May’s Top 10 Celebrity Real Estate News: Drake, Carol Burnett & Rihanna

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May’s Top 10 Celebrity Real Estate News

Rihanna Buys Matthew Perry’s ‘Mansion in the Sky’

Rihanna is the new owner of a Los Angeles penthouse formerly owned by Matthew Perry. Rihanna paid $21 million for the four-bedroom, 9,290-square-foot condo in The Century, where she has been a resident since 2014 but in a much smaller unit. Perry referred to the apartment as his ‘Mansion in the Sky.’

Jay-Z & Beyoncé Set California Home-Buying Record

Jay-Z and Beyoncé have set a California record with their $200 million purchase of a Malibu Beach home. The 30,000-square-foot home on 8 acres is located in the so-called Billionaire’s Row area of Malibu. The concrete home was designed by Japanese architect Tadao Ando, who also did one of Kanye West’s homes.

HBO’s ‘Succession’ Penthouse Is For Sale

A big part of the huge success for HBO’s ‘Succession’ is the real estate where the characters live and hang out. Such as Kendall Roy’s fabulous New York City apartment on two levels. It is now for sale at $29 million.

Drake Lists Beverly Hills Home Fast

Drake is asking $75 million for the seven-bedroom mansion he bought less than a year ago from British rocker Robbie Williams. Drake is looking to get $88 million for the Beverly Hills home. Williams bought the 25,000-square-foot home in 2015 for $32.67 million.

Carol Burnett’s 90th-Birthday Condo Sale

A nice birthday present for Carol Burnett! Just in time for her 90th birthday, Carol has sold her longtime LA condo for $3.7 million. A good profit too; Carol paid $1.2 million for the 2,900-square-foot condo in 2002.

Kiss It Goodby: Gene Simmons’ Las Vegas Home

After almost two years on the market, Kiss guitarist Gene Simmons has sold his Las Vegas home. Simmons sold the 11,000-square-foot contemporary and an adjacent lot for $10.2 million.

Don Johnson’s Montecito Farmhouse

Don Johnson, ‘Miami Vice’s’ Sonny Crockett, brought designer stubble and pastel T-shirts under Versace linen jackets into fashion in the 1980s. In 2013, Johnson purchased a sprawling Montecito, California French Country farmhouse with stunning views of the Pacific Ocean. Johnson sold the home a few years later, and it is now back on the market at $15 million.

Billy Joel Lists New York Mansion

Billy Joel might be in a ‘New York State Of Mind,’ but he seems to have a lot of room for Florida too. Billy has listed his longtime Long Island mansion on 26 acres for $49 million. The home is loaded with five bedrooms, a music room, bowling alley, a hair salon, wine room, two pools and a helipad. According to Billy’s real estate agent, the Piano Man is selling as he has been spending more time in Florida.

Tricia Yearwood’s Nashville Foodie Home

Tricia Yearwood has listed her longtime Tennessee home for $4.5 million. Located in suburban Nashville, the 1920’s-era home is where she filmed her Emmy-award-winning show ‘Tricia’s Southern Kitchen.’

Barbara Walters’ Home Is For Sale

TV reporter-and-personality Barbara Walters’ home has come on the market, priced at $19.75 million. Located on Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue adjacent to Central Park, Ms. Walters lived there from 1989 until her death in 2022 at age 93. The five-bedroom, 5.5-bath apartment takes up the entire 6th floor in a 14-story building designed in 1925 by architect Nathan Korn.

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