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A time when couch prints were LOUD.
Ah, the 1990s, a decade that evokes nostalgia from Gen X and Millennials alike. Here, we’re throwing it back with a peek inside the homes of some of your favorite stars, from the actors of Hollywood’s Golden Age to music-scene newcomers to the top athletes of the decade. Celebrities have access to the best designers, the money to furnish their houses with whatever they like, and (famous or not) what’s more fun than peering into someone else’s living space? It’s time to take a trip down memory lane. Don’t miss the loud interiors and funky fashions of some of the biggest names of the ’90s—plus a refresher on some stars you haven’t thought about in, well, decades.
Here’s rock star Ozzy Osbourne and his family in the early 1990s, about a decade before reality TV hit The Osbournes’ debut. Osbourne had just released the solo album No More Tears and was developing the annual Ozzfest tour with his wife, Sharon Osbourne.
Carrey’s work on TV sketch comedy show In Living Color made him a ’90s star, cemented by starring roles in Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, The Mask, and Dumb and Dumber. Carrey has also received acclaim for dramatic turns in movies like The Truman Show and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.
In 1992, Brett Favre started playing for the Green Bay Packers, his team for 16 of his 20 seasons in the NFL. He’s relaxing in a pink-and-floral bedroom with his wife, Deanna, and his eldest daughter Brittany in this 1998 photo.
Married from 1992 to 1997, actress Halle Berry and Atlanta Braves baseball player David Justice pose by their pool in Georgia. Berry’s career took off early in the decade with her film debut in Spike Lee’s Jungle Fever and her breakthrough role in rom-com Boomerang.
Billy Ray Cyrus released his debut album, Some Gave All, in 1992, which is when this photo was taken. The biggest single from the album, “Achy Breaky Heart,” reached No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Goldie Hawn’s career has spanned film, TV, and music for more than six decades. She won an Academy Award and Golden Globe for her first major film role as Toni Simmons in 1969’s Cactus Flower.
Brian Wilson, co-founder of The Beach Boys, stands outside of his home in Los Angeles in 1999. That same year, he toured solo for the first time in his career.
Opera singer Luciano Pavarotti and his wife at home in Pesaro, Italy in 1991. Pavarotti had risen to international stardom a year prior due to his performance with the operatic group The Three Tenors at the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy.
Fashion designer Donna Karan rose to the rank of head designer at Anne Klein following Klein’s death, and started her own fashion company in 1995. Here, she’s doing a step workout in her elaborate home gym in New York in 1991.
Actor, comedian, musician, and activist Richard Anthony Marin—best known as “Cheech” of comedy duo Cheech and & Chong—is one of the world’s foremost collectors of Chicano art. His collection is now at the Cheech Marin Center for Chicano Art & Culture of the Riverside Art Museum in California.
After serving as mayor of Cincinnati, Jerry Springer became host of Jerry Springer in 1991; this photo was shot in 1992. The show began as a political talk show before veering into tabloid territory in 1994 to earn higher ratings—which it certainly did.
Actor Jeff Bridges, in his luxe sitting room here, had a solid movie run in the 1990s. He starred in Fearless in 1993, hailed by some as one of Bridges’ best performances, as well as The Big Lebowski in 1998.
Collins began her legendary career in the 1950s, starring in British films. By the 1990s, the Dynasty star was nowhere near done working—she made her Broadway debut in Private Lives in 1990, and continued to star in film and TV roles.
Pierce Brosnan plucks a guitar at home in Los Angeles in 1992, three years before making his debut as James Bond in GoldenEye. He’d moved to Los Angeles from the United Kingdom a decade prior.
Kate Mulgrew earned Trekkie fandom as Captain Kathryn Janeway in Star Trek: Voyager, a role she played through 2001. In 2013, she was nominated for a Primetime Emmy for her role as Red in Orange Is the New Black.
Rising to fame on Starsky & Hutch, actor David Soul also had a music career, releasing five studio albums between 1976 and 1997. In the 1990s, he also starred in stage roles on London’s West End.
Wrestler Hulk Hogan, born Terry Eugene Bollea, helped popularize the sport in the 1980s, dominating the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) for years. He acted in a number of films, including Rocky III, and even starred in his own reality show, Hogan Knows Best. He’s pictured here at home with his kids Brooke and Nick.
French tennis player and fashion designer René Lacoste went on to revolutionize the sport’s fashion with the debut of his “tennis shirt,” or polo. He also patented the first tubular steel tennis racket.
Italian fashion designer Gianni Versace founded his eponymous company in 1978 in Milan, enlisting his sister Donatella to help run the business. Gianni was murdered outside his home in Miami Beach in 1997; Donatella still works for the company.
Actress Viva, born Janet Susan Mary Hoffmann, was one of Andy Warhol’s superstars. She’s also mother to actress Gaby Hoffman. In the 1990s, she lived in New York’s Chelsea Hotel.
Widely regarded as one of the greatest hockey players of all time, Wayne Gretzky played 20 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL). When this photo was taken in 1997, Gretzky was playing for the New York Rangers. He’s pictured with his wife, Janet Jones, and three of their five children: Trevor, Pauline, and Ty.
Italian actress Monica Bellucci began her career in modeling, and transitioned into acting in the early 1990s. She became the oldest Bond Girl at age 50, starring in 2015’s Spectre as Luccia Sciarra.
After serving in the United States Navy during World War II, Douglas landed his first film gig in 1946: The Strange Love of Martha Ivers. He became one of Hollywood’s leading men, starring in dozens of films and TV shows through 2008. Douglas passed away at age 103 in 2020.
Rapper Vanilla Ice, born Robert Matthew Van Winkle, at the height of his fame after his To the Extreme album, which included his best-known hit, “Ice Ice Baby.” The album stayed at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 for 16 weeks.
Blues icon John Lee Hooker was well-regarded for an eclectic style that combined Delta blues with boogie-woogie. He won five Grammy Awards, including the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2000.
Neil Patrick Harris is known for roles on Broadway, in film, and on TV in series like Netflix’s Uncoupled. In the 1990s, however, he rose to fame in his role as a kid genius on the TV show Doogie Howser, M.D.
Born Laurence Tureaud, actor and professional wrestler Mr. T is best known for his roles as B. A. Baracus on the TV show The A-Team, which aired from 1983 through 1987, and as Clubber Lang in 1992’s Rocky III, in which he spoke his trademark phrase “I pity the fool.”
Webb made headlines as the first Black supermodel to be given a contract by a major cosmetics company, signing with Revlon in 1992. She had her first acting role in Spike Lee’s Jungle Fever.
Born Aaron Chwatt, actor and comedian Red Buttons starred on Broadway through the 1940s before hosting his own variety show, The Red Buttons Show, from 1952 through 1955. In 1957, he won an Academy Award and Golden Globe for his role in the film Sayonara.
Michael Kors launched his own fashion label at Bergdorf Goodman in 1981, followed by KORS Michael Kors in 1990, when this photograph was taken. He’d become the first women’s ready-to-wear designer for French fashion house Celine before leaving to focus on his own brand.