In 2005, Jack, a favorite Titanic actor, purchased a private desert island named Blackadore Caye. According to sources, Leonardo DiCaprio paid $1.75 million for the island, which is located off the coast of Belize in Central America.
Leonardo DiCaprio, an activist who has raised over $70 million for the environment, was believed to have purchased the island in order to transform it into an eco-friendly environment, as it had previously been harmed by overfishing.
Naomi Campbell, a British model, is another celebrity who owns her own own island. As a 41st birthday present, she received a private island from her Russian millionaire boyfriend, Vladislav Doronin.
The island, formed like the Egyptian Eye of Horus, is located in the Gulf of Gokova in Turkey. It has a steel dome with glass panels that enable for year-round sunlight to enter the structure. Additionally, it features 25 bedrooms, gardens, and slanted louvers that help regulate the warmth caused by the sun.
5. Mel Gibson
The American actor and director purchased his private island in 2005 out of a desire to be close to nature. His island, dubbed 'Mago,' is located in the southern Pacific Ocean and encompasses an area of 22 square kilometers.
Even though the island is currently undeveloped, Mel Gibson paid a stunning $15 million for the piece, which is recognized as one of the world's most costly private islands.
4. Shakira and Roger Waters
In 2011, Shakira and Roger Waters, co-founder of progressive rock band Pink Floyd, pooled their finances to acquire a private island in the Caribbean's Berry Islands. Bonds Cay is the name of the island, and the two reportedly paid roughly $16 million for it, with ambitions to transform the 550-acre property into an exclusive getaway for the affluent class.
3. Johnny Depp
Since starring in The Pirates of the Caribbean film, Johnny Depp has become a household figure in the entertainment business. He discovered Little Hall's Pond Cay, a 45-acre private island, while filming Pirates of the Caribbean in the Bahamas. He paid $3.6 million for the island.
2. Tyler Perry
Tyler Perry, a billionaire American actor and screenwriter, purchased his private island on 25 acres of property in 2009. The Bahamas' 'White Bay Cay' island cost him a stunning $7 million, and its worth has now increased to more than $8 million in 2021.
1. Beyoncé and Jay-Z
Beyoncé and Jay-Z, two iconic vocalists, are well-known for keeping their private life private. As a result, the renowned couple purchased two private islands in order to maintain a low-key profile and enjoy private moments with their family. One was purchased for $18 million by Jay-Z in 2010 for Beyonce's 29th birthday in Florida. The pair apparently purchased the other island, which is located in the Bahamas, for $3 million in 2013.
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