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Tilman Fertitta: Net Worth, House, Private Jet, and Yacht Boardwalk

Author: Peter Yachtfan, Update: 2020-05-27

Boardwalk Yacht

Fertitta Boat:


Yacht Length:

50 m (163 ft)


12 in 6 cabins


10 in 5 cabins






24 knots


MTU 16V4000


492 ton



Boardwalk Boat Price:

US$ 40 million

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Tilman Fertitta



Tilman Fertitta Net Worth:

US$ 5.3 billion




June 25, 1957


Paige Fertitta


Michael Fertitta, Blake Fertitta, Blayne Fertitta, Patrick Fertitta


Lorenzo Fertitta


Frank Fertitta


Houston, TX

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Boardwalk is named after the Kemah Boardwalk on Houston's Clear Lake, which is owned by Fertitta. He lives with his wife Paige Fertitta in Houston. He is building a new 77 meters yacht at Feadship: Project 707.

12 Facts About Tilman Joseph Fertitta You Probably Didn’t Know


1 Fertitta started in real estate.

2 He was managing the real estate of Landry’s before buying the chain

3 Fertitta has his own TV show: Billion Dollar Buyer.

4 He used to sell vitamins.

5 His net worth is now US$ 4.7 billion.

6 He owns 8 houses and a large yacht.

7 The annual tax of his Houston home is more than US$ 400,000 per year.

8 His yacht is named after the Kemah Boardwalk amusement complex.

9 He also owns a Bentley dealership: Post Oak Motorcars.

10 He designed the interior of his yacht himself.

11 He is the owner of the Houston Rockets basketball team

12 In December 2019 he posted a message on Instagram, implying that he is the owner of the 77 meter Feadship Project 707

M/Y Boardwalk

Boardwalk is the 7th hull in Westport Yacht’s 164 flagship yacht series. The Westport 164 is a composite yacht of 49.98 meters in length (164 ft).  The yacht was delivered in 2010.

Guests and Crew

The yacht Boardwalk is a tri-deck superyacht. Which can accommodate up to 12 guests in 6 cabins. The full-beam master suite is on the main deck. Her interior is designed by Donald Starkey together with the owner.

The master suite integrates the finest fabrics, cabinetry, stone, and leathers into a stylish design. The innovative interior layout arrangement also includes a top-deck VIP suite. Which leads to its own sun deck.

Top Speed

The yacht is powered by Twin MTU 16V4000 diesel engines. The engines drive her to an impressive 24 knot top speed. Her cruise speed is 20 knots. Boardwalk has a range of 1,700 nm.

She has a crew of 10, accommodated in 5 cabins.

Named after the Kemah Boardwalk

The luxury yacht is named after the popular Kemah Boardwalk amusement complex. It was opened by Fertitta on Houston's Clear Lake.

The Kemah Boardwalk is a 60-acre Texas Gulf Coast theme park. It is approximately 30 miles southeast of Downtown Houston. The Boardwalk is built entirely along the shores of Galveston Bay and Clear Lake.

Yacht Charter

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

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In December 2019 he posted a message on Instagram, implying that he is building a new 77 meters yacht: Feadship’s Project 707. (See his message at the bottom of this page!)

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Who is Tilman FertittaTilman Fertitta?

He is an American businessman and Chairman CEO and shareholder of Landry's Restaurants. He is also a member of the board of regents of the University of Houston System. Fertitta has his own TV show called Billion Dollar Buyer. He was born in June 1957. He is married to Page, they have 4 children (Michael, Blake, Blayne, and Patrick)

Born in Galveston

Fertitta was born and raised in Galveston, Texas. And he still lives there with his wife Paige. He attended Texas Tech University and the University of Houston.

He showed an entrepreneurial streak even in college. When he started his own firm focused on marketing and sales. After college, he started with development and construction. From there he began building homes while selling Shaklee vitamins on the side.


He moved full-time into foodservice in 1986. He was working as a real estate specialist for Landry's. It was only a few short months before he bought the Landry’s chain.

The CEO of Landry expanded the chain to include more entertainment. Now it has nearly a dozen restaurant chains and individual entities.

Bubba Gump Shrimp Company

He also owns the Bubba Gump Shrimp Company.  Bubba Gump is an American seafood restaurant chain. It has 45 restaurants. The name is inspired by the film Forrest Gump. The company was acquired by Landry’s in 2010.

He also owns the Saltgrass Steak House. A steak house chain with more than 50 restaurants. Landry’s bought the chain in 2002 for US$ 75 million.

He owns the Rainforest Cafe. A chain with more than 20 restaurants. It has 2 locations in Disney World.

Companies He Owns

His company now owns 56 restaurant brands and 421 locations. He is a minor partner in the Houston Texans NFL franchise. He owns Houston's Bentley and Rolls Royce dealership Post Oak Motor Cars. He also owns the Post Oak Hotel at Uptown Houston. And he is the owner of Golden Nugget Casinos in Atlantic City.

He owns a large mansion in Houston, Texas. In 2013 Fertitta bought a USD 19.5 million condo in New York.

Tilman Fertitta Net Worth

Forbes estimates his net worth at US$ 4.7 billion. See this Forbes article about him. He is the cousin of Frank Fertitta, CEO of Station Casinos. In March 2014 he hosted a record-breaking San Luis Salute Mardy Gras Party. There were more than 1,600 guests.

Fertitta Residence

Tilman and his wife Paige Fertitta own a large house in Houston. But mansion is probably a better word for it. See photos hereunder. In a recent interview, he mentioned owning 8 houses and his yacht.

They also own homes in Galveston, New York, Colorado, and Las Vegas. The annual city tax of his Houston home is more than US$ 400,000 per year.

Tilman Fertitta and wife Paige Fertitta

Private Jet

Fertitta owns two Gulfstream G550 private jets. With registration N625TF and N625GN. GN refers to Golden Nugget. A G550 jet has a list price of US$ 50 million. The aircraft can accommodate 14 passengers.

He also owns a Eurocopter AS 350 with registration N164TF. The helicopter is normally based on the yacht.

Houston Rockets

In September 2017 is was announced that Fertitta bought the Houston Rockets for US$ 2.2 billion. The Houston Rockets are an American professional basketball team based in Houston, Texas. The team competes in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

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Inside the Luxury Yacht

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The amazing interior of Boardwalk is designed by the owner himself.

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Tilman Fertitta House

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Private Jet

N625TF Fertitta private jetN625GN G550  - Fertitta

His two Gulfstream G550 private jets. Left the N625TF. And right the N625GN (Golden Nugget). She has the same livery as the N625TF.

N625GN interiorinside Fertitta jet

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Tilman Fertitta Yachtboardwalk at night

Photo by John Maslowski

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