Ellen DeGeneres and Portia De Rossi made several million dollars in the sale of their mansion in Beverly Hills – but not as much as they wanted.
The 63-year-old star and her actress wife sold the 10,000-square-foot space for ‘about $ 47 million,’ according to The Wall Street Journal on Monday.
In March, talk show host listed the property through luxury realtor Kurt Rappaport for a whole lot more – $ 53.5 million – two years after buying it from The Voice’s Adam Levine.
Profit: Ellen DeGeneres and Portia De Rossi unloaded their Beverly Hills mansion for ‘about $ 47 million’, according to The Wall Street Journal – after listing it in March at $ 53.5 million
A source familiar with the deal confirmed to WSJ that Ellen and Portia closed the sale of the house at about $ 47 million – nearly six million less than their original price.
The identity of the lucky buyer of the spectacular property is being kept under wraps at this time.
Ellen and Portia could have celebrated their big sale (and $ 2 million in profits) when they were spotted on a rare date night in Montecito Sunday.
According to the Westside Estate Agency, where the home was built, Ellen and Portia renovated the jaw-dropping home in 2020.
Mansion: A source familiar with the deal confirmed to the WSJ that Ellen and Portia closed the sale of the house at about $ 47 million – nearly six million less than their original price.
90210: The couple bought the property from The Voice coach Adam Levine in 2019 for $ 45 million
The mansion boasts five bedrooms, nine bathrooms, a gourmet kitchen and a 50 foot living room complete with a stone fireplace.
Others that stand out include a tennis court, media room, gym, pool, outdoor kitchen with pizza oven and guest house.
The master suite alone is larger than many single-family houses of 2,000 sqm with an attached living room and private bathroom.
Stunning: The mansion boasts five bedrooms, nine bathrooms, a gourmet kitchen and a 50 ft living room complete with a stone fireplace
Luxury: Ellen and Portia renovated the already beautiful home in 2020 before it was put up for sale
Ellen and Portia bought the property from Adam Levine and his supermodel wife Behati Prinsloo just two years ago for $ 45 million.
The Voice coach had reportedly acquired the property himself a year earlier, in March 2018, from Will and Grace creator Max Mutchnick for $ 35.5 million.
Adam and Behati then bought Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner’s former home in the Pacific Palisades for $ 32 million, where Rappaport also represented the music.
The luxurious domestic potato is very common in Los Angeles, and in particular, Ellen and Portia have made a hobby of turning high end property.
Famous Properties: Adam and Behati then bought Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner’s former home in the Pacific Palisades for $ 32 million, with Rappaport also representing the music.
Hobby: DeGeneres has made an expensive hobby of buying and flipping luxury properties in and around Los Angeles
Ellen reportedly lost a million viewers after reports of a toxic workplace culture behind the scenes of her daytime show.
DeGeneres got off to a strong rating start last fall in her 18th season premiere as she addressed the scandal but has seen a rapid decline in the months since.
‘I learned that things are happening here that should never have happened,’ she said in her season premiere. ‘I take it very seriously. And I will say that I am so sorry for the people who were affected.
‘I know I’m in a position of privilege and power, and I realize that with that comes responsibility. I take responsibility for what happens on my show. ‘
Problem: Ellen reportedly lost a million viewers after reports of a toxic workplace culture behind the scenes in her daytime show