10 MOST EXPENSIVE HOMES OF CELEBRITY

1. Aaron Spelling 

Aaron Spelling

$150 million

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Aaron Spelling home (Manor) is a mansion located in the Holmby Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, across the street from Holmby Park. Constructed in 1988 for television producer Aaron Spelling. Stunt purchased the home for $85 million after it had been on the market for two years with an asking price of $150 million, making it the most expensive residential real estate listing in the US. The Manor is a French chateau-style mansion with 123 rooms and 56,000 square feet of space on more than 4.6 acres. It is the largest home in Los Angeles County.

 

2. Bill Gates

Bill Gates

$147.5 million

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Bill Gates home is located in Lake Washington in Medina, Washington. The 66,000-square-foot mansion is noted for its design and the technology it incorporates. The house nickname is Xanadu 2.0. It took seven years to build and cost $63.2 million. In 2009, property taxes were reported to be US $1.063 million on a total assessed value of US$147.5 million. The mansion is a modern design in the Pacific lodge style, with classic features such as a private library with a dome shaped roof and oculus. The house also features an estate-wide server system, a 60ft swimming pool with an underwater music system, a 2,500-square-foot gym, a 1,000-square-foot dining room, and heated floors and driveways.

 

3. Gianni Versace

Gianni Versace

$125 Million

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The house was Constructed in 1930 in Mediterranean Revival style, commissioned by architect Alden Freeman. When Freeman died in 1937 the house was bought by Jacques Amsterdam who changed it into an apartment building naming it The Amsterdam Palace. In 1992 it was purchased by Gianni Versace to become his residence in South Beach. He restored and expanded the building by adding a south wing and a pool. Versace completely redecorated it. A lot of famous people stayed in the house. On July 15, 1997 Versace was killed in front of this house by Andrew Cunanan. The house nickname is The Villa. The Villa is a property previously owned by Italian fashion impresario Gianni Versace at Ocean Drive in the Miami Beach Architectural District, Florida. The Mansion now operates as a hotel, restaurant and event location. The restaurant is Il Sole at The Villa Casa Casuarina.

 

4. Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey

$85 million

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In 2000 home was purchased in $50 million. Oprah Winfrey’s house, named “The Promised Land,” is located in Montecito, CA. The Promised Land features a man-made lake, tennis court, guest house, barn, orchards and the house has a wine cellar, gourmet kitchen, two theaters, 10 fire places, six bedrooms, and 14 bathrooms. The mostly single-story residence, which has a small subterranean lower level, spans 5,016 square feet with four bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms, and each of the three guest/family bedrooms has a private bathroom and direct access to the outdoors through sliding glass doors etc.

 

5. Hugh Hefner

Hugh Hefner

$54 million

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The house is located in Holmby Hills, Los Angeles, California, near Beverly Hills, the mansion became famous during the 1970s through media reports of Hefner’s lavish parties.The house nickname is The Playboy Mansion and the owner is Hugh Hefner. The mansion has 22 rooms including a wine cellar, a screening room with built-in pipe organ, a game room, three zoo/aviary buildings, a tennis/basketball court, a waterfall and a swimming pool area. Landscaping includes a large koi pond with artificial stream, a small citrus orchard and two well-established forests of tree ferns and redwoods. The west wing houses the Editorial offices of Playboy. The main Aviary building is the original greenhouse, with four guestrooms adjoining. It also hosts various charitable events and civic functions.

 

6. Terry Semel

Terry Semel

$50 Million

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Bel Air is nickname of the house and the owner is former Yahoo! CEO Terry Semel. The Semel compound comprises three separate but architecturally-related structures: a bulky, two story main house; a tall and thin, barrel-vaulted screening room; and a somewhat low-slung, two-story guest/pool house, two-parcel property encompasses .73 very valuable acres with 151 bulk-headed feet of frontage on Carbon Beach, colloquially called Billionaire’s Beach for the number of billionaires who maintain homes on what is arguably Malibu’s most desirable and expensive stretch of sand. The three post-modern pavilions combined measure 10,317 square feet, as per listing information, and between them contain a total of 9 bedrooms and an unlucky 13 bathrooms etc.

 

7. Jay-Z & Beyonce

Jay-Z & Beyonce

$43.5 Million

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Jay-Z & Beyonce house is located in Bridgehampton, NY. The house is lots features and these features are- The huge house boasts 12-bedrooms, 12-bathrooms and over 11.5 acres of land, It also features a 60-foot heated pool with an underwater sound system, a two-lane bowling alley, a gym and spa, tennis courts and the luxury cinema room, also plenty for the kids to do including a skateboarding half-pipe, rock climbing wall and a special area for them to perform in which features a stage and DJ space, The house also comes with a bowling alley, virtual golf etc.

 

8. Billy Joel

Billy Joel, Self Assignment, January 7, 2006

$35 million

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Billy Joel house house is located in Miami Beach, Florida. The main residence has seven bedrooms and 7.5 bathrooms, while a separate guesthouse above a four-car garage adds two more bedrooms and a shared bathroom. Notable features include a cavernous two-story living room with hand-stenciled Pecky Cypress ceiling, a colossal eat-in kitchen with barrel-vaulted Chicago brick ceiling, a mosaic tiled swimming pool, 150-feet of waterway frontage with private dock, and a boardwalk that meanders through scrubby dunes to the beach. Joel has also a long maintained a fat and frequently in-flux portfolio of private residences.

 

9. Robin Williams

Robin Williams

$35 Million

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The very famous Robin Williams house is located in near Napa, CA. The home built from Portuguese limestone includes a billiards room, an oak-paneled library, a 12-seat home theater, an elevator, climate-controlled cellars, a private tower, and 640 wine country acres, but these features don’t come close to competing with the home’s outdoor perks. Picture a 65-foot infinity-edge swimming pool, a tennis court, and a guest house, plus private hiking and horse riding trails, a horse barn, and a bass-fishing spot in a spring-fed pond and over-sized spa flanked by a pair of elegantly slender carved stone canines. The almost preposterously picturesque and certainly postcard worthy property also provides a separate 3,200-square-foot guesthouse, a seven-stall horse barn, manicured lawns and multi-tiered sculpture gardens, a 100+ tree olive grove, and 18.4-acres of mature vineyards etc.

 

10. Jerry Seinfeld

Jerry Seinfeld

$32 million

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The most famous american actor Jerry Seinfeld house is located in East Hampton, N.Y. The home, described in previous real estate listings as a “magnificent Tudor-style waterfront manor,” sits on 14 acres of rolling lawns. It actually is three separate buildings adding up to a total of 24 rooms, including 13 bathrooms and the 13 fireplaces, a gym, indoor and outdoor pools, tennis court, bowling alley, guest cottage, music room, yada yada yada, and a wine cellar etc.

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