10 Expensive Things Owned By Billionaire James Dyson
He is the founder of the Dyson company, he has achieved several prominent awards including Commander of the Order of the British Empire and the Order of Merit, with him having an estimated net worth of $7.8 Billion Dollars.
11. Singapore Penthouse
Situated over three-floors, this luxury super-penthouse is located in the heart of Singapore and covers more than 21,000 square feet.
Located at the top of Singapore’s tallest building, local media is reporting that the price paid was close to $44 million dollars.
The luxurious five-bedroom penthouse has its own swimming pool and private lift, 5 bedrooms, 600-bottle wine cellar, Jacuzzi and private garden with stunning views that include the Marina Bay Sands hotel and Sentosa island.
The home occupies the 62nd 63rd and 64th floors and has been purchased after rumors the Dyson boss was relocating his company headquarters to Singapore.
10. Dodington Park Estate
Purchased by Dyson in 2003 for £20 Million Pounds, Dodington Park Estate features an exceptionally large stately home.
The mansion features an orangery and a large underground curving swimming pool with the home built in the early 19th century.
Sitting on 300 acres it is recognized as being of ‘exceptional architectural and historic interest’ and has its very own church located several meters away.
Other features that are included in the purchase of the estate include an Aqueduct, a private lake, its own dairy farm and several garden buildings.
Dyson was recently in trouble with planning authorities when he failed to obtain planning permission for the underground swimming pool.
9. Yacht Nahlin
Sleeping 14 guests in 7 cabins, this yacht was classified as one of the biggest private yachts ever built in the U.K.
She is fitted with a propulsion system of 4 × 2200 hp engines, each providing 1619 kilowatts with the total power for the boat coming to 8800 Horsepower.
She was originally furnished with six en-suite staterooms for guests, a gymnasium, a ladies' sitting room with sea views on three sides, and a library.
The purchase of the yacht is thought to have cost James Dyson around $70 million dollars and this includes a 5 year restoration program.
8. More Land Than The Queen
Over the last few years, James Dyson has been buying up a considerable amount of farmland with him spending over $37 million dollars alone on land purchases in 2018.
Now owning more private land than the queen his spending in 2017 is thought to have come to $58 million dollars.
The total farming area he currently owns is thought to cover around 14,163 hectares with the Brexit-loving entrepreneur earned about £8.2 million from the sale of farm produce.
He also owns several large estates including a 3,000 acre estate in Lincolnshire and Cranwell and Roxholme estate that was purchased from the crown.
His land profile is now so extensive that he owns more land in England than the Queen, the Duke of Bedford and the Duke of Marlborough
7. 2015 Range Rover
James Dyson owns a 2015 Range Rover that is thought to have cost him around $84,000 dollars and has a large heads up display in the dash and 4-wheel drive means he wont be forced off the road in the weather.
With a supercharged 510-horsepower V-8 under the hood, the 2015 Range Rover Sport blasts from zero to 60 miles per hour in just 5.0 seconds, with the top speed electronically limited to 155 mph
18-inch alloy wheels are all fitted as standard while inside you’ll find climate control, heated leather seats and both Bluetooth connectivity and a DAB digital radio.
Other features include auto climate control with air filtration, Ambient interior lighting, a 12V power point in its luggage area and Voice control system.
6. Manhattan Penthouse
Everyone dreams of owning an amazing penthouse apartment in New York City and billionaire James Dyson has now achieved this dream.
His $74 million dollar penthouse is located on the 54th floor of 520 Park Avenue, close to Dyson's flagship store.
Covering a whopping 9,138 square feet, It boasts six bedrooms with a 279-square-foot balcony and panoramic views of Central Park.
The full floor two-story home features a sweeping central staircase and has massive windows with a large open-plan kitchen and the large bathroom has marble floors and walls.
Dyson has neighbors in the building including ex-CEO of Barclays Bob Diamond and UFC billionaire Frank Fertitta.
5. Hullavington Airfield
Formerly RAF Hullavington, this base opened in June 1937 and was predominately used for various training purposes before closing and being renamed Buckley Barracks.
The airfield part of the site, known as Hullavington Airfield, continued to be used for RAF gliding operations until 2016 when it was sold to James Dyson for an undisclosed price.
Plans for the airfield included building a ten mile test track for the on-going production of Dyson's new electric cars and a new technology center.
4. Seiko Astron GPS Watch
One of the cheaper items on the list James Dyson's Seiko Astron GPS Watch costs around £3,000 pounds and features a Stainless Steel case.
Water resistance comes to 200 meters and the watch has a silicon strap, Analogue display and Deployment clasp.
There is an Unidirectional rotating bezel, Overcharge prevention function, Satellite acquisition status display function and Automatic hand position alignment functions.
3. Domaine Des Rabelles
James Dyson owns his own wine company that is located in France at Domaine Des Rabelles with himself and his wife acquiring it in 1999.
The vineyard consists of 4 hectares planted with Cabernet Sauvignon and the vines are more than 40 years old with the soil content of the land being mainly clay.
The vineyard operates and complies with published standards for Bio-Active® cultures, a method which naturally restores the microbial contents to the soil.
The soil is fertilized with sheep manure with various cereals, vegetables, radish and mustard plants are sown between rows to re-balance the mineral and microbial content of the soil.
2. Gulfstream G650
Costing James Dyson between $64,500,000 and $70,000,000 dollars, this amazing private jet is one of the top in its class and one of the best in the world.
The jet has a top speed of 982 km/h, a range of 12,960 km and may be configured to carry from 11 to 18 passengers.
It is equipped with a full kitchen and bar and may be equipped with a variety of entertainment features including satellite telephones and wireless Internet.
The jet uses two Rolls-Royce BR725 engines with the aircraft controls completely fly-by-wire, with no mechanical control between pilot and flight surfaces.
The main source of James Dyson's Wealth, Dyson was established in 1991 and now has more than 12,000 employee's.
The company designs and manufactures household appliances such as vacuum cleaners, air purifiers, hand dryers, blade-less fans, heaters and hair dryers.
In 2014, Dyson invested in a joint robotics lab with Imperial College London to investigate vision systems and engineer a generation of household robots.
The company is famous for its revolutionary cyclonic vacuum technology and its one of a kind Dyson Air-blade hand dryers.
Further information about the company's plans emerged in February 2018, with news of three electric vehicles in the works as part of an estimated $2.8B project
As of 2018, the company has a listed net income of £631 million pounds and a net revenue of £2.5 Billion pounds.
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