'Piece of pie he couldn't taste': Leslie Jordan's posh California condo 'way up in the sky' on sale for $1.8M
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA: Leslie Jordan's cherished West Hollywood residence is up for sale for $1.8M. The late comedian and actor's condo “way up in the sky” has hit the market after his unexpected death in October. The Tennessee native paid $1.75M for the two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment hidden on the 11th floor of the opulent Empire West residential skyscraper on August 13, before he died in a car crash on October 24. Heartbreakingly, this was the first and only home he had bought in his life but never got a chance to move in.
The condo is a 1,600sqft unit in a luxury building in a full-service luxury building with valet services, a 24-hour doorman, a concierge, a security officer among other amenities. A contemporary kitchen with Miele appliances and a spacious patio with floor-to-ceiling glass windows off the living area are among many of the features. In an Instagram post in August, the former 'Will & Grace' star bragged about his new home and boasted that it was "never too late to be happy" after buying his first apartment at the age of 67, as per RadarOnline.
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In the post, Jordan sang, "Movin' on up to the East Side, to a deluxe apartment in the sky. Movin' on up to the East Side, we finally got a piece of the pie."
The apartment consists of a main bedroom with a walk-in closet and a balcony. A gym, a tennis court, and a pickleball court are additional facilities. The rooftop deck features a fireplace and a pool, offering views of the city. There are also two parking spots provided. Pinnacle Estate Properties' Eric Rojany has the listing. "This was the first home Leslie had ever purchased — he was so excited to move into the condo and never had the chance Losing him was such a great loss for the world. He brought so much light and laughter to everyone he interacted with," he told PEOPLE.
Earlier, it was discovered that Jordan's BMW struck the side of a Los Angeles building following what appeared to be a medical emergency. According to the LA County coroner's office, his cause of death was listed as "deferred" pending further investigation.
In addition to a memorable stint as Beverley Leslie in 'Will & Grace', Jordan has played a number of roles, incuding that of Quentin Fleming in 'American Horror Story'. However. it was his later-life Instagram stardom that gave his career a boost. His incisive, inspirational messages mixed with caustic humor during the Covid-19 pandemic helped him gain more than six million followers.