Mark Zuckerberg Kills a Goat and 11 Other Bizarre CEO Hobbies

CEOs may have limited free time, but they sure do spend it in interesting way. Business Insider compiled a list [...]

March 1 2012 by ChiefExecutive.net


CEOs may have limited free time, but they sure do spend it in interesting way. Business Insider compiled a list of 12 CEOs with out-of-the-box hobbies that cover a wide range of activities. Did you know that Mark Zuckerberg now only eats meat that he has killed himself? Or that chairman of Ford William Clay Ford Jr. is a black belt? Here’s the full list:

  • Cisco CEO Sandy Lerner is a avid jouster, even raising horses for jousting on a large Virginia farm
  • Ford executive chairman William Clay Ford Jr. is a black belt in Tae Kwon Do
  • Berkshire Hathaway CEO jams on the ukelele
  • Cirque du Soleil CEO Guy Laliberte was Canada’s first private space tourist
  • Hilton Hotels co-chairman flies airplanes, helicopters and balloons
  • Virgin Group’s Sir Richard Branson attempted to fly a hot air balloon around the world non-stop
  • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg focuses on sustainable living and only eating what he has killed himself – he’s killed a goat, pig, lobster and a chicken
  • Go Daddy CEO Bob Parson kills problem elephants in Zimbabwe
  • Oracle CEO Larry Ellison races large yachts
  • Reliance ADA Group chairman Anil Ambani started running marathons in 2003
  • Monster.com CEO Jeff Taylor water skis behind blimps

Read: 12 Crazy Activities These CEOs Do In Their Spare Time