Merle Wood of Merle Wood & Associates, the brokerage firm that orchestrated the sale, told Forbes that the yacht” was renamed Man of Steel, a name Zekelman is known to use for his boats, though Wood would not confirm if Zekelman is the new owner.
Built in 2010, the 282-foot yacht can accommodate 20 guests, has nine staterooms, a helipad and, fitting given its original owner’s background, a movie theater, according to its listing.
Representatives for Spielberg and Zekelman have yet to respond to Forbes’ request for comment.
$3.7 billion. That’s how much Spielberg is worth, by Forbes’ estimates, while Zekelman is worth $2.3 billion.
U.S. boat sales reached the highest level in 13 years last year amid the pandemic, per the National Marine Manufacturers Association.