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In popular usage, eccentricity (also called quirkiness) refers to unusual or odd behavior on the part of an individual. In short, having money still gives privilege even when one is seen in a bad light. Being rich justifies a lot of behavior that we don't accept in the poor. These selected eccentrics in the list have a little strange tastes; Here you can see pictures, you will be surprised.

1Richard Branson is in the form of a flight attendant and a tank

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The founder of the Virgin Group and the owner of a fortune of $ 5.4 billion, Richard Branson is known for his outrageous behavior. So, in 2013, the entrepreneur served as a flight attendant on AirAsia airline. The most plausible Branson donned a bright red uniform (exactly like an attendant), put on a skirt, with shaved legs and lipstick. The Billionaire served passengers for six hours on a flight from Australia to Malaysia. He carried the food and drinks, as well as technical information reported on the flight. "The Stewardess" Branson appeared due to losing a bet with businessman Tony Fernandes. It is worth noting that this was not the first "dressing up" of this billionaire. During the wedding of salon Virgin Bride, he put on a wedding dress. Among other outrageous acts Branson can remember riding on a tank of Times Square. So the businessman advertised soda Virgin Cola, which is planned to release in the US market. To do so in the end it was not possible, and the Branson Virgin Cola dubbed his "beloved failure."

2David Rockefeller and a collection of insects

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Banker, globalist and statesman.David Rockefeller Sr. might be best known as a philanthropist, but few know that as an amateur entomologist, he has amassed a large and important collection of beetles, which someday will become part of the collection at his alma mater, Harvard University. "Insects are easy to store and collect because of their rigid sheath. I've been collecting them all over the world, I have insects from all continents except Antarctica, "- said Rockefeller.

3Bill Gates and water from faeces

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The richest man in the world according to Forbes, Bill Gates, did not disdain to drink water obtained during the processing of excrement. Founder to Microsoft, whose fortune is estimated at $ 75.8 billion, invested in Omniprocessor project designed to solve the shortage of drinking water in poor countries. Pilot plant for the processing of faeces was established in Senegalese Dakar in 2015. It is capable of processing up to 14 tons per day of waste products, they received their drinking water and electricity. Gates himself in his blog described the process of obtaining water. "I looked like feces on a conveyor belt fall into the large tank, which hosted the cleaning process. Of these, water is evaporated and then processed. After a few minutes I was able to appreciate the final result: a delicious glass of clean water, "- said the billionaire.

4Yuri Milner is looking for extraterrestrials

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Yuri Milner investied $100 million into a new project, called Breakthrough Initiatives. Milner explains that the program will survey the 1,000,000 closest stars to Earth in hopes of finding conditions suitable to life, searching the entire galactic plane of the Milky Way and beyond to the 100 closest neighboring galaxies.

5Mark Zuckerberg and his Meat Policies

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When he's not too busy connecting people across the universe, Mark Zuckerberg is pursuing a new “personal challenge,” as he calls it. "The only meat I'm eating is from animals I've killed myself," said the Facebook founder and CEO in 2011. On May 4, Zuckerberg posted a note to the 847 friends on his private page: "I just killed a pig and a goat."

6Pavel Durov five thousand "airplanes"

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In 2012, Durov threw paper planes made of money into the crowd from his office window. Every paper plane was made out of a 5,000 ruble bank note.

7Ingvar Kamprad and things from second-hand

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The founder of Ikea is known for his extreme frugality. 90-year-old billionaire flies in economy class, and often use public transport on the ground, without losing the opportunity to present his pension certificate. In 2008, Kamprad complained that he paid to the Dutch barbershop € 22 as it exceeded the allowable budget allotted for a haircut. "Usually, I try to get a haircut when I'm in a developing country. The last time it was in Vietnam"- explained the founder of Ikea. "I do not think that I have anything, not purchased at a flea market.I want to show a good example ", - said the billionaire.

8Klayv Palmer build Titanic II

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Australian millionaire Klayv Palmer made a fortune in the coal industry, then in addition engaged in tourism business. He belongs to Palmer Coolum Resort resort on the Sunshine Coast, as well as the shipping company Blue Star Line. In 2012, the entrepreneur announced his new and most ambitious venture. Invest earned capital Palmer decided to create an exact copy of the infamous "Titanic." According to the newspaper The Independent, Titanic II will depart on its maiden voyage in 2018. On the liner will be nine decks and 840 cabins, located in the three classes. Total ship can take 2400 passengers and 900 crew members. Differences with his predecessor at the Titanic II is that the new ship will be equipped with the latest navigation systems, satellite control and modern means of evacuation.

9Bidzina Ivanishvili and personal zoo

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In the summer of 2015, former Prime Minister of Georgia Bidzina Ivanishvili has offered assistance to Tbilisi zoo,which was badly damaged after the devastating floods. This billionaire lives in a massive 108,000-square-foot steel and glass palace, which boasts a waterfall, a private zoo of exotic animals and his own private shark tank, for which he imports tons of salt to keep the man-eating predators happy.

10Earl Stafford and the poor on Obama's inaugural Ball

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In 2008 January 20, to mark the swearing-in of Barack Obama as president, there was a new addition, the People's Inaugural Ball.Hundreds of people living on the margins of American society - the homeless, battered women, disabled soldiers, the terminally ill - were all invited to the ball. For three days, they were pampered, staying free-of-charge at a luxury hotel close to the White House.Tuxedos and ball gowns for the night were provided, along with hair dressers and beauticians. And it was Earl Stafford, a Virginia-based businessman, who is covered the $1m-plus costs

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