Dubai is now synonymous with glamour. It is among the most favorable destinations in the world for the fashion, entertainment and sports industry. The chic shopping experience, mega infrastructure developments, world-class facilities and luxurious living has attracted a lot of stars to this cosmopolitan Emirate. And not just for a holiday retreat. Owning a house in Dubai is now a style statement for these A-listers. If you’re living in the posh locales of the city, you might just end up being their next-door neighbor! 😉
We bring to you a list of famous celebrities who own fancy houses in Dubai:
- Shah Rukh Khan. Let’s start with the King Khan, the mega star of the Indian film industry and a rage among the huge population of Indian and Pakistani expats in UAE. Khan owns a luxurious Signature Villa in the K Frond of Palm Jumeirah which was a gift by Nakheel, the master developers of Palm Jumeirah.
- David and Victoria Beckham. They are hands-down one of the most celebrated star couples in the world. The former English footballer, along with his fashion designer (popularly remembered as a member of Spice Girls) wife, also owns a lavish waterfront villa on Palm Jumeirah.
- Shilpa Shetty. A celebrated Indian actress and winner of the controversial Celebrity Big Brother Season 5, Shilpa Shetty is the owner of an extravagant apartment on the 90th floor of the iconic Burj Khalifa.
- Michael Schumacher. Seven times Formula One World Champion, Michael Schumacher has a home in the Antarctic Island of The World Islands in Dubai. Actually, the entire private island was a retirement gift from the Crown Prince of Dubai.
- Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. Miss World 1994, talented Indian actress and the daughter-in-law of the legendary Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan lately showed interest in living in Dubai. She recently bought a villa at Sanctuary Falls, a development in Jumeirah Golf Estates, which will be ready by year end.
So, what are the odds of you bumping into your favorite celebrity here, you ask? Well, they’re definitely in your favor! Keep your camera ready when out and about in Dubai, and you might just get your golden chance of clicking a selfie with them! 🙂
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