Mel Gibson – Mago Island, Fiji
The idyllic tropical islands of Fiji have long been a favoured vacation spot for residents of Down Under, and Australia native Mel Gibson no doubt agrees. Joining other Fijian island owners like the billionaire founder of Red Bull Energy Drinks, the actor purchased Mago Island in 2005 for a reported US $9M. A member of the northern Lau Group, the price tag sounds like a lot until you take into account that Mago is 5,400 acres, one of the largest privately-owned islands in the South Pacific, and virtually the size of a small country. Almost completely untouched and uninhabited aside from a few Fijian caretakers, one has to wonder what Gibson intends to do with this massive isle? Environmentalists can breathe a sigh of relief, because the actor has stated that he wants to leave the island in its pristine state aside from a modest personal residence.