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Sunday, 12 January 2014

How do billionaires spend all that money?

The 20 Most Awesome One-Of-A-Kind Billionaire Toys

There’s always talk about the planes and housesbillionaires blow their money on, so we thought we’d give you a look at some of their more obscure and unique toys. A life-sized shark, Da Vinci’s journal, and Hitler’s Mercedes are just some of the things that get the world’s wealthiest putting down their hard earned (or in many cases, easily inherited) cash.
The Batmobile
S. Truett Cathy
S. Truett Cathy made his fortune with the Chick-fil-A fast food chain and is estimated to be worth around $2 billion. He chose to spend some of that change to buy himself the batmobile used in the 1992 Batman Returns movie, at a price of $250,000.
Image: forbes.com
Damien Hirst’s 14-foot shark
Steven Cohen
As the hedge fund manager and founder of SAC Capital Advisor, Steven Cohen is worth $11.4 billion. He has spent $137.5 million on de Kooning’s Woman III (the second most expensive painting ever sold), and just recently dumped $110 million for a Jasper Johns.

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