- It is a common occurrence to see kings and queens live in castles, but not ordinary citizens who have no link to royalty
- However, some celebrities own magnificent mansions, which many have described as castles because of how gigantic they look
- The mansions of the celebrities boast several rooms sitting on hundreds of acres with impressive state-of-the-art facilities
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Some celebrities put up mansions that they feel befit their status. For example, they may go all out to build gigantic mansions that would be the talk of the town for a long time. In this story, YEN.com.gh writes about celebrities who built mansions that many regarded as castles.
Will Smith's Calabasas "Castle"
The Calabasas Estate in Hawaii is Will Smith's most impressive home yet. The vast 25,000-square-foot mansion is valued at $42 million and has nine bedrooms, a home theatre, an eight-car garage, and an outdoor pool. The Smiths bought the land in 2003 and started building their opulent property the same year, but it took Will and Jada seven years to finish the job.
Osu Castle and other castles in Ghana that could accommodate Queen Elizabeth II if she were Ghanaian
Tyler Perry's "Castle" in Atlanta
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Tyler Perry, the creator of the film Madea, has astonished both Americans and foreigners with his lavish property in Atlantia, Georgia. The home has 8 bedrooms and 12 baths and is on 2,100 acres. It is priced at more than $100 million. The mansion is situated in the woods, away from the prying eyes of the general public and appears as a massive castle.
Dr Kwabena Adjei's "Castle" In A Forest
Ghanaian billionaire Dr Kwabena Adjei is a business mogul who revealed in an interview that he transformed the Bronyiama family house he inherited from his forefathers into a castle in honour of his extended family. He added that his nuclear family does not own the house but is only for the use of the extended family.
Osu Castle And Other Castles In Ghana That Could Have Been The Official Residence Of Queen Elizabeth In Ghana
In an earlier story, YEN.com.gh wrote about castles in Ghana that could have been the residence of Queen Elizabeth if she ruled in Ghana. Castles in Ghana, such as Osu Castle and Elmina Castle, are large enough to rival Buckingham Palace and serve as Queen Elizabeth's official residences if she were a Ghanaian.
The Portuguese, Danes, and other colonial powers built the castles in Ghana as their seats of power and as a temporary holding facility for enslaved people during the colonial period.
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