordered an Airbus A380, the world's largest passenger aircraft. The Airbus A380 has been noted in the 2009 Guinness World Records as the largest private jet in the world. His private Boeing 747 with registration HZ-WBT7, is referred to as ‘the Flying Palace’.
Kingdom Holding Company
The Prince’s Kingdom Holding Company is stock listed in Saudi Arabia. Among his many assets are: a 95% stake in Kingdom Holding Company; 91% ownership of Rotana Video & Audio Visual Company; 90% ownership of Lebanese Broadcasting Center (LBCSAT); 7% of News Corp (Fox News); about 6% of Citigroup; 17% of Al Nahar and 25% of Al Diyar, two daily newspapers published in Lebanon. In 2011 he acquired a USD 300 million stake in Twitter. Prince Al Waleed is one of the richest yacht owners in the world.
Prince Alwaleed bin Talal was married to Princes Ameerah Al-Taweel but they divorced in 2013. Princes Ameeral Al-Taweel is Chairman of the Alwaleed Bin Talal Foundations, and is one of the world’s most recognized philanthropists. She was ranked #4 on the Arabian Business ‘100 most powerful Arab Women 2012’. Through the Alwaleed bin Talal Foundations the Prince has donated more than USD 2.4 billion to charity. Prince Alwaleed has his own Facebook page and website.