In some unspecified time in the future I’ll cease explaining what Star Island is and simply assume that everybody is aware of it is a tiny, man-made island within the waters of Miami that’s dwelling to billionaires and celebrities. There are roughly 30 mansions on Star Island. The AVERAGE worth for a house on Star Island is $29.6 million.
Celebrities who at the moment personal, or who’ve beforehand owned Star Island mansions embody:
- Gloria Estefan
- Rosie O’Donnell
- Shaquille O’Neal
- Don Johnson
Star Island must be contemporary in your head if you’re a daily reader of Movie star Internet Value. Two weeks in the past we wrote an article a few Star Island property that had just sold for $75 million. Probably the most beautiful side of that story was the truth that the house is a complete tear-down. So whoever the customer was needed to be wealthy sufficient to spend $75 million primarily for some oceanfront filth. That is $75 million earlier than spending presumably tens of hundreds of thousands extra to assemble a brand new palace.
It seems the customer was hedge fund supervisor Ken Griffin, whose $28 billion net worth definitely ought to give him the required clearance to cowl all future mortgage and building prices 🙂
Griffin’s $75 million Star Island buy set the document for most-expensive dwelling ever bought within the Miami space. Hopefully Mr. Griffin is just not too hung up on proudly owning that document as a result of a property simply up the road has hit the market with an asking worth of…
The recently-listed property, situated at 27 Star Island, really options TWO houses. As you will see within the video under, the “again” home is a 7,000 square-foot Spanish-style dwelling with three bedrooms that’s just below 100 years previous. The “entrance” home is a model new 20,000 square-foot fashionable mansion with six bedrooms.
There is a health club on the water, a therapeutic massage room, pool, cabana, hair salon and 100 ft of ocean frontage.
Ignore the tasteless default thumbnail under. This video is price your time:
A Dental Fortune
The vendor is a person named John Jansheski. John purchased the property in 2011 for $10.75 million.
On the time he bought the property, the Nineteen Twenties Spanish-style dwelling was really located waterfront. However as you possibly can see from the above video, the Spanish-style house is now at the back of the property. How did that occur?
John initially wished to tear down the previous mansion. He misplaced his nerve after studying that one other neighbor, plastic surgeon Leonard Hochstein, had spent years battling neighbors and the town for the correct to tear-down his 90-year-old mansion a couple of doorways away. CNW readers might acknowledge the identify Leonard Hochstein as a result of he and his spouse Lisa Hochstein starred on a number of seasons of “The Actual Housewives of Miami.”
So John Jansheski received artistic.
In 2014, John paid what needed to be an ungodly sum of money to have the unique Spanish-style dwelling lifted up by the muse and bodily moved 150 ft to the again of the property.
Do not consider me? Here is a time-lapse video of the home being moved:
Within the second half of the above video you may as well see the brand new fashionable mansion beneath building.
Who’s John Jansheski and the way did he get so wealthy?
The Jansheski household fortune has a fairly superb origin story. You understand these little plastic dental picks with a bit of floss pre-loaded for simple use? John’s dad invented them.
John’s father, John Sr., invented and patented the unique product which he referred to as the “Dental Pik.” Subsequent time you are within the tooth-care aisle of the drug retailer, you will see Dental Pik model floss picks.
John parlayed that single invention into dental product empire referred to as DenTek. Right now DenTek is among the world’s largest producers of floss picks, mouth guards, tongue cleaners and extra. It’s the largest firm that completely makes oral care merchandise in the USA. The corporate sells over two billion dental floss picks yearly.
Yet one more enjoyable reality: John’s ex-wife Alyssa Morgan is the house’s itemizing agent. Pleased to see ex-couples getting alongside 🙂
So now you understand! Flossing not solely prevents cavities, it could possibly additionally make somebody a fortune!