Tom Hanks Purchases New Pacific Palisades Residence

February 24th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by GD  

By Gina Gomez

tomPacific Palisades, Feb 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hollywood actor Tom Hanks is creating quite a buzz lately as it is being reported that the actor and his wife Rita Wilson have bought a brand new home for themselves in Pacific Palisades. The house purchased by the much acclaimed actor is also hitting headlines as it is speculated to be the biggest real estate deal of the year.

The 14,500 square feet house, which was earlier owned by producers Frank Marshall and Kathleen Kennedy, is said to be have been purchased by the much acclaimed actor for a whopping $26 million recently. It has been revealed that the house which was built in the year 1996, has four bedrooms and five bathrooms and has been designed by the renowned Gwathmey Siegel & Associates. At the same time, it has also been reported that the Pacific Palisades house, which would now be the residence of one of the biggest names in Hollywood, was listed at more than $26 million in a market data service online portal and if the reports are actually true then the transaction would surely be one of the most expensive purchases of 2010.

Tom Hanks would be the latest addition to the posh the Pacific Palisades district which already houses a number of prominent names in Hollywood as well as many other celebrities. The wealthy Pacific Palisades locality presently has around 27,000 residents which includes an enviable list of celebrities from the world of glitz and glamor. Moreover, the addition of the “Da Vinci Code” star would surely accentuate the star power of the already high profile locality.

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