Jay Leno buys $13.5M mansion in Newport, Rhode Island - KFDA - NewsChannel 10 / Amarillo News, Weather, Sports

Jay Leno buys $13.5M mansion in Newport, Rhode Island

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) - Former "Tonight Show" host Jay Leno and his wife have purchased an oceanfront mansion in Newport, Rhode Island.

Leno paid $13.5 million for the 18,000-square-foot home, called Seafair. It has eight bedrooms and 11 bathrooms and comes with a pool, a tennis court and a private beach.

Lucky for Leno, who collects cars, it also boasts a six-car garage.

The house sits on 9 acres (3.64 hectares) and was built in 1936. It was previously owned by Denver mining heir Verner Zevola Reed Jr., who was an American banker and diplomat. Reed served as U.S. ambassador to Morocco from 1981 to 1985.

Leno is a frequent visitor to the seaside resort town, where he has been known to stop in at the city's Audrain Automobile Museum.

Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  • Entertainment NewsEntertainment NewsMore>>

  • Hayek says rebuffing Weinstein led to nightmare on 'Frida'

    Hayek says rebuffing Weinstein led to nightmare on 'Frida'

    Wednesday, December 13 2017 1:04 PM EST2017-12-13 18:04:31 GMT
    Thursday, December 14 2017 4:56 AM EST2017-12-14 09:56:08 GMT
    In an op-ed, Salma Hayek says that her refusals of Harvey Weinstein's advances led to a nightmare experience making the Frida Kahlo biopic "Frida. "The.
    In an op-ed, Salma Hayek says that her refusals of Harvey Weinstein's advances led to a nightmare experience making the Frida Kahlo biopic "Frida. "The.
  • Russian nuclear plant says it emits leaked nuclear isotope

    Russian nuclear plant says it emits leaked nuclear isotope

    Wednesday, December 13 2017 8:24 AM EST2017-12-13 13:24:16 GMT
    Thursday, December 14 2017 4:26 AM EST2017-12-14 09:26:42 GMT
    A senior executive at the Russian nuclear processing plant suspected to be behind a spike of radioactivity this fall has admitted that it emits the isotope that was recorded in the Ural mountains.
    A senior executive at the Russian nuclear processing plant suspected to be behind a spike of radioactivity this fall has admitted that it emits the isotope that was recorded in the Ural mountains.
  • Oprah Winfrey to receive Cecil B. DeMille Award at Globes

    Oprah Winfrey to receive Cecil B. DeMille Award at Globes

    Wednesday, December 13 2017 10:04 PM EST2017-12-14 03:04:34 GMT
    Thursday, December 14 2017 4:05 AM EST2017-12-14 09:05:31 GMT
    Oprah Winfrey will receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award at January's Golden Globes.
    Oprah Winfrey will receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award at January's Golden Globes.
Powered by Frankly