The pop star's house had been priced as a high of $7.9 million in 2008 and was most recently listed at $4,466,150. Spears paid $6.75 million five years ago for the Italian Renaissance-inspired villa.
Spears, 30, released her first album, "Baby One More Time," in 1999 and rose to become one of the best-selling artists in the country. She released her seventh studio album, "Femme Fatale," last year and is expected to join "The X Factor" as a judge this year.
Nancy Sanborn of Prudential's Beverly Hills office was the listing agent. Josh Altman and Matthew Altman represented the buyer.