The architectural home has four bedrooms and 3 1/2 bathrooms in 4,705 square feet. King lived in the home for several years, but it had been most recently used as a rental.
King, 48, chairman of the Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolence and Social Change in Atlanta, is also the author of "Growing Up King: An Intimate Memoir."
According to the Multiple Listing Service, Rick Dunlap and Brett Kozma, both of Coldwell Banker, Malibu Colony office, were the listing agents, and J.D. Songstad of Re/Max Marquee Partners, Santa Monica, represented the buyer.