SuperYachts and SuperYacht Owners

Our Top 10 of the World's Biggest Yachts Three of the superyachts in the top 10 are owned by the same family: the Al Nahyan family, rulers of the United Arab Emirates.

World's Biggest Yachts

The World’s Richest Yacht Owners

All superyacht owners are ‘rich’, but some are richer than others! Only billionaires purchase yachts larger than 80 meter

billionaire yacht

The SuperYacht Owners Register

Download the complete SuperYacht Owners Register as a PDF file (Link after payment). Billionaire and Celeb Yacht Owners and their Crazy Multi-Million Dollar Luxury Yachts


Yacht Crashes and Fails

SuperYacht Links

Superyacht Owners Register

Celebs on Yachts

Author: Peter Yachtfan

About SuperYachtFan

Material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed

without a link to the original content


The details about superyacht ownership as stated on this site are mostly based on rumors. In almost no case actual yacht ownership by the private individuals mentioned can be confirmed. This site is for entertainment purposes only. This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer to help the website analyze how visitors use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States . Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and Internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

 Mail: [email protected]

- Home

- SuperYacht Owners Register

- World’s Biggest Yachts

- Links

- Celebs

David Geffen - Yacht - Yacht Name: Rising Sun - Length: 138 m (454 ft) - Guests: 16 in 8 cabins - Crew: 45 in 30 cabins - Value: US$ 300 million - Owner: David Geffen - Geffen Net Worth: US$ 6.5 billion - Owners Company: Geffen Records - Owners Country: USA - Rising Sun was built for Oracle founder Larry Ellison. He considered the yacht too large and built the ‘smaller’ 88 meter yacht Musashi

Luxury Yacht Rising Sun

The yacht Rising Sun is designed by the late Jon Bannenberg, and built by Germany's Lürssen. She was delivered in 2004.

Built for Larry Ellison

Rising Sun was originally built for Larry Ellison, CEO of Oracle Corporation, and is currently owned by David Geffen. He purchased her in 2010 after he was co-owner together with Ellison for 4 years. Ellison considered her too big, and purchased the ‘smaller’ 88 meter Mushashi. The super yacht is the 6th largest in the world with a length of almost 138 meters (453 ft).

US$ 300 Million Value Yacht

It reportedly cost over USD 200 million to build. Rising Sun can accommodate 16 guests and has a crew of 45. Her interior is designed by Bannenberg & Rowell Design. The yacht is seen here in 2011 in the bay of Cannes.

Oprah Winfrey Holiday

In the summer of 2013 famous talk show host Opray Winfrey had a holiday on board superyacht Rising Sun. Opray Winfrey does not own a yacht herself (as far as Superyachtfan is informed…).

Charter Rising Sun

The yacht Rising Sun is not available for charter, but enquire for your ultimate charter experience on other yachts.

David Geffen

David Geffen is an American record executive, film producer, theatrical producer and philanthropist.

Geffen Records sold for US$ 550 million

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. In 1990 Geffen Records was sold to MCA Records for USD 550 million.

DreamWorks SKG

Geffen is also one of the founders of DreamWorks SKG. David Geffen is an active philanthropist, supporting medical research, AIDS organizations, the arts and theatre. In 2002 David Geffen supported the University of California with USD 200 million, which was renamed in the David Geffen School of Medicine.

Net Worth

Forbes estimates the net worth of David Geffen at USD 6.6 billion. In March 2015 Geffen donated USD 100 million to New York’s cultural institution Lincoln Center, which will be used to renovate the Avery Fisher Hall. The concert hall will be renamed David Geffen Hall.

David Geffen House

David Geffen owns a large house in the East Hamptons which he purchased for US$ 50 million and he owns a Malibu Beach House with a value over USD 20 million. Geffen also owns an estate in Beverly Hills, which was built for Warner Bros founder Jack Warner. Geffen also owned the luxury yacht Pelorus.

Private Jet
Geffen owns a Gulfstream G650 private jet, with registration
N221DG. The jet was delivered in 2013. A Gulfstream G650 has a list price of US$ 70 million.

superyacht Rising Sun

David Geffen’s yacht Rising Sun in the Bay of Cannes

superyacht Rising Sun owned by David Geffen

David Geffen founder of Geffen Records

Lurssen Rising Sun

Rising Sun was built for Larry Ellison

luxury yacht Rising Sun

David Geffen is one of the founders of Dreamworks

owned by David Geffen

Geffen has a net worth of USD 6 billion

David Geffen House

David Geffen House

David Geffen yacht Rising SunLurssen Rising Sun

One of the largest yachts in the world

The interior of Rising Sun

Previous: Roy Carrol’s

 Yacht Rhino

Next: James John Liautaud’s yacht:

An exclusive view on the interior of Rising Sun

Follow the position of the yacht Rising Sun live

Rising Sun
David Geffen private jet

Luxury yacht Rising Sun

David Geffen Beverly Hills houseJack Warner estate