CELEBRITIES WHO OWN ISLANDS

Maryann, from the afternoon show, has mentioned in recent years how cool it would be to own an island. It’s actually not too hard if you have a little cash. These celebrities all own islands.

• Mel Gibson: Mago Island in Fiji. Gibson purchased the 8.4-square-mile island in 2005 for $15 million.

• Johnny Depp: Depp bought Little Hall’s Pond Cay in the Bahamas in 2004. The island is 45 acres in size, about a mile long and 1300 feet wide with six private beaches but little other development. The purchase price for this celebrity owned island was reported to be $3.5 million.

• Julia Roberts: She reportedly owns an island in the Bahamas.

• Robin Williams: Robin Williams owns an island in Pender Harbor, British Columbia, Canada.

• Gene Hackman: He owns an island in British Columbia, Canada.

• Steven Spielberg: The director reportedly owns a Portuguese island.

• Leonardo DiCaprio: DiCaprio owns an island off the coast of Belize.

• David Copperfield: Copperfield owns not one but several private islands called Musha Cay in the southern Bahamas.

• Faith Hill and Tim McGraw: They own an island in the Bahamas.

• Pamela Anderson: Tommy Lee bought a Dubai island for his ex-wife so they could spend time together with his sons. The island Lee bought is part of the man-made archipelago of 300 islands shaped like the world. Tommy Lee bought the island representing Greece in The World Project. Lee is of Greek heritage.

• Lenny Kravitz: This musician who has Bahamian roots on his mother’s side, frequently traveled to the Bahamas before deciding to buy an island.

• Eddie Murphy: He owns an island called Rooster Cay in the Bahamas.

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