Madonna buys $19 million mansion off fellow A-list singer

Madonna has moved into the megastar's former mansion in the Hidden Hills

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 15: Madonna arrives for the World premiere of "The Beatles: Eight Days A Week - The Touring Years" at Odeon Leicester Square on September 15, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
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Madonna has snapped up a stunning new home in the Hidden Hills from another celebrity musician, after successfully shaving some digits off the original asking price. 

The pop legend will be moving into the former mansion of The Weeknd, who was initially selling his plush pad for a cool $21million. 

The Blinding Lights singer, who moved into the newly built house in 2017, was happy to cut Madonna a good deal on the property, settling on a final payment of $19million. 

The residence is unsurprisingly far more grandiose than your average American's house. Nestled in a gated Santa Monica neighborhood, the 12,547-square-foot estate promises Madonna a peaceful retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city. 

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NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 29: Singer The Weeknd performs onstage during the 2018 Global Citizen Concert at Central Park, Great Lawn on September 29, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Kovac/FilmMagic)

Madonna bought the plush $19 million off The Weeknd 

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With seven bedrooms and nine bathrooms, the Material Girl singer will have plenty of space to host overnight guests once Covid-19 restrictions are lifted. There's also no need to venture out for a drink, thanks to the thoughtfully installed bar and wine cellar. A firepit and a furnished cabana grace the outdoor grounds, offering the perfect setting for summer evening beverages and catch-ups under the stars. 

The house also features a chef's kitchen that is bound to make any culinary enthusiast drool. Kitted out with two marble islands, two ovens, and a giant refrigerator, the expansive room boasts everything you need to whip up the perfect dinner party.  

If Madonna wants to get a workout in, she can shoot hoops in the full basketball court or break a sweat in the private gym. There's also an infinity pool and a spa, for when she needs to relax after a long day at the recording studio. 

The global superstar has been stationed in California since the beginning of the pandemic in 2020, residing in a luxurious rented estate in the Coldwater Canyon. Her recent real-estate purchase on the sunny West Coast was likely driven by her upcoming plans to direct a biopic about her life, which will be co-produced with Diablo Cody. Madonna isn't tied to the States though – she owns several other properties in other countries around the world, including England and Portugal. 

Emma Dooney
Lifestyle News Writer

Hailing from the lovely city of Dublin, Emma mainly covers the Royal Family and the entertainment world, as well as the occasional health and wellness feature. Always up for a good conversation, she has a passion for interviewing everyone from A-list celebrities to the local GP - or just about anyone who will chat to her, really.

Emma holds an MA in International Journalism from City, University of London, and a BA in English Literature from Trinity College Dublin.