People

Meet the people who have chosen Mallorca as their home – celebrities, artists, business people, inspiring real life stories of those who have created a new life on the largest Balearic island. Keep up to date with the who’s who of Majorca: read the stories, see the photos, watch the videos . . .

Sir Richard Branson, Back at Son Bunyola

Britain’s best-known entrepreneur talks to Angela Sara West about his long-standing love affair with Mallorca and how he adores his favourite retreat here so much, he bought it twice!

Interior Designer to the Stars

With 40 years’ experience in the industry, London’s world-famous queen of interiors, who holidays on Mallorca, creates rooms for the super-rich.

Island gems by Jouells

Jouells is the new company for hand-made jewellery that reinvents the typical Mallorcan ‘botón de oro y plata’ to offer unique one-of-a-kind pieces.

Diandra Douglas at home on Mallorca

Diandra first wife of actor Michael Douglas welcomes us to their house in Mallorca, which is currently for sale, for a rare interview about her life now.

Allegra Huston on life in Hollywood

A complicated childhood following the sudden death of her mother, Allegra Huston’s memoir Love Child describes life with her ‘father’ John Huston, sister Anjelica and being surrounded by Hollywood celebrities.

Andrea Bocelli – on top of the world

World-famous tenor, Andrea Bocelli, talks about his inspiration, the highlights of his glittering career, his world tour, his philanthropy and performing at Pavarotti’s wedding.

Top world art collectors buy in Alaró

The latest celebrity names to have bought a home on Mallorca are entrepreneur and top model Drew Aaron and Hana Soukupová. Read their compelling story here.

Cristina Macaya – Socialite of Mallorca

Cristina Macaya is the most important socialite on Mallorca. Her large home Es Canyar has welcomed guests such as Bill Clinton and Michael Douglas.

A Jet Set Life – Ivana Trump

Famously quoted as saying, “Don’t get mad. Get everything!” when divorcing husband Donald Trump. We met Ivana Trump to hear more about her interests & life.

A contemporary artist with a conscience

Passionate about life, Lorenzo Quinn (son of Anthony) is a master sculptor who captures the beauty and fragility of our modern world through his art works.

Matthew Williamson moves to Mallorca

The British designer and favourite of influential It-girls like Kate Moss and Sienna Miller talks about his move to Deià and finding new inspiration.

Victoria McManaman: A Women of Substance

Frank Leavers talks to the multi-talented Mrs Victoria McManaman about her work, her husband, Steve McManaman, and her enthusiasm for new projects.

Palma’s big-hearted paediatrician

Not only does he see up to seventy children a day, the caring Paediatrics also finds time to help some of the poorest children in the world. Find out more.

Cynthia Lennon’s last interview….

As the news of Cynthia Lennon’s death is sent around the globe we recall our last lunch together…. sitting in Hotel Bendinat on a windy day in September 2014 … little did we know it would be our last encounter. Her many friends on Mallorca will miss her dearly.

Artist Joan Avila Fuster

Until his critically-ill father passed away in 2006, Joan Ávila Fuster used to visit him…

Swarovski Billion Crystal Fortune

It was announced in a report about the richest characters in northern Europe, that the main shareholder in Gernot Langes- Swarovski, is a billionaire.

The Last Word, by Francesca Marti

Her art has been exhibited around the world, and even owned by royalty, Francesca Martí – the renowned Sóller-born artist talks about her work.

Beauty with a purpose

The 21-year-old Maria Elisa Tulián, won Miss World Spain 2017. If elected internationally, she will concentrate on raising funds for social causes.

Fabrizio Plessi

Has achieved the seemingly impossible, exhibiting in six museums in six months. Soledad Bescós tells the story.

Alma Lopez: A Jewel Worn by the Crown

The ‘Jewel Fan’ is La Morenita’s most emblematic piece. We finds out about this highly coveted accessory created by Alma López – which is a favourite of Queen Sofia of Spain.

Eva Shakouri

Her influence on the contemporary art scene extends way beyond Mallorca. abcMallorca meets the young woman who, with her brother Amir, owns La Caja Blanca.

Simoneta Gómez-Acebo y Borbón

She is the communications manager for Cartier, Spain, and has spent her holidays on Mallorca since she was a child.

Formentera inspiration for idyllic holidays

A beautiful blog by Dolores Luque has evolved to become the new FormenteraguamarinaShop, the place to source ravishing treasures for a holiday getaway.