Hugh Jackman Home: Paid $21 Million for a $40 Million New York Triplex

Random Celebrity Article By on January 5, 2012

Actor Hugh Jackman has had huge success in Hollywood, on Broadway and with his charity work. He is also apparently a successful haggler, when he bought his massive Triplex in New York for around $21 million, almost half the original asking price of $40 million. The three floors were bought by billionaire Bill Joy, founder of Sun Microsystems, for $17.6 million in 2002. He then spent millions updating it into a triplex home and was originally asking for $40 million. Bill Joy lowered the price to $33 million just before Hugh Jackman entered negotiations for it, who came out with a final price of around $21 million.

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Hugh Jackman's triplex home is found in combines the 8th, 9th and 10th floor of an apartment for a total 11,000 square feet of living space. Found in the upscale West Village area of Manhattan, New York and with that size, Jackman is paying an unbelievable $34,000 in monthly charges and taxes! With three full floors designed by acclaimed architect Richard Meier, Jackman enjoys the finest of modernist design and styling. Massive windows fill all three floors, overlooking the Hudson River.

Hugh Jackman's Triplex home in Manhattan, New York

The 8th floor has 3 bedrooms all with bathrooms, a music room, a library and a huge rec room,The 9th floor has a sprawling 51 foot by 26 foot double-high living room to enjoy the view, along with an almost as huge 54 foot by 17 foot dining room and gallery, along with a high-end gourmet kitchen and wine cellar. The 10th floor has the master of all bedrooms, sized at 51 feet by 16 feet, along with a work-out studio, bath, sauna and dressing room. It's all topped off with a spectacular spiral staircase to connect all three floors.

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