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Regarded as the "Cinderella" of the technology industry, Bill Gates showed us how anyone could become a billionaire with enough creativity and intelligence. His mansion, that's valued at $147.5 million, is situated in Washington and is just one of the fruits of his international success. This 66,000-square-foot house features an enormous personal library and every modern gadget you can imagine.
Celine Dion, the legendary performer of "My Heart Will Go On", designed and built her waterpark property independently. The two adjacent mansions, spanning 10,000 square feet, include all kinds of amenities such as fourteen bedrooms, two swimming pools, a water slide, a golf simulator, and so on. This waterpark is just like or perhaps even more fabulous than what you'd find at a holiday resort.
Tom Selleck is a veteran actor who has played quite a lot of ironic roles in some well-known TV series such as Magnum P.I., The Rockford Diaries, and most recently Friends, where he starred as Richard. The famous actor demonstrated his good taste by transforming his mansion into a unique man cave. Thanks to that, it has been featured in numerous architecture and interior design magazines. What a wise investment!
Though he's struggled with scandals like his bitter divorce and DUI arrest, Tiger Woods is still well off enough to buy a substantial house with a four-hole golf course and a 100-square-foot swimming pool. This top athlete divides his home into two sections - the living quarters and a multipurpose building, connected by a glass-covered walkway. Now he can enjoy the good life with his girlfriend, Erica Herman, in the mansion.
Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen enjoy a harmonious family life with their three adorable kids in their California mansion. The supermodel and the NFL quarterback both care about environmental issues, and they have equipped their home with eco-friendly devices from gray-water for irrigation to photovoltaic solar panels.
The supermodel and TV celeb Heidi Klum lived in a 12,300-square-foot house standing on an 8.5-acre lot in Los Angeles. Mostly covered by ivy leaves, the posh villa came with eight bedrooms, ten bathrooms, and a temperature-controlled wine room.
Oprah Winfrey rose to fame mainly for her popular talk show, The Oprah Winfrey Show. The multi-billionaire has a magnificent property in Montecito, California, which stands on a 23,000-square-foot estate. Just like its name, "Promised Land", it includes everything a dream home would ever need, from a fireplace, a wine cellar, a home theater, and a walk-in wardrobe all the way through to a private library.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg purchased two adjoining estates, Brushwood Estate and Carousel Estate, in Lake Tahoe, California. For a tech tycoon valued at $70 billion, it was a mere drop in the ocean to afford the two waterfront mansions. As a bonus, the house is close to Silicon Valley, so has become a convenient way to keep his work-life balance intact!
The director of "A Beautiful Mind," Ron Howard had lived in an elegant estate in Connecticut, New England, for decades. The house stood on a 17,200 square foot estate and contained six bedrooms and eight bathrooms. Any potential buyers should note that his classic mansion requires a costly security system and the homeowner's insurance policy.
Billy Joel, the experienced musician and singer, has earned a fortune over decades of hard work, so it's no wonder that he had such a lavish mansion in Miami Beach, facing one of Florida's beautiful waterways. The "Piano Man" splurged $35 million on it even before he moved in. Later he furnished it in the elegant Mediterranean style. His house included eight bedrooms and eight bathrooms, a wine cellar, and a swimming pool. But it went on sale in 2018. An absolute bargain for any buyer!
Pat Sajak, the host of the Wheel of Fortune game show, had a stunning house located in Glendale, spanning 2,600 square feet and including "just" four bedrooms and three bathrooms. Surely he could afford it because the show he hosted had allowed his net worth to surge to $60 million. Sadly, his ex-wife sold it off after they broke up.
The famous singer and actress has already been so successful while her career continues to skyrocket. Her house's former owner is Frank Zappa, a legend in the music industry, and his studio is still a part of the house. The mansion in Hollywood Hills stands on a six-acre lot and boasts five bedrooms, seven bathrooms, and a stunning view of the Pacific Ocean's picturesque scenery. Gaga once said, "This is my sanctuary … my oasis of peace. I call it my gypsy palace".
The Smiths' house is so big that it has its own zip code, and they equip it with everything they want both for education and entertainment. Their home features a golf course, a basketball court, a tennis court, and a recording studio for their children interested in music. The family can lead a full and happy life without ever leaving home.
Jack Nicholson, a veteran Hollywood actor and three-time Oscar winner, is renowned for his roles in Easy Rider, Five Easy Pieces, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, and Batman. Besides, some audiences still feel scared when they recall some of the classic scenes from The Shining. However, his mansion would thrill you more than the films! The house in Mulholland Drive, Beverly Hills, spans 3,303 square feet, and it must be super awesome to jump from the second-floor balcony into that big pool! Maybe that's why he has resided here for over five decades.
After O. J. Simpson was set free, he chose to take up residency in Las Vegas cuz he was no longer welcomed by Florida. Now he is living in a 5,000-square-foot apartment despite outstanding debts of $70 million. But the former NFL star can afford it cuz he can still access his pension from NFL, Screen Actors Guild, and his pension investments, which amount to something like $300,000 annually.
Best known for his role as "God of Thunder" Thor, Hemsworth and his family call this scenic 11-acre property home. The multi-level home features six buildings in total and two pools, a lagoon-style one and a 25-meter one.
The household director and actor has been featured in many films and dramas, but not many people know that his mansion has been featured on TV. Worth $30 M, the house comes with seven bedrooms and six bathrooms, and even has a movie theater! A top-notch security system protects them all day long.
The A-list Hollywood actress Angelina enjoys her private hideaway in Laughlin Park, a gated community that dozens of celebs call home. Besides its fantastic location, the mansion's interior layout is also impressive - six bedrooms, a swimming pool, a modern kitchen, and other lavish amenities.
The actor Leonardo DiCaprio, known for his unconventional roles, has acquired an unconventionally massive property himself! The Golden Globe winner bought an entire island situated in Belize, covering an area of 104 acres.
The chart-topping singer owns a massive house featuring four bedrooms, two living rooms, and two dining areas. The lovely villa is located in Hidden Valley, a gated community in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles.
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