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World's Billionaires with Cruise Line Ownership
(Name / Rank on Forbes List / 2006 Worth in Billions)

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Carnival Corporation


Micky Arison #94 $6.1 billion


Shari Arison   
#109
$5.2 billion







Royal Caribbean Cruises Limited*


Sami and Yuli Ofer
#224 $3.0 billion


Thomas Pritzker #410 $1.9 billion


Penny Pritzker #428 $1.8 billion


Anthony Pritzker #451 $1.7 billion


David Pritzker #451 $1.7 billion


James Pritzker #451 $1.7 billion


Jay Robert (JB) Pritzker #451
$1.7 billion


Jean (Gigi) Pritzker #451
$1.7 billion


John Pritzker #451
$1.7 billion


Karen Pritzker #451
$1.7 billion


Linda Pritzker #451
$1.7 billion


Arne W. Wilhelmsen & family #486 $1.6 billion


Nicholas Pritzker #606 $1.3 billion







Star Cruises / Norwegian Cruise Line


Lim Goh Tong
#245 $2.8 billion







Disney Cruise Line


Roy Disney
#645
$1.2 billion







Mediterranean Shipping Company


Gianluigi & Rafaela Aponte #224
$3.0 billion







Regent Seven Seas


Marilyn Carlson Nelson
#562
$1.4 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