The Humble Cars These Billionaires Drive
When we think of billionaires, their wealthy lifestyle is what comes to mind. We featured several stories about the expensive luxury and sports cars they have in their garage. Some cars are so rare that you would hardly see them on the road. However, not all billionaires have the same lifestyle. Some of them don’t like the attention they get on the road because of the vehicle. Here is a list of billionaires who drive modest cars.
To mark Zuckerberg
It’s a name that needs no introduction. He is one of the most famous personalities in the world. Founder and CEO of social media platform Facebook and also owns Instagram, WhatsApp and more. What does Mark Zuckerberg drive? Well the answer is a Honda Fit or a Honda Jazz as we know it in India. The model he drives isn’t even the latest version. Besides Honda Fit, he owns an Acura TSX which is another humble and regular car. He likes the Acura because it’s “safe, comfortable and not ostentatious. Some reports suggest that Mark owns a Volkswagen GTI and a Pagani Huayra.
Steve Wozniak was one of the original co-founders of Apple. Together with Steve Jobs, he created the first Apple computer. He may not be as popular as Steve Jobs, but he’s still a well-respected personality. He also worked for Facebook but quit his job because he found the Facebook lifestyle too addictive. He owns a Tesla Model X but his daily driver is a Chevrolet Bolt EV. He says he developed a love-hate relationship with his Tesla.
It’s a name that many of us may have heard many times when we were growing up. Warren Buffet, Chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. He has made billions of dollars on Wall Street and is known for spending very little money. For example, he won’t spend more than $3.17 on breakfast and he still lives in the same house he bought in 1958 for $31,500. The value of his house alone today is around $260,000. It’s very clear that he can afford any luxury car he wants, but instead he chose to drive a Cadillac XTS. He bought the XTS in 2014 when his daughter asked him to change his 2006 Cadillac DTS model.
Roman Abramovich is a household name among people who follow football games closely. He is the second richest person in Israel and the eleventh richest person in Russia. He owns many super exotic vehicles like Aston Martin Vulcan, Rolls-Royce Corniche, Ferrari FXX, Pagani Zonda R, Maybach 62 Limousines, Maserati MC12 Corsa, Lamborghini Reventon and much more. He has been seen several times driving an electric car. He also bought 20 Tesla cars to gift to his friends and business partners.
One of the richest people in the world, the man behind Amazon – Jeff Bezos owns a Honda Accord sedan. He bought the car in 1997 and still uses it. Before the Honda Accord, he had a 1987 Chevrolet Blazer model.