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The Amazing Home of John Lasseter

Take a look at the Sonoma, California residence of John and Nancy Lasseter. Also, take a peak into a busy day at Pixar Studios.

Train Library

Model railroads travel throughout various rooms of the house, both above one's head and below the feet.

To access the Train Library: none other than a secret, hidden staircase. 

Hawaiian Shirt Closet

Over 370 Hawaiian-style shirts.

Trophy Room

Wine Cellar

Kitchen / Dining Room

Gym / Backyard

We need to see more pics of the backyard, John! From what I can tell, there is are (at minimum) water slides going into a pool. In the two photos above it almost resembles River Country.

Below we see a satellite view of the mini water park-like backyard, as well as the rest of the home. Beautiful home in beautiful beautiful Northern California. 

The estate is located some 60 miles from Pixar in Emeryville. But worry not, John has a driver to take him to/from the Studio. And for good reason. I wonder if that black SUV made a cameo in Cars 2? Hmm. If so, it surely had a clever and punerific name.

This is fascinating. John approves animation and provides notes from his iPad.

"A Day in the Life of John Lasseter" Video

Thanks John Lassetire. Oh, I mean Lasseter. Remember to send us photos of your cool backyard!


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Reader Comments (10)

Wow! What a great insight into the workings of John Lasseter and Pixar. I would really like to see more of his 'River Country'.

July 14, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterTee Gee

If I made that much money, I would have a secret staircase in my house too. That's way awesome!

July 14, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterdisney obsessor

Love it. Dying to see more of the backyard.

July 15, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJumperJH

Does the Hawaiian shirt closet remind anyone else of Imelda Marcos?

July 15, 2011 | Unregistered Commenter@futureprobe1982

I'm up for more of this. Come on.........with all those silly reality shows this would hit the mark so much better.

July 22, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJerry F.

LOL! His face in the 3rd pic!

August 29, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterEmily Oriotis

He is a great man, I got to know him and his wife, and have my picture taking with him when he won his first Academy Award. I got to hold his award....WOW!! that was Great!! His child went to Clifford School in Redwood City and I was the lunch lady there. Thanks again for the picture of you and I, my Grandson who is 3 LOVES your cars and Toy Story movies he is a HUGE fan. I know when he is older he will take that photo to Show & Tell and show everyone how lucky his Grandma was to have such a great picture. Thanks again for being the BEST Parents we ever had at Clifford School. Darlene :)

July 7, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterDarlene

As someone who dislikes corporate America and is considered a liberal, I would have to say that Mr. Lasseter earned every penny of his estate.

February 4, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterBen

Watched the Day in The Life video. I gotta say I'd be a little weirded out if my boss wanted to hug me every day.

June 4, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterCarolyn

I'm really happy to see a picture of the train! My uncle, an engineer form Californian, crafted that train. (I feel special) lmao.

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