Howard Hughes was a record-breaking aviator, hugely successful businessman, acclaimed film director and noted philanthropist. But his many significant achievements have often been overshadowed by his extensive range of quirks and eccentricities. From urine storing to extreme binge-watching, here are 20 reasons why Hughes has been deemed the most bizarre billionaire ever.
20. He wore Kleenex boxes on his feet
Hughes was famously afraid of germs and went to great lengths to ensure that he was kept safe from them. So, as well as making anyone who came into close contact with him place paper towels over their hands, Hughes also used Kleenex tissue boxes over his feet in the belief that they would protect him from any harm.