InStyle's Most Glamorous Celebrity Homes
August 1996, Goldie Hawn
The design of the Goldie Hawn's L.A. home came as a vision, which she quickly sketched on a napkin. It included a state-of-the-art workout room, a meditation loft and India-inspired “Raj room". ”When they first put up the dry wall, I screamed," joked Hawn. "I had no idea the house was going to be this big!”
May 2008, Heidi Klum
InStyle photographed Heidi Klum (and then-husband Seal) at Casa La Quebrada, her four-bedroom cliff-top “castle” off the shoes of Mexico’s Costa Careyes. There were mango-colored walls, curved corridors and a palm-lined path leading to a dizzying panorama of the Pacific. “There is something about the view that makes you not want to move,” she said.
July 1994, Patrick Swayze
Patrick Swayze and his wife Lisa Niemi shared their 5-acre ranch they named “Rancho Bizarro” with InStyle. Maybe it was the mix of fine Oriental rugs, European antiques, Native American artifacts and museum-quality crystals, but the home with gorgeous views of the San Gabriel mountains was anything but strange.
February 2012, Jaime King
Jaime King’s Beverly Hills sleek midcentury modern art and light-filled house was once owned by Walt Disney’s daughter. The actress meticulously planned every detail from the shallow pool in the foyer to the eco-friendly synthetic grass lawn (that she saw at pal Jessica Alba’s house) to the Zen glass-enclosed dining area.
February 1996, Tori Spelling
A far cry from her famous 56,000-square-foot childhood home, when Spelling purchased this LA condo, she wanted it to reflect her own style and independence. The three-bedroom pad was furnished with needle-point rugs Spelling found at flea markets and swap meets. "My mom and I have totally different tastes," said Spelling.
May 1998, Jada Pinkett Smith
InStyle visited a pregnant Jada Pinkett Smith at her 4,900-square-foot L.A. hacienda which she shared with husband Will and his son Trey. Set on four and a half rolling acres, the wooden beams, cathedral ceilings, arched doorways and adobe-style fireplaces added a cozy vibe. "I'm not a froufrou kind of girl," she explained.
February 2000, Tina Turner
Tina Turner let InStyle into her sprawling white high-in-the sky villa in the South of France with its private amphitheater, stone terraces and infinity pool that blended into the sky. The medieval tapestry and gilded Louis Philippe furniture wasn’t bad either. "This house is full of dreams," said Turner. "Only it's better than even I anticipated."
June 2008, Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus was all of 15 when InStyle photographed her at her 2-story 9,000-square foot Mediterranean-style North Hollywood family villa. There were red-tile roofs, stone fountains, spiral staircases and a two-room bedroom for the superstar that she said, felt “beachy and old Hollywood.”
November 2008, Jessica Alba
Jessica Alba’s LA villa that she shared with husband Cash Warren and baby daughter, Honor had a fierce eco-aesthetic. The saltwater pool was chlorine-free and most furniture was recycled-like the 1960s Murano glass chandelier and desk chair that belonged to Cecil B. DeMille. "It's kid-friendly, animal-friendly. You can jump on the sofas, walk around barefoot. There's nothing off-limits here," said Alba.
September 2004, Ryan Seacrest
Sweeping vistas to the Pacific and the jade-hued bathroom that opened onto a balcony that led to the resort-like pool, made Ryan Seacrest's Hollywood home enviable. There was even a tented cabana with custom-made furniture and a full bar which he likened to an "oasis in the middle of the hills."
November 2004, Anderson Cooper
The 1,800 foot two-bedroom loft in midtown Manhattan was filled with artifacts from years of Anderson Cooper's travels: intricately carved wooden columns from an Indian palace; a prayer reliquary from Guatemala. A portrait of his great-great-great grandfather Cornelius Vanderbilt hung in the foyer. As Cooper said, he enjoyed "being surrounded by things with history."
December 1995, Donald Trump and Marla Maples Trump
Manhattan seemed to unfold from the soaring view from Donald Trump's penthouse atop his skyscraper, Trump Tower. It was what you could imagine from a $15 million triplex: gold doors, marble columns, a grand baroque bedroom suite. "I wanted to see whether or not the great Louis XIV style…could work in a modern building," said the Donald.