It’s no secret that rock stars drive in the fast lane, which means they rake in money faster and bigger than most people. What with their royalties, album selling, world tour concerts, endorsements, a good number of them knows where to invest and where better to proliferate their wildly extravagant rock star lifestyle than real estate.
Having dealt with her fair share of celebrities, Jade Mills, one of the elite Beverly Hills real estate agents points out
Musical legends tend to buy lavish luxury homes when they’ve made it to the big time. They know the value in real estate, and a majority of them are smart with their investing.
It is wise to invest in real estate, especially because it is extremely easy to blow through money when you’ve never dealt with such large sums of money. People can begin to think their money will be infinite, and with such a, though, they can easily go broke. Thus, buying lavish homes can help a new celebrity maintain their wealth. Here are some of most lavish rock star mansions that we gathered:
Here are some of most lavish rock star mansions that we gathered:
5. Ozzy Osbourne
Home: Hidden Hills, Beverly Hills
Price: $10 million
The Black Sabbath rocker has recently purchased an English style country mansion in a very exclusive neighborhood in Beverly Hills having previously sold their old mansion to Jessica Simpson. This new abode boasts 5,680 square feet, although significantly smaller than their former home, still, stuns with is five bedrooms, five and a half bathrooms, a grotto that is covered in roses and ivy and a two-story guesthouse that has its own garage.
4. Mick Jagger
Home: Chelsea, London
Price: £10 million
Rolling Stone’s lead vocalist, Mick Jagger has made a great name for himself earning him a sweet spot to live right next door to royalties, Lord and Lady Guinness. This London home that dates from 1780, has a view overlooking River Thames with a history that dates back centuries.
Home: Mulholland Estate Mansion, Beverly Hills
Price: $11 million
This luxury mansion sprawls up to 11,000 square feet with six bedrooms and eight bathrooms with few rooms dedicated to this rock star’s top hats alone also has a skate ramp, a pool that has an outdoor bar. The lower level has a night club with a full-on party set up including a DJ booth, LED lights, a pole dancing, professional recording studio as well as a screening theater and wine cellar.
Guns n’ Roses front man, Slash’s style can be seen all over the house as evidenced by the alligator skin wallpaper, custom crystal chandelier, fringe-trimmed leopard upholstered sofa and crocodile coffee table. Talk about an eclectic rock chic taste.
2. Lenny Kravitz
Home: New York City
Price: $17.95 million
Lenny Kravitz’ former opulent triplex SoHo loft has a staggering space of 6167 square feet (plus 3000 square feet of enchanting terraces) with five bedrooms, four bathrooms and get this… four powder rooms, state-of-the-art windowed gourmet eat-in kitchen and even has a dedicated pantry for the butlers. This ultra-glam home will definitely take your breath away.
1. Jon Bon Jovi
Home: Manhattan, New York
Price: $37.5 million
This stunning 7500 square-foot Manhattan duplex penthouse consists of six bedrooms, six bathrooms, two kitchens, a gym and three outdoor terraces spread across two floors. Its floor to ceiling windows offer panoramic views of the city and its 11-ft high ceilings leave the living room open and filled with natural light.
Bon Jovi purchased this upscale home back in 2007 and invested heavily in it. Hence, the hefty price tag for those who understand the craftsmanship that went in with its modern conveniences renovation.
If you were to make it to the big times with your band, or as a solo artist, what type of mansion would you buy? Do you think it’s wise to throw all your money into unnecessary amenities? What would you spend your new found fortune on? Comment below!