Where Do the Famous & Wealthy Live in Columbus, Ohio?

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Are you curious about the neighborhoods where the successful individuals of Columbus, Ohio call home? Columbus may not have the glitz and glamour of Hollywood, but it certainly isn’t short of renowned personalities. Here’s a look into where some of them have chosen to settle:

Ryan Day

The celebrated head coach of the Ohio State Buckeyes football team, Ryan Day, and his family reside in Powell. Located north of Columbus, Powell is part of the esteemed Olentangy school district. Once a tranquil rural area, Powell has blossomed into a vibrant suburb, drawing many for its easy access to downtown via Route 315.


Urban Meyer

A former resident and another esteemed Ohio State football coach, Urban Meyer, chose the Dublin suburb of Muirfield during his stay in Columbus. Dublin is known for its progressive city planning. It’s also home to Meyer’s business interest, Urban Meyer’s Pint House, in Bridge Park


Jack Nicklaus

The world-renowned golfer hails from Upper Arlington. Jack Nicklaus, also known as The Golden Bear, had his residence in Muirfield. Nicklaus not only lived there but also played a pivotal role in designing the golf course.

Josh Dun

One half of the Grammy-winning musical duo, 21 Pilots, Josh Dun is a Columbus native. When settling down, he and his wife chose Galena, a quaint suburb north of Columbus.

Eric Clapton

While it may come as a surprise, the legendary English musician has ties to Columbus through his wife, Melia, a Worthington native. They’ve chosen to establish a residence in Dublin, further cementing Columbus’s reputation for its warm and inclusive community.

Lex Wexner

Central Ohio’s wealthiest individual, Lex Wexner, founder of The Limited Brands, resides in New Albany. Wexner’s influence is evident in New Albany’s development over the years, turning it into one of the most sought-after suburbs in Columbus.

For those considering making Columbus their home, these areas are not just about the rich and successful; they’re about strong communities, excellent schools, and a unique blend of city and suburban life. And if you need expert advice on finding your dream home in Columbus, don’t hesitate to reach out. Always remember, Columbus is a city where every resident, new or old, can find their place and thrive.

Marc Van Steyn

Marc Van Steyn is a graduate of The Ohio State University and represents the third generation in his family’s real estate business. Their family co-owned company, RE/MAX Premier Choice, has been the #1 ranked RE/MAX Brokerage (based on sales volume) in Central Ohio for 18 of the last 20 years. His business philosophy is centered on what he learned from his mother and grandfather “who put the needs of their clients first and built business on trust, dedication and uncompromised service."

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