The Most Expensive Homes of African American Celebrities
These talented African American celebrities have a huge fan following all over the world. They have become super-rich. Some of them knows how to flaunt their fortune; you will find some of them draped in chains, wearing latest hi-tops. They have built expensive homes, which ordinary folk crave to live in.
Here are the 15 most expensive homes of African American celebrities:
15) Birdman’s Mansion in Miami, FL ($14.5 Million (2012)
Birdman has a nine bedroom mega-mansion in Palm Island, Miami, Florida. This property (which was worth $14.5 million in 2012), has an elevator, below-ground pool and a private dock with ocean access. Strangely, this mansion has 17 bathrooms. This expensive mansion was previously owned by record producer Scott Storch, who had lost it to foreclosure in 2010.
14) Denzel Washington’s Mansion in Beverly Hills, CA – $14.6 Million
Immensely talented actor and filmmaker Denzel Washington’s 30,000 square foot residence in the exclusive Beverly Park is valued at $14.6 million. It takes up two lots. It has a guest house, two entrances, and a sunken, illuminated tennis court.
13) Pharrell Williams’ Home in Miami, FL – $16.8 Million
Williams is selling his 9,080-square foot penthouse apartment (located on the fortieth floor of the Bristol Tower) for $16.8 million. The triplex unit is located in Miami’s business district, Brickell. It offers 360-degree views from floor-to-ceiling walls of glass. The apartment has five bedrooms, six and a half bathrooms and a four-car garage.
12) Lil Wayne’s Mansion in Miami, FL – $18 Million
Lil Wayne listed his $18 million nine-bed ten-bath Miami mansion few months back. The property is located on the uber-ritzy Gorce Island and is famous for its whacky features like roof-top skate park.
11) Barry Bonds’ Home in Beverly Hills, CA – $22 Million
Bonds sold this Tuscan style mansion (located at 44 Beverly Park Circle in the guard-gated Beverly Park community in Beverly Hills) in 2014 for $22 million. The 17,100 square foot mansion has seven bedrooms, 13 bathrooms, gourmet kitchen, gym and a garage.
10) Will and Jada Pinkett Smith’s Home in Calabasas, CA – $20 Million
The celebrity couple’s $20 million stunning mansion rests on 150 acres of land. This 25,000 square foot house has an eight-car garage. The living room has columns and multiple fireplaces.
9) Michael Jordan’s Mansion in Highland Park, Chicago, IL – $21 Million (2013)
Legendary Michael Jordan’s $21 million mansion is set on 7.39 immaculately landscaped acres north of Chicago. This longtime home of the former professional basketball player and successful businessman Jordon offers ultimate privacy and luxury. It has 56,000 square foot of living space, including nine bedrooms, 15 full and 4 half bathrooms. You will also find a regulation-size, NBA-quality basketball court in this huge mansion. This beautiful suburban Chicago mansion has been on the market for around three years.
8) Tyler Perry’s Atlanta Mansion – $25 Million (2015)
This Tyler Perry House of Payne star’s French Provincial-style Atlanta mansion is up for sale for $25 million. The 34,688 square foot mansion has a fully equipped gym, underground ballroom, spa and many more luxuries.
7) Kanye West’s Hidden Hills Mansion – $30 Million (2016)
Kanye West and Kim Kardashian purchased this home for $20M two years ago and have since put $10M of renovations into the property. Kanye, who is known for his love of interior design, wanted to alter every inch of the home with a new modern look. As of 2017, the house itself is almost finished but it looks like the next project will be landscaping.
6) Diddy’s Mansion in Holmby Hills, CA – $40 Million (2014)
In 2014, popular rapper Diddy bought swanky $40 million Holmby Hills estate near Playboy Mansion in the exclusive Los Angeles neighborhood. The property comes with a 17,000-square-foot two-story main house and 3,000-square-foot guest house.
5) Dr. Dre’s Home in Brentwood, CA – $40 Million (2014)
Rapper entrepreneur Dr. Dre bought 20,000 square foot Brentwood estate of supermodel Gisele Bundchen and her husband Tom Brady last year. He added a mammoth music studio under the country French chateau. At that time the property was valued at $40 million.
4) Jay-Z and Beyonce’s Home in Malibu, CA – $45 Million (2013)
This celebrity couple’s 13,126 square foot Renaissance style home in Malibu has stone carpets and dividers, seven rooms, nine bathrooms, a tennis court, a theater, a recreation center and a pool. The property was worth $45 million in 2013.
3) Tiger Woods’ Home, Jupiter Island, FL ($60 Million)
Ace golfer Tiger Woods’ Jupiter Island property stretches from the Intracoastal Waterway to the Atlantic Ocean. It has a tennis court, diving pool, gym and a small golf course.
2) Oprah Winfrey’s Promised Land in Montecito, CA – $88 Million (2012)
Oprah’s 42-acre estate in Montecito, California was valued at a staggering $88 million in 2012. This Neo-Georgian style mansion has six bedrooms, 14 bathrooms, 10 fireplaces, a gourmet kitchen, a wine cellar, two theaters, a barn, a tennis court, ponds and orchards, a huge guesthouse with a pool and other luxuries.
1) Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch in Santa Barbara, CA – $100 Million
It was announced in May 2015 that MJ’s Neverland Ranch would be put up for sale with an initial price tag of $100 million. The pop legend had bought the property in 1988 for $30 million. It was both his home and his private amusement park.
Which of these homes dazzled you?