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In Photos: A Look at the Most Expensive Apartment Bought by A Multi-billionaire

Ken Griffin, the multi-billionaire founder of hedge fund manager Citadel, paid $ 238 million (209 million euros) for an apartment in midtown Manhattan, New York.

The American billionaire and founder of Citadel, is the proud owner of the most expensive apartment in the United States of America. The apartment is located in the center of Manhattan in New York. Its spokesman made the announcement Wednesday, Jan. 23, a record transaction in the purchase price of a home in the United States.

The penthouse is located near Central Park, in the heart of New York, but it is not currently habitable. And for good reason, the building 290 meters high is still under construction. But once the inauguration is done, in 2020, Ken Griffin will be able to discover the 2200 square meters of his immense property, containing 16 bedrooms, 17 bathrooms and 5 balconies, spread over 4 floors, as explained by Wall Street. Newspaper .

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Ken Griffin’s fortune is estimated at 9.9 billion dollars (8.70 billion euros), which ranks 45th in the ranking of the top fortunes of the United States established by Forbes magazine .

In 2017, Griffin set the record for the purchase of Chicago’s most expensive home, paying $ 58.75 million for a four-story penthouse located at the top of Gold’s No. 9 apartment tower Coast.

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And real estate is not the only point of interest of Ken Griffin since he disbursed in 2016 the modest sum of 500 million dollars to be able to decorate his pied-à-terre works of Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning.


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