Media mogul Ted Turner bought St. Phillips Island off the South Carolina coast in 1979, a year before he launched CNN. The purchase also included almost three hundred acres on neighboring St. Helena island, which was a communal refuge of the descendants of the Gullah people.
A dispute over the land resulted in a lawsuit by Turner, but he later dropped the suit and donated dozens of acres to the group in 2002. St. Phillips is private property and is being watched by a caretaker.
John Malone owns Sampson Cay in the Bahamas — it is one of the 365 islands within the Exuma Chain. The island was home to the resort once, but it has since closed for commercial use.
The property extends 506 feet beside the ocean, but the island is now only open to his family and friends.
In January 2018, the "Mean Girls" star announced her intention to add to her growing aspirations of entering into the hospitality industry by designing her own island in Dubai's revived "The World" project.
Lindsay Lohan posted across her social media platforms, the 6.2-acre beach and marina plan would be named Lindsayland.
Famous German TV host Jörg Pilawa not only owns Hunt Island in Nova Scotia, but he also rents it out for functions. The lake it's located in, Ponhook Lake, is a popular spot for both tourists and locals, with numerous islands and scenic coastal areas.
Pilawa is a famous TV host whose credits include hosting the Eurovision Song Contest in 2004 when Germany hosted it. He's been in television since 1994, and he's been in the entertainment business since 1987.
Charles Lindbergh and the Heidsieck Family
American pilot Charles Lindbergh was the first pilot – the first person – to fly across the Atlantic Ocean solo. He made the historic flight in 1938, and afterward, he planned on retiring to his private island, which he bought for a mere sixteen thousand dollars or about one dollar per square yard.
Île Illiec is in Brittany, France. Nowadays, it's owned by the legendary Heidsieck business family.