- Billionaires like Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Alphabet CEO Larry Page can afford to drive any car they want.
- While some of them have splurged on Teslas and Paganis, other high-end rides, others have chosen to stick to Ford pickup trucks and Honda Accords.
If you had all the money in the world, what type of car would you buy? Would it be a $3 million Rolls-Royce, a $574,000 Lamborghini Aventador SVJ, or a more subtle Honda Accord? While some multibillionaires have chosen to spend some of their wealth on expensive cars, others have taken a more modest route.
From million-dollar handbuilt cars to common roadsters, these are the cars nine of some of the wealthiest people in the world drive.
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Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos owns a 12% stake in Amazon worth about $114.8 billion following his divorce from his ex-wife, MacKenzie. But despite his wealth, a younger Bezos in 1999 still drove a 1996 Honda Accord, two years after the retailer went public.
When asked about his vehicle of choice in a 1999 episode of "60 Minutes," Bezos said, "This is a perfectly good car."
The MSRP in 1996 was $17,890.
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Facebook and Asana cofounder Dustin Moskovitz has a net worth of $13.4 billion, according to Forbes. Despite his 3% stake in Facebook, Moskovitz stayed frugal. A 2011 profile of Moskovitz in The Seattle Times noted that he drove a Volkswagen R32 at the time.
The MSRP for the R32 in 2008 was $32,000.
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Jack Ma is the cofounder of the e-commerce and tech conglomerate, The Alibaba Group. The China-based group’s 2014 IPO was the world’s biggest public stock offering at the time, raising $25 billion.
With a net worth of $37.3 billion, Jack Ma is the second-richest man in China. However, he hs been seen in a Roewe RX5 SUV as recently as October 2018. The RX5’s infotainment system is powered by Alibaba’s YunOS operating system.
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