Jim Moran’s yacht Gallant Lady

Jim Moran built an automobile empire, which became one of the largest in the world. He ordered 8 Feadship yachts named Gallant Lady

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All You Need to Know About David Geffen and his Yacht Rising Sun

Yacht Name: Rising Sun - Length: 138 m (454 ft) - Guests: 16 in 8 cabins - Crew: 45 in 30 cabins - IMO 8982307 - 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

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 Yacht Rising Sun

The yacht Rising Sun is not available for charter

David Geffen

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

David GeffenGeffen 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.

David Geffen 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.

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

superyacht Rising Sun owned by David Geffen

Geffen is the founder of Geffen Records

Lurssen Rising Sun

Rising Sun was built for Larry Ellison, but he considered her to be too large

luxury yacht Rising Sun

David Geffen is one of the founders of Dreamworks

owned by David Geffen

David Geffen has a net worth of USD 6 billion

David Geffen House

David Geffen House

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Rising Sun is one of the largest yachts in the world

The interior of Rising Sun

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The Luxury yacht Rising Sun was built at Lurssen

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David Geffen Private Jet

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