It is no secret that superstar athletes are well compensated. Just look at their $300 million contracts and endorsement deals that worth millions of dollars. Many would be curious to know what kind of home these A-list athletes actually live in and how much they actually cost. Do these homes come with shark tanks, panic rooms and car elevators? We have compiled 21 houses of modern sports legends to satisfy your curiosity. Let’s start with the cheapest home on the list and work our way up to #1.
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21. DeMarcus Ware ($2.4 Million)
DeMarcus Ware with his first super bowl ring in 2015 definitely can afford this $2.4 million mansion. This English-style mansion was built in 2008 with 9,304 square feet of living space. It is located in one of Dallas’ gated communities. It features 6-bedrooms, 7.5-bathrooms, four living areas, numerous bonus rooms, a wine porch, seven fireplaces, a theater room and a chef’s kitchen.
20. Serena Williams ($2.5 Million)
Serena Williams has quite a career — twenty-one career Grand Slam titles, four Olympic gold medals and $75 million in prize money. With such a stunning career, it does not come as a surprise that she actually owns not one, but several south Florida estates. This includes two pads in Palm Beach Gardens. First one is a 10,687-square-foot estate that she co-owns with her sister Venus. The second one is this $2.5 million five-bedroom home with 7,370 square feet of living space is located in Jupiter, Florida. It sits on 1.25 acres with a pool and of course a tennis court.
19. Stephen “Steph” Curry ($3.2 Million)
Stephen Curry, the NBA MVP, is the owner of this $3.2 million Mediterranean-style estate located at Walnut Creek, California. The 7,900-square-foot mansion showcases a formal courtyard entry, a two-story foyer, five bedrooms, indoor and outdoor kitchens, four fireplaces, a media/game room, and a wine cellar. To provide privacy for his guests, the ground also includes a 800-square-foot casita guest house. What a great host!
18. Lionel Messi ($4.3 Million)
It is only fitting that the world’s best soccer player, Lionel Messi, has a home that shaped like a soccer ball. The FC Barcelona striker hired Spanish architect Luis de Garrido to design him this sustainable dwelling “One-Zero Eco House” which located in Barcelona, Spain. This cylindrical, three-level dwelling features wooden terraces, hexagonal sectors, a massive pool yard, a green-roof garage, and a half grass/half solar-mirrored roof.
17. Peyton Manning ($4.6 Million)
Peyton Manning’s Georgian style mansion is valued at $4.6 million and it houses his five MVP trophies. The Super Bowl 50 champion is recently retired and resides in this 16,464-square-foot estate that sits on 3.37 acres Colorado soil. This mansion features seven bedrooms, ten bathrooms, a two-story rotunda, a veranda, an elevator, a heated indoor/outdoor dog kennel and as you can imagine, the list goes on.
16. Brandon Marshall ($5 Million)
NFL wide receiver, Brandon Marshall, has a 11,000 square feet home that sits on 2.5 acres in a private gated community in Southwest Ranches, Florida. This mansion features six bedrooms, seven and a half baths, a movie theater, a game room, a full-size basketball court and a ranch area for horses.
15. Cristiano Ronaldo ($7.1 Million)
Cristiano Ronaldo owns this minimalist, modern mansion with sleek design. The Real Madrid striker’s home features an infinity pool, countless mirrors and high-gloss finish on everything. When you can easily afford a $7.1 million home, of course you won’t sweat on spending a little extra to etch your initial “CR” onto the counter tops, the marble floors and the front door.
14. Jordan Spieth ($7.1 Million)
The No. 1 golf phenom’s home is worth $7.1 million. This 16,665-square-foot, brick-and-exposed beam home is located in Preston Hallow, Dallas, Texas. This eclectic home showcases five bedrooms, a glass mosaic infinity pool, a fire pit, a wine cellar and last but not least, a golf simulator.
13. Shaquille O’Neal ($8 Million)
This retired NBA player’s mansion is gigantic! Shaq’s 70,000-square-foot mega mansion is located in Windermere, Florida. It has eleven bedrooms, thirteen bathrooms and an outdoor pool nicknamed “Shaqapulco”. This $8 million mansion also showcases some over the top features like a 30-foot-wide bed and a 20,000-square-foot indoor basketball court.
12. Wayne Gretzky ($8.2 Million)
Wayne Gretzky, Canadian former professional ice hockey player, owns this Tuscan-style villa in Westlake Village, California. The NHL’s all-time leading scorer’s home offers lots of ornate features like a beautiful courtyard entrance with fountain, chandeliers, coffered ceilings and a majestic backyard pool. Wayne listed his villa for $8.2 million and it has been on the market since 2014 at an original price of $10.5 million.
11. Antonio Ramiro “Tony” Romo ($9 Million)
Tony Romo, the NFL quarterback, owns this custom-made mansion in Dallas, Texas. This $9 million mansion has 32,515 square feet. It features six massive bedrooms, an outdoor entertainment area, a swimming pool, a spa and three fireplaces for chilly winter months in Texas.
10. Floyd Mayweather Jr. ($9 Million)
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is widely considered the greatest boxer for this era — he is an undefeated boxer, a five-division world champion and also a winner of twelve world titles. His mansion is as over the top as his personalities. His 22,000-square-foot home in Las Vegas has a 12-person shower, a showroom of shiny cars that he never drives like Bugattis, McLarens and Bentleys, a tiger cub, and endless money stacks around the house for his selfie usage. Oh…and let’s not forget, his “Big Boy Mansion” has its own Instagram account as well.
9. Roger Federer ($9.2 Million)
Roger Federer, the 17 Grand Slam title winner, spent $9.2 million for this glass mansion with the beautiful view of Lake Zurich in his homeland Switzerland. This modern, sleek home is a tiered, three-level structure with floor-to-ceiling windows and wrap-around penthouse-style balconies for maximum view outside.
8. Rory McIlroy ($9.5 Million)
A look at Rory McIlroy’s 15,286-square-foot home in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida tells you that the No. 3 golfer has a love for clean, sleek, contemporary design. This $9.5-million home features an open layout, bright walls, open staircases, high ceilings and a panoramic party patio with an ocean view. And, of course, putting green is a must for his home.
7. Michael Jordan ($12.4 Million)
Michael Jordan’s home is worth a whopping $12.4 million. The NBA legend’s 28,000-square-foot mansion in Jupiter, Florida is just steps away from golf greens at Jack Nicklaus’ exclusive gated Bear’s Club. His estate consists of eighteen structures, eleven bedrooms, and some unique features — a two-story guard tower, a lavish athletic complex with a basketball court of course and a media room that has high ventilation capacity designed for his poker games nights with cigar smoking.
6. Derek Jeter ($13 Million)
Derek Jeter has numerous accolades in this career, which includes five Gold Glove Awards. The former New York Yankees legend’s home is a$13 million English-manor style home located in Tampa, Florida. This 30,875-square-foot home features seven bedrooms, nine bathrooms, a private boat dock and a waterfront pool.
5. Lebron James ($21 Million)
Lebron James, the NBA king, owns this $21 million home in Los Angeles’s fancy Brentwood neighborhood. This fancy home was custom built by “mansion specialist” Ken Ungar back in 2011 for a real estate developer. The 9,350-square-foot mansion boasts six bedrooms with a super cool master bedroom that showcases a private terrace, a marble bathroom and a dual-sided fireplace. The mansion also features a pool, a deck, two backyard patios and a cabana.
4. Barry Bonds ($25 Million)
Barry Bonds, who is considered to be one of the greatest baseball players of all time, received seven NL MVP awards and fourteen All-Star selections. This baseball home run king retired to this 17,100-square-foot Florentine palazzo in Beverly Park, California. This $25 million mansion showcases seven bedrooms, thirteen bathrooms, a sports court, a movie theater, a gym and a pool house.
3. Tom Brady ($40 million)
The New England Patriot quarterback and his supermodel wife Gisele Bündchen are the proud owner of this extravagant palace. It sits on 5.2 acres land in Brookline, Massachusetts. This 14,000-square-foot Chestnut Hill mansion features five bedrooms, four bathrooms, a wine cellar, a yoga studio, a library, a motor court, a pool and the list goes on. And, it’s valued at $40 million!
2. David Beckham ($58 Million)
David Beckham and his wife Victoria Beckham reportedly purchased this home with $50 million cash. This former Manchester United soccer legend’s Victorian mansion is located in Kensington and Chelsea districts of London. This is a five-story mansion that features eight bedrooms, a panic room, a massage quarters, a gym and a spa. Since the couple bought the place, it’s reported that the air-conditioning system had gone through a slight upgrade, which bumps the value of the mansion up by another $8 million.
1. Eldrick Tont “Tiger” Woods ($60 Million)
Topping the list is the legendary golfer, Tiger Woods, with his $60 million mansion in Jupiter Island, Florida. This 16,127-square-foot mansion is amazing, but the 3.5 acre backyard definitely has some cooler features. How about a personal four-hole golf course at your backyard, complete with landscaping of trees, sand traps, and fairways? Why not throw in a 100-foot-lap pool, a dive pool, a private beach, two yacht docks and a hybrid tennis/basketball court? Tiger Wood definitely lives with a style!