Lena Waithe buys modern Studio City mansion for $6.4 million

Emmy-winning writer and producer Lena Waithe is ready to put down roots in Studio City, specifically a sprawling modern mansion she bought for $6.4 million from Swedish DJ and record producer Alesso, Dirt reports. . The 6,587 square foot home marks a major upgrade from the Mount Washington bungalow that the master of nothing actor in which previously resided.

Built in 2017, just about everything in the six-bedroom, eight-bathroom estate is top-of-the-line, from the safety equipment to the luxury master suite which features two walk-in closets, two bathrooms and, most impressively, , a technology that allows it to instantly transform into a projection room. Thanks to the tall surrounding hedges, the vast outdoor space is very private, whether you are in the pool, relaxing in one of the surrounding lounges, by the fire pit, sitting in the dining room, cooking in the kitchen outside or take advantage of the infrared sauna in the garden. The house also has two large balconies, one at the front of the house and one at the back, both with plenty of space for garden furniture and additional greenery.

Electronic music artist Alesso reportedly bought the home in 2018 for $5.8 million.

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While the exterior of the house is partially wood paneled and the patio is adorned with similar paneling, the interior of the house is completely grayscale, with a variety of marble accents used throughout the house, as well as textured wall coverings in some rooms. that add dimension to the space. Waithe will no doubt infuse the property with his personal style. In the past, both in her old home and in the production company office, she worked with interior designer Amie Mays to fully realize her vision.