The movie industry is one glamorous place where money and luxury go hand-in-hand. Our favourite Bollywood and Hollywood celebrities are known to lead extravagant lifestyles. They drive the most expensive cars, holiday at the most beautiful places and live in houses so luxurious that we mere mortals are envious of! Their lifestyle in itself is so grand and opulent that we sometimes wish we were a part of this world. To give you a taste of just how regal things are in their world, we've listed down the most expensive houses of Bollywood and Hollywood celebrities. Be prepared to be shocked as you read on!
The first person on the list of most expensive houses of Bollywood celebrities has to be King Khan. His beautiful sea-facing house on Bandstand, Bandra, called Mannat, has been valued at a whopping Rs 200 crores. The six-storey bungalow boasts of a mini theatre, gym, swimming pool, SRK's home office, a huge library and every other amenity you can imagine. The extravagant interiors of the house have elevated the value to the next level. The best part though - it has now been declared a heritage site and it can never be demolished. This is one of the most expensive celebrity house in Bollywood.
Amitabh Bachchan, Indian cinema's original angry young man, has built a name for himself over decades. Given Big B's fame and popularity, it is no surprise that he is on this list. While Big B owns five houses in Mumbai, the Bachchan family lives in a bungalow in Juhu called Jalsa which is valued at approximately Rs 112 crores. Surprisingly, the house wasn't bought by the actor himself but was gifted to him by the legendary director Ramesh Sippy for his fabulous performance in Satte Pe Satta. Such is Big B's fame that people travel from all over the country to get a glimpse of him and his house as he steps out every Sunday to greet his fans.
Salman Khan is a tiger and lives in the same way! Bhai resides in a sea facing 1-BHK apartment on Bandstand that costs a crazy 16 crores. Yes, you heard that right. While Salman lives on the ground floor of Galaxy Apartments, his family lives on the upper floors. The valuation of the whole property comes somewhere around 60 crores. Apparently, the interiors of the house are so beautiful and the layout is so spectacular that it is said that the house is fit for a king.
Shilpa Shetty Kundra, who is married to business tycoon Raj Kundra, resides in a beautiful house in Juhu called Kinara. The couple started living in the mansion after the moved back from London where Raj originally lived. The interior of the house was done by Shilpa herself after she hand-picked all the items for their dream house from all over the world. The most beautiful thing about the house, though, is that even though the house is modern and tech-friendly, it also is Vastu and Feng-Shui compliant making it a mix of contemporary and traditional. The house is valued at Rs 100 crores approximately.
John Abraham's duplex penthouse in Bandstand, Bandra is as luxurious as houses can get. Designed by the actor's father and brother, the house is as modern as it gets but at the same time, has a very natural feel to it. The stunning house was reconstructed without losing its originality and, wait for it, the Arabian sea is visible from every room of the house. Costing almost 75 crores, Abraham combined two old apartments to make it into the spectacular house it is today.
Riding high on the wave of a string of successes, personal and professional, Shahid Kapoor bought a beautiful duplex in Worli, Mumbai that cost the actor almost Rs 56 crores. The actor and his wife are now proud owners of the 42nd and 43rd floor of Three Sixty West, a property built by Oberoi Realty. The apartments, spread across 8,625 sq metres, boast of amenities like 6 parking spots, kids zones, spa and enjoy an unhindered view of the sea. The couple will also have celebrity neighbours like Akshay Kumar and Abhishek Bachchan.
The Khiladi's Juhu Bungalow, in the building Prime Beach has a beautiful view of the Arabian sea and is estimated to be around Rs 80 crores. The interior of the house has been tastefully done by Twinkle Khanna herself. You get to witness the grandeur of the house as soon as you enter it and spot the lush green orchard. Twinkle has decorated the house with things that have beautiful back stories to them. She has filled the duplex apartment with photos of the family and mementoes that are gifts or from their travels. The living area of the house looks super serene and peaceful with a little pond in the centre.
Oprah Winfrey is one of the biggest names in not only the United States, but the rest of the world as well thanks to her talk show The Oprah Winfrey Show that started in 1986. The show has proven to be an inspiration to many and given Oprah the special status she holds today. That is why Oprah's 42 acre home in Montecito, California, sometimes called The Promised Land, is nothing short of breathtaking. Valued at almost $85 million, the 6-bedroom, 14-bathroom main house also includes a gourmet kitchen, wine cellar, two theatres (one inside and one outside) and multiple terraces that give you a beautiful view of the grounds. But let us list all the best parts of her home - full set of equestrian facilities, a koi pond with her unique collection of fish, a 2-acre avocado grove, rose gardens, entertainment area and a guest house with its own private pool. Sometimes when the house gets too much for her, she heads out to the teahouse to relax.
The Bel Air mansion that Queen Bey is currently residing in was a steal. While the asking price of the same was $135 million, the couple, Jay Z and Beyonce, bought it for $120 million reportedly. The property, spanning across 2 acres, comprises of 6 separate structures one of which is the main house. The house has 8 bedrooms and 11 bathrooms spread across 30,000 sq. ft. Other structures of the home include an entertainment building, a 15-car garage, a basketball court and 4 pools. Say what?! Jay and Bey's smart house also has a helipad, bullet-proof windows, a spa and a fitness centre. The interiors of the house are beautiful with a custom staircase made from exotic wood, 40 feet ceilings in the main living area and sliding glass walls that open up to the huge lawns. Sounds like some life, doesn't it?
If there is a couple who knows how to create a buzz with everything they do, it's Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West. While they bought the house for $20 million in 2014, it is valued at about $60 million currently. The Belgian architect Axel Vervoordt, who worked with the couple to design the house, gave it a pristine white look. They have a staff kitchen, a show kitchen, a larger than life bedroom with an even larger bathroom, a hallway made especially for portraits, a pantry that is super-organised, a walk-in closet the size of a house and so much more.
A 12-minute drive from the resort town of Telluride, Colorado, Tom Cruise's $59 million hideaway home in the mountains spans a crazy 298 acres. The house is surrounded by scenic views of the hills, forest trails that stretch into nothing, horse riding stables and even a private helipad. The 10,000 sq. ft. house on the property has floor-to-ceiling windows in the living room to allow for the beautiful views of nature that surrounds the place. Inside the home, you'll find a gym, recreation room and a huge library, Outside, there is a private trail system, a basketball court, tennis court, private motocross track and a cute little guest house with three bedrooms and three bathrooms.
Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith live in a gorgeous house in a property that spans 150 acres. The whole area is so large that it has its own pin code. Talk about 'go big or go home'. Will Smith, in fact, goes big when he goes home. Located in Calabasas, California, the home is valued at almost $24 million and is ranked as one of the most expensive celebrity house in the world. The 9-bedroom house on the property spans 25,000 square feet and the house has unique features like a meditation lounge and a recording studio. The ground has a basketball court, a volleyball court, a sunken trampoline, a golf course and a large swimming pool. Phew!