Russ Weiner, the billionaire founding father of RockStar Energy drink, lately bought his Beverly Hills mansion for $29.5 million. The house was previously owned by Madonna and was first listed in March 2017 for $45 million. The house has been on and off the market during the last 4 years asking as a lot as $49 million and as little as $31 million. In March 2021, it was listed for $35 million. Sitting on 1.14 acres, the house has seven bedrooms in the principle home, two visitor homes, a 60-foot lengthy pool, sizzling tub, health club, and tennis court docket.
Sotheby’s represented the customer, an actual property agency primarily based in Los Angeles. The itemizing for the home stated:
“Inbuilt 1912, this property on Sundown Blvd in Beverly Hills is likely one of the ‘Grande Dames’ of Hollywood’s architectural historical past.”
Weiner, 51, bought the house for $19 million in August 2015. He renovated and expanded the first residence including a connoisseur kitchen a full bar, a 15-seat residence theater, seven fireplaces, customized cupboards, a library, uncovered beams, and a second kitchen.
Weiner, the son of conservative radio speak present host Michael Savage, based RockStar in 2001. He labored for Skyy vodka for a number of years and tried to persuade them to launch a branded power drink after Pink Bull took off. They refused and he struck out on his personal with a mortgage from his mother (in trade for the CFO position and a 15% stake within the firm). To distinguish from different power drinks which generally supplied an 8-ounce can, Weiner packed 16 ounces of drink into his RockStar cans. He was the primary power drink model to supply that measurement. In 2020, Weiner bought RockStar to PepsiCo for $3.85 million. Pepsi had been distributing RockStar in North America since 2009.
Weiner has purchased and bought numerous properties over the previous few years in California and Florida. One of the crucial well-known examples is this Miami mansion which was previously owned by Scott Storch and Birdman (individually, not on the similar time).