FRANS HEESEN • Net Worth $200 Million • House • Yacht • Private Jet • Heesen Yachts

Name:Frans Heesen
Net Worth:US$ 200 million
Source of Wealth:Heesen Yachts
Born:1940
Country:Netherlands
Spouse:Petra
Children:4
Residence:Oss
Private Jet:Pls send a message if you have info
Yacht:Lady Petra

Who is Frans Heesen?

He is the founder of Heesen Yachts. He was born in 1946. He is married to Petra. They have 3 children.

Plastic Industry

Frans Heesen started as entrepreneur in industrial plastics with companies as Halcoplast and Kunststoffen Industries Oss.

With his plastic companies, he had been building composite yachts for Jaguar Yachts. While he was looking for expansion for his companies.

Frans Heesen came along a bankrupt boat builder and purchased their production site.

Heesen Yachts

This was the basis for Heesen Yachts. The first order was the yacht Amigo for Dutch real estate developer Jo Roelof Zeeman, founder of Zeeman Vastgoed and the stock listed Nieuwe Steen Investments.

In 30 years’ time, Heesen Yachts became one of the most successful superyacht builders in the world.

Famous Yachts

Well-known yachts include the 50 knots yacht Octopussy, built for John Staluppi, Honey Money with a Versace interior, Alumercia – an explorer built for Dutch aluminum industrialist Marinus Boers -founder of Boal Aluminium, carrying a Toyota Landcruiser in the lazarette – and Lady Ingeborg, built for Dutch packaging entrepreneur Jan Kelders, founder of the AiroPack Group.

Semi-Custom Series

Lady Ingeborg was the start of a series of yachts in the 37 and 44 meters range for which Jan Kelders and Frans Heesen co-owned the intellectual property rights. In 2003 Heesen built another (30 meter) yacht for Jo Roelof Zeeman, also named Amigo.

Frans Heesen Net Worth

In 2008 Frans Heesen sold Heesen Yachts for EUR 175 million (which brings his net worth to more than US$ 200 million) to Russian billionaire Vagit Alekperov. Alekperov is president of Lukoil and owner of the 50 meter Heesen yacht Galactica.

Yacht Lady Petra Owner

Frans Heesen


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Yacht Lady Ingeborg

Lady Ingeborg – Heesen – Jan Kelders

Yacht Amigo

yacht AMIGO – Heesen – Jo Roelof Zeeman

AMIGO yacht

yacht AMIGO – Heesen – Jo Roelof Zeeman

yacht Amigo interior

yacht AMIGO – Heesen – Jo Roelof Zeeman

Frans Heesen House

Frans Heesen Yacht


He was the owner of the yacht Lady Petra, which he sold. She is now named Odyssea.