DENNIS WASHINGTON • Net Worth $6.5 Billion • House • Yacht • Private Jet • Washington Corp.

Name:Dennis Washington
Net Worth:$6.5 billion
Source of Wealth:Washington Corporation
Born:July 27, 1934
Wife:Phyllis Washington
Children:Kyle Washington, Kevin Washingto
Residence:Palm Desert, California, USA
Private Jet:Boeing 737 (N162WC)
Yacht:Attessa IV
Yacht 2:Attessa V

Who is Dennis Washington?

Dennis Washington was born in 1934. He owns a large consortium of companies known as the Washington Companies. He is married to Phyllis. He is the owner of three luxury yachts. He owns the Feadship Attessa and the Evergreen yacht Attessa IV. He also owns the ocean-going tug turned in to yacht  – St. Eval.

The Washington Group

Part of the Washington Group is Seaspan Marine Corporation. Seaspan is active in marine services. Seaspan includes three shipyards, barge transportation, tug services and a ferry business. It is Canada’s largest marine corporation.

Montana Rail Link Inc. is the largest privately-owned railroad in America.

Start of His Career

Washington started working at his uncle’s construction company. At the age of 30 he purchased a bulldozer. He started his own construction company. In five years time his company was the largest contractor in Montana.

Montana Resources

In the 1980’s he bought a copper mine in Montana. This company is named Montana Resources and is worth more than US$ 1 billion.  

Movie Overboard

Washington has owned several yachts, all named Attessa. In 1987 his 144ft yacht Attessa (now named Huntress) was used in the movie ‘Overboard’. The movie starred Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russel.

And in 1993 his Attessa was featured in the Demi Moore movie Indecent Proposal.

Dennis Washington Net Worth

His estimated net worth is around US$ 6 billion.


He is an active philanthropist. He founded the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation. He has donated more than US$ 130 million.

Phyllis Washington

Dennis’ wife Phyllis Washington owns an exclusive antiques store named Maison Felice. In 1998 Phyllis opened Maison Felice in Palm Desert, CA,. It is the culmination of her love for antiques, travel and interior design.

Phyllis Washington Antiques has over 25,000 square feet of beautiful objects. And furnishing from 18th century to Art Dec. The store is a destination for many top west coast designers.

Dennis and Phyllis have two children: Kyle Washington and Kevin Washington.

Kyle Washington

Kyle is Executive Chairman at Seaspan. He sits on the board of Washington Corporation. He moved to Canada after graduating in Montana. He is married to Janelle, they have 3 children. The family lives in Vancouver.

Kevin Washington

He is member of the management of the family business. He is also a founding partner of Aviation Partners and Aviation Partners Boeing in Seattle, Washington. Aviation Partners produces blended winglet technology for Boeing and several private aircraft manufacturers.

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Yacht Attessa IV

He is the owner of the motor yacht Attessa IV, which was built as Evergreen for the founder of the Evergreen Shipping Company. In 2022 he also bought yacht Palladium and named her AV.