The cost of the airliner from the factory is $250 million, but it is reported that Alisher Usmanov’s custom private jet is worth $400 million, equivalent to Rs 3,286 crore.
It is not rare for billionaires and A-list celebrities and businessmen to possess a private plane. Many billionaires, such as Mukesh Ambani, Gautam Adani, Bill Gates, and Elon Musk, own private jets, showcasing their immense wealth and luxury. However, do you know who possesses the most expensive private jet?
The title of the most expensive private jet is held by Russian businessman Alisher Usmanov, estimated to be worth $19.5 billion. Alisher Usmanov owns a luxurious Airbus A340-300. The airliner costs $250 million from the factory, but it is reported that Alisher Usmanov’s custom private jet is worth $400 million, equivalent to Rs 3,286 crore. There are rumors suggesting that it is the largest private jet in Russia and potentially in all of Europe.
Regarding his businesses, Alisher Usmanov is the majority shareholder of Metalloinvest, a Russian industrial conglomerate, and also possesses the Kommersant publishing house. He is also a co-owner of MegaFon, Russia’s second-largest mobile telephone operator, and the owner of Udokan copper, which develops one of the world’s largest copper deposits.
Let’s explore other celebrities and A-listers who possess private jets:
Mukesh Ambani possesses a Boeing Business Jet 2.
Gautam Adani possesses three private planes: Bombardier Challenger 605, Embraer Legacy 650, and Hawker Beechcraft 850XP.
Elon Musk possesses a Gulfstream G650 ER.
Bill Gates possesses a Bombardier 8000.
Ratan Tata reportedly possesses a Dassault Falcon 2000.
Indian businessman Kumar Mangalam Birla possesses two jets. The first is a Cessna Citation, and the second is a seven-seater Gulf Stream (G100).