James Stunt - Forbes Rich List Facts

Posted on Nov 22, 2015 by Craig Daniel

James Stunt is a successful British Billionaire and at the age of 21 years old he gains manage his own business and expand it. James Stunt has an estimated net worth of around $5 – $7 billion, so we couldn’t help but wonder where the money came from. He reportedly invested a few million in the shipping business. Specifically, he targeted cargo vessels from the 1980s. As the demand for steel in China increased, so did the value of his investment. It is estimated that the vessels skyrocketed from $2-3 million to $10-$15 million over time.

James Stunt is an amazing person with such an incredible determination. His instincts have served him well. Stunt remains a successful businessman today and an avid collector. He resides in London and Los Angeles with his wife and child. In America, he has the largest collection of Petrus wine. He also has huge collections of Romanee-Conti and Le Pin wines. His Petrus collection ranges between 1900 and 2008. Stunt has a huge collection of cars – 3 Lamborghinis, 5 Rolls Royces, 2 Mercedes Gullwings, an AC Cobra, and a Ferrari 250 LM. He has begun dealing in the art market with artwork by Oscar Murillo, Lucian Smith, and Michael Manning.

James Robert Frederick Stunt is a British billionaire who was born on January 21 in 1982. He amassed his vast wealth through mining, gaming, art, wine, and automobiles. He is a zealous collector of wine. In 2011 Stunt married Formula One heiress, Petra Ecclestone. The couple met on a blind date and was engaged four years later. The super-rich couple now lives in the most expensive house in America, sold to them for a jaw-dropping $85 million.

In 2013, he made waves when he purchased the world’s most expensive Van Dyck painting for £12.5 Million. The National Portrait Gallery also made a bid for the painting but fell short. As a result, the English government placed a 3 month export ban on the Van Dyck with the intention to buy it back for the country. The news inspired a massive-scale art campaign which raised 10 million pounds. Upon seeing how important the painting was to his country, Stunt withdrew his bid.

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