13 Stars Who Surprised Their Families With New Homes


Here are some celebrities who thought of buying homes for their parents’ right after they made it big in the Tinsel town. They went all the way out to pay back their parents and show their parents the love and respect that they behold in the hearts. Take a look at celebs who have shown their appreciation to their parents by getting them a prefect home:

1. Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne says that his parents never had a permanent home to stay and in the year 1999, he purchased them their new home. This was right at the beginning of his career. Later when his parents divide, Dwayne bought two separate homes for his mom and dad.

Dwayne said on his Instagram page “Bought my mom a new home for Christmas…I always made sure my mom and dad have everything they’ll ever need – houses, cars etc. But the house this time is a special one and the timing is very meaningful. I told her to treat this card like it’s ‘Willy Wonka’s Golden Ticket’ because she gets to choose any home she wants – anywhere she wants. I always say, if you got a good mama, then you gotta pretty good shot at becoming a decent human being. And somehow, somewhere along the line I became one lucky SOB to be able to make stuff like this happen.”

2. Rihanna

Rihanna surprised her mother with a five bedroom home in Barbados the year 2012. Rihanna teamed up with Oprah Winfrey to plan the surprise for her mother.

Rihanna told her mother on that Oprah has called her for an interview in that house. While moving about in the house, Rihanna took out the keys from a ring box and handed them over to her mother. The moments were captured on the “The Oprah Winfrey Show”. Rihanna said “I wanted to do this for you for a very long time. You have been such an amazing mother, example, soldier, and you get to walk away with the key to this house tonight.”

3. Cardi B​​

For Cardi B, buying a home for her mother was a dream that was with her since her childhood days. She says she had seen several homes for her mother but she was unable to get one as those were too expensive for her.

She then started to work hard enough and got a beautiful home for her mother. Cardi B wrote on her Instagram page ​​”It’s always been a dream to buy my mother a house. Last year I was so thirsty to buy my mom a house but the ones I was interested for her weren’t at my price range. I worked and worked and now I’m here!! Thank you everybody who supported me to make my childhood dreams come true!”

4. Pete Davidson

Pete Davidson bought a four bedroom home in Staten Island that he shares with his mother. Pete says he puts up in the basement of the home while rest of the home is for his mom.

Talking about the home on “The Tonight Show” comedian Pete says “We bought a house together, but nobody believes that. I live with my mom, kinda, so I have like a basement that’s like mine that’s like an apartment, so I live underneath her, so I’m getting like a little arcade set up down there trying to make it mine.”

5. John Boyega

“Star Wars” actor John Boyega, gave a huge surprise to his mother Abigail and Father Samson by purchasing them a home. The actor lured his parents to the home saying that there is going to be an interview there.

Later he told them that the home belongs to them. He had been planning for this from quite some time. John said “I bought my mom and dad a house! I mean that’s a way to do it. You know, I also think that’s giving back to my king and my queen. So that’s what I did.”

6. Chris Pratt

Chris Pratt used most part of his savings to buy a beautiful home for his mother Kathy Pratt. He bought the home for his mother much before reaching the heights of fame at the age of 23. He says he is glad that his mother has a nice place to stay. Chris told to media “I bought my mom a house when I was 23 years old…I wasn’t rich.

I had just enough to buy the house. I was rich for a second, and then I was poor, but my mom had a house.”

7. Michael B. Jordan

Michael B. Jordon bought a mansion in Los angles in the year 2016. The home is gift he has bought for his parents and he himself also stays there with his parents. Michael says “Look, it’s every kid’s dream to buy their mom and dad a house. It was a bucket-list thing for me.”

8. Demi Lovato

At the age of 18, Demi Lovato bought a Mediterranean style home for her family outside of Los Angles. This was her gift on her 18th birthday to her family. She says “I just bought a house. For me to give [that] to my family on my birthday, that was the best present. It’s got pretty much everything you could possibly imagine in it. It’s the most beautiful, homey-feeling house. I love it.”

9. Chris Hemsworth

For Chris Hemsworth, one of the most motivating reasons for him to become an actor was to be able to pay off his parent’s home. Chris Hemsworth says that he used to take all the auditions so that he could get a breakthrough and get a good role that will pay him well and finish off his parent’s mortgage. Chris told to GO “I always wanted to act, and one of the first things I wanted to do when I got any money was pay my parents’ house off.

I’d asked Dad once when he thought he’d pay it off and he said, ‘Honestly, probably never.’ Most people are in that boat and I wanted to change that. So I was super active with auditions.”

10. Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj says that she knew she had made it on the she bought a home for her mother. She says “It felt amazing. I remember when I was little I used to pray that I would get money to help my mom, and it’s crazy that it comes to fruition even before [Pink Friday] comes out.”

11. Russell Wilson

In 2019, Russell Wilson gave a pleasant surprise to his mother as he handed over the keys of the new home to her. She was overwhelmed, Russell penned on social media “All these years you have never asked me for anything… only thing you ever wanted is for me to LOVE. Well thanks for loving us the way you do. This one is for you. I love you momma.”

12. Niall Horan

At the very early stage of his career, Niall Horan paid off for his mother’s home in Ireland. He wanted to do pay off for his father too, however his father didn’t agree to his wish. Niall said in media “I paid off my mum’s mortgage and brought her a car – things I knew she needed – but I don’t buy extravagant gifts all the time. I tried to give some money to my dad but he wouldn’t take it.

He’ll barely take a Christmas present off of me. I want to do up the house he lives in but at the same time I don’t want to be the idiot who walks in and throws money around.”

13. Ashton Kutcher

Ashton Kutcher surprised his mom on the Mother’s Day as he showed her the changes he got done in his childhood home in Homestead, Iowa. Ashton gave the home a complete new look with by having remodel of it. Ashton had helped making this home while he was still in his teens and later he got the home renovated for his mother.

He said “Being able to do this for my mom it’s like a lifelong dream. You know, you grow up and you have a good parent, and I don’t know that there’s anything I could ever do that really says thank you, but trying sure feels good.”