Dean Kamen: North Dumpling – $2.5 Million

With his impressive skills and his genius for innovating, Dean Kamen became known for his invention of the Segway. He was enrolled in the Worcester Polytechnic University, where he was supposed to obtain his degree. However, he dropped out just before his graduation. Despite that, though, he still managed to make a name for himself because of his brilliant inventions and even his non-profit organization, FIRST. He is also the owner of a 2-acre island in New York called the North Dumpling Island, which boasts of its Stonehenge monument replica and lighthouse. John Winthrop originally owned the island in the mid 19th century before giving it to the federal government.

Gene Hackman: British Columbia — Amount Undisclosed

It’s rare for beginning actors to get nominated for an Academy Award right after their debut performance, but Gene Hackman did it with his role as Buck Barrow in Bonnie and Clyde. His roles in French Connection and Mississippi Burning earned him critical acclaim and more Oscar nominations. With his success as an actor and novelist, he was able to save investment money for his retirement. It turns out that he already owned an island worth $3.9 million in the past. However, he decided to sell the property and replace it with a more secluded one, settling for a property in the British Columbian islands.

Tyler Perry: White Bay Cay — Amount Undisclosed

It’s pretty rare to find someone so dedicated and passionate about their craft that they’re willing to star in their self-directed, self-written and self-produced films. But Tyler Perry established himself as a great craftsman and in 2011; he was named as the highest-paid actor in the entertainment industry. With his large net worth and impressive credit score, it was no surprise when he confidently purchased White Bay Cay in the Bahamas. He bought the 25-acre property in 2009 and included amenities such as a spa, guest cottages, and even a marina!

Louis Bacon: Robins Island – $11 Million

With a net worth of $1.81 billion in 2017; Louis Bacon can definitely buy anything he could ever dream of. The investor and philanthropist pursued his college education at Middlebury College as an American Literature major. In 1981, he graduated with a Masters in Business Administration in Finance Degree from the Columbia Business School. Years later, he is now ranked among the richest people in the world. His island property worth $11 million, the Robins Island, was a popular find for several companies. Luckily, Bacon purchased it intending to preserve its natural beauty, establishing the Robins Island Foundation.

Steven Spielberg: Madeira Archipelago – Amount Undisclosed

If you’re a big fan of movies, you probably know Steven Spielberg. If you don’t know him, you might as well be living during the Jurassic era, which inspired one of his most famous works, Jurassic Park.  We also have him to thank for Raiders of the Lost Ark, ET the Extra-Terrestrial, Saving Private Ryan, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Back to the Future, Men in Black, Transformers and many more! Almost all of his movies are internationally and critically acclaimed, no doubt even garnering billions worth of cinema tickets from adoring fans. With his investment money, he’s able to own two island properties in the Madeira Archipelago.

Mel Gibson: Mago Island– $15 Million

You probably know Mel Gibson for his outstanding work as an actor. He managed to establish his name among the greatest actors in Hollywood, and even directed some of his films. Braveheart, one of his most famous works, was directed, produced and even starred by him, which is an incredibly impressive feat for anyone! As a result, he earned a Golden Globe and an Academy Award for Best Director and another Academy Award for Best Picture. With a stunning net worth of about $425 million, his credit cards must be overflowing! Gibson also owns the private Mago Island, which he bought for $15 million!

Joe Francis: Casa Aramara — Amount Undisclosed

American entrepreneur and producer, Joe Francis, is the man behind the entertainment brands, Girls Gone Wild and Banned from Television. Before she came up with his brands, he started as a production assistant for Real TV and was struck by an idea that inspired his Banned from Television videos. Although he has been going in and out of courtrooms with his attorney for some time, Joe reportedly owns Casa Aramara, probably one of the most expensive hotels in the world. With its five-star international cuisines and different amenities, it’s sure to be a dream destination. It also has an ‘anything’ button for its guests, which they can push to get just about anything they want!

Ekaterina Rybolovleva: Skorpios Island — Estimated Over $100 Million

Most of us are not that lucky to be born into such a wealthy family, but Ekaterina Rybolovleva is. She’s the daughter of Dmitry Robolovlev, a Russian entrepreneur and President of the AS Monaco Football Club. Ekaterina is known for her equestrian career and her participation in international competitions, even winning in the 2009 Gucci Masters. As a businesswoman, she also owns expensive and lavish investment properties, such as her Greek Island, Skarpios. Owning a piece of majestic Greek land among its rolling waves is already impressive enough, but Ekaterina is planning to transform it into a dream destination for famous personalities and the elites.

Nicolas Cage: Leaf Cay — $3 Million

Everybody knows the name, Nicolas Cage. He’s one of Hollywood’s most famous actors and one of the legends in the industry. With his outstanding and beloved movies, he has established himself as one of the greatest actors in our time. One of his films, Leaving Las Vegas, earned him a Golden Globe, Screen Actors Award and even an Academy Award! With that international and critical acclaim, it’s no surprise that he’s made enough investment money to purchase his own stretch of the island in the Bahamas for $3 million. However, the property went for sale for $7 million, and Cage’s publicist refused to talk about it.