With a new baby on the way, John Legend and Chrissy Teigen are getting their family so as. The Hollywood energy couple final week put their up to date house within the 90210 space up on the market at $23.95 million.
That’s about $10 million greater than they paid for the place once they bought it in 2014 from Rihanna.
Legend and Teigen made some dramatic adjustments to the fashionable showplace throughout their keep, turning the outside from white to grey and touching up the interiors with cerused oak flooring, hot-rolled metal partitions and bespoke patterned ceilings from Thailand.
With eight,500 sq. toes of residing area on almost an acre, the fashionable showplace holds seven bedrooms and eight bogs throughout two tales.
A grand parlor with a sculptural staircase beneath 33-foot ceilings kicks issues off, main right into a step-down nice room with a two-story wall of glass. Different highlights embrace a chef’s kitchen, formal eating room, movie show and gymnasium.
In the lounge, a grand piano is surrounded by music awards (Legend is one in all simply 16 folks to have received an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony — an achievement known as an EGOT).
The main bedroom expands to one in all three balconies, all of which overlook a scenic yard with a heated saltwater pool, a spa and a pergola wrapped in creeping vines. The hillside property takes in sweeping metropolis and canyon views.
Legend, 41, has received 11 Grammy Awards, together with two for finest R&B album — for “Wake Up!” and “Get Lifted.” He received an Oscar for the track “Glory,” for the 2014 movie “Selma,” and just lately launched his seventh studio album, “Greater Love.”
Teigen, 34, is a tv persona, mannequin and writer. She hosted “Lip Sync Battle” from 2015 to 2019. She at the moment seems on “Chrissy’s Court docket,” a brand new courtroom present on the short-form-video platform Quibi.
The couple introduced this month they’re anticipating their third youngster.
Marshall Peck of Douglas Elliman holds the itemizing.
Glamming it up in Laurel Canyon
KISS rocker Gene Simmons is hoping for a success in Hollywood Hills, the place his scenic canyon retreat simply hit the marketplace for $2.2 million.
It’ll cap a seven-year keep for the musician; he paid $1.45 million for the house in 2013.
Perched on the high of a gated street in Laurel Canyon, the non-public hideaway takes in sweeping metropolis views from three ranges of decks, in addition to a tiered yard with a eating space down beneath.
Earlier listings present the house as soon as boasted a Midcentury fashion, however a rework launched a extra fashionable really feel. Extensive-plank flooring, gallery white partitions and pocketing glass doorways fill the sunny, scenic open ground plan.
4 bedrooms and two bogs full the inside, together with a main bedroom with polished concrete flooring and a wood studying alcove lined with cabinets. It additionally expands to one of many house’s three decks.
A local of Israel, Simmons, 70, co-founded KISS within the early 1970s and serves because the band’s bassist and vocalist. Identified for his or her over-the-top make-up and costumes, the New York group has launched 20 studio albums and is without doubt one of the bestselling bands ever, with greater than 75 million information bought.
Lisa Younger and Kennon Earl of Compass maintain the itemizing.
Closing a case in Encino
Actor Shemar Moore of “Legal Minds” fame has ended his hunt for a purchaser, promoting his longtime house in Encino for $2.four million.
The yellow Spanish-style home, in-built 1963, was extensively up to date throughout Moore’s keep and options darkish wooden flooring, excessive ceilings and an upgraded kitchen. Some three,600 sq. toes of inside area consists of 5 bedrooms and bogs plus a bonus room for an workplace/gymnasium. French doorways within the eating room result in a entrance terrace.
Exterior, greater than 1 / 4 of an acre of grounds include a customized swimming pool, a hearth pit and patio area.
The property got here up on the market in March shortly after Moore closed sale on one other house within the San Fernando Valley. He had owned the place since 2007.
The 50-year-old actor can also be identified for his long-running roles on the daytime cleaning soap opera “The Younger and the Stressed.” He at the moment stars on the present “S.W.A.T.,” now in its third season.
Milla Pariser of Rodeo Realty was the itemizing agent. Danny Moghaddam of Keller Williams Realty represented the customer.
Filmmaker shakes up his setting
Frank Darabont, the director-screenwriter-producer of “The Shawshank Redemption” and “The Inexperienced Mile” fame, has put his house within the Hollywood Hills available on the market for $2.5 million.
Inbuilt 1950, the ranch-style home sits on about half an acre surrounded by mature timber and landscaping. Expanded by architect Richard Greatest, the split-level inside options wood-trimmed doorways and home windows, hardwood flooring and skylights that flood the inside with pure gentle.
A dual-sided river rock fire anchors the lounge and den, which sits beneath vaulted and beamed ceilings. The up to date kitchen is supplied with customized cabinetry that blends in with the house’s wooden particulars. Former actor Joseph Cali, now the owner-operator of a high-end audio-video enterprise, put in the house theater. Three bedrooms and two bogs full the two,439-square-foot ground plan.
Exterior, the palm-dotted grounds include a free-form swimming pool and spa. A small grassy space sits above the pool.
Darabont, 61, acquired Oscar nominations for his work as director and screenwriter for “The Shawshank Redemption” (1994) and “The Inexperienced Mile” (1999). On the tv aspect, Darabont developed the AMC sequence “The Strolling Useless” and was an government producer for the present’s first two seasons.
He’s additionally the creator of “Mob Metropolis,” the neo-noir crime drama primarily based on John Buntin’s 2009 book, “L.A. Noir: The Wrestle for the Soul of America’s Most Seductive Metropolis.”
Jodi Rubin and Greg Erpenbach of Sotheby’s Worldwide Realty maintain the itemizing.
A tie to The Instances
In Pasadena, an English Nation-style property with a historic previous and up to date rebirth simply hit the marketplace for $12.eight million.
The stately manor was constructed greater than a century in the past by Stile O. Clements, the architect behind such L.A. staples because the Mayan Theater, Wiltern Theatre and Richfield Tower. Dubbed the Chandler Property, the grand residence takes its identify from former proprietor Philip Chandler of the enduring Chandler household, members of which ran the Los Angeles Instances for greater than a century and have become actual property moguls throughout Southern California.
Extra just lately, it was scooped up by a Chinese language billionaire for $5.eight million in 2012 and underwent a dramatic rework earlier than it was named the Pasadena Showcase Home in 2014.
Set on three.5 acres, the verdant property holds a seven-bedroom, 10-bathroom home surrounded by out of doors facilities. There’s a swimming pool, a tennis pavilion, a sports activities courtroom, a carriage home, a spring home and a greenhouse. A rose backyard sits amongst manicured lawns and lily ponds. The property additionally has a non-public nicely.
Half-timbering adorns the outside of the primary house, whereas inside, redwood partitions and oak flooring convey colour to spacious formal rooms with excessive ceilings. All through the two-story ground plan, lattice home windows overlook the landscaped grounds full with 300 timber.
Christian Stillmark and Scott James of Douglas Elliman maintain the itemizing.