Forest Whitaker is a widely-known actor, director and producer who won an Academy Award for his role as Idi Amin in the Last King of Scotland, successfully portraying the infamous dictator. He also starred in many films such as Platoon, Bird, Ready to Wear, Ghost Dog and The Butler, setting a sensational career in the industry.
After he establishing a prolific career of his own as an actor, he turned into producing and directing, and proved to be a force in Television with his success in participation to some shows like the 1993 film Strapped for HBO and 2002 Emmy award winner Door to Door starring William H. Macy.
He also directed both Whitney Houston and Angela Bassett in Waiting to Exhale, a 1995 big screen adaptation film of Terry Mcmillan’s novel.
About Forest Whitaker’s 2 Hollywood Hills Homes
Forest Whitaker seems to like having two sources of income. Apart from nabbing awards in both acting and directing, the Oscar-winning actor is putting his two mansions on the market at the same time! He had listed his two side-by-side estates on the market for an astonishing $6 million in total, but now he seperated them for $3.5 million and $1.5 million apart.
What to Love About the Houses
The larger home located down on a long driveway on a private road boasts five-bed, five-bath Mediterranean style property behind extremely secured gates. Built in 1998 and measures 5,455 square feet, the estate showcases an open floor plan with sky-high ceilings along with very elegant living spaces while French doors lead to outdoor areas such as balconies and patios, overlooking the stunning canyon and beautiful Los Angeles City.
While the smaller home only measures 2,725 square feet, it’s still a great house. Boasting five beds and six baths, the pad is protected by private roads and gates. Featuring luxurious details of its own, the property has an open kitchen and dining area. The house offers sweeping living spaces as well, along with a grassy yard populated by mature trees.
Check out the full photo gallery below of Forest Whitaker’s homes.
Source: Trulia Celebrity Homes
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Whitaker’s Net Worth
CelebrityNetWorth.com estimates his fortune at $40 million.