US Private Jet Owners

The largest and most expensive private jets and the billionaires and celebrities who own them.

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Owner: Sheldon Adelson

Registration: VP-BMS

Type: Airbus A340-500

Year: 2014

Seats: 100

Value: US$ 250 million

Owners company: Las Vegas Sands

Yacht: Queen Miri

Sheldon Adelson is the founder of the Las Vegas Sands casino. He actually owns many private jets, including two Boeing 747’s. He also owns a large yacht named Queen Miri.

VP-BMS Airbus A340 Adelson

Owner: Paul Allen

Registration: N650AF

Type: Gulfstream G650

Year: 2015

Seats: 18

Value: US$ 75 million

Owners company: Microsoft

Yacht: Octopus

Paul Allen was co-founder of Microsoft.  He died in 2018. He actually owned several jets and several helicopters. Two of that helis are based on his yacht Octopus

N650AF G650 Paul Allen

Owner: Jeff Bezos

Registration: N271DV

Type: Gulfstream G650ER

Year: 2015

Seats: 18

Value: US$ 70 million

Bezos is the founder of Amazon.com. More here.

N271DV G650 Jeff Bezos

Owner: Dan Bilzerian

Registration: N701DB

Type: Gulfstream G-IV

Year: 1987

Seats: 10

Value: US$ 6 million

N701DB - Gulfstream - Dan Bilzerian

Owner: Richard Duchoissos

Registration: N66DD

Type: DASSAULT AVIATION FALCON 7X

Year: 2011

Seats: 18

Value: US$ 50 million

Owners company: Duchossois Group

Yacht: Blue Moon

Richard Duchoissos is the owner of a 2011 Dassault Falcon 7X jet, with registration N-66DD. Duchoissos is the founder of the Duchoissos Group, a privately held investment company.

The company’s investments include The Chamberlain Group, Inc. (access control products) and. Chamberlain Manufacturing Company (defense products). Duchossois is active in horse racing, he owns the Arlington Park Race Track and served as a director of the Thoroughbred Racing Association.

He owns a large $75 million yacht, named Blue Moon.

N66DD-Falcon-7x-Duchossois

Owner: Jim Crane

Registration: N312JC

Type: Gulfstream G500

Year: 2016

Seats: 18

Value: US$ 60 million

Owners company: Crane Capital Group

More info: http://houston.astros.mlb.com/hou/team/exec_bios/jim_crane.html

Jim Crane is the owner of a Gulfstream G550 with registration N312JC. It was delivered in the summer of 2016. Jim Crane is chairman and chief executive of Crane Capital Group, which owns Champion Energy,

Crane Worldwide Logistics, and Crane Freight & Shipping. Jim Crane also owns the Houston Astros, the American professional baseball team based in Houston, Texas. Jim Crane’s net worth is estimated at US$ 2 billion.

N312JC G450 Jim Crane

Owner: Marc Cuban

Registration: N921MT

Type: Bombardier Global 6000

Year:  2018

Seats: 14

Value: US$ 40 million

Owners company: Dallas Mavericks

Marc  Cuban is the owner of 4 private jets. He uses this Bombardier Global 6000 and a Gulfstream G550 (N718MC) as a personal jet. And he owns a Boeing 757 (N801DM) and a Boeing 767 (N767MW) as aircraft for his Dallas Mavericks NBA team.

N718MC - G550 - Marc Cuban private jet

Owner: Barry Diller

Registration: N393BV

Type: Bombardier Global Express-BD-700-1A10

Year: 2011

Seats: 18

Value: US$ 55 million

Owners company: Expedia / IAC Interactive

Yacht: EOS

Barry Diller is the Chairman of Expedia and IAC. And he is responsible for creating the Fox Broadcasting Network. He is married to fashion designer Diane von Fürstenberg.

Barry Diller owns a Bombardier BD 700 with registration N393BV and owns a large sailing yacht named EOS.

N393BV Bombardier Global 6000 Barry Diller

Owner: Patrick Dolan

Registration: N350DA

Type: Bombardier –BD-100 Challenger

Year: 2016

Seats: 12

Value: US$ 25 million

Owners company: Cable Vision

More info: https://www.forbes.com/profile/dolan/

Patrick Dolan is the owner of a Bombardier private jet with registration N350DA. He is the son of Charles Dolan, founder of Cablevision.

Cablevision was sold for US$ 9.8 billion. Patrick is President of News 12 Networks, a division of CableVision

N350DA Bombardier Patrick Dolan

Owner: Larry Ellison

Registration: N817GS

Type: Gulfstream G650

Year: 2015

Seats: 18

Value: US$ 75 million

Owners company: Oracle

Yacht: Musashi

Larry Ellison is the owner of a Gulfstream G650 private jet. Ellison is co-founder and chief executive of Oracle Corporation, one of the world’s largest enterprise software companies.

In 2016 Ellison holds a 22.5% stake in Oracle, which makes him one of the richest people in the world, with an estimated net worth of US$ 52 billion. He owns a large yacht named Musashi

N817GS-G650-Ellison

Owner: Dan Friedkin

Registration: N1SF  

Type: Gulfstream G550

Year: 2015

Seats: 18

Value: US$ 50 million

Owners company: Gulf States Toyota

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dan_Friedkin

Dan Friedkin is the owner of a Gulfstream G550 private jet. Friedkin is the CEO of Gulf States Toyota Distributors. It is a  franchised distributor of Toyota vehicles. The 154 dealers in the five states of Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and Texas account for 13% of Toyota sales in the United States

N1SF G550 Friedkin

Owner: Bill Gates

Registration: N887WM

Registration: N194WM

Type: Gulfstream G650

Year: 2018

Seats: 23

Value: US$ 70 million

Owners company: Microsoft

Yacht: Wayfinder

Bill Gates owns two jets both a Gulfstream G650ER. The first has registration N887WM (WM for William and Melinda, 8-87 is the date they met). The registration code of the second G650 (N194WM) refers to the date they married (January 1994).

Bill Gates Jet

Owner: David Geffen

Registration: N221DG

Type: GULFSTREAM G650

Year: 2014

Seats: 12

Value: US$ 70 million

Owners company: Geffen Records

Yacht: Rising Sun

David Geffen is the owner of a Gulfstream G650 with registration N221DG. Geffen is an American record executive, film producer, theatrical producer and philanthropist.

David Geffen is known for creating Asylum Records in 1970 and Geffen Records in 1980. Geffen Records launched the careers of the Eagles, Aerosmith and Guns N’ Roses. His net worth is estimated at US$ 6.5 billion.

He owns one of the World’s largest yachts, named Rising Sun.

N221DG G650 David Geffen

Owner: Dennis Gillings

Registration: N912GG

Type: GULFSTREAM G650

Year: 2016

Seats: 12

Value: US$ 70 million

Owners company: Quintiles

More info: https://www.quintilesims.com/

Dennis Gillings is the owner of a Gulfstream G650 jet, with registration N912GG.

Dennis Gilling is the founder of Quintiles. Quintiles was incorporated as a privately held company in 1982, and over the past years, has grown from that small collection of statisticians and college students into the world’s largest provider of biopharmaceutical services, a FORTUNE 500 company with nearly 35,000 employees conducting business in 100 countries.

Dennis Gillings took Quintiles public through its first Initial Public Offering (IPO) in 1994, and then led a leveraged buyout to take the company private again in 2003. Quintiles remained a private company for 10 years until its second IPO in 2013. The net worth of Dennis Gillings is estimated at US$ 1 billion.

N912GG G650 Dennis Gillings

Owner: John Henry

Registration: N627JW

Type: Bombardier Global 5000

Year: 2014

Seats: 20

Value: US$ 70 million

Owners company: Boston Red Sox

Yacht: Elysian

John Henry is the owner of a Bombardier Global 5000 private jet. He is a billionaire with a US$ 2.6 billion net worth, and known for owning the Boston Red Sox. He also owns a large yacht named Elysian.

N627JW Global 5000 John Henry jet (1)

Owner: Laurene Powell Jobs

Registration: N2N

Type: Gulfstream G650

Year: 2014

Seats: 23

Value: US$ 75 million

Owners company: Apple

Yacht: Venus

The Gulfstream G650 jet with registration N2N is owned by Steve Jobs’ widow Laurene Powell Jobs. Steve Jobs is best known as the co-founder, chairman, and CEO of Apple Inc. Steve Jobs died in 2011 of pancreatic cancer.

His widow Laurene Powell Jobs inherited 5.5 million shares in Apple, worth US$ 7 billion and a 7% stake in The Walt Disney company worth US$ 9 billion. Laurene Powell Jobs owns a large yacht named Venus.

N2N G650 Steve Jobs

Owner: Shahid Khan

Registration: N612FG

Type: BOMBARDIER INC BD-700-1A10

Year: 2012

Seats: 23

Value: US$ 40 million

Owners company: Flex-N-Gate

Yacht: Kismet

Shahid Khan is a Pakistan born billionaire. He is the founder of Flex-N-Gate, producing car parts for Toyota and other car brands. His company actually owns several jets. Khan also owns one of the world’s largest yachts: named Kismet.

N612FG Bombardier Shahid Khan business jet

Owner: Robert Kraft

Registration: N616KG

Type: Gulfstream G650

Year: 2015

Seats: 12

Value: US$ 70 million

Owners company: The Kraft Group

More info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Kraft

Robert Kraft is the owner of a Gulfstream G650, with registration N616KG. Robert Kraft is Chairman of the Kraft Group, active in entertainment, manufacturing and real estate development.

His investments include the packaging company Rand Whitney Group and the Gilette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts. His net worth is estimated at US$ 3.5 billion.

N616KG G650 Robert Kraft

Owner: Ralph Lauren

Registration: N711RL

Type: Gulfstream G650

Year: 2014

Seats: 12

Value: US$ 70 million

Owners company: Ralph Lauren

More info: http://www.ralphlauren.com/

Ralph Lauren is the owner of a Gulfstream G650 with registration N711RL. Ralph Lauren is an American fashion designer and owner of the Ralph Lauren Corporation clothing company.

The net worth of Ralph Lauren is estimated at more than US$ 8 billion.

N711RL G650 Ralph Lauren

Owner: Jimmy John Liautaud

Registration: N83FF

Type: Bombardier Global 5000

Year: 2014

Seats: 12

Value: US$ 50 million

Owners company: Jimmy John’s Sandwich

Yacht: Rock It

Liautaud is the owner of a Bombardier with registration N83FF. He is the founder of the Jimmy John Sandwich chain. He also owns a large yacht.

N83FF Bombardier Liautaud

Owner: Elon Musk

Registration: N628TS

Type: Gulfstream G650ER

Year: 2015

Seats: 12

Value: US$ 190 billion

Owners company: Tesla Motors

Musk is the founder of Tesla. He is the world’s richest man, with a net worth of $ 190 billion.

N628TS G650ER Elon Musk

Owner: Adam Neumann

Registration: N1872

Type: Gulfstream G650ER

Year: 2017

Seats: 18

Value: US$ 70 million

Owners company: WeWork

Adam Neumann is the founder of WeWork. WeWork provides shared workspaces for technology startups, and services for other enterprises. The Gulfstream G650 with registration N1872 is owned by WeWork. Update: It was reported that WeWork listed the jet for sale in September 2019. (Photo by Jason Maino).

N1872 G650 Adam Neumann

Owner: Ronald Perelman

Registration: N838MF

Type: Gulfstream G650

Year: 2014

Seats: 12

Value: US$ 70 million

Owners company: MacAndrews & Forbes & Co

Yacht: C2

Ronald Perelman is the owner of a Gulfstream G650, with registration number N838MF.  The ‘MF’ relates to Perelman’s holding company MacAndrews & Forbes Co.

The companies logo is visible on the jet’s tail. Ronald Owen Perelman is US based billionaire, most known for owning the Revlon Group. Perelman is a successful investor, through his private holding MacAndrews and Forbes he invests a fortune of US$ 14 billion.

Investments include the Revlon Group, Harland Clarke, Mafco, Scantron and AM General. Perelman is the owner of a large yacht named C2.

N838MF G650 Ronald Perelman

Owner: Christopher Reyes

Registration: N550RH

Type: Gulfstream G550

Year: 2014

Seats: 12

Value: US$ 60 million

Registration: N108R

Type: Gulfstream G650

Year: 2015

Seats: 14

Value: US$ 70 million

Owners company: Reyes Holdings

More info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._Christopher_Reyes

Christopher Reyes owns two jets: a 2014 Gulfstream G550 with registration N550R and a 2015 G650 with registration N108R.  Reyes is the owner of Reyes Holdings.

Reyes Holdings is a foodservice wholesaler and distributor, based in the USA. Its divisions include McDonald’s distributor Martin-Brower, foodservice company Reinhart FoodService, and beer distributor Reyes Beverage Group.

Reyes is one of the largest private companies in the United States. The net worth of Christopher Reyes is estimated at US$ 2.6 billion.

N108R G650 Christopher Reyes
N550RH G550 Christopher Reyes

Owner: Alex Rodriquez

Registration: N313AR

Type: Gulfstream G-IV

Year: 1997

Seats: 12

Value: US$ 10 million

Owners company: Baseball, known as A-Rod

Alex Rodriguez (born 1975), nicknamed “A-Rod”, is an American former professional baseball shortstop and third baseman. He played 22 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Seattle Mariners, Texas Rangers, and New York Yankees.

He is engaged to Jennifer Lopez. Alex Rodriquez’s net worth is US$ 300 million.

N313AR Gulfstream GIV Alex Rodriquez

Owner: James Simons

Registration: N773MJ

Type: Gulfstream G650

Year: 2013

Seats: 12

Value: US$ 70 million

Owners company: Renaissance Technologies

Yacht: Archimedes

James Simons is the founder of Renaissance Technologies, a successful hedge fund management company. Renaissance has over 20 billion in assets and uses complex mathematical models to analyze and execute trades. Simons net worth is estimated at more than US$ 15 billion.

James Simon’s business jet is a Gulfstream G650. He also owns a large yacht named Archimedes.

N773MJ G650 James Simons private jet

Owner: Charles Simonyi

Registration: N786CS

Type: Dassault Falcon 7X

Year: 2007

Seats: 11

Value: US$ 50 million

Owners company: Microsoft

Yacht: Skat

Charles Simonyi is known as the developer of Microsoft’s Word and Excel programs. He was one of the first Microsoft employees, which made him a billionaire. His jet is colored gray, like his yacht Skat and his Medina, Washington house.

N786CS Falcon 7X Charles Simonyi

Owner: Steven Spielberg

Registration: N900KS

Type: Gulfstream G650

Year: 2016

Seats: 12

Value: US$ 70 million

Owners company: Dreamworks Studios

Yacht: Seven Seas

Steven Spielberg is the owner of a brand new Gulfstream G650, with registration # N900KS. The jet is formally registered to a company related to Amblin Entertainment, the film and television production company founded by Steven Spielberg.

Spielberg is one of the co-founders of DreamWorks Studios and he is known for films like Schindler’s List (1993) and Saving Private Ryan (1998), Jaws (1975), E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), and Jurassic Park (1993).

Steven Spielberg owns a large yacht named Seven Seas, the name relating to his seven children.  His net worth is estimated at US$ 3.7 billion.

N900KS G650 Steven Spielberg jet

Owner: Kenny Troutt

Registration: N885KT

Type: Gulfstream G650

Year: 2018

Seats: 14

Value: US$ 75 million

Owners company: Excel Communications

More info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kenny_Troutt

Kenny Troutt is the owner of a Gulfstream G650. Kenny Troutt is the founder of Excel Communications, a telecommunications company that offered long-distance phone service. Troutt sold Excel in 1998 to Teleglobe for $3.5 billion.

N885KT Kenny Troutt G650

Owner: Donald Trump

Registration: N757AF

Type: Boeing 757-2J4ER

Year: 1991

Seats: 30+

Value: US$ 100 million

Owners company: Donald Trump

Yacht: Trump Princess

Donald Trump is the owner of a Boeing 757 business jet. He purchased the jet from Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen. It was reported that he paid US$ 100 million for the jet.

N757AF Donald Trump B757

Owner: Larry Van Tuyl

Registration: N711VT

Type: Gulfstream G280

Year: 2013

Seats: 12

Value: US$ 25 million

Owners company: Van Tuyl Automotive

Yacht: Vanish

Larry Van Tuyl is the owner of a Gulfstream G280, with registration N711VT. Van Tuyl sold his Van Tuyl Group for US$ 4.1 billion to Berkshire Hathaway.

The Van Tuyl Group was founded in 1948 by Cecil Van Tuyl (who passed away in 2012 at age 85). The Van Tuyl Group became the fifth-largest car dealership group in the U.S, with 78 dealerships selling 240,000 vehicles per year.

Van Tuyl also owns a Eurocopter with registration N735VT, which is based on his yacht Vanish.

N711VT G280 Van Tuyl

Owner: Richard DeVos

Registration: N737DV

Type: Boeing 737-75T(BBJ)

Year: 1998

Seats: 20

Value: US$ 50 million

Owners company: Amway

More info: http://www.alticor.com/

Yacht: Legacy

Richard M. DeVos, Sr. Is the co-founder of Amway, which is now known as Alticor. He also owns the Orlando Magic NBA, basketball team. Alticore is active in direct selling.

His net worth is estimated at US$ 6 billion.  DeVos’ Boeing 737 BBJ has the Orlando Magic logo on its tail.

N737DV - B737 - DeVos
Yacht Owners

Owner: Nancy Walton Laurie

Registration: N515PL

Type: Gulfstream G650ER

Year: 2016

Seats: 12

Value: US$ 70 million

Owners company: Walmarkt

Yacht: KAOS

Nancy Walton Laurie is heiress to a US$ 4 billion Walmart shares fortune. She and her husband Bill Laurie also own a large yacht named Secret.

N515PL G650 Nancy Walton Laurie private jet

Owner: Dennis Washington

Registration: N162WC

Type: BOEING 737-7BC BBJ

Year: 2010

Seats: 25

Value: US$ 50 million

Owners company: Washington Companies

Yacht: Attessa

Dennis Washington owns a large consortium of companies known as the Washington Companies. Washington started working at his uncle’s construction company.

At the age of 30 he purchased a bulldozer and started his own construction company. In five years’ time, his company was the largest contractor in Montana. Later he purchased a copper mine in Montana, which is now worth more than US$ 1 billion.

Washington owns three luxury yachts: the Feadship Attessa, the Evergreen yacht Attessa IV and the ocean-going tug St. Eva. His private jet is a Boeing 737 BBJ with registration N162WC

N162WC B737 BBJ Dennis Washington

Owner: Oprah Winfrey

Registration: N540W

Type: GULFSTREAM AEROSPACE CORP GVI G650

Year: 2015

Seats: 22

Value: US$ 40 million

Owners company: Harpo Productions

Oprah Winfrey is the owner of  a 2015 Gulfstream G650.

N540W G550 Oprah Winfrey private jet

Owner: Steve Wynn

Registration: N88WR

Type: GULFSTREAM AEROSPACE CORP GVI G450

Year: 2007

Registration: N711SW

Type: GULFSTREAM AEROSPACE CORP G650

Year: 2015

Seats: 22

Value: US$ 75 million

Owners company: Wynn Resorts

Yacht: Aquarius

Steve Wynn is the owner of two private jets: A G450 with registration N88WR (Wynn Resorts) and a G650 with registration N711SW (Steve Wynn).

He used to own a BBJ 737 with registration N88WR, but she was sold in 2015.

N711SW Wynn Gulfstream

Owner: Jay-Z

Registration: N60GF

Type: LEARJET INC 60

Year: 1996

Seats: 11

Value: US$ 40 million

Owners company: Roc-A-Fella Records

More info: http://lifeandtimes.com/

We were told that Shawn Corey Carter also known as Jay-Z is the owner of a LearJet with registration N60GF. The Jet was said to be a gift from his wife Beyonce.

In 2014, Forbes estimated Jay Z’s net worth at nearly $520 million. Jay-Z is one of the world’s best-selling artists of all time, having sold more than 100 million records. UPDATE: we actually think this jet is not owned by Jay Z.

N60GF Learjet Jay-Z private jet

Owner: Jerry Seinfeld

Registration: N743QS

Type: Bombardier Challengers

Year: 2017

Seats: 12

Value: US$ 30 million

Owners company: Seinfeld

Yacht: MOKA

Jerry Seinfeld is part-owner of three private jets through a NetJets shared ownership program. He co-owns two brand new Bombardier Challenger jets (N743QS and N799QS) and an older (2006) Cessna 680. (N380QS).

The (shares of) the private jets are owned through his company FREE AS A BIRD LTD LLC. His net worth is more than US$ 800 million.

N380QS Jerry Seinfeld - Jetnets

Owner: Jerry Jones

Registration: N1DC

Type: Gulfstream G-V

Year: 2001

Seats: 12

Value: US$ 15 million

Owners company: Dallas Cowboys

Yacht: Bravo Eugenia

Jones is the owner of the Dallas Cowboys. His parents owned a successful insurance company named Security Life Insurance. When he sold that company, he purchased the Cowboys for $150 million. The team is now worth more than $ 4 billion.

N1DC Gulfstream Jerry Jones

Owner: Jack Nicklaus

Registration: N1JN

Type: Gulfstream G-V

Year: 1998

Seats: 12

Value: US$ 20 million

Owners company: Nicklaus Golf

Yacht: Sea Bear

Jack Nicklaus is a professional golf player and widely considered to be the greatest golfer of all time.
His net worth is $ 300 million. He has owned several yachts, all named Sea Bear. He also owns a Gulfstream private jet, with registration N1JN.
N1JN G-IV Jack Niklaus private jet