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10 Most Expensive Celebrity Homes in America: An Inside Look


Buying a home is a significant investment. However, some celebrities take it to the next level with seriously enviable properties. Money is clearly no object for these stars, which has allowed them to buy some seriously lavish properties. Not surprisingly, most of these houses are located in California, with most situated within Los Angeles County lines. The homes are massive, grand, and downright dreamy. Despite being unattainable for the average person, these homes are still worth looking at. Here we take a look at ten of the most expensive celebrity homes purchased in recent years.

Kylie Jenner

In April 2020, Kylie Jenner purchased a $36.5 million estate in the exclusive Holmby Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles. Described as a “resort compound,” the single-story home spans 15,350 square feet. The house features a chef’s kitchen, outdoor projection screen, home theater, bars and game room, gym, championship-level pickleball and basketball sports court and a guardhouse. It also has to guest apartments. Despite the seemingly hefty price tag, the home was originally listed at $45 million, meaning Jenner scored a deal on it.

Dr. Dre

Purchased from Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen for $40 million in 2014, Dr. Dre has called his Brentwood, Los Angeles estate home since 2014. Situated on four acres, his 18,298-square-foot mansion was designed by famed architect Richard Landry. The country French chateau-style home has five bedrooms, nine bathrooms, a gym, sauna, seven fireplaces, infinity pool, solar-powered electricity, and a moat with a koi pond.

Brad Pitt

Fit for Hollywood royalty, Brad Pitt owns a $40 million estate in Carmel Highlands, California, that resembles a medieval castle, according to real estate site Purchased in 2022, the home was built by renowned architect Charles Sumner Greene. Located on a 2.5-acre lot, not much is known about the home itself. It is believed to be around 3,000 square feet, complete with a service wing and a basement-level library.

Adam Levine

In March 2022, Adam Levine and wife Behati Prinsloo purchased a Montecito, California, mansion for $52 million, according to Once owned by Rob Lowe, the nearly 3.5-acre estate is around 10,000 square feet, featuring six bedrooms, eight full bathrooms, and three powder rooms. The property also has a two-bedroom, two-bathroom guesthouse, along with a pool house containing another bedroom and bathroom.


Located in Beverly Park — an exclusive Beverly Hills gated community — Adele purchased a $58 mansion from Sylvester Stallone in 2022, according to TMZ. The home features six bedrooms, nine bathrooms, a gym, sauna, steam room, infinity pool, cigar room, screening room, custom bar, art studio, and a two-story guest house. One of the largest properties in the neighborhood, the home sits on 3.6-level acres and offers stunning city views. It was initially listed at $110 million, meaning Adele scored it for almost half-price.

Kim Kardashian

The ultimate beach house, Kim Kardashian spent $70.4 million on a Malibu property in 2022, according to Spanning 3.18 oceanfront acres, the 7,450-square-foot-property has four bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms. Despite the hefty price tag, Kardashian is reportedly only planning to use the home as a beach house. Her primary residence is a mansion in Hidden Hills, California, purchased with ex-husband Kanye West for $20 million in 2014. However, after completing extensive renovations, the property is now worth $60 million according to a 2018 tweet by Kris Jenner.

Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi

The most expensive deal in Santa Barbara County history, Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi purchased two side-by-side properties in Carpinteria, California, for $70 million in 2022, according to This included a 9,066 Tuscan farmhouse-style mansion on 3.4 acres for $41.7 million. The home features six bedrooms and eight and a half bathrooms. The second property was a smaller 1.13-acre plot purchased for $28.8 million that featured a three-bedroom and three-bathroom cottage home.

Related Facts

  • The average home sale price in the U.S. as of Q1 in 2023 was $516,500.
  • Brad Pitt sold his Hollywood Hills estate for $39 million in 2023.
  • Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo sold their home in the Pacific Palisades neighborhood of Los Angeles for $51 million in April 2022.

Key Takeaway

Celebrities are known for their extravagant lifestyles, and their homes are no exception. These ten homes are some of the most expensive properties in America, with their price tags in the millions of dollars. Despite this, these homes are exceptions rather than the norm, and the average person may never have the opportunity to even step inside them.


With the average American home price at a little over half a million dollars, these celebrity homes are beyond the reach of most people. Still, these lavish properties allow us a glimpse into the lives of the rich and famous, and they make for fascinating viewing. It’s exciting to see how the other half lives, even if we can’t experience it ourselves.

Denk Liu
Denk Liu
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