Celebrities are today more accessible to their fans than ever before – thanks in large part to social media, as well as the proliferation of reality TV shows, another way to get a heavily curated glimpse at how the rich and famous really live. In the past few years, reality shows have blossomed in mainland China, with ratings hits such as Super Mom (媽媽是超人) and Viva La Romance (妻子的浪漫旅行), giving local celebrities a chance to show what they are made of, and also sometimes offering audiences a glimpse into the homes of the stars. Let’s take a look at three of our favourite extravagant homes belonging to Chinese celebrities: those of actresses Eva Huang, Angelababy, and of the writer and director Edward Guo. 5 Chinese celebrity ambassadors for Western fashion brands Eva Huang Huang rose to fame after starring in Stephen Chow’s action comedy film Kung Fu Hustle in 2004. Cast in various popular TV dramas and movies in mainland China over the following years, she was regarded as one of the “New Four Dan actresses” – the most bankable stars – of the early 2000s, alongside Liu Yifei, Yang Mi and Wang Luodan. 5 top Sandra Ng movies: Golden Chicken to voicing McDull’s mum The Shanghai-born actress married the actor, producer and entrepreneur, Yang Zi, in 2007, and the couple now have two boys, Andi and Anlin. More recently, Huang Shengyi – also known as Eva Huang – has been under the spotlight again, appearing in various shows including the popular reality show, Sisters Who Makes Waves (乘風破浪的姐姐). In the variety show Super Mom 3 , Huang showcased the family’s house in Xushui in Hebei Province. Some netizens were impressed with Huang’s house, which is around 7,500 sq ft (700 square metres) and looks like a stadium from the outside, while the ground floor atrium recalls the lobby of a five-star luxury hotel, complete with a revolving door. Yet, what surprised audiences the most was the playground inside the house. In order to satisfy the kids, Huang’s mother-in-law built a little amusement park inside the house equipped with a mega ball pit, slides, bumper cars and other amusement rides. The family doesn’t have to worry about things to do outside either with their own private ski field beside the house. Angelababy Both Angelababy and her Chinese actor husband, Huang Xiaoming, are no strangers to attracting attention when it comes to their ritzy properties. These Chinese celebrities made millions from lockdown live streams – but who flopped? Before they got married in 2015, they were reported to have splurged 100 million yuan (US$15.4 million) on a villa, which was said to resemble an old European castle, in Huang’s hometown, Qingdao. In May last year, Angelababy posted a photo of her swanky Shanghai flat, with her mother sat watching the newest season of Angelababy’s game-variety show Keep Running . The floor-to-ceiling glass window in the living room offers impressive panoramic views of The Bund’s world-famous skyline, including the iconic Oriental Pearl Tower. From the scenery, it is believed that Angelababy lives in one of the private residences located from the 42nd to 55th storeys of the 21st Century Tower, the building that houses the Regent Shanghai Pudong, formerly the Four Seasons Hotel. 5 things you should know about Angelababy The tower is in one of the Shanghai’s most expensive areas – the Lujiazui business district on the eastern bank of the Huangpu River. According to some netizens, the housing prices in that area are around 200,000 yuan per square metre (US$2,870 per sq ft), which means Angelababy’s 7,535 sq ft flat would be worth more than US$21.6 million. Guo Jingming Guo Jingming, an author, director and teen pop idol, is probably among the most controversial figures in China. Although Guo is hardly universally beloved – he was once voted “China’s most hated male celebrity” three times in a row on Tianya, one of the country’s biggest online forums – yet he is still one of the most popular and richest at the same time. Some of his novels have sold over a million copies each, such as his first novel The City of Fantasy (幻城) and Tiny Times (小時代). The latter was adapted into a film series of the same name, starring popular Chinese actress Yang Mi. 5 pet-loving Chinese celebrities protesting the Yulin Dog Meat Festival Born in Sichuan, the 37-year-old lives in a three-storey vintage villa in Shanghai’s downtown Jing’an district. It is believed that the villa originally belonged to the fourth wife of Wang Jingwei, a famous political figure active during the early 20th century, and that Guo bought it for more than the equivalent of US$15 million. Guo is generous when showing off the luxury items he owns in his house on Weibo. From these images, we can see that he has adorned every corner of his house meticulously – Fendi carpet, Kenzo tea table, Gucci cushions, Meissen porcelain figurine, Hermès wallpaper and curtains … Besides the vintage villa, it is believed that Guo also owns various other properties in Shanghai, including an apartment in Tomson Riviera (湯臣一品), one of the priciest developments in mainland China, located in Lujiazui, Pudong. According to Fang.com, as of January 2, 2021, luxury flats there sell at US$3,870 per sq ft. Its towers offer a stunning view of the Huangpu River and the historic buildings along The Bund and there is only one flat per floor so residents get the ultimate in privacy. Want more stories like this? Sign up here . Follow STYLE on Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and Twitter .