Paul Allen owns some nice things and has a massive Net Worth, that’s why Vidello productions is taking a look at 10 expensive things owned by the Microsoft Billionaire.
10. Mercer Island
While Paul Allen did not own the whole island itself, he does own a total of 11 mansions on it and this includes one house that has a full-size basketball court, swimming pool and fitness center.
Allen’s most recent purchase on Mercer Island was a 3,000 square-foot bungalow that he reportedly paid 4.5 million dollars for.
One of the mansions on the island was bought solely for his mother with others being used simply to block out his neighbours.
9. Beverly Hills Home
Back in 1997 Paul Allen purchased a 13,000 square foot Mediterranean style home in Beverly Hills that features every possible amenity you can imagine including cinema two swimming pools and an open-air tennis court.
The house even has a funicular that shuttles guests for the pool deck down to the tennis court on the lower level.
The estimated price tag for this insane house is roughly fifteen million dollars.
8. Enchanted Hill Estate
After buying this estate that belonged to Hollywood legends Francis Marion and Fred Thompson for 20 million dollars Paul Allen demolished the historic property in the year 2000 angering many people.
Allen has since terraced the hillside, however nothing else has ever been built on the site.
The estate is today oewned by Amazon Billionaire Jeff Bezos
7. North Carolina Home
It seems having one California home just wasn’t enough for Paul Allen.
In November 2013 he paid a reported $27 million dollars for a twenty-two thousand square foot mansion in Atherton Silicon Valley.
It is one of the most expensive ZIP codes in the country and the home features everything from a massive swimming pool to cinema room and underground garage.
6. Hawaii Estate
Located in Hawaii this massive estate was purchased at a cost of 7.5 million dollars for the historic 10 acre property.
In addition to a 12,000 square foot main house, there’s an employee residence, beach house, boat shed, and private harbour.
5. Manhattan Penthouse
Just when you thought our list of houses might come to an end, nope Paul Allen reportedly paid 25 million dollars for the penthouse in an apartment building on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.
He also paid another 13.5 million dollars for another apartment in the same building on the 11th floor.
It’s currently unknown if he has since paid for anymore flaws of the same building but he might as well buy the whole block if that’s the case.
4. Desert Hilltop Mansion
Completing Allen’s housing list is this fantastic hilltop property in the codes er where he employs a staff of 12 people and can count on Bono and Andrew Lloyd Webber as his neighbor’s.
Bedrooms, bathrooms, swimming pools and one of his favorite features a home cinema grace this luxury property.
3. Seattle movie theater
When he heard his favorite Seattle movie theater was going to be demolished he decided to buy it.
His development company Vulcan refurbished the cinema with a state-of-the-art Dolby sound and projection system including the world’s first Christy 6p laser projector and it reopened in the fall of 2014 too much applause.
2. Tattoosh Yacht
This 303 foot luxury yacht has an onboard cinema, indoor swimming pool and accommodating suites for over 20 guests.
The yacht also has a modern bridge and a helipad so Allen can have himself or his guests arrive in style.
There is a basketball court and games room to pass the time for those bored children on board and the tattoo has a boat docking facility at the rear of the yacht to take passengers on board.
The estimated cost of this floating fortress 125 million euros number.
1 — Octopus Super Yacht
The crowning our list off the pollen is the amazing 414 foot octopus.
This massive yacht is one of the biggest in the world and it’s where he holds most of his celebrity packed parties during the Cannes Film Festival
This insane yacht features a large helicopter hangar on the main deck that houses two helicopters while below there is a glass-bottom pool and even a submarine that can float into the yacht through a hole on the bridge deck
There was a recording studio, while on the same deck you will find an observation lounge, cinema, a juice bar, a gym, a salon and a medical center
There is even a dedicated deck for himself that features a large VIP cabin, four guests cabins a children’s cabin and two additional staff doctors cabins
It also features a large study and walk-in closet and an outside bar with whirlpool with an astronomical price tag of over 200 million dollars
It’s easy to see why the life of Paul was far different from your average celebrity.
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