Vacations are far from simple for celebrities, who often travel by yacht. Yes, you heard that correctly: most celebrities either own or have rented a yacht for their traveling excursions, and some spend upwards of a whopping $300,000 per week on them!
Filled with lavish spas, on-deck bars and personal chefs, these celebrity yachts are guaranteed to shake your travel dreams and make you want to boat out to sea.
At an estimated $6 million, the Wajer 77, Tom Brady’s newest yacht, proves to hold up to 20 passengers and stretches an impressive 77 feet long. Brady told Forbes he plans to use the yacht for family trips in the Bahamas and will name it “Viva a Vida.” The boat includes a master suite, a junior suite, and a separate guest cabin.
David and Victoria Beckham
Named the SeaFair, the Beckhams’ yacht is particularly familiar with Miami, where the couple took it to make a commercial for their whiskey company in 2016. The yacht is estimated to be worth about $7 million, and it includes multiple rooms, including a salon and a full dining room. But the Beckhams don’t want to limit themselves to just one yacht, as rumors suggest they’re looking into buying a $14.1 million one next.
Some celebrities don’t always want to keep their boats, as it turns out. J.K. Rowling, the famed Harry Potter author, sold her $19.2 million yacht in 2017. According to Architectural Digest, the author put the yacht up for rent for a whopping $130,000 per week! It’s no wonder though, because the yacht sports four bedrooms, a gorgeous dining room and plenty of ocean sports gear.
Fashion designer Giorgio Armani owns quite the yacht, too, worth an estimated $60 million. And, no surprise, the Italian luxury brand mogul designed it himself. The dark green boat, named Main, houses a whirlpool, a gym, and even a movie theatre. The insides are marked by their dark, sleek and modern style, leaving no room for anything less than luxury.
Va Bene is the name of musician Eric Clapton’s massive 46-meter yacht, and it features three separate decks and space for 14 guests. Reuters reported the rock star sold the yacht for an estimated $7 to $10 million.
One of the many yachts Leonardo DiCaprio has rented in his lifetime includes the Topaz, a boat that stretches 453 feet long and is valued at over $670 million. With hot tubs, swimming pools and large dining rooms, the Topaz is definitely a party yacht.
Nicole Kidman’s previous yacht’s name, Hokulani, came from her childhood nickname. Although it’s believed the actress no longer owns the golden yacht, it’s still amazing to think about the five-bedroom mega-boat, decked out with a fold-out balcony and plenty of deck room.
Beyonce and Jay Z
At a massive 351 feet long, LANA, the yacht power couple Beyonce and Jay Z own, holds jet skis, houses a cinema and deck pool and has a special VIP guest cabin. Forbes reported LANA costs around $2 million per week to maintain and operate, making it one of the most expensive yachts in the world.
Fashion designer Calvin Klein also owns quite the impressive boat, named Vantage. It holds 12 guests at a time and includes a fancy master suite with its own study room. Plus, the yacht can reach up to a 28 knots speed, making it a sleek, quick ocean escape.
Pop superstar Jennifer Lopez, otherwise known as J-Lo, took a trip aboard the yacht, Trending, in 2017. The 50-meter yacht houses a professional chef, a cocktail bar and gorgeous decks for sunbathing. After its 2006 premier, Trending was remodeled with a $4 million budget, according to Boat International. It’s no wonder the yacht looks gorgeous enough for a pop star like J-Lo!
Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal’s yacht, Great White, boasts a sleek exterior, a flip-down balcony off the master suite, a jet ski and a swim platform. According to Super Yacht Times, the athlete has favored yachting since he was a child and enjoys spending time on the ocean with friends and family.
The Vendetta, Billy Joel’s 57-foot yacht, serves as a commuter yacht for the musician to travel from Long Island to New York City. Joel recently revamped the yacht over the course of two years to make it faster and last for long trips.
When she turned 22, Kylie Jenner took the yacht, Tranquility, across Capri, Italy for a birthday celebration. The yacht has a swimming pool, a massive deck too appreciate ocean views, a huge dining area, a sundeck and a spa. The yacht holds 31 crew members.
Apple CEO Steve Jobs raked in all the money during his lifetime and left it behind for his family to enjoy. Jobs’ wife Laurene Powell Jobs currently owns their family yacht, named Venus, which has multiple bedrooms, chefs and beautiful decks. The family still ventures out on Venus to enjoy vacations together.