As the Post learned, Ellen DeGeneres bought a mid-century modern home in Beverly Hills on Friday for $ 8.5 million.
V controversial talk show host has about $ 70 million in homes, paid for out of about $ 70 million in profits made when she and her wife Portia de Rossi bought and sold $ 450 million worth of homes over the past 17 years. This spring, The Post has exclusively counted.
Ellen’s new mid-century modern property in Hidden Valley Estates is reported to be 4,614 square feet with five bedrooms and 4½ bathrooms.
According to Realtor.com, the home was built in 1961 by famed architect Robert Skinner and has been completely renovated by architect John Bertram and designer Sarah Shetter.
The house, often mistakenly referred to as the “Rowan Estate,” was originally commissioned by banker David H. Rowan (with the letter “E”) and his wife Shirley, as the city’s permit records and archival directories show.
Architect Bruce D. Beckett bought the house in 1967 and owned it until 2012, when talent agent Gregory Kavich and his wife Jessica, whose parents founded the soap opera digest – bought a home for $ 3.5 million, according to Los Angeles County records.
Today, the glass-walled open-plan home features Douglas fir cabinets, terrazzo floors, gold and salted mahogany marble countertops, mahogany siding, new fixtures, and a chef’s kitchen, as listed.
According to the listing, the 0.42-acre lot has a courtyard entrance, pool, greenery, trees and gardens designed by Judy Cameon from the Champs Elysées.
On the same road to Hidden Valley Estates, met a celebrity in May and the other left. To get to Ellen’s new home, you need to go Adele’s new home for $ 9.95 millionwhich was previously owned by Nicole Richie. Meanwhile Katy Perry unloaded a house for $ 7.475 million real estate records are visible at the end of the street.
The list had Tory Barnao of Compass and Brett Lawyer of Hilton & Hyland. The buyer was represented by Kurt Rappaport of Westside Estate Agency Inc.
Despite her real estate deals, DeGeneres does not consider herself a housewife. She said she loves to decorate and even hosted a two-season home design show in 2015 and 2016.… According to her, the money she makes is random.
“We [DeGeneres and her wife, Portia De Rossi] we buy a house and we like it and we stay in it and then we get a little bored because we like a different style or a different aesthetic and I like furniture and I like decorating … So if I find that something else and we make money, it turns out, why not move to another house? “DeGeneres said this in a 2018 interview today.
The 63-year-old actress will be leaving her show next year. she announced in May, stating that this decision was not the result of workplace toxicity allegations against her.