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Shakira, Richard Branson, Eddie Murphy, And Other Celebrities Who Own Private Islands

Date January 25, 2018 11:06

In response to a little boy at the Children’s National Hospital in Washington D.C who had asked Melania Trump where she would love to spend her holidays, this was the answer she gave:

I would spend my holidays on a deserted island, a tropical island, with my family.

Let’s face it. Being in the public glare is hard, but being the FLOTUS is even harder. Little wonder, the First Lady craved an exclusive getaway with her family during the holidays. We can sympathize with that.

Now, let’s take a plunge into the world of our favorite celebs who own private paradises where they hide away from the rest of the world.

Celebrities who have private islands

Without being officially crowned as “Royal Monarchs”, some people are actually living out the title in real life. Or how do you explain the fact that some individuals are buying up whole islands to themselves in some of the world’s most exotic locations?

Yep, call them “Kings and Queens”, and you won’t be wrong.

1. Shakira

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She purchased her 700-acre Island for a whopping $16 million.

2. Johnny Depp

Yes, the “Pirates of the Caribbean” star has his little island somewhere in the Bahamas. He purchased his 45-acre property in 2004. It reportedly cost him $3.6 million.

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3. Tyler Perry

Tyler also has his resort somewhere in the Bahamas. He is said to be erecting several guest cottages as well as a main building on the land.

4. Richard Branson

The kingpin of business and brains behind the Virgin Group has his 74-acre luxurious land on the British Virgin Islands. It can accommodate up to 30 guests. And yes, even you can stay there and rent the entire Island for yourself when the businessman is not using it.

The actor brings a whole new angle to the private Island thingy as he is said to have two. He purchased the second one in 2007. It is also located in the Bahamas and only 5 minutes away from Nassau.

6. Celine Dion

Celine’s island “IIe Gagnon” is located in Quebec, Canada. However, in 2016, Celine decided to set it for sale.

7. Tim McGraw and Faith Hill

The country singing duo are the proud owners of the “Goat Cay Island” in the Bahamas. Along with the main house they erected on it, they also have small cottages there for guests and staff.

8. Leonardo DiCaprio

"The Wolf of Wall Street” star has his own paradise located somewhere in Belize. It’s a massive 104-acre island known as the Blackadore Cay.

Here, the life of the rich and famous brought to your doorsteps.

We wish them more success in their endeavors. And we hope this list inspires you to work on your own dreams and attain the heights you desire in life.

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