By Kalash Khurana Last Updated:
Undoubtedly, owning a home is everyone's dream come true. No matter how many cities we explore or how many expensive restaurants we dine in, no other place but our homes can provide us peace after a long and stressful day. However, building a house is no cakewalk and requires a lot of money, planning, and effort. But, when it comes to our Bollywood celebrities, they put their sweat and money, and build mansions that never fail to fascinate and inspire. Their sprawling homes are decorated by top-notch interior designers and reflect their stories of success and hard work.
Earning money is one thing, and investing it in the right direction is a whole different game, and no wonder, the celebrities have proved that if purchasing happiness with money is an art, then they know how to ace it. From Bollywood's Badshah, Shah Rukh Khan's Dubai villa, to the heartthrob of the industry, Akshay Kumar's bungalow in Canada, these expensive celeb homes abroad will leave your jaws dropped. Here are Bollywood celebrities' sprawling mansions for you to get a little inspiration from!
Proud owners of a six-storey 26,328 sq ft home, Mannat, King Khan also owns a luxury holiday home at The Palm Jumeirah in Dubai, UAE, which comes with its private beach. The villa spreads over 8500 sq ft and 14000 sq ft plots. According to a report by India Today, Mannat is estimated to cost around Rs. 200 crores as of January 2019, whereas their Dubai villa, Jannat costs around Rs. 24 crores as per a 2018 report. Apart from Mannat and Jannat, Shah Rukh also owns a Rs.172 crores house at Park Lane, London. It is reported that this is one of the most expensive possessions of Shah Rukh and he also owns properties in Gulf state and has a boulevard in Dubai, which is named after him.
When Sonam Kapoor had decided to settle in London with her prince charming, Anand Ahuja, they had made sure to settle in the Bohemian village of London, the Notting Hills. Their dream abode in London reflects their distinctive personalities, and their love can be seen at every nook and corner of their beautiful nest. The luxurious 2.5 BHK home is filled with jewel tones and a bold bathroom. Moreover, their home is a mix of modern textures and vintage art.
After a lot of early struggles in life, Sunny Leone and Daniel Weber have come a long way together. The power couple owns a massive bungalow in Los Angeles, the United States which is spread across an area of 1 acre of land. Moreover, as per a 2018 report by Times Now News, the Webers had bought this luxurious house worth a whopping amount of Rs. 19 crores. Their house provides a picturesque view of the beautiful expanse of greenery and the Hollywood skyline. Moreover, the sprawling bungalow is located in Sherman Oaks which is barely a 30-minute drive away from the famous, Beverly Hills.
In 2016, Abhishek Bachchan and his stunning wife, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, had bought a villa in Dubai. It is in one of the costliest neighbourhoods of the ultramodern city, Sanctuary Falls. The lavish villa is furnished with a Scavolini-designer kitchen and Nolte wardrobes. Not just that, their new house has a cutting-edge home automation system and concierge service as well. The incredibly stunning and royal property was developed by Shaikh Holdings that includes a swimming pool, mini-theatre, and a giant lobby area with stylish staircases. The actor-couple owns a villa in Jumeirah’s Golf Estates in Dubai, which spreads over 5600 sq ft to 10,600 sq ft, with an estimated value of around Rs. 60 crores.
Star couple, actors Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor, who are known to take off to Switzerland every time they get a break, have reportedly splurged on a chalet there. As per the reports, their luxurious chalet had cost them a hefty amount of Rs. 33 crores in the snowy country. With the house giving you every vibe from vintage to modern, classy to funky, it is indeed a perfect vacation home!
Not many people are aware of the fact that Akshay Kumar has citizenship in Canada and is the owner of some expensive properties in the country. According to a report in Cosmopolitan, Bollywood's Khiladi owns an entire hill in Toronto, the largest and most diverse city in Canada. Not only this, but the Bell Bottom actor also owns a couple of luxurious flats and luxurious bungalows in the beautiful country. Akshay's expensive property is located in the centre of the dynamic tourist attractions, including galleries to the iconic and world-famous, CN Tower.
Together, Anil Kapoor and Sunita Kapoor with their children, Sonam Kapoor Ahuja, Rhea Kapoor and Harsh Varrdhan Kapoor had made their beautiful abode in Mumbai, which is filled with their cherishable memories. However, according to a report in Mid-Day, Anil Kapoor had splurged on a massive 3BHK apartment in Orange County, California for his beloved son, Harsh Varrdhan Kapoor, who was studying there. Later, in an interview with Mumbai Mirror, Harsh Varrdhan had confirmed the same and had said:
“I was in college in Orange County, Southern California, for four years and lived on Newport Beach with a school friend, Dharam, for a year. My backyard was the beach. I’d go for morning jogs and we’d hang out on the porch all day.”
John Abraham is the handsome hunk of Tinseltown, and besides that, he is also a businessman who has invested in many businesses, startups, and ventures. He has a lot of expensive assets in his name and has a thing for larger-than-life possessions. Apart from his lavish 60,000 sq ft property in Mumbai, the model-turned-actor also has an address registered in his name in one of the most luxurious localities in Bel Air, Los Angeles, USA. The sprawling neighbourhood is home to other Hollywood stars like Jennifer Aniston, Angelina Jolie, Beyoncé, Cristiano Ronaldo and many more.
Bollywood actress and entrepreneur, Shilpa Shetty Kundra is the proud owner of three lavish houses abroad. The actress had received an apartment on the 19th floor of the Burj Khalifa in Dubai as the most expensive wedding gift from her husband, Raj Kundra, in 2010. However, the couple has now sold off this property. Apart from that, the couple also owns another exotic seven-bedroom property, named Raj Mahal in Weybridge, Surrey. Not just that, they also have other properties in posh areas including Mayfair, London and Oxford street.
After their lavish wedding, Priyanka Chopra Jonas and her husband, Nick Jonas had purchased a swanky mansion in Beverly Hills Post Office. This is a Los Angeles enclave that's directly adjacent to Beverly Hills. According to multiple reports, this elite mansion's price was estimated at around Rs. 144 crores, but even this mammoth price looks justified after knowing a bit more about the house. With an extremely vast space, featuring expansive canyon views, a floating guest wing and an extended wood terrace that wraps around the swimming pool, Priyanka and Nick's abode is an architectural masterpiece. The gigantic mansion is spread around 20,000 sq ft, according to a report in HerZindagi in 2020.
Well, these celebrity homes definitely are made with larger than life designs!