Luxury Lifestyle of the rich & famous – Best of Richfiles
It’s time again for a quick roundup of all the latest happenings in the world of superrich. The month so far has seen lots of new and significant developments in terms of the rich like Mark Zuckerberg getting even richer and A-list celebrities splurging on everything from plush estates, islands to private jets, while some rich-philanthropists donating as well.
Steve Wynn splurges $70 million on a New York penthouse
The casino mogul and renowned art collector spends a miniscule part of his wealth, only $70 million on an ultra-luxurious penthouse in Manhattan’s Central Park South area. The legally blind billionaire acquired the plush apartment from Christopher Jeffries for $7.5 million less than the listed price.
While the whole world is busy speculating the date of marriage of the Hollywood’s hottest couple, the stars are busy pampering each other with outrageous gifts. This time it was the turn of sultry actress Angelina Jolie, who gifted her partner a $1.6 million helicopter. Both of these stars are known to be ardent aviators and have even installed a helicopter pad in their Chateau Miraval home in France.
After taking his company public on 18th of this month, the founder and CEO of Facebook has now become one of the richest persons in the world. But, what came as a real surprise was his unannounced wedding to his longtime girlfriend Priscilla Chan. On the auspicious occasion of her wedding with Zuckerberg, who is now worth an estimated $20 Billion, Chan wore an embroidered Claire Pettibone dress worth $4,700.
Kate Hudson drops $18 million on a London Townhouse
Oscar nominated actress Kate Hudson is among the most recent in the series of American stars buying themselves a property in United Kingdom. Along with her British fiancé Matt Bellamy, she splashed out $17.29 million on a London townhouse. The pricey property also includes an adjacent mews house estimated at $3.6 million.
Celine Dion lists her private island retreat for $29 million
One of the illustrious entertainers in the world and the most successful recording artists in history, Celine Dion is ready to sell her 19-acre, private island retreat in Montreal, Quebec for $29 million. The 24-000 square foot, French Normandy style house is very regal and consists of 6 elegant bedrooms with 6 full and 3 half bathrooms.
Billionaire David Koch donates $35 million to a dinosaur museum
The month started off with news coming in that David Koch, the fourth wealthiest personality in United States has parted with $35 million of his fortune, to donate it to the National Museum of Natural History. Koch has had a lifelong fascination with dinosaurs which drove him to donate such a large amount of money for renovating the Museum’s dinosaur hall.