WTF Fun Fact – Nekker Island For Cheap

In 1978, Richard Branson was trying to impress his girlfriend by pretending to buy a private island in the BVI. It was listed for $6M and he offered $100k as a joke. The owner later sold Nekker island to Branson for $180k. He would marry the same girl there 11 years later. – WTF Fun Facts

Source: How I bought Necker Island | Virgin

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2 thoughts on “WTF Fun Fact – Nekker Island For Cheap”

  1. “The owner later sold Nekker island to Branson for $180k. He would marry the same girl there 11 years later.”

    Who married her? Branson or the island’s former owner?
    Pronoun confusion!

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