Diplo sells Hollywood Hills home for more than he asked
Diplo’s Hollywood Hills home was a hit. After listing the four-story perch for $2.695 million last month, he just sold the place for $2.805 million, finding a buyer in five days.
The Grammy-winning DJ, whose real name is Thomas Pentz, swapped scenic views for space late last year, buying Kid Rock’s Balinese-inspired mansion on 1.5 acres in Malibu for $13.15 million in October.
This place is a bit cozier at 2,500 square feet, but it boasts terraces, decks and patios across the floor plan to take advantage of the hillside setting. Up top, a penthouse suite with walls of glass features a lounge, spa bathroom and private balcony.
The living room. (Kevin Abesamis)
The dining area. (Kevin Abesamis)
The kitchen. (Kevin Abesamis)
The recording studio. (Kevin Abesamis)
The nook. (Kevin Abesamis)
The penthouse bedroom. (Kevin Abesamis)
The office. (Kevin Abesamis)
The bathroom. (Kevin Abesamis)
The yoga studio. (Kevin Abesamis)
The terrace. (Kevin Abesamis)
The dining patio. (Kevin Abesamis)
The courtyard. (Kevin Abesamis)
The view. (Kevin Abesamis)
The four-story home. (Kevin Abesamis)
The lower levels hold living spaces including a modern kitchen, indoor-outdoor dining room and gallery-like great room with vast white walls and a fireplace.
Down below, there’s a yoga retreat, outdoor meditation space and recording studio with professional sound proofing. A courtyard under string lights overlooks the city below.
Diplo made nearly $400,000 on the deal. Records show he bought the property for $2.425 million in 2016.
In addition to his solo work, Diplo is known for his electronic projects Major Lazer and Jack Ü. The 42-year-old has collaborated with Gwen Stefani, Britney Spears, Madonna, Justin Bieber and Usher and has racked up three Grammys since 2016 with hits that include “Heartless,” “Electricity” and “Where Are Ü Now.”
Eric Lavey of Sotheby’s International Realty held the listing. Katie Crain of Compass represented the buyer.