13 Celebrities Who Live in SoCal and Where to Spot Them Locale Magazine Editors June 25, 2020 Spread the loveWho Knew These Famous Faces Are Your Neighbors?! Written By: Kaylin Waizinger Where to Find Celebrities Southern California is one of the most desirable (and expensive) places to live, no doubt. But if you grew up here, you’ve probably started to take the beautiful beaches and sunny-and-75 climate for granted. While it may not feel like you live “among the stars,” SoCal is a notorious hotspot for celebrity homes. Whether it’s the Hollywood Hills or the Newport Beach Peninsula, the rich and famous simply can’t get enough…square footage. Below is a list of celebs that you didn’t even know were your neighbor! Toddy Smith – Youtuber Where to Find Celebrities Photographed By: Travis McCoy Home in: Huntington Beach Did You Know… Before his rise to fame, Smith worked as a bartender at numerous SoCal nightspots, including Fred’s Mexican Cafe on Surf City’s Main Street. Lauren Conrad – Television Personality, Fashion Designer and Author Photography Provided By: The Little Market Homes in: Laguna Beach, Beverly Hills and Brentwood Did You Know… Conrad has a fashion line at Kohl’s and is the co-founder of The Little Market—a fair trade shop that sells a variety of products from over 75 different artisan groups around the world. Gene Simmons – Frontman of the Rock Band KISS Photography By: Leslie Grow Photography By: Leslie Grow Home in: Beverly Hills Did You Know… Simmons can frequently be spotted at various Rock & Brews locations with bandmate Paul Stanley. Adam DeVine – American Actor and Comedian Where to Find Celebrities Home in: Newport Beach Did You Know… DeVine has been seen at Costa Mesa’s iconic Western watering hole, Lander’s Liquor Bar. Mike Trout – Baseball Center Fielder for the LA Angels Where to Find Celebrities Photography By: Michael Wesley Home in: Newport Beach Did You Know… Trout is an ambassador for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County and is an active participant in the Angels Baseball Foundation’s monthly visits to the Children’s Hospital of Orange County. Earvin “Magic” Johnson – Hall-of-Fame Basketball Player Home in: Dana Point Did You Know… To accommodate Johnson’s 6-foot-9-inch frame, the chairs and sofas within his OC vacation home were customized to be deep and high enough. Tony Hawk – Professional Skateboarder Photo By: Noble Andrews Home in: Encinitas Did You Know… When Hawk isn’t on the board, you can spot him and his family at the beach, the San Diego Zoo, Legoland or eating at Market Restaurant + Bar in Del Mar. Jason Mraz – American Singer-Songwriter Home in: Bonsall Did You Know… Mraz’s property sits on five and a half acres of farmland where he and his family grow avocados! Bill Gates – Co-Founder of Microsoft Home in: Del Mar Did You Know… Before spending $43 million on their Del Mar mansion, Gates and his wife purchased a 229-acre horse farm in Rancho Santa Fe, which was previously owned by weight-loss guru Jenny Craig. Shaun White – Professional Snowboarder and Skateboarder Photography By: Nick Isabella Home in: Malibu Did You Know… When in his home city of San Diego, White can commonly be spotted at Juanitas, Fish 101 and Coffee Coffee—all local joints he can skate to. John Cena – Professional Wrestler and Actor Home in: Mission Hills Did You Know… With a net worth believed to be around $55 million, it is no surprise Cena is frequently spotted enjoying dinner at East Village’s high-end steakhouse, Cowboy Star. Leonardo DiCaprio – American Actor Where to Find Celebrities Homes in: Malibu and Palm Springs Did You Know… You can rent DiCaprio’s desert retreat for $4,500 per night…yikes! Chuck Liddell – American Mixed Martial Artist Photography By: Carlos Valle Home in: Huntington Beach Did You Know… Liddell has received treatment at Newport Regenerative Medicine with Dr. Sonny Rubin, prior to his most recent fight with Tito Ortiz on November 24, 2018.