In 2019, “The Each day Present” host Trevor Noah, 36, swore he’d by no means cohabitate with a lover — however he’s simply invested $27.5 million in a Bel Air mansion for him and his girlfriend, 40-year-old “Titans” actress Minka Kelly.
The glossy, 11,000-square-foot mansion at 14930 Corona Del Mar has six bedrooms, eight full loos and three half-bathrooms, all with views of the Santa Monica Mountains and the Pacific Ocean, based on a Wall Avenue Journal report in September, when the home was nonetheless on the market.
The couple are “planning for a future collectively” of their minimalistic, fashionable manse, Individuals journal reported Thursday, although the couple haven’t publicly confirmed their relationship.
Noah nabbed the home at virtually a 25% low cost from its unique $36 million asking value from 2018. The home was beforehand owned by designer Mark Rios, 64, and his husband, who custom-designed the home in 2014 after they realized the unique home on the property, which they purchased for $650,000 in 1996, was sinking into the ocean, based on a 2017 interview with Architectural Digest.
“So many modern homes are stuffed with stunning objets d’artwork that scream, ‘Have a look at me! I’m great!’ These homes have rather a lot happening. Our home is the alternative. We’ve stored it easy,” Rios informed AD.
The house’s entrance is white and windowless, whereas the again has floor-to-ceiling home windows. Designed for entertaining exterior, the home has an outside bar, kitchen, hearth, eating space, a 15-by-60 infinity pool and a landscaped “lemon terrace” stuffed with citrus bushes, Rios informed the Wall Avenue Journal in September, when he had the home listed for $29.5 million.
The home additionally has a spa, sauna, therapeutic massage room, health club, library, workplace, dwelling theater and a formidable main bedroom with two loos and a big window that opens as much as mountain views.
The wine room has a glass-box elevator that brings you right down to the kitchen, the place home equipment are hidden behind darkish wooden cupboards. A hidden wall may be pulled out to shut off the kitchen, based on the WSJ report.
“I used to be extra experimental and did extra within the detailing with this dwelling than I’ve completed for previous purchasers,” Rios stated. He and his husband solely determined to promote the home so they might tackle a brand new home-building undertaking close by, per WSJ.
Noah additionally owns a $10 million penthouse in New York Metropolis, and had purchased a different Bel Air mansion for $20.5 million in 2018, which he offered for $21.7 million in August, based on Architectural Digest.
Linda Might and Drew Fenton of Hilton & Hyland, who reportedly represented the sellers, didn’t reply to a request for remark. Jonah Wilson, who Individuals, MarketWatch and different publications reported represented Noah, informed The Submit he was not concerned within the transaction and didn’t characterize the vendor.