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World's Billionaires with Cruise Line Ownership
(Name / Rank on Forbes List / 2010 Worth in Billions)

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Carnival Corporation


Micky Arison #189 $4.4 billion


Shari Arison   
#277
$3.4 billion







Royal Caribbean Cruises Limited*


Sami and Yuli Ofer
#109 $6.5 billion


Thomas Pritzker #616 $1.6 billion


Penny Pritzker #721 $1.4 billion


Anthony Pritzker #721 $1.4 billion


Daniel Pritzker #773 $1.3 billion


James Pritzker #773 $1.3 billion


Jay Robert (JB) Pritzker #721 $1.4 billion


Jean (Gigi) Pritzker #773 $1.3 billion


Karen Pritzker #773 $1.3 billion


Linda Pritzker #773 $1.3 billion


John Pritzker #773 $1.3 billion


Nicholas Pritzker
#937
$1.0 billion


Arne W. Wilhelmsen & family #655 $1.5 billion







Star Cruises / Norwegian Cruise Line


Lim Goh Tong
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Disney Cruise Line


Roy Disney
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Mediterranean Shipping Company


Gianluigi & Rafaela Aponte --








Regent Seven Seas


Marilyn Carlson Nelson
#616
$1.6 billion







Apollo Management (Oceania, NCL, Regent Seven Seas)



Leon Black
#374
$2.5 billion


Marc Rowan
#828
$1.2 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/billionaires10.html