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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 Norman Braman and his Yacht Kisses


Yacht Name: Kisses - Yacht Length: 53 m (175 ft) - Guests: 14 in 7 cabins - Crew: 12 in 6 cabins - IMO 1006386 - Yacht Value: US$ 35 million -


Norman Braman Net Worth: US$ 2.3 billion - Owners Company: Braman MotorCars - Owners Country: USA -


Braman started selling vitamins and cosmetics. He later founded Braman MotorCars. It is now one of Florida's largest car dealerships. Kisses was built at Feadship.

Yacht Kisses - Norman Braman

Norman Braman is the owner of the yacht Kisses.



Norman BramanWho is Norman Braman?

Braman is a Florida based billionaire and founder of Braman Motorcars. He also founded a company named Philadelphia Pharmaceuticals and Cosmetics.



Philadelphia Pharmaceuticals and Cosmetics

In the 1950’s Braman took an executive position at Bargaintown U.S.A. Which he eventually acquired and turned into Keystone Stores. A chain of self-service variety stores in the Philadelphia.


In the 1960’s he merged his company with Philadelphia Laboratories. To create a company named Philadelphia Pharmaceuticals and Cosmetics.


He sold his shares in 1969 which made him a millionaire at the age of 36. A few years later he bought a Cadillac dealership. Which would be the start of Braman Enterprises.



Braman Enterprises

Braman Enterprises is the holding company of Braman Motorcars. It started in 1975 when Braman bought a Cadillac dealership. (Interesting story: read here).


Later he purchased a  BMW and Rolls-Royce dealership. And he added Fiat, Lancia and Toyota. Braman Motorcars now has more than 20 dealerships. And sells more than 25,000 cars per year.


Dealerships of Braman include Braman Miami, Rolls Royce Motorcars Palm Beach, and Mercedes of Littleton. He owns dealerships in Florida and Colorado.



Norman Braman Net Worth

His net worth is estimated at US$ 2.3 billion. He is an active philanthropist, through his Norman and Irma Braman Family Foundation.


The foundation supports medical and educational projects. Such as the Braman Family Breast Cancer Institute.


Braman and his wife Irma also founded the Irma and NormanBraman Art Foundation. Which supports the arts and culture in and around the Miami area.


Braman is an art collector. Already in 2011 his collection was valued at US$ 900 million. For a few years he was Chairman of Art Basel Miami Beach. Irma Braman is Chair at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Miami.


Braman is owner of the Philadelphia Eagles. The Philadelphia Eagles are a professional American football team based in Philadelphia. The Eagles compete in the National Football League.



Norman Braman House

Norman and his wife Irma live in a large house in Indian Creek. Indian Creek is a private golf community in Miami.


The location hosts only 40 properties. Amidst the sprawling villas and gorgeous haciendas lies a private 18-hole golf course. In that same area other billionaire such as Edward Lampert and Carl Icahn own a house.



Private Jet

Braman owns a Bombardier Global 5000 private jet. The jet has registration N723AB. The jet is registered to NAB llc, a company controlled by Braman. A Bombardier Global 5000 has a list price of US$ 50 million.



Yacht Kisses

The yacht Kisses was built by Feadship as Mayan Queen for Alberto Bailleres.  Kisses was delivered in 2000. She can accommodate 14 guests and a crew of 11.


Kisses is designed by De Voogd Naval Architects. While George Larson is responsible for her interior.


She is powered by 2 Caterpillar Engines. Which bring her a top speed of 15 knots.



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Resources

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NormanBraman

https://www.forbes.com/profile/normanbraman

https://www.bramanmotorcars.com/about-us/

https://www.digitaldealer.com/interview-with-normanbraman-owner-of-braman-enterprises/

https://www.feadship.nl/en/fleet/yacht/kisses





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