The gated driveway, lined with mature olive trees and carefully clipped boxwoods, makes a serpentine ascent to a motor court at the front of the multi-winged mansion that marketing materials indicate has a total of 7 bedrooms and 11 bathrooms spread around between the 15,450-square-foot main house and a couple of ancillary buildings.
A double-height foyer was decadently designed to impress guests with twin curved staircases as were the baronial formal living and dining rooms, the former with multi-colored geometric inlaid marble floor and the latter with a heady mix of mahogany wainscoting and copper brocade wall covering.
With the relationship now on solid footing, in 1998 the couple were wed on the Caribbean island of St. The elaborate reception was held on a 190-foot yacht.
Bart, vowing before a gathering of entertainment, music, and fashion elites to stay together "for richer or richer." The service was performed by Russell Simmons's brother, Pentecostal minister and rapper Joey "Rev Run" of Run-D. Following the wedding Simmons set up house in New York City, but her modeling career had tapered off (by some accounts because Simmons was reported to be difficult to work with) and the new bride found herself bored.
BUYERS: Kimora Lee Simmons and Tim Leissner LOCATION: Beverly Hills, CAPRICE: ,000,000SIZE: 20,000 square feet, 7 bedrooms, 11 bathrooms YOUR MAMA’S NOTES: We first heard unsubstantiated whispers over the weekend from an anonymous tattletale and celebrity gossip juggernaut TMZ has since confirmed that Kimora Lee Simmons and her legally beleaguered financier husband Tim Leissner, a former Goldman Sachs bigwig who resigned his high post in early 2016 shortly before he was subpoenaed by the U. Justice Department as part of an investigation into a massive Malaysia-based corruption scandal, dropped a fortune on Mediterranean-style villa in the guard-gated Beverly Park enclave in the mansion-dotted mountains between Beverly Hills and Sherman Oaks.
Model, fashion business executive, entrepreneur A towering 6-foot, 4-inches in heels, Kimora Lee Simmons began a successful career as a model when she was 14 years old, working under exclusive contract with Chanel.
The estate’s landscaped grounds offer lush gardens and broad sweeps of lawn ringed by mature trees and foliage along with a variety of shaded loggias and sunny terraces, a mosaic-tiled swimming pool and spa and a sunken tennis court.
The Simmons-Leissners, quietly married in 2014, find themselves among a klieg light list of exceptionally wealthy entertainment industry neighbors who include Rod Stewart, Denzel Washington, Mark Wahlberg, Paul Reiser, Jami Gertz, Sylvester Stallone and ailing nonagenarian media magnate Sumner Redstone.
The 3.79-acre estate first came for sale on the open market not quite a year ago with an optimistically aggressive price tag of .5 million that dropped to .95 million before it was taken off the market later the same year.
The seller of the property was Kathy Harouche, wife of textile and apparel mogul Michel Harouche and mother of Simone Harouche, a successful celebrity stylist who, avid tabloid readers may recall, was staying in a Paris apartment with long-time friend Kim Kardashian on the October 2016 night the reality TV/social media supernova was bound and robbed of million worth of jewelry.
There’s also a vast kitchen with commercial-style appliances, a paneled library/office and a family room with carved stone fireplace and granite-topped wet bar.