Recently, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos (Jeff Bezos) paid a sky-high price of US$1.65 million ($AU2.45 million, or approximately ¥11.5 billion) from the American Hollywood entertainment tycoon David Geffen (David Geffen) He bought the most expensive real estate in Los Angeles, Warner Estate (Warner Estate). This transaction record set a new record for the $1.5 million Bel Air Estate purchased by Murdoch’s son last year.

This house is located in Beverly Hills, a top wealthy area favored by many Hollywood stars, and is currently the most well-maintained top estate. Its former owner, David Geffen, was ranked 2019th in the United States in 60, a film producer, and one of the founders of DreamWorks. David set a record when he received $4750 million in his pocket.

The entire estate covers an area of ​​about 8 acres (about 38000 square meters) and has multiple buildings. Including a main mansion with a floor area of ​​more than 1260 square meters and 2 mansions for guests.

The estate pays great attention to privacy, surrounded by tall hedges, much higher than the gate.

The courtyard is deep; you can't see the scene behind the gate from the outside.

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Main Mansion

The main building of the manor is a Georgian Architecure mansion.

Georgian architectural style refers to the architectural style popular in 1720–1840. This period is mainly the period when the first four British monarchs of the Hanover Dynasty of England were in power. It belongs to classicism architecture and emphasizes structural symmetry.

The master villa has 8 bedrooms and 9 bathrooms. The house covers an area of ​​more than 1260 square meters. In addition, there are terraces, gardens, nurseries, greenhouses, tennis courts, swimming pools, nine-hole golf courses and racing tracks.

The swimming pool of the main villa

There are many valuable antiques in the main reception room. For example, there are the mahogany armchair of George III, the writing desk of George III, the female desk and the crystal ceiling; on the arched wall at the entrance, there are 2 murals created by famous Chinese in the 18th century.

The private screening room can accommodate dozens of people. As the boss of a film company, you have to use your brain to watch a movie; the projector switch is hidden behind the Buddha statue, and the Buddha can be turned on and off; the rise and fall of the screen is controlled by a water pump device; the sofa turns You can see the image. . . . . .

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Next to the screening room is a Mexican-style bar. Inside there is a 19th century Mexican chandelier. There are a lot of Tang Sancai behind the bar; Guanyin Bodhisattva is also in the center. (No wonder the house price is so high)

Warner Manor, as its name suggests, comes from Warner Film and Television Group. The first owner of this manor is Jack Warner, the youngest brother of the four founders of Warner Bros. Film and Television Group. (Jack Warner’s wife Ann believes in Buddha)

Jack Warner owned the villa after he built it in 1937 until his death 41 years later and his widow Ann Warner continued to live here. The manor has hosted many famous Hollywood movie stars, such as Audrey Hepburn and Monroe.

After the death of Ann Warner in 1990, David Geffen bought it for $4750 million. Even at the time, this manor was hailed as "the last intact manor in Beverly Hills in the golden age of Hollywood." David is known as the richest man in Hollywood. According to Forbes, his net worth is about $90 billion. The United States has multiple luxury homes, as well as a $5.9 million superyacht The Rising Sun.

Not long ago, he invited many wealthy celebrities to take his yacht to Spain to play a circle, including the former president of investment bank Goldman Sachs, supermodel Karlie; and the younger brother of Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner investor Josie. Kushner et al. Bezos was also invited. No one thought that when the president attended a party, he was fooled and bought a $1.5 million house by the way!

Of course, a $1.65 million mansion is just a drop in the bucket for Bezos. According to the Forbes 2019 Global Rich List, Bezos is worth as much as $1310 billion, which is about the GDP of Dongguan City in 2019. Buying a luxury house only accounts for 0.1% of his net worth. The Wall Street Journal reported that Bezos bought three apartments in Manhattan for US$8000 million and a piece of land in Los Angeles for US$9000 million. It once belonged to Paul A. Lun.

According to the 2019 “Top 500 World Brands” rankings, Amazon is in second place, with the latest market value of US$1.07 trillion. After the divorce of Jeff Bezos and his ex-wife, he holds 14% of Amazon's shares. (After the divorce, my eldest brother-in-law is still the richest person!) In the past 2 weeks, Jeff Bezos has cashed out about 41 in total. Billion-dollar Amazon stock.

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