These Rich and Famous Preppers Are Coming Out of Hiding
This is another article outlining the rich, famous and respectable people that are prepping for something coming in the future.
Are they crazy too? (Well, some of them probably are but that’s not really the point.) With more and more people coming out and making prepping mainstream it’s just a matter of time before those that aren’t prepping are in the minority.
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The Walton family: The owners of Wal-Mart have a custom-built bunker in Bentonville, Arkansas that is big enough for their extremely large family. They built it shortly after the 9/11 attacks and it is guarded by a full-time security detail.
Antonio García Martínez: The former Facebook product manager purchased land in the Pacific Northwest. While he hasn’t provided a lot of details (good OpSec, sir), he has said that “it is well equipped with solar and diesel generators, survival equipment, and all the firepower he believes he’d need to defend his stake.”
Steve Huffman: The co-founder of Reddit has undergone Lasix surgery to correct his vision because, in his own words, without glasses or contacts, if the world ends, he’s “f–ked.” Huffman also has a bunker and motorcycles to evacuate San Francisco. He said, ” I think, to some degree, we all collectively take it on faith that our country works, that our currency is valuable, the peaceful transfer of power — that all of these things that we hold dear work because we believe they work. While I do believe they’re quite resilient, and we’ve been through a lot, certainly we’re going to go through a lot more.”
- John Malone: 2,200,000 acres in Wyoming and Colorado
- Ted Turner: 2,000,000 acres in Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico and North Dakota
- Philip Anschultz: 434,000 acres in Wyoming
- Jeff Bezos: 400,000 acres in Texas
- Stan Kroenke: 225,162 acres in Montana
- Bill Gates: 28,000 acres in Arizona, in which he is creating his own town called Belmont
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