Yacht Length: 109 m (358 ft) -
Owner Jerry Jones Net Worth: US$ 8 billion -
We were told that Jerral Jones is the owner of the new Oceanco yacht. His yacht was built as Project Bravo / Y718. She is named after his wife Eugenia Jones.
He is a billionaire based in the USA. He is known for owning the NFL team Dallas Cowboys. He is married to Eugenia "Gene" Jones. They have three children: Stephen, Charlotte, and Jerry, Jr.
Jones was born in Los Angeles. He graduated from the University of Arkansas. With financial help of his father he started a business in the oil and gas industry. He sold this company in the 1980’s for US$ 175 million. He used the money to buy the Dallas Cowboys.
The Dallas Cowboys are a professional American football team based in the Dallas. They are competing in the National Football League. Head coach is Jason Garrett.
Jones purchased the Cowboys in 1987 for US$ 150 million. The team is now valued between US$ 4.2 and US$ 5.6 billion dollar.
The Dallas Cowboys is the world's most valuable sports team. It’s not just a team but also a brand. They won their last Super Bowl Title in 1996.
Jones was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2017.
The main source of wealth is the increased value of his Dallas Cowboys team. But he was wealthy before he bought the team. His parents owned a successful insurance company named Security Life Insurance.
The insurance company was sold in 1971. A few years before that the family had purchased the Buena Vista Ranch. The ranch is situated in the Ozark Mountains in Missouri.
Jerry’s father set aside 400 acres of his Buena Vista Ranch to create the Buena Vista Animal Paradise. Tourists could visit exotic animals there.
Jones is also active in real estate development through his Blue Star Development company. Blue Star is referring to the Dallas Cowboys’ logo: a blue star.
And he is also active in the oil and energy business. Through his Blue Star Exploration Company and Blue Star Oil and Gas Ltd.
He is also controlling shareholder in Comstock Resources. Comstock is a Texas based oil and gas company.
His net worth is now estimated at US$ 8 billion. He is considered to be one of the richest NFL Team owners.
He has a large contemporary art collection. He owns paintings by Matisse, Renoir and Picasso. A small part of the collection is based in their Dallas house.
Most of Jones’ art collection is available public view at AT&T Stadium, the football field and home of the Dallas Cowboys.
Jerry and his wife Eugenia (or Gene) Jones are active philanthropist. The have founded the Gene and JerryJones Family Foundation. And the Gene and JerryJones Family Center for Children.
They have donated tens of millions of dollars to good causes. Their philosophy is to help ‘those who don’t have the strength, the resources or the means to help themselves’.
Jerry and his wife Gene live in a large house in Dallas. It is one of the most expensive homes in Dallas.
They also owns a large beach mansion in West Florida. With 11,500 square feet the house is very big.
Jones is the owner of a Gulfstream G-
He also owns an Airbus helicopter with registration N945DC. The heli has its own Twitter account. With just 3 followers ;-
During construction Jerry Jones yacht was known as Project Bravo. Or by her Oceanco project number Y718.
The 109 meter (358 ft) Bravo Eugenia yacht is designed by Nuvolari Lenard. And Reymond Langton Design is responsible for her interior.
She will probably be able to accommodate 14 guests. And she has a crew of at least 22. We heard she is powered by MTU engines.
She has a large dedicated tender garage.
Y718 is one of the largest yachts built in the Netherlands. She ranks behind Feadship’s Anna and the Oceanco Jubilee. Early 2019 the boat draw a lot of attention from media and Cowboys fans.
The boat is not available for yacht charter.
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