Even though looking at these houses makes us insanely envious, we are intrigued. These extravagant places are out of this world, and we can't even begin to imagine living there. Take a look at the 10 most expensive homes ever. We can't believe people actually own them!
7 Upper Phillimore Gardens
Olena Pinchuk, daughter of the Ukraine's second president owns the mansion. She is the founder of the ANTIAIDS Foundation.
9. Kensington Palace Gardens
Seven The Pinnacle
It is valued at $155 million.
The owners are Edra and Tim Blixseth. Tim is a real estate developer and timber baron, who confounded the Yellowstone Club.
It is valued at $191 million.
William Randolph Hearst's trustees now look over the castle, which is a tourist site and part of the California Park System today.
18-19 Kensington Palace Gardens
It is valued at $222 million.
The owner is Lakshmi Mittal, the head of Arcelor Mittal, the world's largest steel manufacturer. Mittal is one of Forbes' 100 richest men in India.
Four Fairfield Pond
It is valued at $248.5 million.
The owner is Ira Rennert, owner of the Renco Group.
This 50-acre estate in France includes "a commercial sized green house, a swimming pool and pool house, an outdoor kitchen, helipad, and a guest house larger than the mansions of most millionaires," according to Variety. The house was famously used as a set in the 1955 Hitchcock classic "To Catch a Thief."
It is valued at $750 million.
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This 27-story, 400,000-square-foot building in India has six underground parking floors, three helicopter pads, and requires a 600-person staff just to maintain it.
It is valued at $1 billion.
It is owned by Mukesh Ambani, India's richest man, with a net worth of $23.6 billion, according to Forbes.
1. Buckingham Palace
Technically still a house, the Queen's residence has 775 rooms, including 19 state rooms, 52 bedrooms, 188 staff rooms, 92 offices, and 78 bathrooms.
It is valued at $1.55 billion.