The legendary investor Warren Buffett lives the gray stucco house he bought in Omaha, Neb.’s Happy Hollow suburb in 1958 for $ 31,500. Computer mogul Michael Dell resides in a 33,000-square-foot manse. Diamond magnate Lev Leviev owns a 17,000-square-foot manor with a gold-plated pool while steel magnate Lakshmi Mittal bought his 12-bedroom spread in London’s posh Kensington neighborhood in 2004. Impressively, Oracle Chief Executive Larry Ellison possesses a Japanese-inspired imperial villa in Woodside. All of these billionaires have spent hefty money buying extravagant and luxurious mansions. Let’s discover billionaires’ mansions.
The compound of American business magnate and chairman of Microsoft, Bill Gates is built into a hillside on the edge of Lake Washington. It has a 60-foot swimming pool, a 2,500-square-foot gym, and a 1,000-square-foot dining room. According to King Country public records, as of 2006 the total assessed value of his property is $ 125 million.
Bill Gates: $ 53 billion
The legendary investor Warrant Buffett resides in the 6,000-square-foot gray stucco home which boasts give bedrooms. The world’s third-richest man bought it for $ 31,500 in 1958.
Warren Buffett: $ 47 billion
Larry Ellison, co-founder and chief executive officer of Oracle Corporation, is ranked the sixth richest person in the world, with a wealth of US$ 28 billion. The CEO imported over 500 cherry and maple trees and about 5,000 tons of boulder to get Japanophilic touches. The estimated $ 70 million Woodside, California has a man-made 2.3-acre lake and an extensive seismic retrofit.
Net Worth: $ 28 billion
Lakshmi Mittal spent $ 128 million buying a 12-bedroom townhouse in London’s luxe Kensington district in 2004. The superhome boasts an indoor pool, Turkish baths, and garage space for 200 cars. His mansion is decorated with marble taken from the same quarry that supplied the Taj Mahal. This Indian steel tycoon also bought No.9a Palace Greens, Kensington Gardens at £70 million in 2008 for his daughter Vanisha Mittal Bhatia.
Lakshmi Mittal’s mansion
James Packer, the son of the late media mogul Kerry Packer, who inherited the family company, Consolidated Press Holdings Limited, was raised at the Packer family compound in the tony Bellevue Hill suburb of Sydney. Cairnton, the centerpiece of the five-property spread, was bought by Packer’s grandfather in 1935.
Net Worth: $ 3.5 billion
Palladio, the home of Bukharian-Israeli billionaire businessman Lev Leviev, was bought at $ 65 million in January 2008. It is a seven-bedroom estate replete with a gold-plated indoor pool, an in-house nightclub, an indoor cinema and a hair salon.
Lev Leviev has a net worth of roughly $ 1.5 billion following the 2008 global financial crisis.
Michael Dell, CEO of Dell, possesses the most expensive home built in Texas. The 33,000 sq property which sits a 20-acre spread close to where he founded his eponymous computer company costs $ 18 million. It boasts eight bedrooms, indoor and outdoor pools, a conference room, and a view of Lake Austin.
The house sits upon a hilltop overlooking Lake Austin
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Louis Brown lives in California, where he enjoys writing articles on a variety of subjects, especially lifestyle. By trade, he is a user interface designer.