According to 'WSJ,' The Weeknd is the latest resident of Bel-Air after purchasing a stunning $70 million in the swanky Los Angeles neighborhood.
Move over, Will Smith The Weekndis the new Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. According to The Wall Street Journal , the Starboy singer is the latest resident of the swanky Los Angeles neighborhood after purchasing a mansion worth a whopping $70 million. The Weeknds new home is apparently one of the largest deals closed in L.A. so far this year. A post shared by The Shade Room (@theshaderoom) Sitting on 1.6 acres of private land overlooking the prestigious Bel-Air Country Club, the 33-000-square-foot property houses nine bedrooms along with a movie theater, gym, spa and sauna, indoor pool, outdoor infinity pool with a waterfall, sports court and hammam. The opulent residence also includes a music studio, which will no doubt come in handy for the XO singer. The Bel-Air mega-mansion was previously owned by Dutch media entrepreneur Reinout Oerlemans and his wife Danielle Oerlemans, who purchased it back in 2015 for $21.4 million. According to WSJ, the couple had no plans to sell the property until real-estate agents Rayni and Branden Williams of the Beverly Hills Estates informed them of The Weeknds interest. The singer bought it in an off-market deal. The Weeknds new Bel-Air beauty marks a significant step-up in his real estate journey. His previous home, located in the Hidden Hills area of Los Angeles, was purchased by Madonna for $19.3 millionin April. The Canadian R&B star also recently splashed the cash by investing in Songfinch the Chicago-based song creation company that allows people to buy personalized songs from musicians. Read more