Drake is buying Robbie Williams’ Beverly Crest mansion for more than $70 million
For the last year, Drake has been scouring the Southern California real estate market for a new home, and it appears he has found one.
The hip-hop star is buying the Beverly Crest mansion of English singer-songwriter Robbie Williams, according to a real estate source who spoke about the transaction on condition of anonymity. Details are scarce because the house wasn’t publicly listed for sale, but the source said the deal should close north of $70 million — likely in the mid-$70-million range.
The price tag is a reflection of the prized property’s rare combination of size and scale, which is unmatched in the Beverly Hills Post Office area. The trophy estate spans 20,000 square feet on more than 20 acres; for reference, there is no other home on the market in the 90210 ZIP Code with even close to that much land.
The sale marks Drake’s first property purchase in the Los Angeles area. For the last decade, he’s been compiling a compound in Hidden Hills, a gated city in the San Fernando Valley where celebrities flock for privacy. He also owns a 50,000-square-foot showplace in his hometown of Toronto.
Perched in Benedict Canyon, Drake’s new mansion was built by L.A. architecture firm KAA Design Group and features dramatic Tuscan style with pillars and stone touching up the ivy-strewn exterior.
Inside are a handful of formal living spaces, 10 bedrooms and a staggering 22 bathrooms. In an interview with BBC Radio, Williams said the house has 27 toilets.
Amenities include an 11-car garage, elevator, wine cellar, gym and game room. The highlights continue outside, where terraces and balconies overlook a mosaic-tile pool, outdoor kitchen, tennis court and orchard.
Drake, whose full name is Aubrey Drake Graham, has released six studio albums and seven mixtapes since 2006. One of the bestselling modern artists, he’s sold more than 170 million records en route to four Grammy Awards and also founded the Toronto record label OVO Sound in 2012.
Williams rose to stardom as a member of Take That in the 1990s and also found major success a solo artist with hits such as “Candy,” “Angels” and “Rock DJ.” He bought it from Armand Marciano, the fashion mogul who co-founded the clothing brand Guess.
It’s not the first time he’s passed a home to a fellow artist. In 2017, he sold a French Normandy-style spot in Mulholland Estates to DJ Khaled for $9.9 million.
Kurt Rappaport of Westside Estate Agency holds the listing. He couldn’t be reached for comment.
11:34 a.m. March 1, 2022: This story has been updated to include details on the purchase price.