Can you believe that of all the people you expect to get mugged, that includes celebrities? With all the money at their disposal, they can install any security measure under the sun. But they are still victims of crime. How does this happen? These celebrities ran away with robbers in their homes, studios and even their storage units. The perpetrators of these crimes got away with some pretty expensive possessions of some of the most famous celebrities. You’d be surprised at the celebrities on this list. Are you ready to see the biggest heists known to Hollywood stars? Here are 11 celebs who got robbed.
The megastar was the victim of a crime that resulted in the loss of over $1 million in merchandise. Thieves found a way into Beyoncé’s storage unit rented by her production company, Parkwood Entertainment. The storage units were located in Los Angeles, and the thieves made off with over a million dollars worth of luxury clothing and handbags.
Younis Abbas robbed Kim Kardashian while she was staying at a hotel in Paris in 2016 – and later wrote a book about it. Abbas released “I Sequestered Kim Kardashian,” which is about the star being robbed. The thief discusses how she stole her jewelry and phone, then is completely surprised when Tracy Chapman calls her phone. He joked about Kim Kardashian being robbed in France, but called the American emergency 911 line. Robbers holding Kardashian at gunpoint is no joke. They apparently made off with $11 million in stolen goods, including her $4 million diamond ring.
Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes
While these two were at home, the thieves entered the house through the window. When they realized that the two were in the house, they fled from there. But they got away with one small prized possession: Shawn Mendes’ Mercedes SUV.
The late night star and his team had transformed the production The Conan Show to the Coronet Theater in West Hollywood. They shifted studios to help generate revenue for theaters that have been hit the hardest during the coronavirus pandemic. Then his product was stolen. Thieves made off with several items, including laptops and a clapboard.
Ellen DeGeneres and Portia De Rossi
When burglars robbed Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi, they broke into their Montecito estate. The 8,1888 square foot home is worth approximately $27 million. It is not known whether the couple were home at the time of the break-in, but the robbers stole watches and other jewelry.
He was famously robbed five times between October and December 2008. How the thieves managed to rob her so many times is unimaginable, but once was such an easy theft. They used the key under the mat to get inside. They took her underwear, alcohol, designer clothes, cash and nearly $2 million worth of jewelry.
Bling Ring is the group that did Lindsay Lohan in 2009. He was victimized by the group in California, who robbed a series of celebrity homes over the course of a year. The robbers made off with $130,000 worth of clothing and jewelry from her Hollywood Hills home.
Brian Austin Green and Megan Fox
In 2009, robbers broke into Brian Austin Green’s home while he was filming back in New York City. They were able to lift some belongings, including Megan Fox’s clothes, and Green’s Sig Sauer 380 semi-automatic handgun.