Jon Bon Jovi’s recently put his upscale Manhattan penthouse, which he purchased in 2007 and invested in heavily, on the market for $42 million.
Bon Jovi’s former apartment is surrounded by floor-to-ceiling windows, meaning that the penthouse provides 360-degree views of New York’s SoHo and beyond.
Amy Winehouse’s £2.8 million house in Camden Square, London is where the singer lived and was found dead at 27. Since her death in July 2011, fans have carved out a shrine in front of the home’s gated entrance.
Amy Winehouse’s £2.8 million home in Camden Square, London has a retro black-and-white checkered kitchen, a gym, sound-proofed walls and opens out onto private gardens.
50 Cent made it rich before he died trying, and now lives in 51,657 square foot of luxury in Connecticut.
50 Cent’s home has 19 bedrooms, 37 bathrooms, 6 kitchens, 5 Jacuzzis, 2 snooker rooms, an indoor swimming pool, a night club, a gym, an indoor racquetball court, a tennis court, a home cinema, indoor shooting range and a pond. We couldn’t confirm whether he has a ‘Candy Shop’.
This is Pink Floyd’s £1.2 million house in Stanhope Gardens, Highgate, London. The band used to go by the name Leonard’s Lodgers, inspired by their former college tutor-turned-landlord, Mike Leonard, who rented rooms in this London home during the mid-1960s.
When Pink Floyd left the house, the band left abandoned a homemade xylophone and bongo drums in the attic.
Jim Morrison of The Doors’ home on Rothdell Trail in West Hollywood, California was recently listed for $1.2 million. It was known as the “Love Street” home, and got its name after he penned a tribute ballad to his live-in girlfriend, Pamela Courson.
Robbie Williams’ LA home sits on some 10,681 square feet of land. The entire property has been refurbished since Williams moved in, and now has 8 bedrooms and 9 bathrooms.
Perhaps Robbie Williams’ LA home’s most eye-catching feature is the outdoor swimming arrangements, with a pool and hot tub.
Jerry Garcia of the Grateful Dead may have been a hippy, but that didn’t stop him owning a $3.6 million on El Mirador Drive, Nicasio in California. It was Garcia’s final home before he died of a heart attack in 2005. The 7,000-square-foot Mediterranean home has five bedrooms, a 1,500-square-foot artist’s studio, a six-car garage, a solar-heated pool and an organic garden.
Brian Jones of the Rolling Stones live and died at Cotchford Farm in Sussex. It had previously been owned by A.A. Milne, creator and author of the “Winnie the Pooh” stories, who lived here with his wife, Daphne, and son Christopher Robin for three decades.
Brian Jones owned the estate until his death in 1969, when he was found drowned in its pool a month after Mick Jagger and Keith Richards kicked him out of the band. The 16th-century estate encompasses 10 acres and includes six bedrooms, a den with a fireplace, a drawing room, an oak-paneled dining room, a fish pond, a wooded stream and, of course, that slightly macabre outdoor swimming pool.
Black Sabbath singer Ozzy Osbourne’s family became celebrities thanks to MTV reality show ‘The Osbournes’, which was filmed at their real home in California’s Hidden Hills. Their property takes up 10,953 square feet of land and cost around $10 million.
Former Faces frontman and all-round rock star Rod Stewart owns a bright yellow mansion in Palm Beach. It cost $12.5 million, but for that you get a private beach, football pitch and a carting track. We think that’s pretty sexy.
Frank Sinatra’s former penthouse at 532 E. 72nd St. in New York is now listed for around $7.7 million. The duplex party pad was once described by artist Andy Warhol as a “glittering grotto in the sky.” The home hosted many a wild Rat Pack party, despite the fact that the top level was’t connected to the the lower. Sinatra and friends would climb the building stairs.
More recent owners than Sinatra have put in an internal staircase and converted Sinatra’s top-floor “bird cage” – where he would practice songs – into a master bedroom.
Everything’s bigger when it comes to former Kiss bassist Gene Simmons – well, at least his tongue and house. His Californian home covers 16,500 square feet of space, including four four bedrooms, six bathrooms and an archive room where he keeps just about every piece of Kiss memorabilia. Including the Kiss coffin.
Celine Dion owns a $20 million “water-park” house on Jupiter Island, Florida that uses 6 million gallons of water per year. They even have five private wells on site to guard against a water shortage. No hosepipe ban for her. It’s perhaps fitting that ‘Titanic’ probably paid for most of it.