50 Cent Estate Sells for $8 Million

50 Cent Estate

The massive Farmington, Connecticut estate which belongs to 50 Cent has finally found a buyer.

According to reports…the new owners are planning on turning the sprawling 52-room home into an assisted living facility.

The home sold for $8 million which is $10.5 million less than 50’s original listing price almost a decade ago.

The 50k square foot home has 21-bedrooms, 25-bathrooms as well as 9 kitchens, an outdoor infinity pool and grotto, indoor pool, helicopter pad, casino, nightclub, basketball courts and pond.

In 2007, it was put on the market for $18.5 million.

The price was reduced several more times in the following years.

The rapper, born Curtis Jackson III, bought the pad from boxer Mike Tyson in 2003 for $4.1 million.

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50 Cent Gossip News and Trivia

  • 50 Cent has a son, Marquise, nicknamed 25 Cent.
  • His debut album “Get Rich or Die Tryin'” was the highest debut ever with 900,000 copies sold in the first week.
  • His mother was killed at age 23, when he was just eight years old.
  • 50 Cent was discovered by Jason Mizell aka Jam Master Jay.
  • Voted #8 on VH1’s 100 Hottest Hotties
  • Used to be a boxer
  • Neither drinks alcohol nor smokes. 50 has stated in multiple interviews that after peddling drugs on the street for money (but never partaking himself), he saw how drugs, alcohol and smoking were adversely affecting his close relatives, so he made a conscious decision to change not only himself by finding legitimate means of making money, but also abstaining from the things that were destroying his relatives.
  • He bought former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson’s Farmington, CT, mansion for $4.1 million. The house is approximately 50,000 sq. ft., has 52 rooms and was bought by Tyson for $2.7 million in 1996. Its features include five Jacuzzis, 25 full baths, 18 bedrooms, an elevator, two billiard rooms, a movie theater and a locker room.
  • Recorded an album in 1999 titled “Power of the Dollar” but it was shelved by Columbia Records due to his legal problems at the time.
  • Released a series of street mixtapes in 2002. They became so popular that Eminem heard them and signed him to his record label. Even after his success, 50 still releases street mixtapes on a regular basis.
  • Album “The Massacre” was originally titled “St. Valentine’s Day Massacre” and set for a February 15, 2005, release date, but production problems forced it to be set back to March 8, 2005.
  • Was accompanied by actress Vivica A. Fox to the MTV Video Music Awards 2003
  • Created a dance known as the “two step”.
  • His favorite actor is Charlie Sheen.
  • His cartoon-like photo on the cover of his album “The Massacre” was meant to make him look like a Ninja Turtle, his son’s favorite cartoon characters. He is also a fan of the cartoon, his favorite turtle being Donatello.
  • His group, G-Unit, includes Tony Yayo, and Lloyd Banks. Young Buck and Game were once members but a well-publicized feud developed.
  • Raised in Queens, NY, by his grandparents.
  • Named among Fade In Magazine’s “100 People in Hollywood You Need to Know” in 2005.
  • Was #8 on the annual Forbes magazine Celebrity 100 list in 2006
  • Founder of G-Unit Records, G-Unit Films, G-Unit Books, G-Unit Clothing and G-Unity Foundation.
  • In 2007, Forbes Magazine estimated his earnings for the year at $33 million.

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