In 2011 Allen was ranked the most generous living American by the Chronicle of Philanthropy, following donations of USD 372 million in that year alone.In total he has donated more than US$ 1.5 billion to research, education and environmental preservation.
Allen has owned several private jets. Including a Boeing 757 with registration N757AF, which he sold to Donald Trump. And a Gulfstream G550 with registration N535GA. And a Bombardier BD-
Paul owned several helicopters. Some of which were permanently stationed aboard his yachts. Such as the N904AF, which is stationed aboard his yacht Octopus. (All jet photos on this page by Jetphotos.net).
October 15, 2018 – The following statements were released today by Vulcan Inc. on behalf of the Allen Family, Vulcan Inc. and the Paul G. Allen network.
It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of our founder Paul G. Allen, co-
In the past Paul Allen also owned the super yacht Charade, on which his business partner Bill Gates enjoyed his honeymoon. There are some rumors that Paul Allen gave one of his yachts (Charade of Meduse) to his sister Jody Allen.
Octopus has a large helicopter hangar on the main deck. Giving shelter to two helicopters. The yacht has a large glass bottom pool and a 10 person submarine.
The submarine and the main tender (named Man of War) float into the yacht through a large hatch.
The two helicopters on the Octopus bear the registration numbers N904AF and N76AF. The first one is a MD900 and the second a Sikorsky S-
The yacht has a music recording studio on the bridge deck. Allen owned the guitar Jimi Hendrix played at Woodstock. Allen played guitar as well.
Other features include an observation lounge, a cinema, a juice bar near a gym. There is a hair salon and a medical center.
The owner has his dedicated deck. With a large study, a walk-
There is a large VIP cabin, 4 guest cabins, a children's cabin. And there are two additional staff/doctors cabins.
The exterior was designed by Espen Øino Naval Architects. The interior was designed by American designer Jonathan Quinn Barnett of Seattle.
Allen also owns the yacht Tatoosh and the Feadship Meduse.
He owned several houses all over the world. Being one of the richest men, he can afford any house he likes.
His main residence is based on Mercer Island near Seattle. He is reported to own 11 properties on Mercer Island. But his main address is on 6555 West Mercer Way. He is not allowed to land a helicopter on the property. So he has a floating heli pad.
Allen also owns a residence on Hawaii: Thurston Estate. It was built for Lorrin Thurston. He was publisher of the Honolulu Advertiser.
Further he owns Villa Maryland in St Jean Cap Ferrat, France. And a mansion in Beverly Hills. And he is the owner of Teton Ridge Estate in eastern Idaho. And he owns an apartment on 4 East, 66th Street in Manhattan, New York.