When you’re in the midst of house-hunting it’s easy to just focus on kitchens, bedrooms and outdoor space before plunking down all your life’s savings. But the oft-neglected dining room is just as important a feature, especially if you plan on hosting regular gatherings with friends and family. For a little decor inspiration in this department, why not turn to the lives of the rich and famous? Take a sneak peek at some of the most beautiful, opulent celebrity dining rooms from Hollywood’s biggest A-listers.
From the LED-backlit faux wood beams on the ceiling to the majestic cathedral-style windows, this dining room in Rihanna’s Hollywood Hills mansion is an absolute show-stopper. Boasting pristine views of the surrounding greenery, it’s ideal for hosting large gatherings. Bonus: If you’ve got a nest egg set aside for a unique travel adventure, you can actually rent the R&B’s mansion for $35K/month.
When daytime TV host Ellen DeGeneres purchased this posh Beverly Hills mansion from singer Adam Levine, she also became the owner of this massive dining room that practically begs you to host major dinner parties.
Not only did this clifftop mansion in La Jolla, California, play a significant role in the Marvel Universe as the jaw-dropping abode of tech-savvy Tony Stark (Iron Man), but its industrial-style kitchen with adjoining open-concept dining room is a major selling point. The views alone are worth the hefty price tag. Take the full tour of Alicia Keys’ sleek mountaintop Iron Man mansion.
The Oscar-winner recently listed this stunning three-storey Spanish-style hacienda in Los Angeles. Despite its substantial size, the house includes a relatively modest dining room, albeit one boasting original dark hardwood flooring, chic curved doorways and double French doors that allow plenty of natural light. Take the full tour of Leonardo DiCaprio’s former LA home.
Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston
Back in 2001, the then-newlyweds plunked down millions on this impressive Hollywood Hills love nest. Now, thanks to a recent listing for a whopping $44 million, Team Jen can take a peek into the former home of cinema’s golden couple. We especially love this chic dining room, complete with large wood-burning fireplace and stunning light fixture. We also want to relax in these celebrity bathrooms.
At one point, action star Bruce Willis owned this sprawling 12-bedroom, 13,000-square-foot compound in Westchester County, NY. Despite its massive interior, the formal dining room was surprisingly quaint, with a small wood table that seats six and a cozy wood-burning fireplace to warm up guests during the winter chill.
Cardi B and Offset
Hip-hop royalty Cardi B and Offset kicked off the new year by purchasing a 22,000-square-foot mega-mansion in the Buckhead neighbourhood of Atlanta. Despite its massive size, we love the comparatively modest dining room featuring a wee dining room table in an otherwise cavernous room. Take the full tour of Cardi B and Offset’s Atlanta mansion – complete with a 1,800-bottle wine cellar and shooting range.
From the floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the Sunset Strip to the bold accent walls and plush purple chairs, we love everything about the eclectic decor in this stunning sunken dining room. Because if you can’t love this dining room, how in the hell are you gonna love any other dining room? Can we get an amen up in here? Take the full tour of RuPaul’s fabulous Hollywood Hills hideaway.
Before she married into royalty, Meghan Markle co-owned this chic Los Angeles property with ex-husband Trevor Engleson. The monochromatic home featured a modest open-concept dining room that included a sleek table that seats six and subtle decor – such as this circular mirror. Find out some of the biggest home trends in 2020, according to HGTV Canada stars.
It’s not everyday you get a glimpse into the private home of a singing sensation, but when The Voice host Kelly Clarkson recently listed her lavish Tennessee mansion we couldn’t help but admire the jaw-dropping dining room – from the opulent chandeliers to the stone table and plush chairs we want to sink into. Want more? Peek inside the bedrooms of famous celebrities, too.
Prior to his untimely death in 2014, Oscar-winner Robing Williams resided in his expansive mansion in his hometown San Francisco. For all its opulence and fab decor, it’s the cozy dining room with the stunning waterfront views that leaves us in awe. Take the full tour of the late comedian’s $7.25 million home.
The former 30 Rock star had some trouble selling this gorgeous Cresskill, New Jersey pad and we can’t imagine why. All we need is one look at the marble-floored foyer that leads into this majestic dining room to know this one is a keeper. For more celeb design inspiration, check out these lavish celebrity swimming pools we want to dive into.
Plenty of space? Check! Unique light fixtures? Check! Stunning views of the Manhattan skyline? Quadruple check! Although we can’t fathom why Oscar-winner J.Law chose to leave this stunning New York City penthouse, we only hope she recreates this gorgeous dining room in her new abode.
Seventh time wasn’t the charm for former TV and radio host Larry King as he offloaded this Beverly Hills mansion while going through his latest divorce. Bright and airy with antique-inspired decor, this spacious dining room is like stepping right into a painting.