Considering how much money these stars have in the bank, it would not be surprising to hear they live in extravagant homes. However, these particular stars, along with many others, prefer to live modest home lives.
Lea Michele, the singer and beautiful star of the hit television series "Glee," lives in a home that does not seem to fit her star status. Located in Los Angeles, the 1920s bungalow features a very modest 1,805 square feet of space and only two bedrooms. The price tag of $1.4 million was actually not bad for a starter home in the area.
Christina Ricci rose to prominence as a child actor in "Mermaids" and "The Addams Family." Despite an acting career that started back in 1990 and a string of hit movies, she lives modestly on a property in Los Angeles that cost just $1.5 million. The quaint house features two bedrooms, which does not provide a lot of space for visitors.
The retired basketball player Shaquille O'Neal boasts an estimated net worth of approximately $250 million, so it could be more than a little surprising for fans to discover his house is a modest five-bedroom home in Mount Dora, Florida, that only cost the star $250,000.
Peter Lewis Kingston "Pete" Wentz III is the bassist and primary lyricist for the band Fall Out Boy. He also owns a record label that has signed acts like Gym Class Heroes and Panic! at the Disco. Despite this success, Wentz lives in a small, four-bedroom house in Studio City, California, that only cost $1.5 million, a reasonable amount for basic homes in that part of California.
Nicky Hilton, Paris Hilton's little sister, is a fashion model and fashion designer. She is less extravagant than her sister, as evidenced by her modest three-bedroom house in Los Angeles, which only cost $2.95 million. The property sits on prime real estate, only a stone's throw from Sunset Boulevard.
Victoria Davey "Tori" Spelling, daughter of producer Aaron Spelling, is recognizable for appearing in the television series "Beverly Hills 90210" and the spinoff series "90210." Up until 2014, her home was a three-bedroom California bungalow in Malibu that cost just $2.6 million.
The business magnate Warren Buffett has an estimated fortune of $46 billion, making him the third wealthiest person on the planet in 2013. It seems amassing that kind of money involves being a bit thrifty in your private life, as evidenced by Buffett's five-bedroom house that he purchased in 1957 for just over $30,000.
Brandon Boyd, lead vocalist for the band Incubus, likes to live modestly in spite of his considerable wealth. According to therichest.com, his house is a four-bedroom Craftsman in Santa Monica that cost just $3.5 million, a reasonable price for basic housing in the area. He purchased the bungalow in 2012.
Meredith Louise Vieira, the American journalist and game show host, owns a very modest property in Los Angeles, according to forbes.com. The three-bedroom house cost a mere $1.1 million, but it does boast floor-to-ceiling windows and stunning views of the Hollywood sign.
In 2013, Lauren Conrad moved to a two-story condo in Beverly Hills. The reality television star, who is also a fashion designer and author, could afford her pick of Beverly Hills pads, but she settled for a three-bedroom home that only set her back $1.35 million, very modest for Beverly Hills.