Houston is the city many celebrities call home. Some of the city’s elite dwell in the most expensive homes in River Oaks and others opt for luxe hideaways on the city’s outskirts. From Ms. Tina Knowles-Lawson’s Memorial mansion to former Houston Rockets star Hakeem Olajuwon’s extravagant Northgate Forest dwelling, Houston’s real estate scene has some high-profile buyers.
Below, check out the celebrities who have been on the A-List of H-Town property owners.
Tracy “T Mac” McGrady’s Sugar Land abode is sprawled across a 2-acre property. Built in 1999, the Rockets baller’s three-story home consists of nine bedrooms, eight bathrooms, and four half-bathrooms, not to mention six garages.
Astros second baseman Jose Altuve’s modern Houston home is a contemporary build that covers 7,459 square feet and includes floor-to-ceiling windows and a fireplace. The all-white home has a massive master bedroom with a two-story closet.
Mother to stars Solange and Beyoncé Knowles, Ms. Tina once resided in a mansion in the Memorial area. The luxurious abode boasted a massive great room, floor-to-ceiling windows, and multiple chandeliers.
Former Astros first baseman Jeff Bagwell’s cozy Memorial palace sits at 16,414 square feet. The Hall of Famer lived in the exclusive Timberwilde Lane neighborhood and sold the mansion for $11.9 million in 2015.
Former Houston Rockets point guard Mike James’ 11,384 square foot home. The Mediterranean Rivercrest mansion underwent a remodel in recent years, but the home boasts 11 bedrooms and an arena-style gymnasium.
The Knowles Family
This Riverside Terrace home in Third Ward was once occupied by the Knowles family, who birthed superstar talents Beyoncé and Solange Knowles. The home was listed on the market in November of 2019.
Astros’ third baseman Alex Bregman’s modern Houston home was purchased in 2019 for $3.75 million. The 9,707 square foot estate has six bedrooms and eight-and-a-half bathrooms. The home features a heated pool and spa, fireplace, and outdoor kitchen.
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