10 Most Popular Celebrity Homes In Miami

Some people choose a home according to its location and the many amenities that can be found near it. Other individuals choose a home according to the price, the safety of the area, and the availability of what the family needs in the neighborhood, such as schools, hospitals, and grocery stores. While these are the most common considerations, there are a few however who find that a home in a neighborhood where celebrities are known to have houses in is what they want.

While not that many people actually aim for a residence in a community where celebrities live, it does not hurt the property’s value one bit if the area does have a famous name linked to it. Miami has quite a few celebrities who have homes in it, and here are some of the most popular ones as well as where these are located:

1. LeBron James

NBA Basketball Player – Cleveland Cavaliers

Address: 3590 Crystal View Ct, Miami, FL 33133, USA

Neighborhood: Northeast Coconut Grove

The home that his very famous NBA star has in Miami is located in Coconut Grove, and is along the water, at the very end of Crystal View Court, right across from Grove Isle. The home is said to have 6 bedrooms and 8 bathrooms, with a chef’s kitchen, custom theater, guest home, and infinity edge pool, among other things. It also has a summer kitchen, covered terraces, and its own dock, which can accommodate two large yachts. It is considered one of the most opulent and expensive homes in the area.

2. Matt Damon

Actor, producer, screenwriter

Address: 6020 N Bay Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33140, USA

Neighborhood: La Gorce

If you loved Good Will Hunting, the Bourne movies, and The Martian, then you will obviously be very familiar, if not an avid fan, of this famous actor, producer, and award winning screen writer. His home is located in the quiet golf locale of La Gorce, located in the Miami Beach area. His home is said to have 7 bedrooms and 9 bathrooms, with a gourmet kitchen, wine cellar, theater, and its own swimming pool. It also has a 2 bedroom guest house and has spectacular views of the bay.

3. Jennifer Lopez

Actress, singer, producer, dancer

Address: 5800 N Bay Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33140, USA

Neighborhood: La Gorce

A neighbor of Matt Damon on this island neighborhood in Miami Beach is the very famous singer/dancer/former fly girl Jennifer Lopez. Her home in Miami has 7 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms and sophisticated features that include a formal dining room, vaulted ceilings, exotic gardens, and koi ponds. It has its own swimming pool and a boat dock, which are both found in the 200 foot bay front area of this property.

4. Shakira

Actress, singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer

Address: 3140 N Bay Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33140, USA

Neighborhood: Miami Beach

While Shakira’s address may seem like she is also in the same neighborhood as J. Lo and Matt Damon, in reality, she is actually on a different island, which is just south of La Gorce, and this is the famous Miami Beach. Her home is facing the Intracoastal Waterway however and not the Atlantic Ocean. This Colombian star’s home has 6 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, its own swimming pool, and 100 feet of bay frontage with its own boat dock. While not as opulent as the other homes of stars in Miami, it is still a very sizable home, with a square footage of 8,355 and a total property area of 20,726 square feet.

5. Dwayne Wade

NBA Basketball Player – Chicago Bulls

Address: 5980 N Bay Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33140, USA

Neighborhood: La Gorce

Another popular athlete that chose to have a house in Miami is Dwayne Wade, and his residence here is also located on the golfing island of La Gorce in Miami Beach. This Mediterranean style home is rather large, with a 13,000 square foot floor area. This house has 8 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms, and a guest house. Aside from having a pool, it also has its own tennis court, poolside cabanas, and access to the water via its own waterway frontage and dock.

6. Shaquille O’Neal

Former NBA Basketball Player, NBA Analyst

Address: 26 E Star Island Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139, USA

Neighborhood: Star Island Miami Beach

Another celebrity that is hard to miss when you see him is NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal, and he too chose to have a home in sunny Miami Florida. The home that he chose in the area is one that is far removed from a lot of people, and this is on Star Island, which is a small island just southwest of South Beach. The house has 8 bedrooms and 11 bathrooms, and is built with a Mediterranean inspired design. It has a 6-car garage, its own pool, its own dock, and a full size tennis court, among other things. It has been said however that the basketball star has recently sold his home to someone else for $16 million.

7. Ricky Martin

Singer, actor, author

Address: 5130 N Bay Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33140, USA and 641 Ocean Blvd, Golden Beach, FL 33160

Neighborhood: La Gorce and Golden Beach

One thing you can definitely conclude here is that Ricky Martin loves Miami, and this is evidenced by the fact that he has two homes in the metropolis! Yes, he has one home in La Gorce facing Biscayne Bay and another one facing the ocean in Golden Beach. His La Gorce home features 7 bedrooms and 8 bathrooms, has a pool and Jacuzzi, a gourmet kitchen, and formal dining room. His Golden Beach home on the other hand, has 5 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms, has a private beach and ocean frontage that measures 101 feet,  a gourmet kitchen, formal dining room, and terraces that take full advantage of the amazing views.

8. Julio Iglesias

Singer, songwriter, father of Enrique Iglesias (who is also a singer and songwriter)

Address: 4 Indian Creek Island Rd, Indian Creek Village, FL 33154, USA and 4 Tahiti Beach Island Rd

Neighborhood: Indian Creek Island and Coral Gables

This legendary Spanish singer and songwriter, who is also the father of a very famous singer and songwriter, has called Miami his home for decades now. The house that once stood on his Indian Creek property was demolished recently and plans for creating a Spanish hacienda style home was declared a few years ago. He now has a new Tahiti Beach Island Road home that is to undergo renovation soon. This Coral Gables home has 10 bedrooms, 10 bathrooms, a formal dining room, infinity edge pool, and great views of Biscayne Bay.

9. Cher

Singer, actress

Address: 64 La Gorce Circle, Miami Beach, FL 33141, USA

Neighborhood: La Gorce

Cher used to have two homes in Miami, until she sold her Key Biscayne residence. Now, the place she calls home here is the one that is in La Gorce Island, which is a 6 bedroom and 7 bathroom abode that has a gourmet kitchen, formal dining room, heated lap pool, a private dock, and a very wide bay view. It also has a 2-story living room, covered terraces, and a courtyard with a fountain. This home measures 11, 460 square feet, and stands on property that measures 29,507 square feet.

10. Floyd Mayweather

Former boxer, boxing promoter

Address: 5501 Pine Tree Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33140, USA

Neighborhood: La Gorce

Former boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. gained popularity by beating his opponents in the ring, and infamy by his inflammatory statements and raucous activities. He is one of the many athletes and former athletes that chose to have a home in Miami, and is one of the many celebrities who chose the golfing community of La Gorce for their home here. Unlike the rest of the homes that you will find celebrities living in here though, his home is not Mediterranean or villa inspired, but rather modern with glass, concrete, and metal construction. The home is relatively small as well, compared with other celebrity homes, with only 4 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms in it.