Madonna Drops $19.3M for The Weeknd’s Hidden Hills Estate
SOLD | Built 2017 | 13,391 Sq. Ft. | 9 Beds | 11 Baths | 2.94 Acres
Hidden Hills, California, United States
Canadian singer, songwriter and record producer, Abel Makkonen Tesfaye, better known as The Weeknd, has sold his sprawling Hidden Hills estate for $19.3 million to American singer and songwriter, Madonna, the New York Post reported. Tesfaye purchased the 13,391 square foot residence in 2017 for $18.2 million in the exclusive celebrity enclave before putting it on the market in June 2020 for nearly $25 million. Surrounded by redwood trees, grassy lawns and sun-drenched hillsides, the estate spans nearly 3 acres with the 7-bedroom main house, 2-bedroom guest house, eight-stall barn, various outbuildings and a show-stopping neon-lit auto gallery with reflective ceiling and floors and glass doors. Robb Report revealed that Tesfaye is said to own a 618 hp McLaren P1 hypercar, a Lamborghini Aventador SV roadster, a new Bentley Mulsanne and a classic 1980s Porsche 911. Robb Report also revealed that the cars in the listing photos are not owned by Tesfaye but instead were brought in specifically for the listing photos.
The main house showcases white, bright interiors, warmed by wood and stone accents with formal living and dining rooms, an expansive chef’s kitchen and entertainer’s bar. Pocket doors open to multiple terraces, the pool, spa and cabana with living room. There are a total of 9 bedrooms and 11 bathrooms. Additional amenities include dual master suites, an office, wine room, fitness studio, theatre and a full basketball court, a feature the listing states cannot be duplicated in Hidden Hills. The Weeknd was featured on the cover of Forbes in 2017 and was labelled the sixth highest paid entertainer of 2017 with a salary of $92 million. The property was on the market for $25 million with Angel Salvador of The Agency.