Ever wondered what the uber-rich do with their pocket change? Well, apparently, they buy airplanes that cost more than your entire existence. In today’s edition of “Billionaire Boys’ Club,” we take a look at the tech moguls who’ve turned the skies into their personal playgrounds.
Elon Musk – The Space Oddity with a G650ER: With a net worth that could probably fund a trip to Mars (sorry, Jeff), Elon Musk isn’t just sending Teslas to space; he’s cruising through the stratosphere in his Gulfstream G650ER worth a mere $70 million. It’s like a Tesla, but with wings. Can we expect a Cyberjet any time soon?
Jeff Bezos – When Your Prime Membership Includes a G650ER: Amazon’s overlord and mastermind behind those ominous delivery drones, Jeff Bezos, is flying high in the same Gulfstream G650ER as Musk. Coincidence? Maybe. But you know what they say, “Great minds fly alike.”
Larry Page & Sergey Brin – The Google Guys with Matching Gulfstreams: The dynamic duo behind Google, Larry Page, and Sergey Brin, decided to keep it in sync with matching Gulfstream Vs. Rumor has it, they’re working on a search algorithm to find the best in-flight snacks.
Bill Gates – The Windows to the Skies with a Bombardier 8000: Microsoft’s maestro, Bill Gates, prefers to fly in a Bombardier 8000. It’s like Windows, but without the constant updates. Maybe he’s got a “CTRL + ALT + FLY” shortcut for smooth take-offs.
Mukesh Ambani – The Boeing Big Shot: Indian business magnate Mukesh Ambani decided a Boeing Business Jet 2 was the only way to keep up with the Musk-Bezos rivalry. Must be nice to have a private jet that’s practically a flying palace.
Paul Allen – Gone but Not Forgotten in His G650: The late Paul Allen may have left us, but his Gulfstream G650 is still soaring. It’s almost like his way of saying, “I may be gone, but my jet game is eternal.”
Steve Ballmer – The Bombardier Boogie: Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer owns a Bombardier BD-700 Global Express. It’s the aviation equivalent of doing the “Developers, developers, developers” chant at 30,000 feet. We hope he’s practicing his PowerPoint slides up there.
Mark Zuckerberg – The Dassault Daredevil: Facebook’s head honcho, Mark Zuckerberg, chose the Dassault Falcon 900EX. It’s not just a plane; it’s a social networking site in the sky. Maybe he’s up there trying to connect with extraterrestrial life.
Michael Dell – The Boeing Boss: Dell’s founder, Michael Dell, opted for a Boeing 737. Because when you’ve revolutionized the computer industry, flying on a regular plane just won’t cut it. You need something as groundbreaking as your first PC.
There you have it, folks! These tech titans aren’t just changing the game on the ground; they’re rewriting the rules in the air. Stay tuned for more sky-high shenanigans from the Billionaire Boys’ Club!
|Name||Net Worth||Airplane Model||Cost|
|Elon Musk||$228 billion||Gulfstream G650ER||$70 million|
|Jeff Bezos||$164 billion||Gulfstream G650ER||$70 million|
|Larry Page||$121 billion||Gulfstream V||$40 million|
|Sergey Brin||$107 billion||Gulfstream V||$40 million|
|Bill Gates||$104 billion||Bombardier 8000||$66 million|
|Mukesh Ambani||$98 billion||Boeing Business Jet 2||$73 million|
|Paul Allen||$20 billion||Gulfstream G650||$65 million|
|Steve Ballmer||$91 billion||Bombardier BD-700 Global Express||$55 million|
|Mark Zuckerberg||$67 billion||Dassault Falcon 900EX||$32 million|
|Michael Dell||$53 billion||Boeing 737||$85 million|
Please note that the net worth figures are as of October 2023 and the cost of the airplanes is an estimate.