Celebrities and their expensive private islands
It’s no out-of-the-blue accomplishment for celebrities to live in extravagant houses, zooming in and out the city in fancy cars and have a few million zeroes in the bank.
Going by this notion, a private island is also just another thing for the showbiz stars to own.
A lot of celebrities own private islands that they could shuffle off to whenever they want to enjoy a peaceful holiday, without the prying eyes of the media. These world’s richest celebrities are always on the lookout for new ways to spend their fortune.
Here are some of the celebrities who own outrageously expensive islands.
In 2006, Nicolas Cage bought the island in the Bahamas for $3 million. Prior to that, the actor has already belonged to a luxury home on a paradise island. Leaf cay is a part islands with tropical palm trees, long sandy beaches and freshwater bodies of water.
Shah Rukh Khan – Dubai
The Badshah of Bollywood has a signature villa, spread over two levels and 8,500sq ft at Palm Jumeirah in Dubai. Set on a 14,000 sq ft plot, the villa has six bedrooms as well as a remote control two-car garage. It’s price is $ 2.8 million.
Johnny Depp – Little Halls Pond Cay, Bahamas
These 45 acres a mile long is a private island that is part of the Exumas Islands in the south of the Bahamas. The cost of the island is $ 3.6 million.
Leonardo DiCaprio – Blackadore Cay, Belize
Leonardo DiCaprio bought this 2.2 miles long island for $ 1.75 million in 2005. It is a beautiful island with white sand beaches located near the famous Barrier Reef.
Celine Dion – Ile Gagnon,Quebec
Singer Celine Dion Island is located in the Canada province of Quebec. A huge castle built in the French style is a landmark to local tourists.
Mel Gibson – Mago Island, Fiji
Hollywood legend Mel Gibson has joined to the list of the owners of Fijian islands after the purchasing the Mago island in the in 2005, approximately for $ 15 million.
Ricky Martin- Island in Angra dos Reis, Brazil
The island was bought by the Latin pop singer Ricky Martin in 2008 for $ 8 million.
Michael Schumacher – An artificial island in Dubai
This island was reportedly given gift to Michael Schumacher by Dubai crown prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and it worth is $7 million.
Shakira – Bonds Cay, Bahamas
This is a huge 700 acres Bonds Cay, Bahamas island owned by Shakira and the cost is $ 16 million.
David Copperfield – Musha Cay, Bahamas
Magician David Copperfield owns four islands in the southern Bahamas for $ 50 million. Musha cay is 150 acres mile long, where the owner has created a private resort. He rents the Musha resort for $ 325,000 per week.
Dietrich Mateschitz – Laucala Island in Fiji
A seven-square-mile private Laucala Island in Fiji is owned by Austrian energy-drink tycoon Dietrich Mateschitz. The billionaire co- founder of Red Bull bought the Fijian island from the estate of Malcolm Forbes in the early 2000s and has since created a tropical hideaway offering up “unparalleled levels of luxury and privacy.”