If you had almost unlimited amounts of money, you’d have a hard time coming up with ways to enjoy it. The world’s richest people are always finding ways to splurge on even the most extravagant purchases. The uber-rich have their own islands where they can rest and relax any time they want.
Here’s a list of fifteen famous people with their own paradise.
Mel Gibson’s Mago Island, Fiji
Australian actor Mel Gibson bought the island for $9 million. It is one of the biggest privately owned islands in Fiji. Gibson plans to leave it natural, except for his private residence.
David Copperfield’s Musha Cay and Three Other Islands in the Bahamas
World-famous illusionist David Copperfield bought himself a few islands in the Bahamas, then turned them into resorts, which would cost you up to $37,000 a night.
Celine Dion’s Ile Gagnon, Quebec, Canada
Canadian superstar Celine Dion bought an island near Montreal, where there is a custom-built stone mansion on. It’s now on the real estate market for $25 million.
Ricky Martin’s Island in Angra Dos Reis, Brazil
Ricky Martin paid $8 million for this private island off the coast of Rio de Janeiro.
Johnny Depp’s Little Halls Pond Cay in the Bahamas
Johnny Depp liked the Bahamas so much after filming Pirates of the Caribbean there that he bought an island afterward. The entire island runs solely on solar power.
Shakira’s Bonds Cay in the Bahamas
The Colombian popstar bought the island with Pink Floyd‘s Roger Waters and Spanish singer Alejandro Sanz. It cost $6.7 million.
Richard Branson’s Necker Island, British Virgin Islands
The Virgin Media Group owner also owns an island on the British Virgin Islands. You can stay on the island, if you have $47,000 available.
Roman Abramovich’s Abramovich Island in St. Barts
After spending $90 million for it, Abramovich uses the island to host private parties.
Tyler Perry’s White Bay Cay in the Bahamas
The famous actor and director wants to use the island as a resort. He plans on building several guest houses, a spa, tennis court, and other facilities.
Robin Williams’s Island in the Pender Harbor, British Columbia, Canada
Robert Williams is rumored to be the owner of this big island off the shores of Canada, although it is unknown whether the actor actually lived on the island.
Steven Spielberg’s Island in the Madeira Archipelago, Portugal
Hollywood director Steven Spielberg owns an island on the Madeira archipelago in Portugal. Let’s hope he doesn’t turn it into a real-life Jurassic Park.
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill’s Goat Cay, Bahamas
The country singers bought the island in 2006 and began construction in 2008. It was estimated to have cost $30 million.
Nicolas Cage’s Leaf Cay in the Bahamas
Nicolas Cage has been going to the Bahamas for years. He finally decided to buy his own island in 2006. It is now up for sale for $7 million.
Eddie Murphy’s Rooster Cay, Bahamas
Eddie Murphy invested $15 million for a small island near Nassau, Bahamas. He has not made plans to develop it further.
Leonardo DiCaprio’s Blackadore Caye in Belize
The actor is a well-known environmental activist. He turned the place into an eco-village where people can learn about the environment. He did not want it to be another tourist resort.