Money Can’t Buy Taste: The Ugliest Celebrity Homes of All Time

Trista - October 17, 2022
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Richard Franklin’s House of Sin

The House of Sin is more famous than its owner, Richard Franklin. Franklin is a photographer who photographed over 600 models and many celebrities in his abode. It is on Sunset Plaza Drive in the Hollywood Hills, a short ride to the famous Sunset Strip in Los Angeles. He rented out the house to many celebrities including Fabio, Russell Simmons, and Sean “Diddy” Combs. This 8-story house has four bedrooms, six bathrooms, and 7,500 square feet of living space.

The house is not owned by a famous star but has been host to many stars. The house contains a 2-story nightclub, a game room with casino tables, a media room, a rooftop deck, a grotto with mannequin bodies melded into the wall and ceiling surfaces with the jacuzzi and waterfall, and a home gym. Views from the house are stunning, but it does not rectify the interior space.

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Kim Kardashian Has a Bel Air Mansion Filled With Air

Kim Kardashian is an American social media personality, socialite, and businesswoman, and has her own clothing and beauty lines. This Bel Air Mansion is 9,000 square feet of living space in a 3/4 -acre gated property with a two-story living room, five bedrooms, seven bathrooms, a library, elevator, massage room, gourmet kitchen, a spa tub, and a pergola. The home’s interior is astonishingly severe, with all-white stone floors, walls, ceiling, trim, and doors.

A chef’s kitchen has an elongated island, all-white cabinets, stainless steel appliances, and open shelving like a restaurant. Kim and Kanye were the house’s designers and were involved in all details. They wanted neutral colors and minimal furniture that was also light neutral colors. Minimalist style does not mean being colorless. The term minimalist is a complete contradiction to the size of the house and their lives. They have three small children, and nothing states one child, let alone three children exist there. It is like they live in a museum.

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Mark Persson’s Beverly Hills House

Mark Persson is the creator of the popular game Minecraft. The home is in the posh Trousdale Estates neighborhood. The total living space is 23 000 square feet, including eight bedrooms and 15 bathrooms. A 54-foot curved glass door opens out onto an infinity pool with fountains. There is a separate vodka and tequila bar in the downstairs lounge area.

There is also an elevator display for his luxury car collection, high-end recliners, and H.D. screens that display the view from upstairs, and there is a candy wall with M&M statues looking over it at the bottom of the stairs. A private screening room has tiered seating and a stocked wine cellar. The kitchen is very white and dark, with nothing in between. The master closets are horrid, and the other walk-in closet is a lighter wood finish but is just as awful.


Mukesh Ambani’s Antilia

Mukesh Ambani is the wealthiest man in India and the sixth richest man globally. Antilia is a 27-story, $2 Billion house for six people in downtown South Mumbai. The skyscraper sits on 48,000 square feet of land, is 550 ft tall, and has over 400,000 square feet of living space. All six lower floors are dedicated to parking and can hold 168 cars. Then the lobby is above the parking and has nine high-speed elevators.

The skyscraper has a helipad on its roof with its own air traffic control facility. There are multiple swimming pools, a theater, a spa, a yoga studio, and four floors of hanging gardens for its eco-friendly status. The most disturbing part of this house is that it is in the most poverty-laden area of India, where more than half of its residents live on $2 per day. Antilia looms over an overcrowded slum.