THE MOST EXPENSIVE HOMES: Purely based off of net worth and only contains individuals with a net worth that exceeds $60 billion, This list contains the top 5 richest men in the entire world and their splendid luxury houses. How many have you heard about them? So today our editors have decided to show you the 5 most expensive billionaire homes in the world. Check them out!
For men who have risen from ‘nothing’ to everything’, simplicity is often the buzzword as has been highlighted in the case of several top billionaires, such as the likes of Warren Buffett, Carlos Slim etc. Same can be said of Amancio Ortega, the man who rose from rags and riches and has claimed the number five spot in the global billionaire rankings. When it comes of luxury houses and villas, Mr. Ortega prefers a conventional common-man apartment and as such owns a modest apartment in Spain, where he lives with his first wife. There is also a second apartment purchased by Mr. Ortega in Zaleta, Orzan Beach, where he lives with his second wife Flora and his daughter Maria who is also the billionaire’s heir apparent.
When people think of the name Warren Buffett, they almost instinctively envision the billionaire businessman and one of the richest men in the world. But, it is surprising to find out that Buffett’s luxury home in Omaha, Nebraska is one that he has lived in for most of his life. He purchased the home in 1958 for $31,500. The stucco house has 5 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. Buffett calls his Nebraska home his third best investment of his life, just behind two wedding ring purchases.
Russia’s prime minister lives in a huge palace built at the Black Sea. Until today, there is no evidence that this luxury house is really Vladimir Putin’s. This residence price rises to $1 billion and the mansion, with which is still under construction include an amphitheater. The luxury mansion was named “Putin Palace”.
Bill Gates’ house “Xanadu 2.0” is a magnificent example of modern design filled with a rustic feel. This large mansion is located on the waterfronts adjacent to the hill in Medina situated in Lake Washington, Washington. This home of Bill Gates covers an area of 66,000 sq foot. This extravagant home is named Xanadu 2.0. This name is inspired by the estate on the main character in the story Citizen Kane.
Carlos Slim Helu owns a modest house in the “Lomas de Chapultepec”. In spite of being crowned as the richest person in the world thrice in a row, the Mexican business tycoon prefers to stay in the same 6 bedroom house in which he has now spent almost 40 years. The house is just 3 miles from his office and he prefers to drive his Mercedes from his place to the office on his own. He moved in the house after his marriage and it is located just 3 miles from where he was born, his childhood home.
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Source: Luxury Safes Blog