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Biggest Celebrity Splurges in March: Custom Wheelchairs, Vintage Arcade Games, More

Posted on March 29, 2013 at 6:00 pm / Posted by

Lady Gaga recovered in style from hip surgery: in a custom 24K gold wheelchair with leather seats. The designer of the wheelchair was said to be inspired by the queen's throne, and the results are [...]

 

Lady Gaga recovered in style from hip surgery: in a custom 24K gold wheelchair with leather seats. The designer of the wheelchair was said to be inspired by the queen's throne, and the results are definitely regal. Just the gold alone on the chair is estimated to be worth $2,600

 

Adele has a thing for video games. To outfit her home with Simon Konecki and their baby Angelo, she reportedly spent around $22,000 on retro arcade games, including: Pac-Man, Space Invaders, and some [...]

 

Adele has a thing for video games. To outfit her home with Simon Konecki and their baby Angelo, she reportedly spent around $22,000 on retro arcade games, including: Pac-Man, Space Invaders, and some pinball machines. 

 

Supermodel Elle Macpherson debuted a very sizable emerald-cut engagement ring from her billionaire fiancé Jeff Soffer this week. The pair were engaged early in March, and the news of the ring has created [...]

 

Supermodel Elle Macpherson debuted a very sizable emerald-cut engagement ring from her billionaire fiancé Jeff Soffer this week. The pair were engaged early in March, and the news of the ring has created a media firestorm. Although we don't have specifics, the diamond is estimated to be between four to five carats. That's some serious bling!

 

Jay-Z will reportedly hire an official cigar-roller to follow him on his "Legends of the Summer" tour with Justin Timberlake. Although we don't know how much this investment will cost, it is quite [...]

 

Jay-Z will reportedly hire an official cigar-roller to follow him on his "Legends of the Summer" tour with Justin Timberlake. Although we don't know how much this investment will cost, it is quite extravagant and one of the biggest splurges of the month. 

 

Early in March, Billy Bob Thorton bought a $2.7 million home in Brentwood, California. The 3,603 foot house has five bedrooms, and 3.75 baths. This purchase was a definite downsize: he just sold his $8 [...]

 

Early in March, Billy Bob Thorton bought a $2.7 million home in Brentwood, California. The 3,603 foot house has five bedrooms, and 3.75 baths. This purchase was a definite downsize: he just sold his $8 million Beverly Hills mansion in December.

 

Justin Bieber's dad bought him a motorcycle for his 19th birthday on March 1. The custom bike features a Batman logo on the seat and the singer's initials. 

 

British comedian Tracey Ullman recently bought a home in Los Angeles for $2,566,000. Her new modern three-bedroom home has views of the mountains and the Getty museum, and boasts huge windows. The house [...]

 

British comedian Tracey Ullman recently bought a home in Los Angeles for $2,566,000. Her new modern three-bedroom home has views of the mountains and the Getty museum, and boasts huge windows. The house was decorated by designer Michael Smith, who has some pretty nifty stuff on his resume—like the fact that he's designed the White House since 2008.

 

Daniel Craig scooped up a $225,000 Aston Martin Vantage Roadster, which was delivered to his house on March 2nd. The car can max out at 180 mph.

 

Brooke Shields is currently under contract to purchase a $4,300,000 house in the Hamptons from NFL player Vyto Kab. The six bedroom 1960s home features a master bedroom with a fireplace, a gourmet [...]

 

Brooke Shields is currently under contract to purchase a $4,300,000 house in the Hamptons from NFL player Vyto Kab. The six bedroom 1960s home features a master bedroom with a fireplace, a gourmet kitchen, a library, and even a media room. 

 

Patricia Heaton, of "How I Met Your Mother" fame, just acquired a $5,400,000 home in Toluca Lake, California. The five bedroom and seven bathroom 7,649 square foot abode boasts a gourmet kitchen, a [...]

 

Patricia Heaton, of "How I Met Your Mother" fame, just acquired a $5,400,000 home in Toluca Lake, California. The five bedroom and seven bathroom 7,649 square foot abode boasts a gourmet kitchen, a library, an office, and even an elevator. On the grounds lies a large pool, a spa, and a pool house. Not too shabby.

 

March has been relatively quiet on the celebrity shopping front, but there were some seriously quirky (and expensive!) splurges that we couldn’t get enough of. Think a gold-plated custom wheelchair and vintage arcade games worth thousands! Of course, there was also plenty of movement in the Los Angeles and New York real estate market, and some very wealthy celebrities snatched up multimillion dollar pads.

Click through the slideshow above to see the biggest celebrity splurges of the month!

Anything on the list you are dying to own yourself? Share your thoughts in the comments below.

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