6 People Who Own Private Islands

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While your idea of a big purchase may be a new TV or a high-end barbecue with all the bells and whistles, some of the world's ultra-wealthy have another idea. Even for much of "the 1%," a private island in a prime location is out of the budget. However, for those on the upper end of the 1% bracket, it's the perfect way to vacation or invest. Here are some of the more notable individuals who purchased their own islands.
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