Ex-King Jack Johnson lists Manhattan Beach home for sale

Bankrupt Blue Jackets defenseman Jack Johnson lists Manhattan Beach home for sale

Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Jack Johnson, who recently filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection while blaming his parents as the reason for his financial plight, has listed his home in Manhattan Beach for sale at $1.65 million.

Located in the guard-gated community of Manhattan Village, the town house residence has three bedrooms and three bathrooms in about 1,800 square feet of living space.

The recently remodeled floor plan features an upgraded kitchen with granite countertops, broken-glass fireplaces and wired surround sound. The master suite comes complete with four-person steam shower and a walk-in closet with custom built-ins.

French doors off of the family room open to a tiled patio with a fire pit and an outdoor barbecue.

The Columbus Dispatch reported this week that the 27-year-old, who signed a $30.5 million contract in 2011, has lost nearly all of his current earnings – reportedly due to wild spending by his parents. Among Johnson's claims is that his parents borrowed $15 million against his future earnings and used his money on new cars, a home in Manhattan Beach and subsequent upgrades to the property.

The former University of Michigan star began his career with the Kings and spent the better part of six seasons in L.A. He was dealt to Columbus in the 2012 trade that landed current Kings center Jeff Carter.

Johnson purchased the home from former Lakers forward Luke Walton in 2007 for $1.235 million. Andrew Mortaza of Keller Williams is the listing agent, according to the Multiple Listing Service.

He also maintains a second Manhattan Beach home, which he purchased in 2011 for $1.5 million, and a 2,900-square-foot residence in Ann Arbor, Mich.

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