Leight is the founder of Howard Leight Industries. The company is active in in-
For over 30 years, Leight has pursued the prevention of occupational hearing loss. Through innovation in hearing protection design, technology, performance and comfort. And through the promotion of progressive Hearing Conservation Programs.
Leading solutions include the Max® single-
The company also sells ear muffs and other hearing protector. The IMPACT Sport is an electronic earmuff. It is designed to amplify surrounding sounds such as voices, machines and warning signals to safe level. Yet it provides good hearing protection.
In 1998 Leight sold his company to a French company named Bacou. The purchase price was US$ 120 million in cash. In that year the company realized sales of US$48 million. Nowadays the company is part of the Honeywell Group.
Leight became a succesfull investor. His net worth is rumored to be around US$ 1 billion.
Leight founded Malibu Rocky Oaks, a large wine label. Founded in 2003, Malibu Rocky Oaks Estate Vineyard consists of 10 planted acres on a 37-
Leight owns a Augusta 109A helicopter. The heli has registration N711HL. He previously owned a smaller helicopter. Which crashed while trying to lift off from the yacht.
We think he also owns a private jet. Do you know the registration number of Leight’s jet? Please do send us a message.
The Leight Star yacht was build in 1994 as a 103 ft (34 meter) yacht. It was lengthened in 2009 to 143ft. She is built with a steel hull and aluminum superstructure.
The luxury yacht has a cruising speed of 12 knots. And she has a maximum speed of 15 knots. Her range is 4,700nm from her 43,500 litre fuel tanks.
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