The “Scandal” and “Scrubs” star used to call Los Angeles home, but has since relocated himself and his family to Connecticut. Scott Foley sold his $4.5 million Hidden Hills single-story spread sitting on over an acre of land and surrounded by trees, which sounds like a dream.
The secluded home has a barn with room for three horses and an elaborate treehouse. On “Live With Kelly and Ryan” Foley said that after living in Los Angeles for 30 years, he is moving his wife and three kids to Connecticut. His wife is from East Coast, making it an easier move.
While Los Angeles may be a very sought-after place to live, if you have your own island, L.A. starts looking like a little 'meh' place to put down roots. He practically owns the entire island of Lanai in Hawaii, so now he’s going to live there. He was a part of the 2020 rush out of the state.
Of the island’s 90,000 acres, Larry Ellison purchased 87,000 for $300 million in 2012. In 2020 Ellison announced that he would be working from the island of Lanai. He also announced that Oracle, his California company, will henceforth be headquartered in Austin. He has been there since.
Haylie Duff joined two other young Hollywood families in a neighborhood outside of Austin that she loves. After living in Los Angeles for 20 years, you can say that it was a big move. Now she has new things to deal with, like scorpions, spiders, and other crawly things. But Austin is a hip city and it’s worth it.
The “Napoleon Dynamite” star hails from Texas. She told Nicki Swift that Los Angeles felt like the right thing then, and this is right now. Her daughters love the extra space. She likes that she can live nearby her dad in Texas.
In the ‘60s, a natural haven in Laurel Canyon attracted a community of musicians. Joni Mitchell, Jim Morrison, Jimi Hendrix, David Crosby, Frank Zappa, and even other celebs like Jack Nicholson chose to make the natural wonder of this canyon their home. Neil Young legendarily recorded “After the Gold Rush” after having met the musicians who made up "Crazy Horse" there.
“Southern Man” was actually written and recorded on the west coast. His Topanga Canyon home was located near Laurel Canyon on Sky Line Trail. It included a recording studio. He sold the 1,500-square-foot retreat and relocated to Redwood City.
Rapper Post Malone relocated to the L.A. area after growing up in Texas to become a big star. He rented a massive 11,200 mansion in Beverly Hills and stayed there until 2019. He bought a $3 million Salt Lake City compound. He told Joe Rogan that the move to Utah brought him peace of mind. L.A. was bad for his creative process.
His massive home is like an oasis, sprawling to almost 13,000 square feet and set on 7 acres. Luxury perks include a wine cellar, a home gym, and a basketball court. He’s adding an underground shelter to wait out the apocalypse.