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All You Need to Know About Michael Kadoorie, his Net Worth, his House, Private Jet and his Ocean Dreamwalker Yacht


Yacht Name:

Ocean Dreamwalker III

Yacht Length:

47 m (154 ft)


10 in 5 cabins


7 in 3 cabins


San Lorenzo


Francesco Paszkowski



Maximum Speed:

16 knots




499 ton




US$ 40 million

Owner of the Yacht

Yacht Owner:

Sir Michael Kadoorie


Hong Kong

Net Worth:

US$ 8.5 billion


CLP Group, HSH Group


July 19, 1941


Betty Tamayo


Bettina Kadoorie, Natalie Kadoorie, Philip Kadoorie


Hong Kong

Private Jet:

Gulfstream G650 (B-KEY)

We were told that Michael Kadoorie is the owner of the yacht Ocean Dreamwalker. We also received a few messages stating the he is NOT the owner. If you have info, please send us a message.

Who is Sir Michael Kadoorie?Michael Kadoorie

He is a Hong Kong based billionaire. He owns the CLP Group and is shareholder at Hong Kong and Shanghai Hotels. He was born in July 1941. He is married to Betty, they have 3 children.

His father Baron Lawrence Kadoorie was a Hong Kong industrialist, hotelier, and philanthropist. His grandfather Sir Elly Kadoorie built a fortune in banking, rubber plantations, electric power utilities and real estate.

Michale Kadoorie was Knighted in 2005 by Britain's Queen Elizabeth for his charity work, including the setting up of the Kadoorie Charitable Foundations

CLP Group

The Kadoorie family is owner of the CLP Group. CLP i s one of the largest power businesses in Asia Pacific. It is also known as China Light and Power Co Ltd. The company was already owned by Sir Michael’s grandfather.

World War II destroyed the assets of CPL. But his father’s decision to rebuild the plant. Which generated electricity for the whole of Kowloon and the New Territories. Is regarded by historians as one of the two chief factors in Hong Kong's post-war economic recovery.

Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels

Kadoorie owns 47% of Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels (HSH Group). He is also Chairman at the HSH Group. The company is known for its Peninsula Hotels. Which includes The Peninsula Hong Kong, The Peninsula Shanghai and The Peninsula Beijing. There are also hotel in New York, Bangkok, London and several other cities.


Kadoorie is also owner of Metrojet. Metrojet is a Hong Kong-based business jet operator.  It is active in aircraft management, maintenance and charter. It also manages Kadoorie’s private Jet, a Gulfstream G650.


The Kadoorie family are active philanthropists through their Kadoorie Charitable Foundation.

In 2018 the Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK) received a gift of HK$10 million from the Kadoorie Foundation to support the development of its new Jockey Club Institute of Healthcare.

The foundation supports the Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden (KFBG). The Farm focuses on nature conservations and environmental education in Hong Kong, China and the region

Michael Kadoorie Net Worth

His net worth is estimated at US$ 8.5 billion. His sister Rita Kadoorie is married to Hong Kong based billionaire Ronald McAulay

Private Jet

He is owner of a Gulfstream G650 private jet. The jet has registration B-KEY and is managed by Metrojet. A Gulfstream G650 has a list price of US$ 65 million. The aircraft can accommodate 18 passengers.

The jet replaced a Gulfstream G-V with registration B-KDP.

Kadoorie is a trained helicopter pilot. He flies his own Robinson R66 helicopter, which if often based on the yacht.


We think he lives with his wife Betty in a large residence on Kadoorie Avenue in Hong Kong.

Ocean Dream Walker Yacht

The yacht was built at San Lorenzo in in Italy. It is the first hull in the San Lorenzo 500EXP range. The luxury yacht is designed by Francesco Paszkowski.

The yacht is powered by 2 Caterpillar engines. Which bring her a maximum speed of 16 knots. Her cruise speed is 11 knots. She has a range of more than 4,000nm.

It is not disclosed who designed her interior. But the yacht can accommodate 10 guests and a crew of 7.

The yacht carries a Robinson R66 helicopter with registration G-SDWV. Update: the heli is now registered in Malta with registration 9H-SDW.

Yacht Charter

The boat is not available for yacht charter. And she is not listed for sale.

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Ocean Dreamwalker yacht
yacht Ocean Dreamwalker

The yacht was built by San Lorenzo to a design of Francesco Paszkowski

Michael Kadoorie yachtSan Lorenzo Ocean DreamwalkerOcean Dreamwalker

Inside the Yacht.

We are not sure if this is the actual interior, or just a sister-ship.

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Kadoorie Private Jet

Kadoorie G650 - B-KEY

His Gulfstream G650 with registration B-KEY.

G-SDWV - Robinson Sky DreamWalker R66

The heli is named Sky Dreamwalker V (Photo by Graeme Lovell)

Kadoorie Residence

Michael Kadoorie house

We think he resides in this area of Hong Kong. The houses may seem relative small, but note that this is the post expensive area of Hong Kong. Only celebs and billioniares live here.


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