30 Most Expensive Celeb Homes on the Market
Los Angeles, CA
How did a six-figure, two-bedroom, one-bathroom property make it onto this list? Well, it's the Highland Park bungalow where comedian Marc Maron not only launched his "WTF" podcast, but interviewed President Barack Obama in his garage. It's also the basis for the house that viewers of IFC's "Maron" saw in that show and is, unfortunately, the same house that Maron's cat Boomer escaped from both on the show and in real life. Please keep an eye out for Boomer.
Pacific Palisades, CA
The model and "America's Next Top Model" host is also a prolific real estate investor. She owns three other properties in Pacific Palisades, another in Los Angeles' Ladera Heights neighborhood and a more than $17 million mega condo in lower Manhattan. This 1,852-square-foot space built in 1977 may be the most modest of the bunch, relatively speaking. With mountain views from the patio, a walk-in closet, and jacuzzi tub with a view of the Palisades, balcony, and community pool, spa, and gym, this property fits a whole lot of luxury into a little space.
Agoura Hills, CA
No, the Oscar-winning director of "The Shape of Water" isn't selling his "Bleak House" of horrors that creeped out Andy Richter. Instead, he's parting with a far less fearsome 5,700-square-foot home built in 1985. It looks a bit San Fernando Valley suburban from the outside, but the copious windows, dark wood, and marble accents -- not to mention the sprawling pool and backyard hot tub -- give it some hidden glamour.
Los Angeles, CA
Puth has been racking up hits such as "Attention" and "One Call Away" since 2015, but even with his second album about to drop in May, he's not staying put for long. The 4,350-square-foot home that he bought near the beginning of his hit run for $1.9 million combines Mediterranean marble, tile, and ironwork with Old Hollywood charm. With a wall of glass separating a fireside living room from a terrace overlooking the city, this home's details, from a dual-fireplace master suite to an upstairs music studio, have a star's touch ... even if this star is moving to a $9 million place in Beverly Hills.
Thornton, a hard worker as a writer, director, actor, and musician, is one of the more reluctant celebrities in this neck of the woods, though he's been in the industry for more than 30 years and in its spotlight for more than 20 -- long enough to learn you have to cut your losses at some point. Thornton paid $2.4 million for this place in 2007 and is going to take a hit in the hundreds of thousands in selling its open, sunny rooms, balconies with canyon views, and opulent master bathroom ... but no beach access.
If you have a daughter with dreams of Olympic greatness, this isn't such a bad place to start. The gold-medal gymnast's three-floor childhood home was built in 1919, sits on Aly Raisman Way, and has a tennis/basketball court, two kitchens, two offices, and the basement that housed Raisman's original gym.
West Hollywood, CA
We're still trying to figure out how the "Titanium" singer's five-bedroom, six-bathroom West Hollywood mansion has been on the market since October. But Rihanna only bought this 1926 2,651-square-foot Spanish villa in August and hasn't spent a lot of time in its gardens, back house, swimming pool, or private bedroom suite.
Los Feliz Oaks, CA
Mara has averaged three films a year since 2013 and has a turn as Mary Magdalene coming up this year, which makes staying in any one place a bit difficult. Though she bought this 1963 midcentury modern home and its glass walls and stunning terrace views just three years ago, she's had it on the market for nearly a year without a sale. It isn't as long as fans have been waiting for her follow-up to 2011's "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo," but it's long enough.
Hollywood Hills, CA
Longoria was at the peak of her "Desperate Housewives" run and the housing bubble when she bought this 8,500-square-foot mansion for $3.6 million in 2006. In February, she gave fans on Instagram a walk-through of the home's master bedroom, walk-in closets, home theater, and office, but noted that the wrought-iron staircase connecting all three floors was not exactly easy to navigate on a daily basis.
When Busch bought this 9,500-square-foot home on a half-acre lot back in 2007, the NASCAR driver had just switched to Roger Penske's race team and was about to get his third win with that team. By the end of that year, he'd have 17 of his current 29 wins. This European-ish manse sits directly on a lake and has lake views from all over the house, but especially from a negative-edge pool that spills into a waterfall below. The granite and coffered kitchen looks like a restaurant on a Las Vegas casino floor; the trophy room and entertainment area with 90-inch flat-screen TV, four smaller televisions, bar, poker table, and billiard room are similarly overstated.
Roenick is one of the greatest (and most verbose) players in U.S. hockey history, but has been less successful at selling this home. This 18-acre estate with its own baseball field and par-three putting green was initially listed for $11.7 million in 2012. With acreage falling out of vogue among Arizona homebuyers looking for low maintenance, Roenick's sprawling estate has stagnated on the market.
Hollywood Hills, CA
He helped bring back the multi-tool entertainer as a singer, dancer, and actor in the late '90s and early 2000s. He became a pop-culture icon across multiple generations by appropriating Michael Jackson swagger, teaming with Lil' Jon and Ludacris at the height of Atlanta's hip-hop influence, and introducing a young Canadian R&B singer named Justin Bieber. Now, he's selling his vintage 1926 4,261-square-foot Spanish-style home in the shadow of the Chateau Marmont Hotel. From the home theater and kitchen accented with bottles of Cristal and Dom Perignon to the view from the pool of the hotel and the city below, this property is as multifaceted as its owner.
Los Feliz, CA
Whether you view him as the multitalented artist and musician who helped commercialize electronic dance music or the punching bag Eminem pummeled on his way to stardom, it's clear Moby knows how to put himself at the center of a movement. With stars such as Sia, Jason Segel, and Michael C. Hall flooding Los Feliz in recent years, Moby is selling this renovated 4,464-square-foot property built in 1926 complete with an assistant's office and guest suite with a secret "speakeasy" entrance into a full bath/steam room.
Hollywood Hills, CA
Fresh off of roles in "Black Panther" and "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story," the Oscar- and Golden Globe-winning actor, director, and producer can do nearly no wrong. But he's spent the past year trying to sell two homes in the Hollywood Hills: A 5,455-square-foot, $3.5 million estate with maid's quarters, and canyon views; and a 2,725-square foot, $1.5 million property with multiple en-suite bedrooms and a bonus gym. You don't have to buy them together, but that's more than 8,000 square feet for the price of much smaller properties on this list.
Santa Monica, CA
From "flute girl" Michelle in the "American Pie" series to Willow in "Buffy The Vampire Slayer" to Lily in "How I Met Your Mother," Hannigan has been adept at carving huge chunks of her career from single, iconic roles. She and husband Alexis Denisof have owned this property since 2002 (after "American Pie 2" but still during her stints on "Buffy" spinoff "Angel") and have maintained the 4,186-square-foot home's character that dates back to 1930, during Hollywood's golden age. The Spanish tile, wood beams, clay texture, wrought-iron stairs, and art glass are all well-preserved, while the outdoor pool and water features bring much-needed tranquillity to the home of one of the hardest-working actors of a generation.
It's as if the man has been frozen since performing in "Rounders," "American History X," and "Fight Club" nearly two decades ago. A steadily working actor, screenwriter, and favorite of director Wes Anderson, Norton applied his perfectionist reputation to this little 1,000-square-foot investment property as well. Built in 1928, this Malibu bungalow has 43 feet of beach frontage, a massive wood deck overlooking the ocean, and a tiki hut in its private, sandy yard.
The former Clinton White House staffer and current "Good Morning America" anchor is selling the prototypical Hamptons cottage. It looks laid back and inviting with its beach-pebble driveway, rolling lawns, and weathered cedar shingles, but this 1.5-acre beachfront property and 4,800-square-foot home has some well-hidden luxury. The coffered ceilings, library wall, and double doors have old-Hamptons charm, but a media room with wet bar, a 1,000-bottle wine cellar, personal gym, and game room suggest that Stephanopoulos spared no expense for his brood. The all-weather tennis court and oversized swimming pool are nice touches as well.
Fort Lauderdale, FL
The iconoclastic All-Pro defensive tackle was just shipped to the L.A. Rams, which makes this home in South Florida expendable. He bought the home for $6.5 million after the Miami Dolphins signed him to a six-year deal in 2015, but is willing to take a loss to unburden himself of this party palace. In return, a buyer gets more than 11,000 square feet, six bedrooms, custom pool (surrounded by gas fire cauldrons), 100 feet of water frontage, detached pool house/workout room, an outdoor kitchen, game room, home theater, and wine room.
E! red-carpet host Giuliana and "The Apprentice" winner Bill did a gut renovation of this Victorian row home and added a third-floor master suite, skylights, a glass second floor, dressing room, radiant floor heat, a heated two-car garage, and media room with cashmere-lined walls. The Rancics aren't known for subtlety, and the comforts of this home are anything but understated.
Sag Harbor, NY, or New York, NY
The bad news is that there isn't a whole lot of good energy in either of these properties. Lauer's Upper East Side condo was where the former "Today" show host's NBC bosses broke the news he'd been fired for a history of harassment. His Hamptons mansion is where his wife, former model Annette Roque, lived before the two announced plans to divorce in January.
Either that price is more than $1 million for each Tour de France Armstrong won, or more than $1 million for each Tour de France title he was stripped of in the doping scandals that followed. Either way, this 8,100-square-foot Mediterranean-style mansion dates back to 1924. While the listing wants to impress with Armstrong's art collection, what's more likely to awe are the wrought-iron grand staircase, coffered ceilings, built-in bookshelves, covered patio, pool with spa and waterfall, mature oak trees, and a private wine cellar larger than most people's first apartment.
Pacific Palisades, CA
The Hong Kong filmmaker turned Hollywood phenom has been returning to his roots for the past decade and focusing on the Asian market. As a result, he's selling this 4,555-square-foot, four-bedroom, five-and-a-half-bathroom home that he bought for $4 million in 2004 after making his last U.S. film, "Paycheck." While the folks who grew up on "The Killer" and "Hard Boiled" appreciate the work he's done with the "Red Cliff" series and other recent Hong Kong films, the United States will always be grateful for him bringing John Travolta and Nicolas Cage together to chew the furniture in 1997's "Face/Off."
Few people had as good a run during the mid-90s and mid-2000s as Lawrence. Various comedy specials, comedy albums, "Martin" sitcom and "Bad Boys" and "Big Momma's House" film series made Lawrence one of the most successful entertainers of his time. The calamitous years that followed made this 116-acre Virginia ranch an oasis for Lawrence. The 22,538-square-foot home is spacious and lovely, but the property's basketball court, indoor pool, workout room, home theater, bowling alley, and two lakes with docks for fishing and boating make it very difficult to leave.
Pacific Palisades, CA
"The View" co-host and noted EGOT winner has had this home since 1993 -- the year "Sister Act 2" was released. She paid $2.547 million for it then, but this 7,039-square-foot estate was a gem even before Whoopi moved in. Built in 1933, it was the former home of famed British actor David Niven and features art deco marble features, private gates, multiple fireplaces, a swimming pool, a private canyon, and a lot of other old-Hollywood touches.
Beverly Hills, CA
Sheen bought this house for $7.2 million during better times in 2006, when his sitcom "Two and A Half Men" was a ratings machine and an 8,932-square-foot Mediterranean-style mansion in the Mulholland Estates community seemed like a good investment. Now, his gym, game room, Creston movie theater, two swimming pools, and master retreat with private screening room, a wet bar, living room, oversized master closet, and spa bathroom with deep soaking tub are the second Mulholland Estates property he's sold in the past two years. He sold the last one for a nearly $1 million gain, so maybe there's still some winning to be done.
Bel Air, CA
After just marrying Reddit founder Alexis Ohanian and giving birth to a daughter, one of the greatest tennis players of all time is taking the next step and selling a place she bought in 2006 for little more than $6.6 million. This 6,100-square foot home in Bel Air's Stone Canyon neighborhood dates back to 1935 and features six bedrooms, seven bathrooms, private hiking trails, a private salon, and bar/study lounge area, a large gym, and 2.7 acres of grass ... but no tennis court. Why bring work home with you?
Beverly Hills, CA
How much cash did the Madea films bring in? Enough for Perry to buy this 17,475-square-foot place six months ago for $14.5 million and flip it for nearly $2.5 million more. This Mulholland Drive property is twice as big as Charlie Sheen's, is set on four acres of hilltop property and has pools, tennis courts, a grotto, and room for 30 cars. Perry spends much of his time in Atlanta, Georgia, so he's basically in California buying and selling houses as a side gig. That's how much money dressing as a beloved old woman can make you.
New York, NY
The "Sixth Sense" and "Die Hard" actor doesn't seem nearly as scared of the big city as he was in his most recent film, "Death Wish." He bought this 6,000-square-foot apartment on Central Park West for roughly $17 million two years ago and enjoyed 150 feet of windows onto the park -- including a soaking tub with a full park view. With six bedrooms, a library, a full-time elevator operator, and a live-in property manager, this Upper West Side "apartment" is basically a mansion with downstairs neighbors.
Okay, so the president hasn't lived here in a very long time (Donald left after divorcing his first wife in 1991, while ex Ivana sold to the current owners in 1998), but this eight-bedroom, 13-bathroom estate on its own peninsula in the Long Island Sound is stunning. The listing agent credits the current owners, who've built a guest house on the property and maintained a chipping green, tennis courts, multiple pools, a movie theater and, in the agent's words, a "quiet elegance" that contrasts with the "way more lavish" property they bought.
North Palm Beach, FL
The former model and ex-wife of golfer Tiger Woods turned a $100 million divorce settlement in 2010 into this 11-bedroom, 25,000-square-foot home with 1.4 waterfront acres in the gated Seminole Landing community. Located just south of the Seminole Golf Club, this property's price has risen substantially since Nordegren bought it in 2011 for $12 million and leveled the 1920s mansion that stood on it originally.
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