Here are “The Top Five Most Expensive Homes” Worldwide

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Celebrities, of course, don’t come cheap! I mean, obviously, if you are wealthy and prominent, you have the luxury to spend your days and nights in homes that look more like castles or a home something like you dreamt of. What say? After all, why live in an “ordinary” house when you can be exceptionally extravagant to live in one of the most expensive homes? Undeniably, celebs are known to take things to the next level, then why not their sanctuaries? 

Apart from their weird fetish and infatuations, celebrities choose to live away from the crowd to find solace in their dignitary lifestyle. 


When you’re wealthy, everybody wants a piece of you, to meet you to interview you, sure thing! Need not to mention; the paparazzi will follow celebs around! And not being bothered by them or anyone is one major reason for them to make secluded homes.

We all show curiosity to know about the lifestyle of celebrities (especially our favorite ones). What do they eat, where do they live their off-screen hobbies, and what all! Just enlightening… you’ll need at least $130 million to own one of “The Most Expensive Home in the world.” Are you aware that the world’s most expensive house has 775 rooms? Startled? Well, take a seat because many more surprising things are yet to come!

Without making further fuss cutting straight to the case…

Here’s a treat for you with this elite list of “The Most Expensive Celebrities Homes” worldwide.

1. Queen Elizabeth’s luxe “Buckingham Palace”

Buckingham House (formerly in 1703) serves as the official residence for the monarch of the United Kingdom. Fenced by lavish St. James and Green Parks, “Buckingham Palace” perches in the very heart of London UK, i.e., the center of the city of Westminster. This queen’s house embraces 775 rooms in total. Research says if it is ever put up for sale, it would definitely be worth around $6.7 billion. 

What’s inside Buckingham? 

The Royal Palace features 240 bedrooms, 19 staterooms, doctor’s surgery, 78 bathrooms, 188 staff bedrooms, 52 royal and guest bedrooms. Also a swimming pool, 92 offices, and of course, beautiful gardens.

Buckingham holds some interesting facts too!

  • This centerpiece of the UK’s constitutional monarchy serves as the venue for many royal events. Almost 50,000 people visit the Palace every year (as guests) to State banquets, dinners, lunches, receptions, and Parties. 
  • It is held in trust by the Crown Estates, not actually owned by the queen as a private residence.
  • The palace garden is the most extensive private garden in London that features a lake, tennis court, and a helicopter landing.

2. Mukesh Ambani's skyscraper “Antilia”

This luxurious Mumbai home of India’s billionaire industrialist is located in South Mumbai’s Altamount Road comes with 27 floors, crammed with extra-high ceilings. Named after the mythical island Antillia (Atlantic), this high-rise tower is 400,000-square and owned by Mukesh Ambani, “India’s richest person.” This  $2 billion mansion is one of a kind; I mean, who makes a snow room that spits out snowflakes? Of course, Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani!

What’s inside Antilia?

It is designed by Chicago-based architects based on traditional, natural elements. The grand tower contains a big temple, many guest suites, a private movie theater, a salon, a showroom, and an ice-cream parlor. An epitome of luxury!

Some interesting facts about Antilia

  • Antilia can survive an earthquake of 8 on the Richter scale despite its huge height.
  • The whole tower is primarily based on the sun and the lotus (engraved into marble, stone, crystals) theme.
  • It took four years to build this mansion (2006-2010).
  • It also has three helipads, and a garden on the roof, plus every floor is unique.

3. Lily Safra’s royal “Villa Leopolda”

Lily Safra’s grand den is built on the beautiful lagoons of the French Riviera in France, i.e., spread across 50 acres. The entire villa was designed and built by American architect “Ogden Codeman” in 1929. The home of almost $750 million worth is considered a French historical monument. No wonder it’s a location and standard set for many Hollywood productions.

What’s inside Leopolda?

This grand villa comprises two major guest houses, 19 bedrooms with a private bath, and an elegant outdoor terrace. Moreover, the villa is adorned with sports courts, a bowling alley, a swimming pool, a number of kitchen and dining areas, and of course, a private movie theater. The entire estate is built with exterior staircases all around.

Some interesting facts about Villa Leopolda

  • It is being said that Belgium’s King Leopold II once owned the estate.
  • These grand villas feature several gardens that require the daily work of 50 gardeners. 
  • The Villa is the home of all homes considered a historical monument.
  • This Villa was built in 1902 by King Leopold II and named after him.
  • It almost took three years to complete the construction.
  • The home features more than 80,000-square feet of extensive luxury.

4. Nile Niami’s Mega-Mansion “The One”

Owned by Nile Niam, this mega-mansion is worth $500 million. Yes, it is viewed as the most expensive mansion in California and America! This ultra-luxury isn’t a home but a lifestyle in itself! This deluxe comprises a 100,000-square-foot compound with a moat surrounding the entire house. A place with a 360-degree view of sun-dappled California is a symbol of America’s latest gilded age is a “lap of luxury.”

What’s inside The One?

Unsurprisingly, “The one” is home to nine grand bedrooms and multiple kitchens. Also, this mansion is replete with four swimming pools, a moat, six jacuzzis, a nightclub, a bowling alley, and a multiplex-sized in-house movie theater. The garage alone is a space of fifty cars with carousels for car display. Adding to its luxury, it has a home gym, a salon, and a running track.

Some interesting facts about The One

  • Aforementioned, If it can ever find a buyer, this big mansion can be America’s most expensive home.
  • Besides its luxury, a high-end lifestyle in the limelight, this enormous house is riddled with debt and legal issues! What else can be more interesting?

5. Ukrainian Rinat Akhmetov’s “Villa Les Cedres”

Villa Les Cedres; a 187-year-old mansion located on the Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, French Riviera. The majestic villa is apt for a kind, no wonder it was built for the king, “King of Belgium.” This grand and heritage villa is spread across 35-acre owned by Ukraine’s richest man, Rinat Akhmetov. i.e., for $450 million worth.

What’s inside Villa Les Cedres?

This stunning villa is magnified with more than ten luxury bedrooms fronting the sea.  

Also, a well-maintained botanical garden, an Olympic-sized swimming pool, and a ballroom add beauty to it. The villa also has a wood-paneled library with around 3000 books and oil paintings. The interiors are embellished with crystals, chandeliers, and fine woodwork.

Some interesting facts about Villa Les Cedres

  • This villa is not so far from Nice (City in France). Thereby, fantastic climate, visit fabulous beaches and see beautiful coastline with mesmerizing views add grandiosity. 
  • Also, the villa is famous for yachting and sunbathing. 
  • Cedar trees surround the villa, and that is how it got its name, “Villa Les Cedres.”

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