Yacht Name: Kingdom 5KR -
Owners Name: Prince Al Waleed -
The yacht Kingdom 5KR is a 85.65 meter motor yacht owned by Prince Al-
The yacht was built as Nabila for Saudi billionaire Adnan Khashoggi, who named her after his daughter. At the time of its construction Nabila was one of the largest yachts in the world.
During its days as Nabila, the yacht was featured in the James Bond movie Never Say Never Again. In the Bond movie she was named Flying Saucer (translated from the Italian Disco Volante in the original novel Thunderball) and acted as the villain's mobile head quarters.
This isn't the only yacht of course to play a starring role in the spy franchise, with a number of other Bond Boats gracing our screens across the years. The yacht was inspiration for a track -
After Khashoggi ran into financial problems, he sold the yacht in 1988 to the Sultan of Brunei, who in turn sold it to Donald Trump for USD 29 million.
Trump renamed the yacht the Trump Princess. When Trump ran into financial problems, he sold it to Prince Al-
The yacht's current name stems from the Prince's investment company, Kingdom Holding Company, his lucky number (5), and his children's initials ('K' and 'R').
The yacht Kingdom 5 KR is rumored to be replaced by a larger yacht, known as the New Kingdom 5KR. The last few years Kingdom 5KR seems to stay unmoved at the IYCA in Antibes. In June 2016 she left for maintenance to a dry dock in Genua, Italy.
Prince Alwaleed bin Talal bin Abdulazziz al Saud, is a Saudi billionaire.
He is a member of the Saudi Royal Family, as he is the nephew of the late Saudi Arabian King Abdullah. An entrepreneur and international investor he has realized massive wealth through investments in real estate and the stock market.
As of September 2018, his net worth is estimated at USD 16 billion, making him one oft he richest persons in the world. Prince Al-
The Airbus A380 has been noted in the 2009 Guinness World Records as the largest private jet in the world. His private Boeing 747 with registration HZ-
The Prince’s Kingdom Holding Company is stock listed in Saudi Arabia. Among his many assets are: a 95% stake in Kingdom Holding Company; 91% ownership of Rotana Video & Audio Visual Company; 90% ownership of Lebanese Broadcasting Center (LBCSAT); 7% of News Corp (Fox News); about 6% of Citigroup; 17% of Al Nahar and 25% of Al Diyar, two daily newspapers published in Lebanon.
In 2011 he acquired a USD 300 million stake in Twitter. Prince Al Waleed is one of the richest yacht owners in the world.
Prince Alwaleed bin Talal was married to Princes Ameerah Al-
Prince Al Waleed lives in a large palace in Riyadh. The Palace is located on the Prince Talal Road. Its a large compound with three outsoor swimming pools, a large inside pool area, a large lake and several buildings including a Mosque. The palace reportedly has more than 400 rooms.
On November 4 2017 Prince Al Waleed bin Talal was arrested as part of an anti corruption effort. He was among at least 11 Saudi princes and former senior officials including ministers and businessmen arrested by Saudi Arabian authorities.
The arrest was ordered by a newly established anti-
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