Eight of the ten most expensive things in the world that individuals own are luxury yachts, estimates the business portal Wealth.
At the top of this list is the 180-meter-long six-deck yacht, valued at $ 627 million, owned by the Sheikh of the United Arab Emirates, Caliph Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, whose fortune is estimated at about 17 , $ 9 billion.
In second place is the 366-square-kilometer island in the Hawaiian Lanai Archipelago, which was bought by Oracle founder and CEO Larry Ellison for $ 500 million in June 2012.
The yacht of Russian billionaire and oligarch Roman Abramovich, who has become rich by trading oil and who owns the English club Chelsea, is in third place.
Abramovich’s yacht is 180 meters long, which he bought a few years ago, worth 485 million dollars.
Yet in some other rankings of the world’s most expensive yachts, the Abramovich yacht is now valued at up to $ 1.2 billion – and as the most expensive yacht in the world.
In fourth place is the yacht of the Russian vodka king, Yuri Scheffler.
This 133 meter long yacht was bought by the Russian billionaire in 2011 for 330 million dollars.
Even the rich Russian yacht Andrey Melnichenko, worth 323 million dollars is in fifth place.
Then there is the yacht of the Emir of Dubai, Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, worth 300 million dollars, the same as the yacht of the director of the house of American music, film and theater producer David Geffen.
In seventh place is the yacht of the rich Saudi Abdullah al-Futtaim, worth 386 million dollars.
In ninth place is the $ 286 million Monaco apartment owned by wealthy Russian Dmitry Rybolovlev, owner of the Monaco football club.
In tenth place is the yacht of the Russian Alisher Usmanov, originally from Uzbekistan, who has enriched himself with jobs in the metallurgical industry.
He bought this yacht for 263 million dollars.