Rich and Famous: These celebrities own the most extravagant houses
With great riches come great responsibilities. One has to maintain social status and every now and then, splurge a little. Some celebrities, however, ignore the 'little' part when it comes to buying the house of their dreams. After all, we earn to be able to afford the world's luxuries. Here are some of the most expensive homes owned by celebrities around the world.
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's $67 million Chateau Miraval
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie bought a French chateau, called Chateau Miraval, for about $67 million in 2008. The house has more than 35 rooms along with olive groves, a lake, fountains, a vineyard, and multiple 17th-century structures. This 1,200 acre estate was where the two married but now that they have split, it has been in the news for all the wrong reasons.
Jay Z and Beyonce's $88 million Bel Air compound
As individuals, Jay Z and Beyonce changed the music industry in their own way. When they came together, it was simply the next level. The power couple bought a 2 acre Bel Air compound for $88 million. The 30,000 sq. ft. mansion is made up of 6 separate structures and has 8 bedrooms, 11 bathrooms, an entertainment building, and a 15-car garage.
Oprah Winfrey's $88 million 'Promised Land'
The woman who once gave away 276 cars to her audience has more than earned her success. Oprah Winfrey's house is called "The Promised Land," and is a magnificent 42 acre estate. The $88 million house has 6 bedrooms, 14 bathrooms, 2 theaters, multiple terraces, a koi pond, an avocado grove, swimming pools, rose gardens, barn, horse trainer's house, and even a tea house!
George Clooney's $100 million estate in Laglio, Italy
One of the most handsome actors ever, George Clooney owns an estate in Laglio, Italy. Known as Villa Oleandra, if he ever plans to sell it, you can buy it for $100 million. Constructed in the 18th century, the home has a gym, spa, and a 'pizza room'. The old-worldly estate also has amenities like a swimming pool, theater, and a motorcycle garage.