From penthouses to iconic brownstones, celebrities can’t resist New York City’s vibrant energy. These multi-million dollar listings come with square footage and amenities that most residents of the Big Apple could only dream of. Keep reading for a glimpse inside noteworthy celeb abodes in NYC and see how they’ve been upgraded to star status!
John Krasinski and Emily Blunt
Hollywood sweethearts John Krasinski and Emily Blunt found a family-friendly
townhouse in Brooklyn. Before listing it for $8 million, the couple took full advantage of the 5,200-square-foot home spanning four levels of living space. The long and arrow kitchen gets plenty of light thanks to skylights and floor-to-ceiling windows and doors.
Photographer: Courtesy of Trulia; headshot, Wikimedia Commons.
Spanning 2,569 square feet of living space, Bella Hadid’s
former penthouse exudes chic industrial style. The open-concept living space is defined by rich wood flooring and hard-loft features like exposed brick and cast-iron columns. The Soho home also has a wine cave and private rooftop terrace.
Photographer: Courtesy of Street Easy; Headshot: @bellahadid via Instagram
Neil Patrick Harris & David Burtka
There’s nothing quite like the
1907 brownstone that Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka used to own. Listed for $7.3 million, this NYC masterpiece boasts 8,000 square feet of living space, including Neil’s top-floor office that’s hidden behind a secret door. Once a bed and breakfast, him and his husband did an extensive renovation, while maintaining many of its original elements like the gorgeous restored woodwork seen throughout. Other highlights include a music room, vintage bar and luxe at-home theater.
Photographer: Courtesy of Compass; headshot, @dbelicious via Instagram
A double height ceiling with panoramic views of the Hudson River is the standout room at Hugh Jackman’s
former home. The ultramodern unit comes with five bedrooms and seven bathrooms. Located in the West Village, Hugh listed the triplex condo for $39.8 million after owning it for 14 years.
Photographer: The Corcoran Group; Portrait courtesy of Hugh Jackman
Longing for a little green? Jennifer Lawrence’s former
New York penthouse comes with a sprawling 3,000 square feet of exterior space. The outdoor area features a stone fireplace under a pergola, complete with a television for movie screenings. The actress put her Upper East Side home on the market for $9.9 million in 2020.
Photographer: Courtesy of Compass Realty
Geometric black and white floors make an impression in Diane Keaton’s Upper West Side
apartment. The famous actress is known for her savvy decorating style and can enjoy clear views of the city from her spacious breakfast area.
Photographer: Courtesy of Corcoran; headshot, Wikimedia Commons
Originally built in 1835, Emma Stone’s former NYC townhouse boasts multiple outdoor terraces, a garden and 10 wood-burning fireplaces spread over its five floors. Dazzling crystal chandeliers are focal points in several of the rooms, including the principal bedroom which gets plenty of light from the almost floor-to-ceiling windows.
Photographer: Courtesy of Compass; headshot, Wikimedia Commons
Sold for a cool $5.3 million in 2021 is Kate Winslet’s
former Chelsea penthouse. In the great room, built-in bookshelves take over an entire wall while windows wrap around the room to let in a stream of natural light. If you look closely, you can see the rooftop deck that offers views of the entire city.
Photographer: Travis Mark Photography for Douglas Elliman (via StreetEasy); Headshot: @mountainbetweenus via Instagram
Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent
Opulence is the overall theme inside Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent’s former
NYC abode. Slabs of marble deck the walls in the bathroom, while gold accents add an extra layer of grandeur. Sold for $10 million in 2015, the 2,800-square-foot penthouse is located in the Greenwich Village neighborhood. Other highlights include an expansive terrace and kitchen with domed skylight windows.
Photographer: Courtesy of Core; Headshot, Jeremiah Brent via Instagram
The musician bought this cool
loft-style penthouse that was formerly a silk showroom in 1877, for $10.7 million. The converted unit has industrial features like exposed brick, oversized windows and high ceilings.
Photographer: Courtesy of Stribling; headshot, Wikimedia Commons
Jon Bon Jovi
The sprawling bathroom in Jon Bon Jovi’s
former condo is the size of some studio apartments in NYC. The is one of several rooms that offer panoramic views of lower Manhattan and the Hudson river. There’s also a garden and reflecting pool, dining room with a chef’s kitchen, and a luxe 21-seat screening room.The rockstar sold the Greenwich Village home for $22 million earlier this year.
Photographer: Courtesy Compass; Courtesy of Jon Bon Jovi via Instagram
Sprawling 6,237-square-feet of living space, Meryl Streep’s former NYC penthouse offers 360º views of New York City and the surrounding water. The Academy Award-winning actress listed the Manhattan home for
$25 million in 2018.
Photographer: Douglas Elliman Real Estate; Portrat, Dick Thomas Johnson via Wikimedia Commons
Green space is a hot commodity in NYC, but J.Lo has no problems conjuring some on her duplex in the heart of Manhattan. This duplex penthouse comes with four separate terraces spanning 3,000 square feet. Here, string lights under a pergola create a pretty atmosphere for lounging outside in the summer or fall. The four bedroom and six-and-a-half bathroom home was listed for
$27 million back in 2017.
Photographer: Courtesy of Modlin Group; headshot, Jennifer Lopez via Instagram
Peak luxury living happens in Central Park, which is exactly where Sting used to call home. The musician placed his two-level apartment on the market
for $56 million. Much like the spiral staircase in the kitchen, this three bedroom and four bathroom unit has plenty cool factor, including an LED-lit foyer, spa-worthy sauna and treetop views of the park below.
Photographer: Courtesy of Sotheby's International Realty; headshot, Sting via Twitter
Tucked in the hip Tribeca neighborhood, Gwyneth’s former
$10 million penthouse could be a wellness retreat with its neutral palette and serene vibe. The low-profile dining table mimics Japanese-style dining, while rattan lights bring a boho feel to the space. The actress-turned-entrepeneur also got to enjoy the 500-square-foot terrace while she lived there.
Photographer: Courtesy of Compass; headshot, Gwyneth Paltrow via Instagram