Tommy Bagwell is the owner of the yacht Chantal Ma Vie. The yacht is named after his wife Chantal Bagwell. Who is Tommy Bagwell? He is the owner and Chairman of American Proteins Inc.
American Proteins is a world leader in poultry protein and fat sales. The companies products are used as components in the poultry, livestock and pet food industries. American Proteins’ plants process the raw poultry material into nutrient rich feed supplements for the poultry, livestock and pet food industries all around the world. The company was founded in 1949 by Tommy’s father Leland Bagwell.
Tommy and his wife Chantal are active philanthropists through their The Chantal and Tommy Bagwell Foundation, Inc. The Foundation has more than US$ 26 million in assets and donates more than US$ 1 million per year.
Tommy and Chantal live in a large mansion in Cummings, Georgia. The house is situated on a 12 acre plot on Lake Lanier. The house has 9 bedrooms and is featured in this online article. A large houseboat named Amistad is docked behind the house. Bagwell built this houseboat himself.
Bagwell owns a Cessna Citation 680 Sovereign private jet with registration N413CK. The jet was delivered in 2006 and bought by Bagwell’s company Ampro Aviation in 2010. A Cessna 680 has an average market price of US$ 6 million.
We estimate the net worth of Tommy Bagwell at US$ 250 million.
The yacht Chantal Ma Vie was built in 1993 by Feadship as Enterprise V. For Jay van Andel, cofounder (with Richard DeVos) of Amway Corporation. In 2010 Enterprise V was sold to Tommy Bagwell, who named her Chantal Ma Vie after his wife Chantal. Chantal Ma Vie was lengthened from her original 51 meters to 55 meters to add a outdoor pool. Chantal Ma Vie can accommodate 12 guests and has a crew of 10. Chantal Ma Vie is available for charter through Fraser Yachts.