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World's Billionaires with Cruise Line Ownership
(Name / Rank on Forbes List / 2007 Worth in Billions)

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Carnival Corporation


Micky Arison #129 $5.8 billion


Shari Arison   
#194
$4.3 billion







Royal Caribbean Cruises Limited*


Sami and Yuli Ofer
#226 $3.9 billion


Thomas Pritzker #407 $2.3 billion


Penny Pritzker #458 $2.1 billion


Anthony Pritzker #488 $2.0 billion


Daniel Pritzker #488 $2.0 billion


James Pritzker #488 $2.0 billion


Jay Robert (JB) Pritzker #488
$2.0 billion


Jean (Gigi) Pritzker #488
$2.0 billion


John Pritzker #488
$2.0 billion


Karen Pritzker #488
$2.0 billion


Linda Pritzker #488
$2.0 billion


Arne W. Wilhelmsen & family #618 $1.6 billion


Nicholas Pritzker #618 $1.6 billion







Star Cruises / Norwegian Cruise Line


Lim Goh Tong
#204 $4.2 billion







Disney Cruise Line


Roy Disney
#754
$1.3 billion







Mediterranean Shipping Company


Gianluigi & Rafaela Aponte #390
$2.4 billion







Regent Seven Seas


Marilyn Carlson Nelson
#488
$2.0 billion







Oceana Cruise (Apollo Management)




Leon Black
#488
$2.0 billion

* Note: The Pritzker family and Ofer brothers hold approximately 25% of RCCL through Cruise Associates, a Bahamian registered holding company.  See Cruise Ship Squeeze: The New Pirates of the Seven Seas for a description of how this ownership came about.

Source: www.cruisereserach.org/billionaires.html