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What Do Billionaires Eat?

While billionaires have lots of cash to splash on investments, multibillion-dollar estates, luxury cars, and private jets, most of them have unhealthy eating habits. Besides, most of them don’t even adhere to diets. Just because billionaires have money they can splash on personal chefs, but it is not always the case. That’s why you will find lifestyle diseases only affect the rich while you will hardly hear poor people getting lifestyle diseases.

We are going to focus on some of the eating habits and types of food billionaires eat.

What Type of Food Do Billionaires Eat?

A majority of billionaires don’t have healthy eating habits. Most of them skip meals or take a single meal in a day. We have compiled a list of types of food some billionaires have said they like to eat.

What Do Billionaires Eat for Breakfast?

This is what billionaires eat for breakfast:

1. Richard Branson

Richard Branson is a British billionaire and founder of Virgin Group. In 2010, Branson said that he eats fruit salad and muesli for breakfast. In 2016, he told the Daily Mail that he takes English Breakfast and takes over 20 cups of tea daily. He went ahead to say he can’t survive without the English Breakfast.

2. Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos is an American billionaire and the founder of Amazon. Jeff Bezos earlier said that he avoids early morning meetings so that he has ample time to eat a healthy breakfast. He went on to add that he avoids fatty foods. Most of the time he takes Mediterranean octopus with potatoes, poached eggs, and green garlic yogurt for breakfast.

3. Mark Cuban

Mark Cuban is an American billionaire who owns the Dallas Mavericks, a professional basketball team of the NBA. In 2014, Mark Cuban said that he takes a cup of coffee and cookies for breakfast.

4. Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg is the co-founder of Meta, a company that owns Facebook and other social media platforms. Zuckerberg says that he takes whatever he is feeling for that day because he does not want to waste time on petty decisions. Zuckerberg likes to avoid decision fatigue and that is why he always wears gray T-shirts.

5. Bill Gates

Bill Gates is an American billionaire and a co-founder of Microsoft. In 2014, Gates stated that he loves Diet Coke and he takes about three or four cans of Diet Coke for breakfast.

6. Steve Jobs

The Late Steve Jobs was the co-founder of Apple. He too had unhealthy eating habits and he would eat one food consecutively for a week. He mainly ate vegetables like fruits like apples and vegetables like carrots, nuts, seeds, and grains.

7. Elon Musk

Elon Musk is the co-founder of Tesla, SpaceX, and owner of Twitter. Musk told CNBC that he prefers a cup of java and an omelet for breakfast. He has also said that he would rather eat tasty food and live shorter. 

What Do Billionaires Eat for Dinner?

This is what some of the billionaires eat for dinner:

8. Jack Dorsey

Jack Dorsey is the founder and former Twitter CEO. In 2012, Dorsey stated that he takes two boiled eggs with soy sauce. Recently, Dorsey said that most of the time he fasts and he is only eating one meal a day and most times it's dinner.

9. Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett is an American billionaire investor and is the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. He possibly has the unhealthiest diet. Buffett stated that he eats McDonald’s chicken nuggets three times a day. He also likes to drink Coca-Cola and eat Dairy Queen ice cream and candies.

10. Mukesh Ambani

Mukesh Ambani is an Indian billionaire and businessman. He loves to explore a wide range of food varieties. He loves Swati snacks while his children love Thai food.

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What Do Billionaires Eat for Lunch?

This is what billionaires eat for lunch:

11. Jack Ma

Jack Ma is a Chinese billionaire and co-founder of Alibaba. Jack Ma was seen eating noodles for lunch during Alibaba’s IPO in 2017. One of the staff said that Ma had been eating noodles for lunch for the last 18 years.

12. Donald Trump

Donald Trump is an American billionaire and former United States president. He likes fast food and prefers to eat at McDonald’s. Most of the time he enjoys eating Filet O Fish sandwiches.

Summary: What Do Billionaires Eat?

You would expect billionaires to have personal chefs who can help the with cooking so that they eat healthy food. Unfortunately, it is not the case. Billionaires have unhealthiest eating habits and most of them take one meal a day. Workaholics like Elon Musk don’t have much time to eat. They skip meals or take only a single meal in a day.

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