Rapper 50 Cent sold his 21-bedroom, 25-bathroom Farmington, Connecticut mansion for $3 million
Rapper 50 Cent sold his 21-bedroom, 25-bathroom Farmington, Connecticut mansion for $3 million – $15.5 million less than what he paid for it 12 years ago – and donated all $3 million to his G-Unity Foundation.
Insiders close to the 43-year-old rapper told
The In da Club rapper, whose real name is Curtis James Jackson III, initially paid $18.5 million for the property from its previous owner, Mike Tyson, in 2007.
Among the features of the house include a professional game room, a gymnasium, a luxe home theater, an infinity pool, a recording studio, a room with a green screen, a grotto inspired by the Playboy mansion, and a nightclub.
The Candy Shop rapper had made numerous attempts at selling the home – which is set over 17 acres – cutting his asking price on multiple occasions in his bid to move it.
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Sold! 50 Cent, 43, donated $3 million to his G-Unity Foundation after selling his 21 bedroom, 25 bathroom Farmington, Connecticut mansion for $15.5 million less than what he paid for it 12 years ago
Long and winding road: The Candy Shop rapper had made numerous attempts at selling the home – which is set over 17 acres – cutting his asking price on multiple occasions in his bid to move it
It’s your birthday: The New York native’s abode also includes a nightclub
In 2018, he sought the help of Million Dollar Listing New York’s Fredrik Eklund in attempting to sell the abode – which he hadn’t lived in for years.
After a break in at the home in May of 2017, the P.I.M.P. performer took to Instagram, writing, ‘What my house got robbed . . . I thought I sold that MF. LOL.’
He gave it to his ex-wife Monica Turner in a settlement in their split, and she subsequently sold it back to him at a price of $4.1 million in the fall of 2003,
‘Mike earned over $400 million … he sold the property to me when he couldn’t keep it,’ the musical artist said. ‘So it keeps you conscious of it. I never understand how artists get in a great situation and then not have time to count money.
‘Like, I have plenty of time. I’ll sit down and count the money with the accountant.’
Snake eyes: The home includes a litany of gaming amenities, including this craps table
Take a dip: The abode features this wood paneled indoor pool and spa
Luxe life: 50 Cent added features such as this infinity pool to the home after buying it
Kicks: The home has ample closet space, with racks for ornate footwear collections
Luxe: The Northeast home has a huge driveway with an unrivaled list of amenities