The symbol of wealth and status – a private jet is definitely a must have for any A-list celebrity in the music industry.
With so many music festivals tightly squeezed into their schedules, music artists nearly have to split themselves into two to make these appearances. Whether they rent a private jet or fly in one of their own, they do not just save time, they are also able to move freely and are able to control the amount of public attention that they get compared to walking around in public airports. Get to know the rich and famous who travel the world in style.
Beyonce and Jay-Z
Queen B and Jay-Z are not just your typical power couple, they are a billion-dollar couple as confirmed by Forbes Magazine in 2017. It’s been said that Beyonce gifted her husband with a personalized Bombardier Challenger 850, complete with lavish interiors and amenities like living room, kitchen, bedroom, and two bathrooms. This jet is what they used in their 2014 world tour.
Although not confirmed if it is hers to keep, the music icon has shared snaps of her Boeing 757. One of the biggest jumbo jets, the 279-seater Boeing 757 features seats embroidered with Gaga’s name all over them. It boasts flight attendants and Wi-Fi, allowing the pop star to share snaps on social media while she travelled from city to city during her “Born This Way” tour.
The legendary rock band Iron Maiden toured for four months on a fully customized Boeing 747-400. Also known as the Ed Force One, this “tour bus” carried stage equipment, and included beds on the upper deck. Their lead singer, Bruce Dickinson is actually a professional pilot.
The rapper Bow Wow found himself in a center of a private jet scandal in 2017 after sharing a photo of his luxury car and Jet on Instagram. Social media users all over the globe was inspired by the incident which started the hashtag #bowwowchallenge where they started posting a contrast of lavish and realistic lifestyles.