An American investor and business tycoon, Paul Allen is widely renowned as the co-founder of Microsoft Corporation, with Bill Gates. He has an investment portfolio of multi-billions, which includes several technologies, media and real estate firms. Besides being known as a billionaire and a co-founder of Microsoft, he is also acknowledged for living a flamboyant life. His passion for spending an extravagant lifestyle has let him become an owner of eight massive properties around the world.
1. Thurston Estate
Paul Allen blew over $7.5 million to buy this Thurston Estate, which was once owned by Lorrin P. Thurston, who was the President and General Manager of The Honolulu Advertiser.
The property is located in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, behind the gates of an exotic oceanfront community.