J.Lo and Marc spin one off
Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony have sold their home in Bel-Air.
The Bel-Air property that she and her singer husband, Marc Anthony, listed more than a year ago at $8.5 million has sold for $7.5 million, according to the Multiple Listing Service.
The walled and gated house, built in 1941, sits on three-quarters of an acre and has five fireplaces, hardwood and stone floors, and a second-floor terrace looking out over the back lawn. There are four bedrooms and 5 1/2 bathrooms in 7,357 square feet.
The compound includes a detached guesthouse/studio, a swimming pool and pool house, Provençal gardens and pathways with arched trellises.
J.Lo, 40, started her career dancing as a Fly Girl on "In Living Color" (1990) and got her big acting break when she was cast to star in "Selena" (1997). Her movie credits include "Bordertown" (2006), "Monster-in-Law" (2005) and "Maid in Manhattan" (1997). She will star in the 2010 romantic comedy "The Back-Up Plan."
As a singer, the star has sold more than 48 million albums worldwide. Among her hits are "Jenny From the Block" and "Love Don't Cost a Thing." She recently performed on the finale of "So You Think You Can Dance."
Salsa and pop singer Anthony, 41, won Latin Grammys in 1999 and 2005.
The pair bought the property in 2005 for $6.25 million, public records show.
Brett Lawyer of Sotheby's International Realty, Sunset Strip, had the listing and represented the buyer.
Actors are on to next engagement
Actor Oliver Hudson and his wife, actress Erinn Bartlett,have purchased an East Coast-inspired home in Brentwood for about $2 million, the MLS shows.
The 4,000-square-foot house has a fireplace in the upstairs family room, high ceilings, crown molding and a master bedroom sitting room that could be converted to another bedroom. The four-bedroom, 4 1/2 -bath traditional has two stories and was built in 2005 off a cul-de-sac.
Hudson, 33, is in the comedy "Rules of Engagement" (2007-present). His credits include "Dawson's Creek" (2002-03) and "The Mountain" (2004-05). He is the son of Goldie Hawn and Bill Hudson.
The listing agent was Simon Beardmore of Sotheby's International Realty, Brentwood, while Richard Ehrlich of Westside Estate Agency, Beverly Hills, represented the buyers.
Plastic surgeon lowers his fee
The Beverly Hills home of Dr. Robert Rey, star of E! Entertainment Television's "Dr. 90210," has come back on the market at $4,395,000.
The gated Mediterranean-style house has six bedrooms and eight bathrooms in 8,000 square feet. It features a two-story entry with a sweeping staircase, 14-foot living-room ceilings, a veranda with a fireplace, a large gym with a martial-arts area, a swimming pool and a guesthouse.
Once the home of actress Raquel Welch,the three-story residence retains her double-height closets in the master bedroom suite, which also includes his-and-her bathrooms, a sitting area and a fireplace.
Rey, 48, has been a regular on the reality show featuring Beverly Hills plastic surgeons since its inception in 2004. He had listed the home earlier in the year at $5,295,000.