Taylor Swift Plunks Down $25 Million Cash for Beverly Hills Estate (EXCLUSIVE)

Taylor Swift Beverly Hills Mansion
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We’ve now heard from several trusted canaries who include Our Fairy Godmother in Bel-Air and the inestimable real estate yenta Yolanda Yakketyyak — who says she’ll swear on an ocean of Dom Perignon, that it was famously property-mad pop-country crossover superstar Taylor Swift who recently shelled out $25 million in cold hard cash for the Tinseltown pedigreed Samuel Goldywn estate in Beverly Hills. The nearly two-acre spread — elegant, expansive, and well maintained but in need of some sprucing — includes a nearly 11,000-square-foot main house with six bedrooms and at least five bathrooms plus a two-room guest apartment above the garage, extensive gardens, sunken tennis court, swimming pool, and pool house with kitchenette.

Just 25 years old with a breathtaking income — Forbes estimates she hauled in $80 million between June 2014 and June 2015 — the platinum selling phenom presides over an expanding portfolio of increasingly posh residential properties that all together, by our rudimentary calculation, cost the seven-time Grammy winner more than $70 million. Swift already owns a secluded Beverly Hills estate that she picked up in 2011 for $3.55 million and her Nashville holdings include a 4,000-plus-square-foot duplex penthouse bought in 2009 for nearly $2 million and a stately Greek Revival residence on almost six acres acquired in 2011 for $2.5 million. As Swift’s fame and earnings grew so did the size and price of the residences she bought. In the spring of 2013, a year Forbes estimated she raked in an estimated $55 million, she shoveled out $17.75 million for Watch Hill, a 12,000-square-foot seaside spread in Westerly, R.I. And last year, with an income Forbes estimated at around $64 million, she paid “Lord of the Rings” filmmaker Peter Jackson $20 million for a suburban mansion-sized, two-unit duplex penthouse in lower Manhattan that has nine bedrooms, 8.5 bathrooms, a 1,200-square-foot living/dining room, and more than 2,000 square feet of wraparound terraces.

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  1. Norman says:

    Surely TS may buy whatever she wants. She has shown us all that at such a tender age she is extremely mature and very caring towards so many people. Who would have thought someone 74 years old, just loves her music. You just keep on doing what you do bestr

  2. For what it’s worth, TMZ is calling her out on her denial, saying the paper trail goes back to her Nashville address. And it wouldn’t be the first time she lied about buying real estate(that house next to the Kennedy’s)

  3. James V says:

    She just denied it on Twitter. She has very expensive homes and she has never denied buying then, so I believe you’re wrong on this one Mama.

  4. Desert Donna says:

    I could see this being right up her alley in that it needs work which she enjoys doing. She also has the midas touch so far with Real Estate, does she not? Sounds like it has flip potential.

  5. Caca says:

    TOTAL bullshit! She denied it on twitter! How ridiculous can the media be when there is no news and they make up news and always about the same people. But noone with a brain could believe this trash press!

  6. Heather says:

    She pretty much put this rumor to bed with one tweet. But okay, I love it when people completely fabricate stories about celebrities.

  7. Ariana says:

    Taylor Swift DID NOT buy this property.

    • Crindle says:

      She most certainly did. She used her “Leo Realty Ventures LLC” which is named after her godson Leo and links back to her Taylor Nation address in Nashville. Liar.

      • Crindle says:

        Yes, it does. And all she said was she’s playing a show. that means NOTHING. she bought the house weeks ago.

      • Ariana says:

        So you’re calling Taylor a liar? and how do you know for sure that she used her “Leo Realty Ventures LLC to purchase the property? Did you not see her Twitter feed? That LLC doesn’t even exist.

  8. Ramon says:

    An article wrtitten by a teenage moron full of contradiction and hyperbole beyond belief !! Guess he or she was paid $20.00 !!!

  9. Lindasy says:

    First of all you slag the music she puts out is hers. She can do what she wants with it. She said she worked 2 years for her album and she didn’t want her hard earned work going on it for free. I don’t think you would either and if your calling her a slag and a slut why the hell are you interested in listening to her music??

  10. LOL at YOU says:

    You are the worst type of person. Clearly you hate your life. Jealous loser.

  11. L O L says:

    That should be “music” not “money”

  12. mk says:

    Only 2 acres?

  13. Jsmooth says:

    This is my dream estate, good for her. Trophy home with true history and legacy she can build on, I’m really really really jealous.

  14. Bill says:

    This story looks fake,,, For 1 thing,,, Taylor Swift just broke Madonna’s record for most money made in a north American concert tour ,, Old record 131 million ,,, Taylor Swift 152 million and still going,,, Taylor may make 200 million just in North America this year ,,, Taylor could afford a much nicer home then this one!

  15. Smith says:

    Really? ,,,This home is not good enough for the Queen of all music…. I think Madonna owned this at one time and Taylor is 10x the star that Madonna ever was so Taylor would buy a much nicer home if she ever decided to buy another one … Just saying!!!

  16. Alanna says:

    She didn’t say the story is false. She just said she’s getting ready to play a show in St Louis right now. she bought the house weeks ago.

  17. Frank B says:

    Taylor just tweeted:
    What the press says I’m doing:
    Buying a Bev Hills mansion, getting married in an English castle
    What I’m doing: Playing a show in St. Louis
    2:12pm – 29 Sep 15

  18. Lisa says:

    Taylor Swift just tweeted this story is false … Taylor did not buy the Goldwyn Estate … Taylor Swift just bought all of Beverly Hills :)~

  19. Totally. She’s a work horse.
    A beautiful woman, but a work horse nonetheless.

  20. Alanna says:

    Where are the pictures????? You aren’t getting many clicks if there are no pictures!!

  21. 1989 says:

    I heard that Taylor Swift just bought Norway

  22. Sas says:

    Taylor, the Businesswoman. Perhaps one day, she will go to college to get her MBA.

  23. lil' gay boy says:

    Full props — girlfriend knows how to make some coin.

    But I still can’t bear to listen to her.

  24. Pipi says:

    She invests her money . Good for her. She deserves all that she has. By the way all the proceeds of her shows in Nashville are given to charity. We mustn’t forget that she donates too…..

  25. Ben says:

    Good God ,,, Taylor is making so much money and is the worlds biggest star ,,, Lady Gaga lives in a rented 3 bedroom 2 bathroom apartment in NY ,, I guess Gaga will not be buying a home still since her new song ” Till it happens to you ” is a complete flop that did not even make the Billboard hot 100 song charts :)

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