Celebrity Homes In Real Estate
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Ellen DeGeneres Shares Why She “Buys As Many Homes” As She Can
Ellen DeGeneres’ reputation as a serial house flipper is well documented, and now we have a bit of insight as to why she moves so much. On Friday, Ellen DeGeneres sat down with host Savannah Guthrie of “TODAY.” She was there to share her #MeToo moment—which she also recounted to Busy Philipps earlier in the week on her own talk show. Despite the heavy topic, the comedian touched on some lighter notes as well.
Oct 5, 2018
Inside Tyra Banks’ Pacific Palisades Mansion, Just Sold For $4 Million
Talk about the ultimate fall cleaning. Former fashion model and entrepreneur Tyra Banks recently offloaded another one of her Pacific Palisades homes that she bought four years earlier. The America’s Next Top Model host sold the four-bedroom, five-bathroom for $4 million, which is only slightly less than the $4.25 million she asked for when listing the posh pad back in May.
Sep 29, 2018
Inside Britney Spears’ Former Beverly Hills Villa For Sale
Wanna live in a big mansion? A six-bedroom, seven-bathroom Beverly Hills mansion that once belonged to Britney Spears is up for sale. With a reduced asking price of $8.95 million, the 7,796 square-foot Mediterranean villa-style mansion sits at the end of a cul de sac in an upscale gated community, where future owners will have direct access to canyon views as well as public and private hiking trails.
Sep 28, 2018
8 Celebs with Sprawling Nashville Estates
It’s not just every bachelorette party in America that heads to Nashville. Tennessee’s capital city is a major draw for everyone from actors and athletes to business tycoons and, of course, musicians. In fact, you’ll find most of country music’s top crooners have set up shop in Music City. Here are some of our favorite big names who have called the Southern city their home: As you may have seen on their new E!
Sep 18, 2018
6 Celebrities with Awe-Inspiring Swimming Pools
If you’re struggling with summer’s departure, fear not: In Hollywood, it’s always bright and sunny. In fact, it’s rare to come across a big celebrity who doesn’t have a sparkling swimming pool in their backyard. Whether they’re smack-dab in Los Angeles or 3,000 miles away, here are some of our favorite celebrity swimming pools: When Anna Faris sold her Nichols Canyon home last month, she actually lost money on the deal.
Sep 8, 2018
Melora Hardin’s First Apartment Was As Charming As She Is
Welcome to My First Apartment! Whether it’s your first studio, a four-bedroom deep in the city shared with a handful of roommates, or even an entire house (lucky you!), there’s something special about moving into the first place that’s truly your own. In this series, we’ll showcase actors, artists, entrepreneurs, and beyond—asking them to revisit that oh-so-sweet nostalgia of newly-found freedom.
Aug 22, 2018
These 6 Gorgeous Homes Have a Bonus: A Celebrity Landlord
You didn’t think they made all that dough on movies, did you? For some of Hollywood’s hottest names, building up their bank account goes far beyond what they do in front of the cameras. Celebrities use their high profile properties as investments and make a hefty dose of extra money each month—and when you own a $10 million house, think how much you can charge in monthly rent. Just don’t expect them to pop by to fix a leaky faucet!
Aug 21, 2018
6 Celebrities Who Rent, Just Like You
They may not be cobbling together rent money on the 31st of every month, but there are many celebs out there who rent just like us. Of course, it’s usually for reasons other than not being able to afford to buy a home. Celebrities are attracted to renting because of the financial flexibility, as well as their transient lifestyles that takes them from movie sets across the globe.
Aug 19, 2018
Drew Barrymore Sells in Hollywood, House Hunts in New York
After years of living in the Hollywood Hills, actress Drew Barrymore has sold her Los Angeles estate to a mystery buyer represented by Swedish firm Hillcrest AB, the LA Times reports. The 8,000 square foot home features 18 rooms, four bedrooms, a separate guesthouse, a pool, and four fireplaces. The property was sold off-market (therefore no listing photos) for $16.5 million—just over $11 million more than she paid for it in 2002.
Aug 14, 2018
7 Celebs With Bigger Houses Than You Can Even Imagine
Most celebrities live in nice houses (once you’ve watched enough episodes of MTV’s “Cribs,” you know not to say “all”). But there are nice houses… and then there are sprawling estates so palatial that you’d get lost on your way to one of the 15 bathrooms. For these seven big names, home is certainly where the heart—as well as the 17-car garage, screening room, and horse farm—is.
Aug 4, 2018
‘Fixer Upper’ Fans Will Love Tom Petty’s Former Mansion
Less than a year after his passing, a mansion that formerly belonged to renowned rock star Tom Petty is on the market. After acquiring the 11,483-square-foot estate for $2.6 million in 2015, the current owners are asking $4.995 million. Perhaps the current owners are fans of Chip and Joanna Gaines, because the place has a distinct farmhouse vibe.
Aug 2, 2018
Jojo Fletcher’s First Apartment Was a Pizza Lover’s Dream Come True
Welcome to My First Apartment! Whether it’s your first studio, a four-bedroom deep in the city shared with a handful of roommates, or even an entire house (lucky you!), there’s something special about moving into the first place that’s truly your own. In this series, we’ll showcase actors, artists, entrepreneurs, and beyond—asking them to revisit that oh-so-sweet nostalgia of newly-found freedom.
Jul 28, 2018
7 Celebrities Who’ve Bought Homes for Dear Old Mom and Dad
While it might be viewed as the ultimate power move, some of Hollywood’s biggest stars think sharing the good life with their parents is the best part of making it big. Here are some of Tinseltown’s biggest names who shelled out serious bucks to give their parents the digs they deserve: When you’re Beyoncé Knowles, dropping a million dollars here and there doesn’t even put a dent in your wallet. So when Mrs.
Jul 21, 2018
The Most Hollywood Thing? Buying a Home from Another Celebrity
Sometimes it feels like everyone in Hollywood knows each other. We see celebrities commenting on each other’s Instagrams as if they’re all members of the same club. (“So-and-so is friends with Chrissy Teigen and Busy Philipps? Who knew!”) And when you put all of those people into the same 50-mile radius, it’s no wonder that their real estate purchases tend to overlap. And when you’ve got many millions to spare, you gotta spend them on something, right?
Jul 10, 2018
6 Celebrities Who Have Homes in the Suburbs
When the hustle and bustle of big city living gets to be too much, many celebrities—understandably—flock to the suburbs for quieter living. After all, when you own multiple homes, it pays to diversify, right? The following celebs range from singers to actors to athletes but they all share common ground: owning homes in the suburbs (even if a few of them are trying to unload said properties at the moment).
Jun 24, 2018
8 Surprising Celebs Who Have Called Canada Home
It's time to bust out the Tim Horton's coffee, because we're headed north.
Jun 23, 2018
Are Ariana Grande & Pete Davidson Living In This Sleek Zaha Hadid Building?
It’s been a whirlwind romance for pop star Ariana Grande and SNL’s Pete Davidson. The young couple have only been public with their relationship since late May, and now the two are engaged and reportedly living together. Where, you ask? The luxe Chelsea high-rise designed by none other than Zaha Hadid. TMZ reported Wednesday that the pair have moved into a five bedroom, four and a half bath unit in the new residential building worth $16 million.
Jun 20, 2018
The Dutch Door House From Fixer Upper Just Hit the Market in Waco
Another Waco home flip featured on Fixer Upper has just hit the market, including a guest home on the property and a solid Airbnb track record. Featured in Season 2, Episode 2 of Chip and Joanna Gaines’s hit HGTV show, “The Dutch Door House” on 3201 Windsor Ave in Waco’s sought-after Highland Park neighborhood is a three-bedroom, two-bathroom ranch home on a corner lot with a bonus guest house on the property that regularly generates rental income on Airbnb.
May 23, 2018
Lauren Graham Just Sold This Greenwich Village Co-Op for $825K
It is now the real life home of one lucky Gilmore Girls (or Parenthood) fan.
May 18, 2018
Ellen Pompeo’s 1920s Spanish Villa in the Hollywood Hills is on the Market for $2.8M
One of our favorite actresses turned aesthetes and home flippers is at it again: Ellen Pompeo just listed the 1920s Spanish Villa in the historic Whitley Heights section of the Hollywood Hills that she picked up for $1.295 million back in 2005— at the very beginning of her now-iconic run as titular character Dr. Meredith Grey on Grey’s Anatomy — and for which she is now asking $2.795 million.
May 17, 2018
Leonardo DiCaprio Buys Moby’s House in Los Feliz for $4.5M
When celebrities buy other celebrities’ homes, it’s fun to noodle about the things that the two people actually share in their private lives, apart from their taste in aesthetics — like the intersection of sustainability and environmental activism that no doubt led Leonardo DiCaprio to take an interest in buying Moby’s home in the woodsy Los Angeles neighborhood of Los Feliz.
May 16, 2018
This $33M London Townhouse Has Belonged to Julie Andrews, Mick Jagger, and More Celebs
What do Mary Shelley, Nigella Lawson, Dame Julie Andrews, Margaret Thatcher, Mick Jagger, Tony Curtis, and Andrew Lloyd Webber all have in common? At one time or another, they all called this luxurious, towering townhouse in West London home—and if you happen to have $33 million to invest, you can also add your name to the historic list of residents.
May 11, 2018
Prince’s Private Oasis in Turks & Caicos Is Being Auctioned
The Purple One may have called Minneapolis home, but even the diehard Minnesotan loved an island escape. Now, Prince’s estate is auctioning off the legend’s expansive property in Turks and Caicos. Prince initially acquired the house and then expanded it by purchasing the property around it. The parcel now includes over five acres on the island of Providenciales.
May 7, 2018
Emily Blunt & John Krasinski Just Sold Their Brooklyn Townhouse for $6.5M
Looks like Emily Blunt and John Krasinski will have to find a new “quiet place”. The celeb couple just sold their recently renovated Park Slope townhouse for $6.5 million. Listed back in September 2017 with Corcoran for $8 million, the pair decided to offload the place after they realized they spend too much time traveling. “We’ve been nomads for a while now, but that’s the nature of the business,” Krasinski told WSJ at the time.
May 3, 2018
6 Celebrities Living in Enviable Mid-Century Modern Homes
We’ve all heard that everything old is new again. That’s why it’s no wonder that some of Hollywood’s biggest names avidly embrace the unique world of Mid-Century Modern architecture. Whether they’re frequent house flippers or just design obsessed, here’s a roundup of stars with excellent taste who have snagged some of the country’s most exquisite Mid-Century designs.
Apr 18, 2018
Zayn Picks Up a New SoHo Penthouse Bachelor Pad for $10.7 Million
Fresh off his breakup with model Gigi Hadid, pop star Zayn Malik has scooped up a sweet bachelor pad in SoHo. The 3,597 square foot 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom penthouse loft is located at 63 Greene Street in a former silk warehouse that was built in 1877 and recently converted to condos by AEON Partners.
Mar 19, 2018
Mindy Kaling Sells Her Beverly Grove Home For Under $2 Million
Mindy Kaling has already moved on to her new home, but she recently just sold her old one for just under $2 million. Peek insde the Beverly Grove Spanish inpsired property that just found a new owner. Built in 1929, the four bedroom, three bathroom home stretches over 2,674 square feet and retains some of its original charm. The vintage vibes are brought by those lovely timber ceiling beams, arched doorways, multiple fireplaces, built-in niches, and wrought iron details.
Mar 19, 2018
7 Celebrity Homes that ‘Normal’ People Could Maybe Even Afford
As someone who loves to trawl through celebrity real estate listings, you can trust me when I say the other half is living lavishly. It’s downright rare to find a price tag with fewer than seven figures. But truly, I can’t blame ’em. If I started making major bank, the first thing I’d do is set myself up with the home of my dreams too. But it seems lavish real estate isn’t a top priority for every celeb under the sun.
Mar 18, 2018
Bruce Willis Sells His $18M Central Park West Condo in Just One Week
Just like his beloved character in Die Hard, and though he might work in both NYC and LA, actor Bruce Willis says he will “always be an Upper West Side guy” — even if he did just sell his most recent Central Park West home. Just one week after listing his prewar coop at 271 Central Park West for $17.
Feb 1, 2018
Ed Sheeran Now Owns Four Houses Next To Each Other In an English Village
Ed Sheeran and his brand new fiance, hockey star and high school crush Cherry Seaborn, recently purchased an additional three properties surrounding their country home two hours outside of London to create a celebrity compound that villagers have dubbed “Sheeranville.
Jan 31, 2018
Daniel Craig May Have Bought This Fixer Upper in Brooklyn
It looks like James Bond himself may be Skyfall-ing into Brooklyn. Daniel Craig, the dashing Englishman known for his roles in Bond flicks like Spectre and Casino Royale, is rumored to be the new owner of a $6.75 million home in Brooklyn’s Cobble Hill neighborhood along his wife, the equally-as-stunning Rachel Weisz. Naturally, the brownstone, which was built in 1901, previously belonged to another famous Brit: author Martin Amis.
Jan 9, 2018
Check Out This $38M Mansion, Decorated by Lenny Kravitz
If you’re on the market for a home whose interior screams “are you gonna come my way,” then look no further. A spec home with interior design from none other than rock god/scarf legend, Lenny Kravitz, has hit the market in Los Angeles. The $38 million dollar mansion in the Hollywood Hills comes with such rockstar accoutrements as a nightclub, a 70-foot-wide wrap around swimming pool and lots of shag carpeting.
Jan 6, 2018
The Wildest Celebrity Decor We Saw This Year
From those put on the market by the star themselves to homes that once belonged to long gone Hollywood legends, we peeked inside some pretty wild celebrity homes this year. There were funky interiors, funky listings, and even one super funky carpet situation. Gerard Butler’s Chelsea loft certainly made an impact. With ceiling frescos, stone lions and even a piece from a cathedral, its tres dramatique style is one for the books.
Dec 28, 2017
Kris Jenner Just Bought the House Across the Street From Kim Kardashian
Brace yourselves, we’ve got some Kardashian real estate news. If the K-word sends a shiver down your spine, might we suggest you not pass Go, close the tab, and find something else to read ASAP (there’s some really pretty fringe to look at over here). But if you fellow reality TV junkies are ready for a (not-so) shocking update, let’s proceed. Kris Jenner just bought the house across the street from her daughter Kim Kardashian West.
Dec 13, 2017
You Can Own In Emma Stone’s Pink “La La Land” Apartment Building
Charmed by Emma Stone’s vintage Spanish-style apartment in La La Land? We were too. And while golden age movie posters and floral wallpaper can go a long way toward bringing the look home, if you’re after some true authenticity, you can actually just buy one of the apartments in her building now. A 2-bedroom condo unit just went up for sale in this gorgeous flamingo pink courtyard-style 20-unit apartment complex in Long Beach.
Dec 4, 2017
Diane Keaton’s New Home is Very Diane Keaton
How many times a day do you stop what you’re doing in order to wonder where in the world Diane Keaton hangs her many hats? What kind of furniture is she sitting on when she sips either the red or white varietals of her wine, The Keaton? Well, thanks to a feature in Wine Spectator, our Diane-design related questions have been answered. A serial house flipper and Pinterest enthusiast, it’s no surprise that her home is a stunner.
Nov 29, 2017
Here Are the Before Photos of Property Brother Drew Scott’s New House
The new Property Brothers spinoff, Drew’s Honeymoon House, premieres this week on HGTV, and while the network has shared a couple before photos, we just found them all. Take a look at what the brothers are working with. Variety picked up that Drew and fiancée Linda Phan bought this house for $2.3 million in the Windsor Square area of Los Angeles, and as is the Bros’ penchant, it’s a fixer upper.
Nov 19, 2017
Peek Inside Eva Longoria’s New $13.5 Million LA Manse
Eva Longoria definitely isn’t desperate—at least if her new pad is any example. The actor and producer recently dropped a cool $13.5 million on a mansion in Los Angeles’ Beverly Crest area. Beverly Crest is a neighborhood within the western hills of Los Angeles, surrounded by Bel-Air, Beverly Hills, and the Hollywood Hills. The two story, 11,000 square foot contemporary home was built in 1996 and has eight bedrooms and ten bathrooms, reports the LA Times.
Nov 16, 2017
Diane Kruger and Josh Jackson Sell West Hollywood Contemporary For $5.8M
While longtime celebrity couple Diane Kruger and Josh Jackson may have parted ways romantically, their friendship and joint their real estate holdings remain as strong as ever — including the West Hollywood contemporary they built together in 2014. The hands-on couple of nearly a decade built the contemporary concrete, wood, and glass home together from the ground up in 2014, paying about $2.9 million for the corner lot property — which recently sold for $5.
Nov 10, 2017
Glenn Frey of The Eagles’ Brentwood Park Mansion Just Hit the Market for $15M
Jeff Lebowski’s feelings on the band notwithstanding, The Eagles were beloved to many and inducted in the Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame for a reason. Now, one lucky buyer can scoop up his or her own Hotel California: Eagles founder Glenn Frey’s widow just put their Brentwood Park mansion on the market for $15 million.
Oct 16, 2017
A Tribute to Tom Petty, As Told Through His Homes
The world has lost a rock icon. Heartbreakers frontman Tom Petty died on Monday after suffering a full cardiac arrest. He was 66. Here’s a tribute to the legend, as told through some of the places he’s lived. Born in 1950 in Gainesville, Florida, Petty had a rough childhood, but a handshake from Elvis at age 17 sparked an interest in rock music.
Oct 3, 2017
Shake ‘n’ Bake In Ricky Bobby’s Manse From Talladega Nights
Will Ferrell portrayed fictional NASCAR star Ricky Bobby in the 2006 comedy Talladega Nights. This sprawling mansion—where he lived with his wife and two sons, Walker and Texas Ranger—happens to be on the market for $4.2 million. The film was actually shot in the house and not on a soundstage, so it’s definitely recognizable. The property is located in a gated community on 1.
Oct 1, 2017
Katy Perry Lists Her Runyon Canyon Home for $9.5 Million
California Gurl Katy Perry is on the move. The pop star and recent VMAs host has listed her Hollywood Hills home atop the city’s popular hiking spot, Runyon Canyon. Variety reports that it’s one of two properties the singer is unloading, since they failed to sell off market with a rumored combined asking price of $15 million. This one is the larger of the two, and boasts 7,416 square feet, four bedrooms, four bathrooms, and two half baths on 2.33 acres.
Sep 30, 2017
Johnny Depp Is Auctioning Off His Kentucky Horse Farm
If you’ve ever contemplated living that horse whisperer life, perhaps you’d like a farm with an A list pedigree. Johnny Depp owns a 41 acre farm in Kentucky, and he’s auctioning the property next week.
Sep 8, 2017
Madonna Reportedly Bought This Palatial Portugal Home
Madonna is on the move. The pop icon revealed over the weekend that she recently relocated her family to Portugal. And the new digs are reportedly a palatial 19th century Moorish revival, 30 minutes outside of Lisbon. The Queen of Pop is living up to her honorific: Variety sited local sources that say Madge has bought the historic Quinta do Relógio in the village of Sintra, Portugal.
Sep 7, 2017
Peek Inside Kristen Bell & Dax Shepard’s New $4.3M Los Feliz Pad
Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard are Hollywood’s reigning relationship goals, and now they just might be house goals, too. Their new pad is in the Los Feliz neighborhood of LA, around the corner from Angelina Jolie. The exclusive, gated Laughlin Park area of Los Feliz is home to the Cecil B. DeMille estate, which was bought by the famed director in 1916 and by Jolie in June of this year (Jolie spent just a bit more than DeMille; he paid $28,000, and she $24.5 million).
Aug 31, 2017
Check Out Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Phillippe’s $16M Former Fairytale Bel Air Pad
This Bel Air manse has a boatload of charm, and we’re not telling Big Little Lies. The former home of Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Phillippe is back on the market for $15.999 million. The celebrity couple split in 2007, but sold this fairytale estate back in 2004 for $4.5 million, according to property records and noted by The Real Deal. Built in 1969, the home was designed by architect Gerard R.
Aug 30, 2017
Check Out Rihanna’s New $6.8M West Hollywood Mansion
We’re having wild thoughts about how much work work work work work we would have to do to afford Rihanna’s latest purchase. The pop star just dropped $6.8 million on a new manse in the West Hollywood neighborhood of Los Angeles. The ANTI artist’s new digs are on nearly a half acre in the hills above the famed Sunset Strip. The Mediterranean style property is over 7,100 square feet, and has a total of six bedrooms and ten bathrooms.
Aug 28, 2017
Celebrity House Swap: David Arquette Buys Kate Walsh’s Pad for $4.6 Million
Actress Kate Walsh just unloaded her Encino home to a fellow celebrity. Variety reports that David Arquette bought the property from the 13 Reasons Why star for over the asking price. Walsh listed the one acre estate back in July for $4.25 million, having purchased the property in 2013 for $2.725 million. It was also on the rental market earlier this year for upwards of $17,500 per month.
Aug 24, 2017
Check Out Katherine McPhee’s New Spanish Gothic LA Pad
Katherine McPhee is Over It—as in, over looking for a new house. The singer and actress has purchased a new pad in Studio City, Los Angeles for $2.05 million, and it has some Smash-ing details. The American Idol runner up purchased a 3,527 square feet four bedroom, four bathroom house that was originally built in the 1930s for silent screen star Agnes Ayres, who starred with Rudolph Valentino in “The Sheik,” according to Variety.
Aug 22, 2017
Miley Cyrus Buys a Modern Farmhouse in Her Tennessee Hometown
Disney star turned pop singer Miley Cyrus is heading back to her country roots. The daughter of Billy Ray Cyrus bought a farmhouse style manse in Franklin, Tennessee, the city where she was born. Cyrus purchased the property for $5.8 million in late July, according to the Nashville Post. The nearly 7,000 square foot house has five bedrooms and four full and two half bathrooms.
Aug 19, 2017
Kelsey Grammer’s Chelsea Loft Is All About the Views
Minimalism reigns supreme in the light-filled Manhattan loft of Kelsey Grammer, which just hit the NYC real estate market for a cool $7.95 million — and would make Frasier Crane proud. Grammer’s 3,000-square-foot Chelsea condo features floor-to-ceiling windows with 100 feet of panoramic views over the Hudson River and High Line, soaring 11-foot ceilings of open layout living and entertaining spaces, 3 bedrooms and 3.
Jul 16, 2017
The Estates of Carrie Fisher & Debbie Reynolds To Sell Home & Personal Items
The world was shocked by the sudden deaths of actors Carrie Fisher and her mother, Debbie Reynolds, just one day apart in December. And now, six months later, it was announced that their home and a variety of personal items will be sold and auctioned off. The Beverly Hills property the two shared will hit the market soon, according to Profiles in History auction house. It’s an “original 1928 hacienda-style home on 3.
Jun 2, 2017
Justin Timberlake & Jessica Biel’s NYC Penthouse Brings Sexy Back
The word on the real estate street is that Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel now have a new piece of property. The couple reportedly snagged a penthouse in Tribeca last month for a cool $27.5 million. According to The Real Deal, the pair snatched up a penthouse at 443 Greenwich Street, where they’ll have some famous neighbors. According to the developer Nathan Berman of MetroLoft, 90 percent of buyers in the building are “household names.
Apr 26, 2017
An Actually Affordable Oceanside Apartment from Big Little Lies
We were here for the real estate porn of HBO’s star-studded limited series Big Little Lies just as much as the storyline. We bid farewell to the characters’ stunning mansions during the finale that aired on Sunday, but one property from the show can be yours—and could actually be within the price range of mere mortals. [This post contains spoilers for episode six.
Apr 4, 2017
5 of Brangelina’s Houses to Ugly Cry Over Now That Love is Dead
Even if you normally manage to avoid celebrity gossip, by now you’ve heard that Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are getting divorced. While I know it’s ridiculous to get attached to celebrities and especially to their relationships, this one hit me right in the feels. Even Adele was broken up about it. If, like me, you need a good cry, turn up Someone Like You and scroll through the following Brangelina abodes as we mourn the end of an era.
Sep 21, 2016
Ernest Hemingway Home & Museum
Name: Ernest HemingwayLocation: Key West, FloridaSize: 3,000 square feetYears lived in: 30 years (1931 – 1961) Nestled in a thick jungle of tropical foliage near Florida’s southern most point stands Ernest Hemingway’s Key West Home. Still situated on the original acre of property, the Spanish Colonial house is where Hemingway wrote some of his greatest works and showcased his many treasures acquired from his adventurous travels.
Sep 20, 2010