If you thought you’re bond payments were high or that your rent was steep, then think again. The most expensive houses in the world will make you feel like you live in a different world than the elite people who own them.

These are the most expensive houses around the world and the lucky people who own them.

18-19 Kensington Palace Gardens

Located on a street in Kensington, London called Billionaires Row, this property is one of many expensive houses located on the same street.

Bedrooms: 12

Location: Kensington, London

Value: $222 million

Owner: Lakshmi Mittal—the head of Arcelor Mittal, the world’s largest steel manufacturer.

Four Fairfield Pond

New York is known for its expensive houses due to the limited space, the popularity of the city, and various other factors. This property is as elite as real estate gets.

Bedrooms: 29

Location: Sagaponack, New York

Value: $248.5 million

Owner: Owned by Ira Rennert who is the owner of a holding and investment company called Renco Group.

Villa Leopolda

This beautiful French villa is owned by Lily Safra who occupies it alone after her husband passed away. It was famously the setting of the classic 1955-movie, To Catch a Thief which was directed by Alfred Hitchcock.

Bedrooms: 14

Location: Cote D’Azure, France

Value: $750 million

Owner: Owned by Brazillian philanthropist, Lily Safra.


Forget expensive houses – the richest man in India, Mukesh Ambani owns his own building which requires a staff of 600 to maintain.

Bedrooms: 27 stories

Location: Mumbai, India

Value: $1 billion

Owner: Owned by Mukesh Ambani, who owns Reliance Industries – a mineral and energy company.

Buckingham Palace

Even if you could afford its $1.5 billion price tag, you will sadly never see this residence up for sale. You have to be born into the family to get a chance to ever frolick around this beautiful attraction in London.

Bedrooms: 52

Location: Westminster, London

Value: $1.5 billion