The seller of the mansion was none other than Mr. Trump’s choice for Army secretary, Vincent Viola, a billionaire investor, who bought the property back in 2006 from English film director Sir Ridley Scott at the price of $11 million.
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According to a report given by Deed, Michael Viola, Mr. Viola’s son handed over the home to Mr. DiCaprio'sLLC.
Mr. Vincent Viola is no virgin to the real estate spotlight.
Vincent and his wife Teresa made headlines in the year 2013 when they put in sale their 19th Century Upper East Side townhouse at the price of $114 million.
Prior to this recent deal with The Revenant actor, Mr.Vincent Viola had tried selling that mansion at the price of $15 million in 2012 but soon decided not to do so.
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The Malibu mansion was recently accommodated with a swimming pool, a private beach, onsite water treatment, and a cliffside deck.
The Titanic star made this recent purchase after selling a few of his own properties.
In 2018, Leonardo sold his Studio City house for $2.237 million and his condominium located in Greenwich Village for $8 million.
The Aviator star is also selling his own Malibu house at the price of $10.95 million.