Find out how the other half spends their money when you take a look at these high-profile celebrity real estate purchases from 2021. From Jeff Bezos to The Weeknd, these celebs are putting their millions to work while buying beautiful mansions.
Celebrities are known for spending big bucks on mega-mansions, but these famous faces have outdone themselves. While some people spent the past year downsizing their real estate portfolios, creating some of the biggest sales of the century, others were happy to put down roots in new places. Check out this list of some of the most expensive celebrity real estate purchases of 2021.
The Weeknd’s $70 Million Bel Air Marvel
Award-winning singer The Weeknd has the honor of being one of the biggest spenders on our list, thanks to the $70 million he spent on a contemporary mansion in the posh Bel Air neighborhood of Los Angeles.
The home is a whopping 30,000 square feet and includes everything from a gym and sauna to a music studio and two pools, one of which has its own waterfall.
Ye’s $57.3 million minimalist Malibu mansion
Everyone can agree that 2021 was a crazy year for the artist formerly known as Kanye. He split from his wife Kim Kardashian West, lamented his failed presidential campaign, and was the subject of tons of crazy rumours.
But where The artist also made some powerful moves in real estate, including treating himself to a concrete and glass wonder in Malibu for $57.3 million. With four bedrooms and the same number of bathrooms, Ye and her adorable children have plenty of room to hang out.
Mark Zuckerberg buys $53 million land in Hawaii
The man behind Facebook and his wife, pediatrician Priscilla Chan, first launched their Hawaii real estate journey in 2014 when they spent $100 million on 700 acres of land on the beautiful island of Kauai.
Despite protests from locals concerned about the damage to the area’s natural flora and fauna, the power couple spent $53 million to add another 600 acres to their stronghold in 2021.
Evan Spiegel and Miranda Kerr inherit $138 million in Holmby Hills
While Zuckerberg’s real estate budget for 2021 seems high, fellow social media mogul Evan Spiegel, co-founder of Snapchat, surpassed it when he and his wife, supermodel Miranda Kerr, shelled out $138 million for an unfinished house in the Holmby Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles.
This new spending comes after the couple already spent $30 million on a six-bedroom, five-bathroom Parisian mansion in 2020 that boasts its own private park, garden, music room and 10,000-square-foot wine cellar.
Jeff Bezos’ $108 million waterfront oasis
Amazon’s Jeff Bezos has the distinction of being the second-richest person in the world, so it makes sense for him to settle on property befitting his status as an e-commerce legend and business astronaut.
In 2021, Bezos made headlines when he and girlfriend Lauren Sanchez tried to go undercover to buy a 14-acre property in southwest Maui. The price tag for Bezos’ resort is still under wraps, but locals estimate he spent around $78 million on the main house, surrounding guest houses, and tons of naturally beautiful land that stretches to the Pacific Ocean.