Like their sources of wealth, hobbies of these distinguished individuals also flare eccentricity
The list of the world's top 10 super-rich individuals consists of industrialists, tech giant founders, investors and executives – each being a man of myriad in their own right.
Like their sources of wealth, hobbies of these distinguished individuals also flare eccentricity. From bridge, boar hunting to kite-boarding, here is the list of hobbies the world's top richest individuals enjoy:
Jeff Bezos: Into the ocean searching for spaceships
Amazon Inc. founder Jeff Bezos' hobby is combing the oceans for discarded NASA spaceships.
As most of the rockets detaches from space shuttles mid-flight, there is no safe place to discard the rocket boosters, except over the ocean. Bezos has turned this into his hobby - working with teams in submarines to retrieve the historic relics.
He is said to spend three weeks on a single underwater rocket hunt once.
Elon Musk: Books, games and binge-watch
The Tesla and SpaceX boss Elon Musk is a "certified bookworm" according to South China Morning Post.
Musk likes to relax with a good book. He claimed that science fiction series "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" was highly influential in his formative years.
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In addition, he is an avid gamer who picks up the controller often to enjoy some downtime. Attributing his interest in computers and tech to playing video games, Musk said his favorites include Deus Ex, Fallout and BioShock.
Elon Musk also finds time to binge-watch series on Netflix and HBO. According to Forbes, he enjoys anime as well alongside historical documentaries.
Bill Gates likes his bridge games
In an article published in the Time, billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates said he is at an age where he is better at balancing the work that he loves to do with his foundation and taking time off to spend with family and friends.
The former Microsoft CEO started to enjoy playing bridge after playing with Warren Buffett and still finds time to play a few games when they meet.
In addition, books, travel and tennis are three other favorite pastimes of Bill the latter being the most influential for him in starting his philanthropic activities.
Mark Zuckerburg hunts for fun and focus
The Facebook CEO has a strangely hands-on hobby of hunting wild boars with a bow and arrow.
The tech entrepreneur simply goes out and follows the advice of the USDA — the US agricultural governing body who have urged hunters to target the invasive species, said Gentelman's Journal.
Zuckerberg said he loves it because it builds patience and focus.
He also likes fencing and used to be a fencer in school.
Bernard Arnault: Tennis and everything that is fineness
The multi-billionaire businessman is often seen playing tennis and is also spotted in the VIP box at many tennis matches, according to Celebrity Fun Facts.
The LVMH-owner is also a big supporter of art. Bernard Arnault took piano lessons as a child and is a classically trained pianist. He is known to play the piano in his free time. Arnault developed this love for music following his mother's interest.
Warren Buffet: The Oracle of Omaha plays the ukulele
The Berkshire Hathaway CEO enjoys playing the ukulele and he has played the instrument on live television, at charity events and in front of investors.
He also likes to stay sharp by playing bridge, according to the Entrepreneur.
He plays the game with Bill Gates on occasions although while discussing his hobby on CNN Money Warren said that more than 95 percent of his bridge games have taken place online over the last 15 years.
Larry Page: Going kiteboarding to relax
Google co-founder Larry Page is a big lover of outdoor adventure sports and Kiteboarding is his favorite to get all relaxed in and out.
He frequents Alaska and Necker Island, the private island of eccentric billionaire Richard Branson for kiteboarding, according to Bornrich.
Sergey Brin: Pushing the body to its limits
In his spare time, the other founder of Google likes to push his body to the limits in any way he can think of, from roller hockey and ultimate frisbee to gymnastics, springboard diving, and even high-flying trapeze.
"I like to do a variety of acrobatic things," he has said to Business Insider hinting that athletics have long been a priority for him.
Steve Ballmer: Netflix and golf
According to a Business Insider article, Ballmer had been staying plenty busy during the end of his time following his retirement from Microsoft – with golf and Netflix.
Ballmer had spent the time before the split watching "The Good Wife" on Netflix.
He admitted to watching over 100 episodes in this time.
Mukesh Ambani: Bollywood liking billionaire
Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani loves watching old Hindi movies and enjoys old Hindi music as well.
He also has a knack for collecting cars and currently has nearly 170 vehicles in his possession, according to Style magazine.
Some particularly noteworthy pieces include a fully bulletproof BMW 670Li that cost more than $250,000 just to register, an Aston Martin Rapide, a Rolls-Royce Phantom, and a Bentley Continental Flying Spur.