Celebrities are always laden with a certain style statement that is unique and gets people following it in long run. Whether it be their accessories, clothes or perfumes, they spread fashion and posh interests in people. The same stands true for their homes as well. With some of the most outlandish and luxurious homes that they own, they do make a personal statement that inspires people to travel and have a look at them. Let us have a look at atleast 12 of such luxurious celebrity homes that would inspire awe in people who see them:
1. Madonna - Dubai
Dubai proved to be a luxurious haven for Madonna and her celebrity home! This home gained a lot of popularity as her living room was an underground room with a view of dolphins. Celebrity architect Joaquin Torres designed this dolphinarium cum living room on an estate in the World Islands, complete with about 1,400 metres of private beach.
2. George Clooney - Italy
The suave George Cooney found himself be fitted with ravishing Italian culture with his Villa Oleandra, set dramatically on the banks of beautiful Lake Como. This 25 room Italian villa has a swimming pool, an outdoor theatre and a garage specially designed for Clooney’s motorcycle collection. What adds quality and grace to this celebrity mansion is that it is quite peaceful and idyllic but then quite popular on the hit list of travellers who visit Italy.
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3. Manny Pacquiao - United States
Beverly Hills has been a showstealer for quite a long time. Very recently bought at $12.5 million by boxer Manny Pacquiao, this 10,000 square foot mansion has seven bedrooms and eight baths. It is conjectured that the in-house theatre holds regular screenings of Manny’s exploits in the ring!
4. Steven Spielberg - Long Island
Spielberg bought the above 1900-built brick estate at 94 Apaquogue Road in East Hampton in 2008, tore it down, and is now quietly asking $24.5 million for the empty lot. The movie mogul also owns other properties nearby.
5. David Copperfield - Bahamas
This would be the grandest atleast in terms of size! David Copperfield calls an 11 island archipelago home! Located in chain of islands in the Bahamas, the largest of which is the 150 acre Musha Cay, this beautiful home is what one can simply wonder at!
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6. Mukesh Ambani - India
Mukesh Ambani’s 'Antilia' is one of the most expensive celebrity homes in the world. This massive home with extra high ceilings has only 27 floors in it; where ordinary buildings of the same height would have about 60. Built by Chicago based architects Perkins and Will, this structure can withstand earthquakes measuring up to 8 on the Richter scale.
7. Johnny Depp - France
Johnny Depp has a whole village to call his home! Located in the South of France, Johnny Depp spent about $10 million to ‘fix-up’ the already beautiful village that has a main house, a few guest cottages, a bar and a restaurant, a chapel, stables and a staff house. However, post his breakup this house is for sale.
8. Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn - Canada
Actors Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn's Vancouver pad is a celebrity home bought for a cause. The couple shifted base to Canada in support of their son’s hockey career. This five-bedroom Tudor style home in the snooty Shaughnessy area has a gym, a built-in theatre, a new kitchen and eleven fireplaces to keep it warm in the infamous Canadian winter.
9. Amal and George Clooney - England
George Clooney has decided to be simply outlandish. This time, he shared this $10 million home in Berkshire as a marital home with Amal Clooney. The couple renovated the nine-bedroom mansion to add a home cinema, a spa and a pool house.
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10. Vladimir Putin - Spain
Even the politicians are on this list! Rumour has it that Russian president Vladimir Putin is getting a custom made mansion made in the middle of the snooty Zagaleta estate, near Marbella. La Zagaleta which is said to be the most expensive real estate in Europe, not just in Spain. He will be sharing neighbourhood area with celebrities like Rod Stewart, Hugh Grant and Margaret Thatcher. This house has a gigantic area that includes sunken pools, fountains, a cinema, a spa and a gym, a piano bar along with a spectacular view of Gibraltar.
11. Jack Ma - Hong Kong
Alibaba chairman Jack Ma bought a luxury bungalow for $193 million, making it second only to Mukesh Ambani’s Antilia in Mumbai. Spanning nearly 10,000 square feet, this property is nearly 70 years old, and stands bang in the middle of Hong Kong. The house offers rare 270 degree views of Victoria Harbour and a huge 20,000 square feet of garden space.
12. Michael Bay - Los Angeles
Transformers director Michael Bay purchased this home and Jack Warner-designed it for $5.1 million in 1999. He made improvements over the years, then listed it in 2013 for $13.5 million. However, in April, news broke that he had sold the property to New York City real estate developer Zach Vella.
So which of these celebrity homes inspires you enough to take a journey there? Let us know.
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