Entrepreneur and television producer Simon Fuller, who launched an empire as the creator of "American Idol" and the "Idol" franchise, has sold his home in Beverly Hills for $14.6 million.
The English traditional-style home, built in 1925 and updated during Fuller's ownership, showcases a subdued, contemporary style. Dark hardwood floors, layers of gray hues and modern fixtures are a common theme throughout the 8,000 square feet of interiors. A sculptural floating-spiral staircase connects each level of the three-story home.
Other features of note include a polished chef's kitchen with an oversized island, a glass-enclosed wine cellar, a fitness center and a screening room with a separate wet bar and lounge. There are five bedrooms and eight bathrooms as well as a detached guest house.
Outdoors, privacy hedges surround grounds designed by architectural firm Marmol Radziner. Two large terraces overlook a rectangular swimming pool.
Fuller paid $8.5 million for the property in 2005, records show. He owns other property in Los Angeles County.
Trista Rullan, Drew Fenton and Linda May, all with Hilton & Hyland, an affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate, were the co-listing agents.
Fuller, 56, gained fame managing pop group the Spice Girls as well as such notables as
He also co-created the competition franchise "So You Think You Can Dance."
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