JIM MORAN (1918-2007) – Net Worth $ 2 billion – Owner of the yacht Gallant Lady

Name:James Martin Moran
Born:August 8, 1918
Death:April 24, 2007
Net Worth:$ 2 billion
Source of Wealth:JM Family Corporation
Country:USA
Wife:Jan Moran
Children:Arline McNally Moran, Pat Moran, Jim Moran, Jr.
Residence:Hillsboro Beach, Florida
Private Jet:Hawker Beechcraft (N350JM), Gulfstream IV (N265ST)
Yacht:Gallant Lady

10 Facts about James Martin Moran you probably didn’t know

  1. In 1939 at the age of 21 he purchased a gas station for US$ 360.
  2. That became the best selling fuel station in the area.
  3. After serving in World War II he sold his first car for US$ 275.
  4. Within 10 years he was the world’s largest Ford dealer.
  5. JM Pontiac was the largest Pontiac dealership in the world
  6. He has sold more than 6 million Toyota cars.
  7. JM Lexus is the number one Lexus dealership in the world.
  8. His net worth at time of death in 2007 was more than US$ 2 billion.
  9. He ordered 8 yachts at Feadship, all named Gallant Lady.
  10. The yacht is berthed behind the Moran Family mansion in Florida.

NEBULA, support vessel for Jan Koum’s superyacht MOONRISE

NEBULA support vessel • Astilleros Armon • 2022 • Owner Jan Koum

NEBULA support vessel • Astilleros Armon • 2022 • Owner Jan Koum

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