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The billionaire owns more than 12 homes in Malibu, which have a reported total value of more than $180 million.
This palace is a playground for mega-rich “Oracle” software CEO Larry Ellison. Ellison bought this house from music producer David Foster in 2005 for $20 million. The compound, which includes nine bedrooms, three recording studios, a guesthouse, pool, tennis court, and on-site spa, has its own funicular- a self-contained cable railway used to cart guests from the mansion on down to the pool. This impressive palace is only one of Ellison’s homes; the billionaire, who is listed as #10 on Forbes’s list of the richest people worldwide, owns more than 12 homes in Malibu, which have a reported total value of more than $180 million. He also has homes in Woodside, California and San Francisco.
Perennial actress/singer Cher has created more than a few classics in her time. Her magnificent Malibu home, set on a hillside above the beach, has garnered a plethora of press, including a profile in Architectural Digest. The impressive Italian renaissance-style, three-story home is filled with bush-hammered travertine and hand-carved marble, as well as stamped copper ceilings. The property is also home to a beautiful infinity-edge pool that appears to flow over into the Pacific below.
Famous Friend Courtney Cox and her husband, actor David Arquette, recently purchased this 1.85-acre property right along the shore in Malibu. The home boasts a five-bedroom, 2,142 square foot main house, as well as an adjacent 750 square foot guesthouse. Cox and Arquette closed on the house in August of 2006; the purchase, which was for an undisclosed price, came at the same time as the power couple listed their $33.5 million mansion just down the road in Carbon Beach.
Piven grew up on Lake Michigan in Chicago, so he claims he was naturally drawn to living on the water when he relocated to California. The Entourage star purchased this three-level oceanfront Malibu home for $3.5 million in 2004. The home, which was originally built in 1949 and remodeled in 1966, has three bedrooms and three baths, laid out over 2424 square feet. The home is now estimated to be worth $4 million.
Will Smith and his wife Jada have been the proud owners of this $20 million ranch-style estate just above Malibu in the Santa Monica mountain range for the past five years, although the Smith family has been residing at a nearby home for the past two years, while this property undergoes major renovations. This ranch style Malibu California home offers ground which include full size basketball and tennis courts, a sand volleyball court, pool, batting cages, a guest house, horse facilities, a private lake, and gym, all to keep the active family entertained!