Spielberg doubled the size of the house to 1,858 square feet, envisioned a TV room themed around The Hobbit with mushroom-shaped windows, a retractable TV screen and curved walls, and installed a 530 hectoliter aquarium in the master bathroom. In the mid-1990s, he added two significant structures to the property: a guest house and an office, which he wanted to include. “if they had always been there”, he specified After Christ USA in April 1994. All three structures are connected to one ramps spiral reminiscent of the late works of Frank Lloyd Wright. Spielberg has too added a vineyard on the property in 2013. The director and his current wife, Kate Capshaw, still consider the resort their primary residence. Her worth was estimated at more than 100 million dollars by the site Celebrity Net Worth.
1989: two houses in Malibu
Spielberg bought the first of his two properties in Malibu for $3.375 million that year. More than ten years later, in 2000, he bought the second one for $3.2 million. The property, comprising two plots of more than half an acre, includes a 672 sq m main house and a self-contained guest house. Built in style Arts and Crafts, the seven-bedroom, eight-bathroom residence features a media lounge with a fireplace, a dining room with a bay window and a spacious home theater. The main living room, located on the second floor, has a seafront terrace, a massage room and a private library. Steven Spielberg and Kate Capshaw set up the big mansion for rent in 2013, asking $125,000 per month (later price increased to $150,000 per month) before selling in an off-market transaction for $26 million in 2015.
2008: a new home in the East Hamptons
The director ofAND then expanded its holdings toEast Hampton with the purchase ofa 1900s house for $20 million. The Hollywood icon quickly razed the existing house and built a new residence in its place on a 1.21-acre plot facing a pond, but nothing came of the ground for many years. Finally, in 2014, Spielberg quietly placed for sale vacant land in Georgica Bay for $24.5 million, which ended up being resold 21.25 million dollars a few months later.
2010: a large yacht
Steven Spielberg then turned his attention to the sea, commissioning the construction of one mega-yacht of 86 meters which he named Seven seas, in honor of his seven children and his wife. This giant of the ocean was built by the Dutch company Oceano and includes four decks, a swimming pool, several spas, a projection room and a helipad. it it can easily accommodate up to 20 passengers in its nine cabins, 28 crew members and with its tank of nearly 3,000 hectoliters, it can make a transatlantic voyage. The master suite, located upstairs, includes a private office, a dressing room and a spacious bathroom with spa. Spielberg has put it Seven seas on the market for $160 million in the spring of 2021 and sold it a few months later for $150 million to billionaire steel baron Barry Zekelman. The yacht has since been renamed man of steel. According to rumors, in 2019, Spielberg allegedly accused Oceano to build a new one YACHT even bigger, measuring almost 110 meters.
Article originally published in After Christ US.