power players

Ari Emanuel Takes $5 Million Loss on Spare L.A. House

Ari Emanuel Takes $5 Million Loss on Spare L.A. House

Ever since coronavirus woes first stifled Hollywood’s output, nearly all industry eyes have been locked on Endeavor. Over the last few months, the high-profile and once high-flying media conglomerate
Cannabis Mogul Carissa Davino Lists Lavish Sunset Strip Mansion

Cannabis Mogul Carissa Davino Lists Lavish Sunset Strip Mansion

Though it’s been barely a year since she bought the property for $9 million in cash, Chicago-based cannabis entrepreneur Carissa Davino is already prepared to explore new green frontiers, having
TDE’s Anthony Tiffith Adds $11 Million Beverly Hills Mansion to Packed Portfolio

TDE’s Anthony Tiffith Adds $11 Million Beverly Hills Mansion to Packed Portfolio

Hip-hop music mogul Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith has come a long way since his days of robbing KFC franchises in the 1980s. The former gangster, born and reared in the gritty L.A. neighborhood of Watts,
Michael Bloomberg Adds $45 Million Colorado Ranch to Vast Property Portfolio

Michael Bloomberg Adds $45 Million Colorado Ranch to Vast Property Portfolio

With his expensive White House campaign now kaput, billionaire businessman Michael Bloomberg is licking his wounds as only a billionaire mogul can: by splashing the cash on yet another pricey home.
Aaron Bay-Schuck Upgrades to Modernist 90210 Estate

Aaron Bay-Schuck Upgrades to Modernist 90210 Estate

Though they first listed their Hollywood Hills home only last week, high-powered music executive Aaron Bay-Schuck and his fiancée Hannah Montgomery have already significantly upgraded their L.A. real
Bill Simmons Scores $16 Million Hancock Park Mansion

Bill Simmons Scores $16 Million Hancock Park Mansion

Two months ago, Spotify revealed it had agreed to acquire The Ringer, the media company founded by veteran sports journalist and podcaster Bill Simmons, in an all-cash deal valued at nearly $200
Paparazzi Kingpins Ask $15.9 Million for Westside L.A. Mansion

Paparazzi Kingpins Ask $15.9 Million for Westside L.A. Mansion

Fortune often comes as a byproduct of fame, although some have taken to cashing in by simply piggybacking on others’ notoriety. Case in point: French entrepreneur François Navarre and his American
Cannabis Kingpin Carissa Davino Buys $9 Million L.A. Mansion

Cannabis Kingpin Carissa Davino Buys $9 Million L.A. Mansion

California’s legalization of recreational marijuana has reaped incredible financial rewards for many in the cannabis industry, but most notably for those at the very top of the proverbial food (weed?)
Steve Wynn Asks $135 Million for Redone Beverly Hills Mansion

Steve Wynn Asks $135 Million for Redone Beverly Hills Mansion

With the dust still settling from Jeff Bezos’ $165 million splurge on David Geffen’s nearby Jack Warner estate, billionaire former casino mogul Steve Wynn has decided now is the time to shoot for the
1-800-Get-Thin Family Seeks $30 Million for Notorious Sunset Strip Mansion

1-800-Get-Thin Family Seeks $30 Million for Notorious Sunset Strip Mansion

Just a quick jog due north of the Sunset Strip’s western end lies an unusually large, ominous-looking concrete mansion. Sited on a high knoll above a long gated driveway and looming over its
Billionaire Eli Broad Asks $75 Million for Malibu Beach House

Billionaire Eli Broad Asks $75 Million for Malibu Beach House

Eli Broad is nothing if not shrewd about money, and the fact that he’s selling his house on “Billionaire’s Beach” in Malibu bears examining. Does he know something we don’t know? All I can say is
Too Faced Founders Drop $28 Million on Bel Air’s Fredericks Residence

Too Faced Founders Drop $28 Million on Bel Air’s Fredericks Residence

Over the summer of 2018, married cosmetics moguls Jerrod Blandino and Jeremy Johnson sold their glam 1930s Beverly Hills home — once featured on the cover of Elle Decor — and eventually went hunting
Morphe’s Linda Tawil Pays Record $11.3 Million in the Oaks of Calabasas

Morphe’s Linda Tawil Pays Record $11.3 Million in the Oaks of Calabasas

When “The Biggest Loser” executive producer David Broome sold his lavish Calabasas mansion back in summer 2017, he came out a big winner — the $8.1 million sale price was nearly $3 million more than
Fawaz Alhokair Bought Bel Air’s $94 Million Billionaire Estate

Fawaz Alhokair Bought Bel Air’s $94 Million Billionaire Estate

There’s an odd dichotomy in California’s high-end real estate market. While other traditional luxury areas like the Bay Area and coastal Orange County have been mired in a slight sales slump over the
Quest Nutrition Co-Founders Buy $10 Million Hidden Valley Ranch

Quest Nutrition Co-Founders Buy $10 Million Hidden Valley Ranch

Last August, Quest Nutrition — the City of Industry, Calif.-based food group best-known for its trademark protein bars, which are staples of gas stations and convenience stores — was sold for $1
Ex-Starz CEO Chris Albrecht, Tina Trahan List Palatial Palisades Estate

Ex-Starz CEO Chris Albrecht, Tina Trahan List Palatial Palisades Estate

Less than a year after he stepped down from his longtime position as CEO of Starz, veteran media executive Chris Albrecht has put his practically brand-new, A-list-worthy estate on L.A.’s Westside up
Billionaire Russian Oligarch Buys $35 Million Beverly Hills Megamansion

Billionaire Russian Oligarch Buys $35 Million Beverly Hills Megamansion

Trousdale Estates is arguably the most desirable enclave in Beverly Hills, famous for its collection of trendy midcentury modern homes with panoramic L.A. skyline views. One of the largest and most
Electronics Tycoon Pays Record $70 Million-Plus for Side-by-Side Bird Streets Mansions

Electronics Tycoon Pays Record $70 Million-Plus for Side-by-Side Bird Streets Mansions

Although it’s been whispered about since late last year, two separate sources say that a widely rumored and record-breaking Hollywood Hills real estate transaction will officially close today. Two
RH CEO Gary Friedman Bags Another Beverly Hills Estate

RH CEO Gary Friedman Bags Another Beverly Hills Estate

Famously audacious RH CEO Gary Friedman is known for his big, brash bets on retail, to the tune of his $50 million, eye-popping showpiece of a RH Gallery in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District. Even as
Russian Oligarch Asks $36.5 Million for Opulent Beverly Hills Estate

Russian Oligarch Asks $36.5 Million for Opulent Beverly Hills Estate

An imposing mansion set atop a prime Beverly Hills hilltop has popped up for sale with a heavyweight $36.5 million pricetag. Owned by powerful Russian telecommunications mogul Albert Avdolyan and his