From Beckhams to Bollywood: 13 stars who call Dubai home

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The Beckhams own an apartment in the Burj Khalifa. ARCHIVE

Stars who call Dubai home: A-list residents revealed

Dubai is home to millions of people from around the world, from billionaires to celebrities who call the city their home. Here are the city’s A-list residents who are proof that Dubai is home to the rich and famous:

The Beckhams

Power couple David and Victoria Beckham have an expansive property collection in Dubai. They bought a 7-bedroom villa in Palm Jumeirah for Dh5.9 million in 2008, and a year later, bought a Dh18-million apartment in the Burj Khalifa.


Roger Federer

Tennis legend Roger Federer owns the presidential penthouse of the exclusive Le Reve tower. The penthouse, which he bought in 2014, has six bedrooms and an expansive foyer with views of the marina. Among his famous neighbours is F1 champion Fernando Alonso.


Shah Rukh Khan

The Bollywood superstar and Dubai Tourism ambassador owns a luxurious villa on Palm Jumeirah. Khan’s Dubai home is set on a 14,000sqft plot with amazing beachfront views. The mansion is reportedly a gift from Nakheel in 2007.


Steve Harvey

The popular host and comedian is a regular visitor to the UAE and has been seen living his best life in Abu Dhabi and Dubai where he put up Melt Middle East, an events consulting company.


Will Smith

The Fresh Prince is a regular visitor to the UAE. The actor is often spotted in Dubai, skydiving, going on a desert safari, staying in an apartment on the Burj Khalifa, and generally living his Dubai life to the fullest.


The Bachchans

Abhishek and Aishwarya reportedly have a mansion in Dubai’s Jumeirah Golf Estates. The luxurious home is in the upscale Sanctuary Falls and overlooks an 18-hole championship golf course.


Lindsay Lohan

Since moving to Dubai in 2014, Hollywood star Lindsay Lohan has raved about her private life in the emirate. The actress said that Dubai has captured her heart. She lives in the city with her businessman husband Bader Shammas.


Shilpa Shetty

Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty received an apartment in Burj Khalifa as an anniversary gift from her husband in 2010. She also owns a villa on the Palm Jumeirah.


Nabilla Leona Benattia-Vergara

French influencer Nabilla Leona Benattia-Vergara recently bought a Dh20-million penthouse in Damac Bay by Cavalli.


Sania Mirza and Shoaib Malik

Indian tennis star Sania Mirza and Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik have been living in Dubai for the last ten years. The couple recently moved to their new home in Al Barsha. ICA/Expat Media


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