14 Celebrities Who Ride In Their Own Private Jets (Who Needs Fancy Cars Anymore?)

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There’s nothing worse than having to sit in traffic from day to day but, if you’re a celebrity, not only do you have the money to enjoy the luxury of a highly expensive car, you also have enough cash to buy an airplane or a helicopter. Here are 14 celebrities who have taken to the skies and are proud owners of an aircraft.


Oprah owns a Bombardier Global Express private jet that she has often expressed as being one of the best things that she owns.

Tom Cruise

Tom Cruise became a real maverick in 1994 with his role in the movie Top Gun. He earned his private pilot’s license the same year and has purchased various planes, including a P-51 Mustang.

Kim Kardashian & Kanye West

Though it isn’t clear who owns the helicopter, Kim and Kanye have been spotted hopping into a personal helicopter.

Clint Eastwood

Clint Eastwood is a licensed pilot, having been certified for more than 30 years. He claims that his favorite hobby nowadays is flying helicopters.

Donald Trump

With the amount of money flowing into his bank account, it’s no real shock that Donald owns a helicopter as well as a Boeing 727-23.

Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie purchased an SR22 plane and is said to fly it barefoot.

Jimmy Buffett

Jimmy sees Margaritaville from above in his Dassault Falcon 900ex jet that he has been flying for years. He also owns a Grumman HU-16 Albatross.

Morgan Freeman

Morgan Freeman has often said how he used to dream of being a fighter pilot when he was younger; crazily enough he didn’t become a true pilot until he turned 65. He owns two personal planes.

Harrison Ford

Harrison Ford not only owns a helicopter, he’s saved people while flying one. In 2000 he rescued a sick hiker in Idaho while flying his private helicopter. Harrison also owns a Cessna 525B CJ3 Citation Jet.


Seal’s proposal to Heidi Klum started off high in the air with a trip to the Canadian Rockies in his private helicopter.

John Travolta

John Travolta is definitely a pilot at heart. He has five planes total and his home is fitted with a 1.4-mile landing strip as well as a carport to house his smaller aircraft.

Kobe Bryant

It’s been reported that Kobe Bryant chooses to avoid LA traffic by flying in his helicopter after every home game.


Jay-Z has taken adorable Blue Ivy on helicopter rides with him.

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