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Howard Leight: Net Worth, House, Private Jet and yacht Leight Star

Author: Peter Yachtfan, Update: 2020-07-18

Leight Star Yacht

Leight Boat:

Leight Star

Yacht Length:

44 m (143 ft)


10 in 5 cabins


7 in 3 cabins


Palatka Ship Building


Palatka Design




12 knots


Detroit Diesel


196 ton



Leight Star Boat Price:

US$ 10 million

Leight Star Yacht For Sale:

Contact a Sales Broker

Leight Star Yacht For Charter:

US$ 122,000 per week, Contact a Charter Broker

Howard Leight

Full Name:

Howard S. Leight Sr.



Howard Leight Net Worth:

US$ 1 billion


Malibu Rocky Oaks






Howard Leight Jr.


Malibu, CA 90265, USA

Private Jet:

Bombardier Challenger 600 (N712HL) (sold)


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Leight is the founder of Howard Leight Industries. The company is active in hearing protection. Luxury yacht Leight Star is available for charter.

Howard LeightWho is Howard Leight?

Leight is the founder of Howard Leight Industries. The company is active in in-ear hearing protection. He was born in 1949.

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-use ear plug. The patented Air Flow Control™ technology for optimal earmuff attenuation. QuietDose™ personal in-ear dosimetry. And the industry-changing VeriPRO® ear plug fit testing system.

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.

Sold to Bacou

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.

Howard Leight Net Worth

Leight became a succesfull investor. His net worth is rumored to be around US$ 1 billion.

Malibu Rocky Oaks

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-acre plot. The vineyard has become one of the most recognized and awarded in the region. His son Howard Leight Jr is CEO at the company. The vineyard is now also a wedding destination.

Private Helicopter

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. He was owner of a Bombardier Challenger 600 (N712HL) but the aircraft was sold.

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M/Y Leight Star

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.

Yacht Charter

The boat is available for yacht charter through Southern California Yachting. The yacht is not listed for sale.

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