Possessions, thrones, women. These three indicators are often regarded as a benchmark for one’s happiness. But actually, the indicator of happiness is subjective, depending on the perspective of each individual.
One thing is for sure, there is a tendency towards shared hobbies among members of a certain economic stratus, as well as those who are members of the “richest people in the world” club. They tend to have unusual hobbies, compared to most people. Curious? Just check it out!
Based on reports obtained by Wealth-X, we get data on the interests and hobbies of people with an income of more than $ 30 million per year. It turns out that these are the 10 hobbies that most rich people do all over the world.
1. They like to gamble
About one tenth of super rich people like to gamble. Yes, they consider gambling to be a form of self-actualization in facing challenges and competition. The existence of various mobile casino applications is very helpful for rich people to satisfy their desire to gamble without having to spend a lot of time traveling to conventional casinos. What they need is not money but adrenaline, something that can be obtained from gambling experience.
2. They like automotive and technology
They can afford to buy a few luxury cars with the most advanced technology. Like Elon Musk and many other celebrities also like to possess very exclusive cars. People like Priyanka Chopra Jonas who own various luxury cars and even a pink Harely Davidson. Their favorite brands are Ferrari, Lamborghini, Bugatti, Mercedes, Rolls Royce top of the line, with all the accessories, leather sits and more. Some of them even tried out racing competitions just for the adrenaline, you can see them in various official championships.
3. They also care about body health and fitness
As many as 14.8% of super rich people like healthy lifestyles and exercise regularly. Mark Zuckerberck was often caught on camera doing morning jogging. The Instagram accounts of rich people often have pictures of them working out, coming from the gym or going to the gym while wearing the latest sportswear.
4. They like big boats and like to drive them
They also like to buy luxury yachts, remember Elton John vacay this last summer with the Sussexes?
Oracle founder and CTO Larry Ellison, who earns more than $ 48 million, also celebrates the sailing Olympics in America.
5. They like wine products and usually have a very extensive collection
Some even make it an additional business John Paul DeJoira even has a very profitable tequila business. And others simply go to Southern France and buy a whole winery. Guess who?
6. They have the ambition to try out politics
Donald Trump is one of the richest man who ventured into politics just for the heck of it, he behaved in a very unapologetic way during his whole campaign and against all odds he won by becoming president of the United States of America. Although most people don’t accept him he is still the most powerful man on earth right now!
Most rich people in Asia also have a tendency to fight in elections and some of them succeed and even have political parties to realize their political ambitions. In Asia, especially in Indonesia, super rich people can build their own political parties and this is an interesting phenomenon of the past decade that it is still influencing the country.
7. They collect expensive clothes
Man are most of the time the uninterested in this like Mark Zuckerberg and Pavel Durov both choose to dress modestly, although the vast majority lavish on expensive brands. Elon Musk is also one of the richest people who always looks neat. Women like Melania Trump and Ivanka are more on the pages of all newspapers for what they dress rather than what they do.
8. They love art and beauty
Almost everyone might like it, but they have an extraordinary sense for collecting valuable art and participate in auctions and visit galleries for the latest trends.
Walmart owner Alice Walton is active in art activities and her works are exhibited by many American arts associations. In Asia, many super rich people sponsor fashion shows and invite many famous designers to show case their creations. Some of them are also active in contemporary art exhibitions.
9. Who doesn’t like to go on vacation and visit exciting places around the world?
31% of people who have wealth above the average spend a lot of money for a high-end vacation. Hollywood stars often travel to remote islands in the Pacific, which of course requires huge costs. For rich people, an exclusive vacation experience is a destination. Private islands are also a must for keeping their privacy.
10. It turns out that more than half of the world’s richest people have a very noble hobby
And this hobby is giving either through their own foundations and charities or through a cause they believe in.
They often participate in fundraising activities to help others. The couple Bill and Melinda Gates who have extraordinary wealth even have their own charitable institutions that routinely make donations to poor people around the world, especially in Africa.
One thing can be concluded from this article; A very rich social stratus has its own peculiarities, hobbies and activities. But also allows to pursue any kind of interest a person is able to pursue. Like John Travolta who has become a pilot in order to fly his own plane. Really there is no limit to what a person can pursue
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