Five Things You Can Buy With $800 Million

With the Powerball jackpot climbing to a record $800 million, takes a look at five items you can purchase with the hefty lump of cash.  

1. Private Island


Join the ranks of celebrities such as Virgin’s (NASDAQ:VA) Richard Branson with your own private island. According to, Rangyai Island in Thailand could be yours for $160 million. It’s 20 minutes east of touristy Phuket and dons 110 acres of white sand and tropical forests.

2. Cullinan Diamond


It’s the world’s largest diamond ever found weighing 3,106 metric carats. This gem is estimated to be worth $400 million.

3. Maybach Exelero

Owning this high-performance sports car will set you back $8 million.

4. The Houston Astros

Brewers Carter Baseball

The Houston Astros franchise was valued at $800 million in 2015.

5. Jerry Seinfeld


According to Bankrate, as of September 2015, Jerry Seinfeld’s net worth is $860 million, but you might have to have a huge sitcom to bring in that kind of dough.