11 of the most expensive celebrity homes sold in 2020, so far

rob lowe house estate sold in 2020

  • This year, Rob Lowe sold his massive estate in Montecito, California, with six bedrooms and a wine cellar for a whopping $45 million.
  • The Los Angeles home Elvis Presley bought in 1970 sold this year for $29.3 million.
  • Susan Sarandon, Meryl Streep, and Jennifer Lawrence all sold their New York City digs this year. 
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The coronavirus pandemic didn't stop celebrities from buying and selling property this year. 

In fact, countless stars decided to put their mansions, lofts, beach houses, and estates on the market in 2020, and some of these homes sold for over $10 million. 

Take a look at some of the most expensive celebrity homes that were sold in 2020.  

Rob Lowe sold his massive estate in Montecito, California, for $45 million.

Lowe and his wife, jewelry designer Sheryl Lowe, purchased the empty lot in 2006 for $8.5 million and built the massive estate from the ground up. The property became known as "Oakview Estate" and was put on the market in 2018 for $47 million. After the price was reduced last year, the estate sold in October 2020 for $45.5 million, according to The Wall Street Journal. 

The estate is 10,000 square feet and includes six bedrooms, a wine cellar, and eight full bathrooms. The 3.4 acres of land has a tennis court, outdoor fireplaces, and two observation decks. 

Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt's former home in Los Angeles sold this year for $32.5 million.

Aniston and Pitt bought the home in 2001 for $13.1 million and spent three years renovating it. After their divorce, a hedge fund executive bought the expansive property from the couple in 2006 and then put it back on the market in 2019 for $49 million. It sold this year for $32.5 million. 

The 12,000-square-foot Beverly Hills home has four bedrooms, a swimming pool, and a tennis court. 

Elvis Presley's former Los Angeles property sold this year for $29.3 million.

Elvis bought the property in 1970 for his family, and the musician lived there until he and his wife, Priscilla, separated. Priscilla continued living in the home until 1975. In August 2020, the house and the next-door parcel of land sold for $29.3 million.

The house — which was most recently owned by Redken's late founder Paula Kent Meehan — has undergone several transformations since the Presleys called it home. The house now has seven bedrooms, two guest houses, a tennis court, and a pool. 

Meryl Streep sold her New York City penthouse this year for $15.8 million.

Streep and her husband bought the Tribeca apartment in New York City in 2006 for $10.13 million. In 2018, she listed the penthouse for $24.6 million, but the property didn't sell until this year. After two price cuts, the actress sold it for $15.8 million, according to Sotheby's International Realty. 

The 4,000-square-foot penthouse has four bedrooms, four full bathrooms, hardwood floors, and views of New York City from the wraparound terrace. 

Khloé Kardashian sold her Calabasas mansion for $15.5 million, the most expensive sale for a home in that area to date.

Kardashian bought the mansion in 2014 for $7.2 million and put it on the market for $18.95 million. Even though the reality star sold it for "just" $15.5 million to YouTube star Dhar Mann, it broke the record for the most expensive sale in Calabasas, according to James McClain at Variety. 

The 11,000-square-foot mansion has six bedrooms, seven bathrooms, a guest house, a private walking path, and sweeping views of Malibu Canyon. 

This year, Sir Anthony Hopkins sold his 4,000-square-foot Malibu house for $10.5 million.

Hopkins purchased the home in 2001 for $3.8 million and put it up for sale earlier this year for $11.5 million. In the summer, the estate in Point Dume Bluff, Malibu, sold for a million less at $10.5 million.

The 4,000-square-foot Cape Cod-style house has four bedrooms, four bathrooms, a sauna, a staircase, a guesthouse, and views of the Pacific.

Jennifer Lawrence sold her New York City condo for $9.9 million, which was well below asking price.

In 2016, Lawrence purchased the property for $15.6 million and then put it on the market in 2018 at $12 million. After a year with no sale, the actress decided to accept a $9.9 million offer. 

The condo on the Upper West Side of Manhattan has 4,000 square feet, three bedrooms, four full bathrooms, and ample outdoor space. 

Mindy Kaling bought Frank Sinatra's former Malibu beach house for $9.5 million in 2020.

In 1992, this Malibu beach house was built for Frank Sinatra. The singer entertained famous guests like Gregory Peck while living in the house. This year, "The Office's" Kaling scooped up the property for $9.55 million, according to The Los Angeles Times.

The beach house has seven bedrooms, a pool, an interior courtyard, a hair salon, and a steam room. The house also has quick access to the beach. 

Zayn Malik sold his New York City penthouse this year for $9.45 million.

In 2018, Malik purchased the SoHo penthouse for $10.69 million. In July 2019, the former One Direction singer listed the space for $10.8 million, but he sold it this year for $9.45 million. 

The 3,597-square-foot home is located in a 140-year-old building on Greene Street. It has exposed brick, industrial beams, four bedrooms, and four bathrooms. The penthouse also has a 932-square-foot rooftop terrace.

Susan Sarandon sold her loft in New York City in just two weeks for $7.9 million.

Sarandon has lived in the loft in Chelsea for nearly 30 years: She purchased it back in 1991 and combined two units into one expansive space. This summer, she put it on the market for $7.9 million. In just two weeks, the actress accepted an offer that was the full asking price.

The 6,000-square-foot loft has six bedrooms, five full bathrooms, and two floors. 

Elon Musk sold Gene Wilder's former home in California for $7 million.

Musk bought the Bel-Air mansion in 2013 and turned it into a private school called Ad Astra. This year, he decided to sell the home to Gene Wilder's nephew for $7 million, according to Variety's James McClain. McClain also reports that Musk might have helped out with the sales costs during the buying process. 

The 2,756-square-foot house was built in 1951 and has three bedrooms, three bathrooms, and a pool.

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