(CANDACE TAYLOR, The Wall Street Journal) Illusionist David Copperfield has paid $17.55 million for a Las Vegas home complete with a movie theater and nightclub—and made an old price record disappear in the process.
The sale, which closed in late June, represents the highest price ever paid for a Las Vegas home, according to the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors.
Mr. Hooks bought the land for $2.575 million in 2005 and built the house, completing it around 2011. The contemporary steel-and-concrete home was not officially on the market. Mr. Copperfield and his fiancee, Chloe Gosselin, “had been looking for years,” Mr. Sher said in an email. “Nothing really spoke to them,” he said, until they came across this property. Click here to continue reading