Mystery Buyer Pays About $34 Million for Jennifer Lopez’s Bel-Air Home

Mystery Buyer Pays About $34 Million for Jennifer Lopez’s Bel-Air Home

  • Wall Street Journal
  • 10/23/23

Months after buying a Los Angeles estate with her husband, actor Ben Affleck, singer and actress Jennifer Lopez has sold her Bel-Air home for just under $34 million, according to people with knowledge of the deal.

Lopez listed the 8-acre estate, which has a private lake and a sandy beach, for $42.5 million in February.

According to the mystery buyer's agent they are from out-of-state.

Lopez bought the property for $28 million in 2016 from the actress Sela Ward and her husband, entrepreneur Howard Sherman, records show.

The gated estate features a roughly 14,000-square-foot residence with nine bedrooms and elements of French Country style. The house has a home theater, a bar and a wood-paneled library. In addition to the lake, the grounds contain a guest cottage, a pool, a putting green, and a pagoda with a fire pit. An outdoor amphitheater has 100 seats.

The Hollywood power couple wed in July 2022. In May, they paid about $61 million for a 5-acre estate in Wallingford Estates, a gated community in L.A.’s Beverly Hills Post Office area. Affleck sold his Pacific Palisades home for $28.5 million last year, records show.

Brett Lawyer of Carolwood Estates held the listing for Lopez’s house.


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