9 outrageous yachts appearing at the Monaco Yacht Show owned by some of the world's richest billionaires

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The 2018 Monaco Yacht Show will host many yachts owned by notable billionaires.

  • The Monaco Yacht Show takes place this week, where 40 new superyachts will make their worldwide debut.
  • Many yachts at the Monaco Yacht Show are owned by notable billionaires or have been chartered by the rich and famous.
  • These are just a few of the billionaire-owned yachts expected to be at the Monaco Yacht Show.

The Monaco Yacht Show is set to take place from September 26 to September 29. A playground for the ultra rich, the yachting event of the year is welcoming 40 new superyacht debuts among a host of other well-known superyachts that have already hit the waters.

With yachts over 100 feet costing an average of $1 million per 3.3 feet, many of these yachts are a mere indulgence among billionaires. The 1% flock to the show looking for their next purchase, while others put their colossal floating giants up for show.Advertisement

Using the Monaco Yacht Show's list of exhibiting yachts, we compiled a list of yachts expected to be at the show that are owned by some of the world's most notable billionaires.

From motor yacht Kismet, owned by auto parts billionaire Shahid Khan and chartered by Beyoncé and Jay-Z, to motor yacht Aquarius, owned by Las Vegas businessman Steve Wynn, see which billionaire yachts are expected to be at the Monaco Yacht Show.




Owner: Dmitry Pumpyansky

Net worth: $1.3 billion

Russian billionaire Dmitry Pumpyansky largely built his wealth making steel pipes. He reportedly owns the 236-foot yacht Axioma, which features an infinity swimming pool. Her charter rates range from $700,722 to $747,829 a week.



Owner: Steve Wynn

Net worth: $3 billion

Steve Wynn, cofounder of Wynn Resorts, built his wealth creating casinos and hotels throughout Las Vegas and spent some of it purchasing the yacht Aquarius. At 301 feet, she has a massage room, helipad, beauty salon, swimming pool, and beach club.


Anna I

Owner: Dmitry Rybolovlev

Net worth: $6.8 billion

With a $6 billion-plus fortune from Uralkali, a Russian producer of potassium fertilizer, Dmitry Rybolvlev owns a Greek Island — which he can visit via the yacht he reportedly owns, Anna I. At nearly 220 feet, the yacht boasts a skylounge with a movie screen, a dip pool, and a steam room. She charters for half a million a week during the winter.



Owner: Shahid Khan

Net worth: $7.8 billion

Motor yacht Kismet, with a weekly charter rate of around $1.29 million, has had a lot of celebrity guests step aboard. Not only is it owned by billionaire Shahid Khan — who also owns Fulham football club and the Jacksonville Jaguars — it's also been chartered by Beyoncé and Jay-Z. She has a multi-level swimming pool, basketball court, and helipad.