Bono has an estimated net worth of $900 Million dollars, that’s why Vidello Productions is taking a look at 10 Expensive Things He Owns.
10. Killiney Mansion
Lying in a posh seaside neighborhood called Dalkey which is a green superb of Dublin, this estate was purchased by the super-star in the 1980’s.
The home has been renovated substantially over the years with over 8,500 square feet including a second home on the lot that was purchased later.
The home and driveway is protected by a large gate and walls with greenery pouring down the sides and its thought the estate is protected by a wide CCTV system thanks to fans gathering outside.
Bono’s celebrity neighbors include Enya who owns a castle-style home, Van Morrison, Neil Jordan, Gerald Kean and Panto Queen Adele King.
9. New York Apartments
Now sold, this large 2,322-square-foot apartment at the El Dorado at 90th Street and Central Park West was sold for $4.9 million dollars after originally being purchased for $3.4 million.
The home featured a master suite, 320-square-foot terrace and living room facing Central Park and neighbors included Billionaire Donald Trump, Steven Spielberg, Dustin Hoffman and Bruce Willis.
His second Apartment in the city was purchased of Steve Jobs for close to $15 million dollars and featured heavy bronze doors and windows costing $79,000 each.
Listed as one of the top 50 places to live in the city, the apartment is located in the San Remo Building and the 3,500 square foot apartment also has a large sun terrace.
8. Villa Les Rose
Many famous and familiar faces can often be spotted wandering the French Riviera, none more so than U2 front man Bono who has purchased a home in the area.
Purchasing the home for $4 million dollars, the home was in need of considerable renovations and its thought Bono spent upwards of $16 million dollars to bring it up to spec.
The four story pink mansion is located on the seaside and is a mixture of Art Deco and French Architecture while featuring more than 20 rooms to accommodate guests.
Pool and Spa amenities are included while a lush exotic garden sits on the outside and breathtaking views of the Mediterranean.
Neighbors include bass player Adam Clayton and drummer Larry Mullen Jr and he has access to a studio in his basement where the trio regularly practice.
Located between Eze and Nice, the home has access to all the Costa Del Sol has to offer!
7. The Cyan Yacht
Another world famous purchase by Bono, his amazing super-yacht named Cyan was purchased in 2008 and covers 48.7 meters in length, costing around $25 million dollars.
With six sizable cabins that can sleep up to twelve guests, every cabin has a plasma screen television and satellite TV.
Oak and mahogany line the corridors and the yachts indoor communal area also features a baby grand piano and a fully-equipped gym.
The outside decks feature a swimming pool, an outdoor cinema with a three meter screen and a Jacuzzi area with tenders and water-sports also available.
The yacht also carries fishing equipment, snorkeling gear, and a kite-surfer, while a top of the range bespoke stereo system has been installed by the singer.
Built by the highly respected Italian ship builders Codecasa, Bono has spent millions on his prized yacht.
6. Learjet 60
Owning a yacht is one thing but owning a private jet is another and Bono has splashed out on the amazing, Learjet 60, however some things don’t always go to plan.
His private jet plummeted at least 15,000 feet towards the ground back in 2014 when one of the luggage doors fell off and several pieces of luggage from the compartment were also lost.
With a capacity for 8 passengers and 2 crew, the Learjet 60 was produced between 1991 and 2012 while 400 had been built as of February 2012.
Each jet costs roughly $14.67 million dollars which is a splash in the ocean for Bono’s incredible wealth and the plane has a cruising speed of 484 mph.
With a range of 2,773 miles and a Service ceiling of 51,000 feet, this is one plane that will get you from point A to Point B FAST!
5. Maserati Quattroporte
With a recommended retail price of close to $100,000 dollars, Bono’s Maserati Quattroporte is a four-door full-size luxury sports saloon produced in Italy.
The name, translated from Italian means “Four Doors” and the car is currently in its sixth generation, with the first generation introduced in 1963.
Powered by a 3.8 Liter twin-turbocharged Ferrari F154 A V8 engine, the car has an 8-speed ZF 8HP70 automatic transmission and a top speed of between 156.6 and 202.6 mph.
The car also comes in a Zegna Limited edition, with over 100 of the models being made and sold and the Maserati Quattroporte GTS was launched in 2015, later being awarded “Best Luxury Vehicle” by the Washington Automotive Press Association.
4. Volkswagen Tiguan
Moving to a more modest, but state-of-the-art style of car now and Bono does own a Volkswagen Tiguan that comes with a price tag of around £30,956 pounds.
Described as a premium SUV, the Tiguan features Eye-catching LED lights, panoramic sun-roof, ambient lighting on the inside and driver assistance keeps Bono on track at all times.
The cutting edge Active Info Display provides Bono with all the info he needs at a glance and the optional Car-Net system provides Traffic updates, news and nearby filling station locations.
The amazing heads up display can be activated at the touch of a button and displays information such as your speed, navigation data and traffic signs directly in your field of vision.
The car has a top speed of between 119.3 and 142.9 mph, while 0-60 can be achieved by Bono in 6.0 to 10.6 seconds.
3. Ducati 916
Built by Ducati from 1994 to 1998, this fully faired sport bike features a 916 cc fuel injected, 4-valve, desmo, liquid-cooled, 90° V-twin engine.
Frequently cited as one of the most beautiful motorcycles ever, it features a tubular steel trellis frame, 6-speed, chain drive transmission and weighs roughly 194.5 kg.
Bono sold his Ducati at the NEC International Motorcycle and Scooter Show Auction in Birmingham for £11,500 and raised money for Riders for Health.
He signed the tank of the bike with a touching personal message and close to £20,000 was raised overall.
2. Tesla Model S Performance
Spending a ridiculous amount of money on a car was exactly what was on the mind of Bono when he purchased his latest motor, a shiny new Tesla Model S in December 2019.
Paying roughly $99,990 dollars for the car, it can achieve 0-60mph in just 2.4 seconds while having a top speed of 162 mph.
The Model S Long Range Plus has an all-electric driving range of up to 390 miles and has some incredible safety features including high impact protection and low rollover risk with its floor-mounted battery.
The all-electric power-train delivers unparalleled performance in all weather conditions and has 12 ultrasonic sensors, a 160m forward facing radar and autopilot feature that assist you with many parts of driving.
Seating up to five adults, the car features noise engineering comparable to a recording studio while the expansive Glass Roof provides UV protection.
Tesla cars also have some of the best heads up displays in the world, even letting you watch television while your charging your vehicle.
1. Kingdom Come Yacht
Built by Feadship in 1979, she was ranked among-st the largest yachts sailing and has had several other named including Dianamara and Nara.
Voogt Naval Architects are responsible for her exterior design and naval architecture, while interior design was left to Larvor.
The yacht is reported to have cost around €10,000,000 Euro’s and has recently had a full new luxurious interior installed with brand new tenders.
Covering 198 feet, the yacht is hard to hide and Bono has hosted many friends on the yacht including Sacha Baron Cohen and Oasis star Noel Gallagher.
The boat features a nautical-inspired master suite, space for 26 guests, has top-of-the-line stabilizers and can reach a top speed of 19 knots.
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