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As a Christmas present to himself, Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones bought himself a superyacht.
The Texas billionaire, who also got a present when the Cowboys won a playoff game over the weekend, reportedly spent about $250 million on the vessel.
The purchase is proof that owning a football team is a good investment because the yacht actually cost $110 million more than the $140 million Jones spent to buy the ‘Boys in 1989.
Now, three decades later, the team is worth $5 billion. Jones, 76, is worth approximately $6.8 billion overall.
Measuring 360 feet long and complete with two helipads, a garage for water vehicles, a gym and a beach club, and more luxurious amenities, the boat is named Bravo Eugenia after Jones’ wife Gene Jones.
“The interior is a sophisticated, elegant, contemporary design that features light maple wood and white pearl lacquer with contrasting accents of walnut and ebony,” according to an Oceanco press release.
Wow Jerry Jones new yacht. Must be nice. pic.twitter.com/ecBUXCHSfw
— Halomike27 (@halomike27) January 9, 2019
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