Hexum is a singer, songwriter, rapper, and vocalist/guitarist for the multi-platinum alternative rock band 311, as well as The Nick Hexum Quintet. He also owns, or at least owned, an island: Melody Key. Situated in the Florida Keys, it was listed in January 2017 for $7 million.
After being listed, the 5.5 acre-wide Melody Key suffered severe storm damage and later sold for the paltry sum of $3.2 million, according to the HGTV show “Island Hunters.”
Shah Rukh Khan
Thanks to Dubai's man-made islands, there are plenty more to go around for people like Shah Rukh Khan, an Indian actor, film producer, and television personality. His island is on the K Frond of the Palm Jumeirah Islands in Dubai.
The pure white villa was presented to him by Nakheel, a property developer in Dubai back in 2007, and it's the perfect holiday home for the entire Khan family.
Finnish-Canadian fashion executive Peter Nygård founded Nygård International, a company focusing on women's apparel, in 1967. With a net worth of almost a billion dollars, it's no surprise he has his own island getaway, and he even named it after himself: Nygard Cay, in the Bahamas.
In 2018, the island was seized by the Supreme Court of the Bahamas as part of a legal battle.
The famous swashbuckler was nothing if not a party guy. On the small island known as Navy Island off the coast of Port Antonio in Portland Parish, Jamaica, he hosted plenty of bashes, despite it being only sixty-four acres.
The island's caretaker, known as the “Governor,” lived in the only house on the island. After Flynn owned the island, it has become separated into smaller lots for private getaways.
Peter Munk is a Canadian businessman who owns the world's largest gold mining company. His island, Jacklin Island, is inside the Georgian Bay, which is home to tens of thousands of islands. In fact, the total number is unknown, but there are at least thirty thousand.
Munk affectionately refers to Jacklin Island as a family member. With a field, a large home, swimming pools, boatyards, and more amenities, it's a home away from home for this hard-working businessman.