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All You Need to Know About the Aga Khan, his Net Worth, his House, Private Jet and his Alamshar Yacht

Yacht Specifications

Yacht Name:


Yacht Length:

50 m (164 ft)


10 in 5 cabins


10 in 5 cabins


Devonport Yachts





Maximum Speed:

45 knots


MTU 16V4000


781 ton




US$ 50 million

Who is the Owner of the Yacht Alamshar?


Aga Khan


Switzerland, UK

Net Worth:

US$ 800 million


Aga Khan Foundation


December 13, 1936


Inaara Aga Khan, Salimah Aga Khan


Rahim, Hussain, Zahra, Prince Aly Muhammad Aga Khan


Bell Island, the Bahamas

Private Jet:

Bombardier Global 6000 (LX-PAK)

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Luxury yacht Alamshar is designed to have a top speed of 65 knots, although she realizes a speed of 45 knots.

Who is the Aga Khan? Aga Khan

Prince Shah Karim Al Hussaini, Aga Khan IV, is the 49th hereditary Imam (Spiritual Leader) of the Shia Ismaili Muslims.  He was born in December 1936. He was married to Inaara Aga Khan and Salimah Aga Khan. He has 4 children (Rahim, Hussain, Zahra, Prince Aly Muhammad).

He is a descendant of the Fatimids. The Egypt-based dynasty that founded Cairo. And ruled much of North Africa and the Middle East. From the tenth through the twelfth centuries.  The Aga Khan retains the hereditary title of “Prince”.

The title dates to 1818. When Hassan Ali Shah, the 46th Ismaili Imam, was granted the honorary hereditary title of “Aga Khan” by the Shah of Persia. The title “His Highness” was granted by Her Majesty the Queen of Great Britain in 1957.


It is believed that the Aga Khan is a direct lineal descendant of the Islamic prophet Muhammad. Through Muhammad's cousin and son-in-law Ali (considered the first Imam in Shia Islam), and Ali's wife Fatima az-Zahra. She is Muhammad's daughter from his first marriage.

In 1986 he ordained the current version of the Ismailia Constitution. An ecclesiastical decree affirming to Nizari Ismailis his "sole right to interpret the Qur'an. And provide authoritative guidance on [all] matters of faith" . And formalizing his sole discretion, power and authority.

Luxury yacht Alamshar was delivered to her owner in 2014. After a 13 year long engineering and constr uction time.  In 2018 and 2019 she regularly visited Lurssen yacht for further updates and improvements.

Alamshar Yacht

The yacht Alamshar was built with 6 (!) gas turbines, to reach a top speed of 65 knots. However at test runs it reached only 45 knots.

The yacht was named after the successful Irish Thoroughbred racehorse, which was bred at the his Aiglemont Estate. The estate is situated near the city of Gouvieux north of Paris, France

In the winter of 2018 Alamshar was sent to Lurssen in Germany, for a refit.

Aga Khan Foundation

He is founder of the Aga Khan Development Network, which spends US$ 600 million a year on good causes.

Founded and guided by His Highness the AK Development Network (AKDN) brings together a number of development agencies, institutions, and programs. That work primarily in the poorest parts of Asia and Africa.

A central feature of the AKDN's approach to development is to design and implement strategies. In which its different agencies participate in particular settings. To help those in need achieve a level of self-reliance and improve the quality of life.

Private Jet and Helicopter

He owns a Bombardier Global 6000 private jet, with registration LX-PAK. The  jet has a list pri ce of US$ 60 million. He aircraft can accommodate 18 passengers. He also owns an Augusta Westland AW139 helicopter, with registration F-HLAK.

Bell Island

He owns a private island in the Bahamas, known as Bell Island. He is rumored to have paid US$ 100 million for the island in 2012. He also donated US$ 1 million to the Bahamas National Trust.

Aga Khan Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of US$ 800 million. He reportedly lives with his family in Lisbon, Portugal. But he has houses all over the world.

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Yacht Alamshar

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Alamshar yachtAga Khan Private Jet LX-PAKAga Khan helicopter F-HLAKAga Khan house Aiglemont Estate

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Yacht Alamshar (Photo by Rich Walker).

Aga Khan’s residence: Aiglemont Estate, north of Paris.

Bell Island - Aga Khan

The Prince’s private island: Bell Island in the Bahamas

Private Jet


Aka Khan residence

Another palace owned by the Prince.

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Alamshar  is designed to reacha maximum speed of 65 knots.

Inside yacht AlamsharAlamshar interior

A view inside the yacht.

His private jet, a Bombardier Global 6000. (LX-PAK)

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