I'm a sucker for getting a glimpse inside the homes of the rich and famous, so when I stumbled upon this post on The Lennoxx, I had to stop and gawk. Now, the article was written about a year ago, and the way celebs change residences, I can't guarantee if Ms. Paltrow is still living in these Long Island diggs. Her style? Light and
Mukesh Ambani has built a new home for his wife and two children in Mumbai. Its price tag? About a billion bucks. Yes, you read that correctly. According to Time, here are some highlights:
Sold today a Christie's was Yves Saint Laurent's 'Dragons' armchair, circa 1917-1919. Its estimated price was $2,587,711 to $3,881,567, but in the end it went for 25 million more. The chair is just one of the items that belonged to Saint Laurent and his partner Pierre Berge. All told, 733 pieces went on the auction block and brought in an astounding $262 million in the auction's first night. Among the other items sold was a work by Henri...
Mukesh Ambani, head of the Mumbai-based petrochemical Reliance Industries, is building a 22-story personal skyscraper dubbed 'Antilla' for himself and his family. Being one of the richest men in the world, he can afford such extravagances.
The ‘house’ stands 550' and has 400,000 square feet of living space. According to the website Born Rich, ‘the stately home staunchly follows the principles of Vaastu, an Indian version of Feng...
It seems that this list would better titled, "Nine Things for a Billionaire to Buy For You, If You Happen to Be on a Billionaire's Christmas List"... Still, an interesting look at the excess of the holidays.
1. A ride around town: Bugatti Veyron $2 MM
2.Something for that empty wall: Modern Art $8 MM+
3. A bath toy: A Super Yacht up to $200 MM - $300 MM
4. Some beach gear: A Submarine $80 MM
5. A weekend getaway: A private island $10 MM - $100 MM