The 20 Most Expensive Celebrity Homes in the World
It’s impossible to deny the fact that celebrities like to take things to the next level. From world-class vacations that most of us can only dream of to luxury cars made by Maserati, Rolls Royce, and Bugatti, they definitely seem to have the best of everything. Of course, this extends to where they live. After all why live in a “regular” house when you can live in one that is way over the top? The celebrities on this list have managed to take over the top up another notch. Here are the 20 most expensive celebrity homes in the world.
1. Bill Gates – $125 million
Although he’s not technically a celebrity in the sense that he doesn’t act or sing, Bill Gates is famous enough to be included (and TOP) this list. It’s really impossible to describe Bill’s Medina, WA state-of-the-art lakefront estate, Xanadu 2.0, so here are a few of the highlights. The 7-bedroom, 24-bathroom house spans over 66,000 sq. ft. and includes 6 kitchens, a 2,100 sq. ft. library with domed roof, an exercise room with a sauna, separate men’s and women’s locker rooms, a steam room, and a trampoline room, an indoor/ outdoor pool with underwater music system, a man-made stream stocked with trout and salmon, and a theater.
2.Tiger Woods – $54.5 million
Custom built to Tiger’s (and former wife, Elin’s) specifications on elusive Jupiter Island, this gorgeous 10,000 sq. ft. home backs up to the ocean. Outside, there are four putting greens with bunkers of different depths, a putting studio, a running track, a basketball/ tennis court, a 60-ft.diving pool, 100-ft. lap pool, boathouse, and spa. Inside, the 4-bedroom home, which includes a glass-fronted elevator for anyone who wants to take in the incredible sea views as they bypass the stairs, is a wine cellar, theater, and game room. In 2013, there were reports that the house was starting to sink as a result of Florida’s soft soil (Apparently, not an uncommon problem in the Sunshine State.), although there isn’t really any follow-up information available.
Jennifer Lopez – $28 million
Despite being on the market for $40 million, Jennifer Lopez purchased this 14,000 sq. ft. Bel Air mansion for a mere $28 million in 2016. The 7-bedroom, 13-bathroom home was designed and built by famed architect Samuel Marx in 1940 and features 10 carved wood or stone fireplaces, floor-to-ceiling windows and a vaulted ceiling in the main living room, a downstairs pub, a 30-seat screening room, and a stone-accented kitchen topped with skylights. The outside is just as spectacular, thanks to 2 guesthouses, a terrace with infinity pool, a 100-seat amphitheater, a vineyard and organic vegetable garden, a man-made swimming pond with beach, a pagoda with a fire pit, and a mini golf course.