Media: Jeff Bezos Paid a Record $ 165 Million for a Beverly Hills Estate
According to the publication, previously not a single residential property in Los Angeles and its suburbs has not been sold for such a large amount. The area of the estate is about 3.6 hectares. Bezos bought it from media mogul David Geffen without the involvement of real estate agents. On the site there is a tennis court, a golf course, several gardens and houses.
According to the newspaper, Geffen bought the estate in 1990 for $ 47.5 million. Then it was the largest amount paid for a residential property in the Los Angeles area. The first owner of the estate was one of the Presidents of Warner Bros. Jack Warner.
According to Bloomberg, Bezos’s fortune exceeds $ 132 billion. It ranks first in the agency’s list of the richest people in the world. Amazon's capitalization currently exceeds $ 1 trillion. Bezos also owns the Blue Origin aerospace company. In 2013, he acquired The Washington Post for $ 250 million.