18. Jay-Z and Beyonce
Although no one would expect power couple Jay-Z and Beyonce to live in squalor, the breadth of their Beverly Hills home is truly unbelievable. In fact, the 23,000-square-foot modernist property, which cost the pair a reported $85 million, features such amenities as a wine cellar and a huge garage with space to park 16 vehicles.
17. Oprah Winfrey
Oprah Winfrey has come a long way from her impoverished roots. To demonstrate, the billionaire media mogul has called this lavish 23,000-square-foot mansion in Montecito, California her home since 2004. Nicknamed the “Promised Land,” the house sprawls over 42 pristine acres and cost the star a reported $50 million.
16. Will & Jada Pinkett Smith
Why buy a house when you can build one to your exact tastes? That’s exactly what Will and Jada Pinkett Smith did when they commissioned architect Stephen Samuel to design this Malibu mansion. Built at a cost of $20 million and spanning 25,000 square feet, the home features tennis and basketball courts, horse-riding facilities and a private lake.