For many decades, people have loved to take tours to see the mansions of celebrities. It is a way for the average person to get closer to their favorite star of stage or screen. Here are the places in US that are generally considered the best:
Since Hollywood is at the heart of the film industry, it stands to reason that it would be ground zero in terms of the amount celebrity mansions to see. Bus tours of Hollywood celebrity homes have been going on almost as long as the movie industry itself. Some stars that have their current homes on Hollywood celebrity tours are Jennifer Anniston, Courtney Cox, Christina Aguilera, Nicholas Cage, Jennifer Lopez, Dr. Phil, Orlando Bloom, Bob Barker, Tom Cruise and David and Victoria Beckham. You can also see the former homes of the Jonas Brothers, Steve Martin, Madonna, Jackie Chan, Ozzy Osbourne, Frank Sinatra, Richard Gere, Lucille Ball and Elvis Presley.
The sprawling beaches of Malibu, California have always been home to some of the biggest, brightest and most powerful people in the entertainment industry. Stars such as Leonardo DiCaprio, Cher, Charlize Theron, Bruce Willis, Barry Manilow, Mel Brooks, Burt Reynolds, Reggie Miller, Jeremy Piven, Jerry Bruckheimer, John Cusack, Bill Murray, David Geffen, Barbra Streisand, Herb Alpert, Jeff Bridges and Adam Sandler all make their home here. You can also see the former homes of Johnny Carson, Dick Clark, Larry Hagman and Michael Landon.
The Hamptons, New York
The Hamptons is generally thought of as New York’s version of Beverly Hills. Many of the Big Apple’s power players make this their home. Stars such as Jennifer Lopez, Howard Stern, Sean “Diddy” Combs, Kelsey Grammar, Sarah Jessica Parker, Gwyneth Paltrow, Calvin Klein, Jerry Seinfeld, Steven Spielberg, Madonna, Martha Stewart, Renee Zellweger, L.A. Reid, Robert De Niro and J.K. Rowling all live or rent here.
This famous vacation destination attracts celebrities like a moth to a flame. Miami has long been a celebrity hotspot. Rich and famous people from colder climates frequently rent homes here during the winter months. The land of sun and surf features the homes of Anna Kournikova, Barry Gibb, Dwayne Wade, Hulk Hogan, Gloria Estefan, Ricky Martin, Rosie O’Donnell, Shaquille O’Neal, Jon Secada, Lenny Kravitz, Sylvester Stallone and Matt Damon.
Central Florida is also a haven for the powerful and elite. Over the past 20 years, Orlando has seen a massive influx of movers and shakers, proving that this area is one of the most desirable places to live in the United States. The city that Disney made famous features an impressive roster of celebrities. Many of the most famous athletes in the world live here. Annika Sorenstam, John Travolta, Grant Hill (Los Angeles Clippers), Rashard Lewis (Miami Heat), Ken Griffey and Carrot Top.
The U.S. offers a plethora of opportunities to gaze on the homes of your favorite stars. If the timing is right and you are a little lucky, you may just see your favorite star in person!
Written by Lachlan G.
Lachlan runs a home construction business for his dad. He recommends MetroSteel to anyone looking for a reliable steel supplier in QueenslandAustralia for great product knowledge and genuine customer service. Lachlan loves DIY and spends most of his weekend in his workshop.