These are some of the homes and mansions of the rich and famous in Southern California. If the star is deceased I have attempted to note their name with birth and dates in parentheses.. Johnny Carson was once Malibu’s most famous residents. The Tonight Show host, who passed away in , moved into the lavish four acre estate in the mid s. The home was built in and designed by Ed Niles. The , square foot estate features glassy, modern fixtures with sky high ceilings. Sidney, a film producer, and Caroline Kimmel .