See which stars have a property in Dubai and get details on their homes
David Beckham David landed a seven-bedroom villa on waterfront of Palm Island $1.6million in 2002 but gave his wife Victoria Beckham’s parents the keys in 2008. In 2009 the footballer purchased an apartment in world’s tallest tower, the Burj Khalifa for £5million.
Shilpa Shetty The Bollywood actress got her Burj Khalifa apartment in 2010 as a wedding anniversary gift from her husband, businessman Raj Kundra. In January 2015, Shilpa revealed she sold her apartment because it was “too small” and was looking for a bigger property – reportedly on the Palm Jumeirah in the emirate for her family.
Giorgio Armani The famous fashion designer has his own hotel inside the Burj Khalifa after partnering with Emaar Properties in 2004. Armani Hotel launched in April 2010 just after the tallest building in the world opened and also includes various restaurants.
Hilary Swank The actress endorsed a development named Aquitainia, part of The World Islands in 2008. Aquitania is made up of France and Spain and was named after the province of Galia Aquitania in the Middle Ages. The World Islands consist of 300 manmade islands that are situated 4 kilometres off the Dubai coast.
Michael Schumacher The Formula 1 racing driver was given a place on The World islands’ Antarctica. The property is reportedly worth $7million.
Boris Becker Wimbledon champion Boris Becker put his name to a business district 19-storey tower costing Dhs550 million.
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie The actors reportedly purchased a private island as part of “The World” just off the coast of Dubai’s Jumeirah. It’s thought the couple bought the space in order to build their own private property away from prying eyes.
Abhishek and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan The Bollywood couple own a place at the Sanctuary Falls + Luxury bungalow in Emirates Hills, Dubai. The collection includes 96 resort-style villas – which range from 5,600 to 10,600 sq ft and consist of five or six bedrooms - and is surrounded by secure double gates. Stunning views are provided as it overlooks Greg Norman’s Earth golf course.
Shahrukh Khan The Bollywood actor has a holiday home on the Palm Jumeirah. The villa is stretched over two storeys and 8500 sq ft, it has six bedrooms, two garages and a private beach.