10 celebrities who live in modest homes despite large incomes

10 celebrities who live in modest homes despite large incomes

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We used to think that rich and successful people live in luxury villas with a huge swimming pool and a whole team of servants, but this is not always the case… Below we want to tell you about 25 celebrities who decided not to spend their money on luxury mansions, but invested it in other more important things.

10 celebrities who live in modest homes despite large incomes

10 celebrities who live in modest homes despite large incomes

Simon Helberg is a successful actor, comedian and even musician, known for his role in the TV series "The Big Bang Theory". A man lives in a modest (by the standards of Hollywood stars) house, which does not even have a garage! If it were not for the elegant wooden decoration inside the house and the presence of expensive furniture, it would be difficult to guess that a celebrity lives in it.

10 celebrities who live in modest homes despite large incomes

American actress January Jones obviously has not only a pretty face, but also a calculating mind. Instead of buying expensive luxury real estate, Jones wisely invested in a modest house worth less than $1 million. January lived in it for a while, and then sold it for 1.5 million. The benefits are obvious!

10 celebrities who live in modest homes despite large incomes

Apple CEO Tim Cook has such riches that many people do not even dream of. To be more precise, in December 2019, Cook's fortune was estimated at $ 1.504 billion. But the man is used to not advertise his income, so he chose the appropriate housing.

10 celebrities who live in modest homes despite large incomes

American actress and model Brooke Shields began her career as a teenager, so by the time she decided to acquire real estate, her fortune reached $ 25 million! But the star decided not to spend the entire amount on luxury housing — instead, she purchased a small historic mansion in the Hamptons.

10 celebrities who live in modest homes despite large incomes

Paul McCartney became famous all over the world back in the days of the Beatles. When the band broke up in 1970, the musician continued to build a successful solo career. McCartney has repeatedly been included in the Guinness Book of Records, including as the most successful musician and composer in recent history. We think it's not even worth saying that the former Beatle's income allowed him to buy a house much better than this modest triplex…

10 celebrities who live in modest homes despite large incomes

Sarah Michelle Gellar, her husband Freddie Prinz Jr. and two children lived in this traditional-style house for five years. It may seem to you that this is a great option, but by the standards of celebrities, the performer Buffy lived, one might say, on a budget. However, this changed when in 2019 the family moved to a luxury mansion with an area of 2000 sq. m. for $ 6.1 million.

10 celebrities who live in modest homes despite large incomes

The role in the movie "Mad Men" brought Vincent Kartheiser two awards of the Screen Actors Guild and a huge fee! But even after receiving the money, the actor did not dare to move out of his modest apartment, which he calls a "micro-basement". He had to part with the bachelor apartments after the wedding.

10 celebrities who live in modest homes despite large incomes

Tori Spelling is the star of Beverly Hills, and the daughter of successful Hollywood producer Aaron Spelling. During her career, the actress managed to appear in dozens of films and TV series. It is not difficult to guess that her income allows her to purchase a beautiful and large home. But despite this, she lives in this small and modest house with her family and pets.

10 celebrities who live in modest homes despite large incomes

Here is the house of a man who has been regularly included in the list of the richest people in the world for many years. Warren Buffett is one of the largest investors with a net worth of more than $70 billion. Without exaggeration, he would have enough money to live anywhere! But instead Buffett lives in a house that he bought for his family in 1958 for 31.5 thousand dollars.

10 celebrities who live in modest homes despite large incomes

Hollywood actor Tobey Maguire, famous for his role as "Spider-Man", bought this 1920s-style house for his family. It took him and his wife a lot of time and financial resources to change the appearance of the house. But, you must agree, even after the repair, it does not look too prestigious.So that you can better understand how all of the above celebrities actually live modestly, let's give one example. Perhaps the most expensive house among Hollywood celebrities is the posh house of the late director Aaron Spelling, which was listed in The Guinness Book of Records as the largest mansion in the world. Inside you can find more than 120 rooms with a separate wing for a women's wardrobe, and on the plot near the house there are not only the usual swimming pool or golf course, but a whole cinema, a doll museum, a large number of fountains and even an ice rink!

Keywords: Hollywood | Money | Houses | Stars | Real estate | Modesty | Fortune

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