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On March 4, 2015, "America's favorite comedian" according to Slate.com, Jeff Dunham, has just listed his Encino mansion for $5,199,000 which comes on the heels of just acquiring a Hidden Hills mansion on May 9, 2014 which was discussed on this blog including Dunham's prior SFV properties.
Dunham is best known for his ventriloquism which has developed popular muppet characters like Walter, Jose Jalapeno on a Stick, Achmed the Dead Terrorist, and Achmed Junior amongst others. Dunham has been performing since a teenager but didnt get his big break until 2003 performing on Comedy Central Presents. Dunham is ranked as the third highest paying comedian behind Jerry Seinfeld and Chris Rock.
The home measures 5 Beds/6.5 Baths on 6,522 sqft on a total lot size of 0.42 acres built in 2008. The listing description states:
Gorgeous gated Tuscan "Old World" custom estate with a fresh new feel in style, workmanship, and beauty. This gated courtyard property, having the feeling of a European pristine hotel with a grand entrance, has Hickory wood floors, custom cabinetry, soaring ceilings and wrought iron withlarge entertaining rooms. Large dining room with butler's pantry. Huge family room/kitchen with top of the line appliances. Fireplaces abound. Fabulous yard and guest house with outdoor BBQ area and custom pool. Master with fireplace, large balcony, rain shower and boutique closet. Utmost in quality for that sophisticated buyer. Home is designed for the fusion of indoor and outdoor living. Crestor system regulates the property-from lighting, pool-to music and temperatures. "One of a Kind" estate.Dunham acquired this property on July 8, 2009 for $4,250,000 which based on the current asking price stands to gain $949K.
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