Matthew Perry’s real estate portfolio throughout his life
It’s been a heartbreaking few days friends Fans are everywhere since the death of actor Matthew Perry. Perry, who played everyone’s best friend Chandler Bing, died at his home in Los Angeles on Saturday, October 28. He was reportedly found unconscious in his hot tub, but as of now, his cause of death is unclear. He was only 54 years old.
Perry began his acting career at the age of 10, but it wasn’t until his role on the beloved 1990s sitcom that he became a household name. after friends Perry finished in 2004, and continued to work on other, larger projects, e.g Studio 60 in the Sunset area, 17 againHis most recent acting projects were in 2017, Kennedy after Camelot. Although he recently took a break from acting, Perry released his memoir in November of 2022. In the book, he addressed the addiction he struggled with for most of his adult life. He was very open about his issues, and V.I Friends, Lovers, and the Big Terrible Thing: A Memoir, He revealed that he had some near-death experiences in his life that inspired him to get sober.
Since the actor’s death, hundreds friends Fans flocked to the apartment building featured on the show as where the gang (minus Ross) lived. The building is located in the West Village, above the Mediterranean restaurant, Little Owl, if you also want to visit a place not where Matthew Perry lived, but where he lives in the hearts of fans.
Although we know him best for his on-screen characters, the actor was also a small-time real estate mogul, and bought and sold his fair share of mansions in his career. Below, we’ve highlighted all of the homes Perry owned and sold during his life that brought so much joy to so many people.
1995: Matthew Perry buys his first home in the Hollywood Hills
After the first season of friends, Perry purchased a two-bedroom house in the Hollywood Hills, a residential neighborhood in Los Angeles known as a celebrity hub. This was the first home Perry bought, which he sold in April 2001 for $839,000. At the beginning of his real estate portfolio, the house was a modest 2,000 square feet.
In a 1995 interview with the Toronto Star, Perry was quoted as saying: “A house in Hollywood, in the hills. It’s the law when you have a successful sitcom: Between seasons one and two, you buy a house.”
1999: Matthew buys a 1970s Beverly Hills mansion
For $3.2 million, Perry purchased a 6,500-square-foot home in Beverly Hills. Without waiting for the sale of his first home (which turned out to be a model of a star’s home), he bought this 1970s mansion and updated it with all the normal features you might find in a celebrity bachelor’s home. He apparently created a screening room, home gym, wine cellar, and game room, to name just a few of the additional amenities. He sold the property in 2005 for $6.1 million.
2005: Matthew buys the “Pier House” in Malibu, California
Perry bought this beachfront mansion, known as the Pier House because it overlooks Malibu Pier, for $6.55 million. It is located in the Serra Retreat area of the city, perched on a hill above the coast. The contemporary four-bedroom, six-bathroom property was built in 1981 on two-and-a-half acres. View the ocean from the multiple glass walls facing the Pacific Ocean. The Pacific Ocean was just outside the expansive deck, visible from the multiple ocean-facing glass walls, but the hotel came equipped with a pool and meditation garden to encourage more tranquility.
Perry used this soothing property for a good cause. He decided to turn her into a sober living facility called Perry House to help others suffering from the same pain he did. The facility continued to operate until 2015. After its closure, Perry sold the property for $12.5 million.
2005: Matthew buys an apartment in Sierra Towers from Elton John
The same year he purchased the Pier House, Perry acquired a corner unit in the Sierra Towers building formerly owned by Sir Elton John and located in West Hollywood. Perry bought it for $3.2 million, and while we’re not sure if this is the exact unit the actor lived in, there is a Zillow listing in the same building for a sunny corner apartment. This unit has two beds and three baths, and living in the building gives you access to a community pool and state-of-the-art fitness center. Known for its celebrity residents, Sierra Towers has been a staple of the Los Angeles skyline since the complex was completed in 1965.
In 2011, Perry listed his unit for $2.995 million.
2006: Matthew buys a mansion in the Sunset District
Perry loved his glass walls! This 4,100-square-foot retreat features glass panels that open to a patio and pool. Designed in a mid-century modern style, the home has multiple fireplaces (indoor and outdoor), a home theater, three bedrooms and three-and-a-half bathrooms. It is located on the Sunset Strip, a very popular and historic area of Hollywood surrounded by legendary bars and landmarks.
Perry purchased the property for $1.7 million and put it back on the market in 2014 for $5.695 million.
2008: Matthew purchases primary residence in Los Angeles
This mansion, located on Carman Crest Drive in the City of Angels, was purchased by the actor for $4.475 million. As with all of Perry’s homes, this contemporary space was sleek and modern with (you guessed it) glass walls in the living room. Offering views of the “dramatic canyon walls” from the bright, open kitchen, dining room and living room, this house served as Perry’s primary residence. The three-bedroom home has an infinity pool, a home theater, and white terrazzo floors.
Perry put it on the market three years after buying the mansion for $5.695 million and sold it in 2013 for $4.685 million.
2011: Matthew bought a glass-encased house in the hills
This glass house was built in 1962, and Perry bought it for $8.5 million about 50 years later. Another Hollywood Hills home in his real estate portfolio, this 3,821-square-foot mansion has three bedrooms and four-and-a-half bathrooms. Like many of his other properties, this also had a screening room, a gorgeous pool, and large windows facing the stunning outdoor area from multiple rooms, overlooking the city lights. However, what really made this home special was that the home theater was underground and had large windows that provided underwater views of the pool.
Perry listed this home for $13.5 million in 2017.
2011: Matthew buys a beach house in Malibu
Perry purchased this 5,500 square foot property for $12 million. Located on popular Malibu Drive, this beachfront oasis features an airy open floor plan with gorgeous hardwood floors, beamed ceilings and expansive views of the Pacific Ocean. There are four bedrooms and three-and-a-half bathrooms in this home, plus a home theater, a relaxing outdoor spa, and a gourmet kitchen that we love to cook in.
In 2020, Perry listed the mansion for sale for $14.95 million with Rodeo Reality under Million Dollar ListingJosh Flagg and his husband, Bobby Boyd.
2017: Matthew buys his mansion in the sky
Perry bought his most expensive real estate project, this penthouse in Los Angeles, for $20 million. TPart of The Century Apartments This completely unique apartment is over 9,000 square feet. Perry transformed the entire 40th floor of the building into one giant residence with the help of architect Scott Joyce and interior designer L.M. Pagano. This modern penthouse has stunning views of Los Angeles from within and four terraces. Although the condo’s four bedrooms and eight massive bathrooms are enough to impress just about anyone, The Century comes with an enviable list of amenities for residents to take advantage of: a large pool, fitness center, and a shared, if private, home theater in the condo. . Loneliness doesn’t cut it.
In 2019, Perry put the penthouse up for sale for $35 million.
2020: Matthew buys a cabin in Pacific Palisades
By 2020, Perry had put both his sky mansion and his Malibu beach house on the market, but that didn’t stop him from purchasing another property. For 6 million dollars friends The star purchased a four-bedroom, three-and-a-half-bathroom home in the Pacific Palisades neighborhood of Los Angeles. This mansion has oak floors throughout the property and faces the ocean in all its glory. There are two main bedrooms, both open to elegant pergolas. The cottage was renovated in 2018 and fitted with smart features throughout, such as a facial recognition system to provide an extra layer of security. Although it has not been listed for sale by the representative, the old listing is still visible on Trulia. According to the Los Angeles Times, this home was where Perry’s body was discovered in his hot tub.
2023: Matthew buys a mid-century modern mansion
According to Contempo Realtors, Perry purchased a stunning mid-century modern mansion in the Hollywood Hills in June. In an off-market deal, Perry apparently paid $5.25 million, $750,000 less than the asking price. This three-bedroom, four-bathroom, 9,622-square-foot home is now connected to a beloved star who won’t be forgotten.
Megan is associate editor at Beautiful house She writes about interior design, pop culture, and furniture.