Celebrity Swimming Pools – Famous Pools of the Stars

by admin on December 8, 2010

Billy Joel

Billy Joel Swimming PoolWilliam Martin “Billy” Joel a pianist and song-writer, most known for the song “Piano Man” has made millions on his royalties. in 1999 he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. How does Billy Joel enjoy his retirement – at his $5.9 Million estate, complete with a gorgeous swimming pool surrounded by palm trees in Long Island, New York.

Britney Spears

Britney Spears Swimming Pool

Britney Jean Spears has come a long way from her rural roots of Louisiana (Kentwood) where she grew up. She sold 13 million copies of her debut album “…Baby One More Time” under her new label, Jive Records. Hiding away from the public, Britney spends her time in this California mansion, with a beautiful pool in the backyard fully equipped with a slide and jacuzzi.

Charlie Sheen

Charlie Sheen's Swimming Pool

Plenty of bad-boy antics have kept Charlie Sheen in all of tabloids lately. Battling with drugs problems since the 90′s, Charlie’s family has intervened on multiple occasions. In 2009, it surfaced that he was arrested for domestic assault against his wife. Not a big fan of the guy myself, we hope the best for his family as they pick up the pieces.


Cher's Swimming Pool

Born in El Centro, California, Cher of Sonny and Cher defines superstar status. She was nominated for an Academy Award as Best Supporting Actress in the film Silkwood, and has had much success in making the leap from musician to actress. When she’s off the road, Cher has much to be thankful for provided by her massive home decked with a beautiful swimming pool

David Bowie

David Bowie's Swimming Pool

English rocker, David Bowie crashed the UK Singles Chart in 1969 with the song “Space Oddity” and reemerged in 1972 during the glam rock era. With his alter ego, Ziggy Stardust, he launched the album “The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars. In 1980, Bowie took to Broadway in the theatre producton of “The Elephant Man”. A very successful musician and actor, Bowie relaxes poolside at his London home.

Eddie Murphy

Eddie Murphy's Swimming Pool

Born in Brooklyn New York, Eddie Murphy grew up on the streets of New York. In 1975, Eddie was offered a role on “Saturday Night Live” before the show hit prime time. His best known characters on the show were Velvet Jones, Mr. Robinson, and disgruntled Gumby. His first hit movie was “Coming to America” followed by the “Beverly Hill Cop” series. My favorite Eddie Murphy character of late is Donkey, Shrek’s counterpart.

Elton John

Elton John's Swimming Pool

Sir Elton John is one of the few musicians to last so long in the music industry. Born in 1947, he began playing the piano at four years old. He was a band member in multiple groups before getting his break. Today, Elton John helps fight AIDS with multiple campaigns, and is quoted as a fan of Eminem, Radiohead, Coldplay, and Robbie Williams. Elton spares no expense on this backyard, with an amazing pool.

Frank Sinatra

Frank Sinatra's Swimming Pool

Frank Sinatra came from very humble beginnings, carrying his own P.A. system as a saloon singer in New Jersey. He got his first big break in 1935 in The Hoboken Four on popular readio show Major Bowes Amateur Hour. Sinatra was awarded a special Oscar for his part in a short film against intolerance called “The House I Live in”. Frank Sinatra passed away on May 14th 1998. Pictured left is Frank Sinatra poolside at his home.

George Cukor

George Cukor's Swimming Pool

George Cukor is well known for his personal films “Little Women, “The Marrying King”, and “Pat and Mike”. He was once quoted as saying “Anyone who looked at something special, in a very original way, makes you see it that way forever.” Cukor is known for approaching his characters without any bias except his belief in them. He was known for throwing extravagant parties poolside, among those invited: Jean-Claude Carriere, Serge Silberman, Alfred Hitchcock, Rouben Mamoulian, Robert Mulligan, George Stevens, Billy Wilder, Robert Wise, and William Wyler.

George Harrison

George Harrison's Swimming Pool

An English rock guitarist, George Harrison was best known as lead guitarist of The Beatles. He was often known as ‘the quiet Beatle”. He was listed as number 21 in Rolling Stone Magazine’s list of ’100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time”. He was close friends with Eric Clapton and the only Beatle to self-publish an autobiography entitled “I Me Mine” in 1980. George passed away from lung cancer in 2001. Pictured is the home he lived and died in.

Hugh Hefner

Hugh Hefner's Swimming Pool

Decendent of conservative Midwest Methodist William Bradford, Hugh Hefner has made a successful career as a magazine publisher. He quit his job as a copywriter for Esquire when he was refused a $5 raise. Marilyn Monroe was his first model, featured in his first Playboy issue, and it’s a little known fact that he bought the crypt next to hers at the Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery. He’s made millions with his Playboy brand, and his home, the Playboy Mansion, hosts hundreds of parties a year, the playboy pool being one of the main features.

Jack Warner

Jack Warner's Swimming Pool

Jack Warner, the president and driving fore behind Warner Bros., was a technology leader in the film industry. He was often known as a contradictory and enigmatic figure, he supported the anti-Communist crusade that developed into “blacklisting” of many Hollywood higher-ups. When Jack Warner died, he left behind an estimated $15 Million. He left behind a legacy of revolutionizing American cinema.

Jayne Mansfield

Jayne Mansfield's Swimming Pool

Dividing her career between Broadway and Hollywood, Jayne Mansfield became a leading blonde sex symbol of her time. She broke the norm as the first motion picture star to be featured in the nude. However short lived, her film career had several box office successes. She won many awards including Theatre World Award, and Golden Globe. Tragically, Jayne died in an automobile accident at the age of 34.

Jean Harlow

Jean Harlow's Swimming Pool

Jean Harlow, an American actress and sex symbol of the 1930′s was another member of the ‘Blonde Bonbshell’ fad. She garnished the ranking of #1 greatest movie star of all time by the American Film Institute. She started in films such as “Red Headed Woman”, and “Red Dust”, alongside Clark Gable. A victim to the lack of medical technology of the time, she passed away of renal failture, which today would have easily been cured. She passed away at 26 years old.

Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez's Swimming Pool

A mega star of film and music, Jennifer Lopez was labeled by Forbes magazine as one of the “100 Most Influential Hispanics”. She has been successful in parlaying her media fame into fashion lines and perfumes. Her career began as a dancer on the television program “In Living Color” and really broke mainstream starring as the lead role in “Selena”. Since then she has released numerous Billboard hits and garnished hundreds of music and acting awards. Today she is a judge on American Idol and continues to make a killing from her many business ventures and endorsement deals.

Jerry Seinfeld

Jerry Seinfeld's Swimming Pool

Jerry Seinfeld, an American stand-up comedian, best known for his hit series “Seinfeld” (1989 – 1998), and more recently known for co-writing and co-producing the film “Bee Movie”. In his semi-retirement, he directs his friend Colin Quinn in the Broadway show “Long Story Short” which plays at the Helen Hayes Theater in New York. Seinfeld’s big break early on was after an appearance on the Johnny Carson show, which landed him numerous recurring appearances, launching him mainstream and offering him the opportunities that followed. Pictures is his large estate with an enormous pool.

John Travolta

John Travolta's Swimming Pool

John Travolta broke into the television industry with his role as Vinnie Barbarino in “Welcome Back, Kotter”. His blockbuster hit “Saturday Night Fever” launched his career. Since then he’s been in hit movies such as “Look Who’s Talking” and “Pulp Fiction”. As a pilot, Travolta always dreamed of having planes in his front hard. After years of hard work and much success, John achieved this goal as pictured. His beautiful front yard is accented by an enormous pool, seen through glass walling from the dinner table.

Ralph Lauren

Ralph-Lauren's Swimming Pool

Businessman and fashion designer, Ralph Lauren is best known for his Polo Ralph Lauren clothing brand. Born in the Bronx, he began buying suits at a very young age. His given last name was Lifshitz, but plenty of teasing encouraged his brother to change their last name to Lauren. Today he is well known as a collector of automobiles, many of them extremely rare. in 2010, Forbes magazine estimated his wealth at $4.6 billion, making him the 173rd richest person in the world.

Robert Graham

Robert Graham's Swimming Pool

Danial Robert “Bob” Graham is an American politician. He was the 38th Governor of Florida from 1979 0 1987 and United States Senator from that state from 1978 to 2005. He failed to get the bid for the Democratic Party nomination in the 2004 election. When Graham retired and left his governorship, he had an 83% approval rating. He taught at Harvard University from 2005 – 2006 and continues to serve his country through charitable agencies.

Ronald Reagan

Ronald Reagan's Swimming Pool

Born in Tampico, Illinois, and raised in Dixon, Illinois, Ronald Reagan started his career as a radio broadcaster. From radio, made the natural shift to acting in film and television. Reagan served as president of the Screen Actor’s Guild and later as spokesman for General Electric. He began new supply-side economic policies coined “Reaganomics” and reduced tax rates. He is one of the countries most highly ranked U.S. presidents and remains a conservative icon.

Ryan Seacrest

Ryan Seacrest's Swimming Pool

Ryan Seacrest launched his career as the host of American Idol. Before this, he was a radio DJ, getting his first shot when a DJ called in sick. Making $15/hour, Ryan Seacrest for the Ride Home became the station’s No. 1 show and was nationally syndicated. The phenomenal success of American Idol put Seacrest in the national spotlight, with 26 million viewers weekly. His new radio show “On Air with Ryan Seacrest” ran for 9 months, but due to low ratings, was canceled. Thus, giving Ryan more time to spend pool-side.

Sylvester Stallone

Sylvester Stallone's Swimming Pool

Sylvester Stallone is best known for his role as in Rocky. He wrote the script and demand to be the lead character. The production company reluctantly agreed, and a star was born. Stallone, at 15 was voted b y his classmates as “Most likely to end up in the electric chair”. For over 30 years, fans worldwide flock to see his films, making “Sly” one of Hollywood’s biggest-ever box office draws. One of Hollywood’s highest paid actors, usually playing monosyllabic, antisocial, underdog heroes, his character maintains as an icon in current pop culture.

Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods' Swimming Pool

Eldrick Tont “Tiger” Woods, an American professional golfer who has achieved status as the most successful golfer of all time. Earning $90.5 million from winnings and endorsements in 2010, Tiger is the World’s No. 1 highest-paid professional athlete in the world. On December 11 2009 Tiger took an indefinite leave from golf to focus on his marriage after his publicly admitted infidelity. On October 31st, 2010k upon returning to professional golf, Tiger lost the world No. 1 raking to Lee Westwood.

Tina Turner

Tina Turner's Swimming Pool

An American singer and actress with a career spanning over 50 years, Tina Turner earned the title of “The Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll”. Her greatest hits include “River Deep, Mountain High” and the 1971 hit “Proud Mary”. Her film roles included “Tommy”, “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band”, and “Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome”. Tina has been dubbed the most successful female rock artist and named one of the greatest singers of all time by Rolling Stone.

Tony Hawk

Tony Hawk's Swimming Pool

Born in San Diego, California, Tony hawk began skateboarding at eight years old. In 1999 he was the first skater to land a 900 in competition. This requires the skater to complete two-and-a-half revolutions. He went on to start skating demonstrations called Boom Boom Huck Jam in Las Vegas. He appeared in many films including Jackass: The Movie. In Video Games, Tony Hawk has been very successful in a string of games including Tony Hawk’s Underground, where his likeness was used in designing the main character. He is actively involved in the charity Athletes for Hope which helps professional athletes get involved in charitable causes and aims to inspire all people to volunteer and support their communities. Pictured left is his pool, although it’s not much for swimming, makes a great place to practice skateboarding.

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