Donald Bren Estates and Homes ( 1 )
New port beach home
Billionaire real estate developer Bren resides in his lavish mansion in Newport Beach, California which has an estimated cost over $5 million. Newport Beach is renowned for its beautiful homes, perfect weather, brilliant dining and shopping experiences and the Orange County Airport. The richest man in California also owns two homes in California, an apartment in New York and a Sun Valley Ranch.
Accommodation: Bren’s plush house is built on a lot in the estimated range of 5,000- to 9,000-square-foot.
Neighborhood: Newport Beach has been home to Hollywood stars like Humphrey Bogart, Nicholas Cage and John Wayne. It has also been home to reputed figures like Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers and Bill Gross of PIMCO.
Donald Bren Cause ( 1 )
One of the most influential and commanding person in Southern California, Bren has been the most generous philanthropist of all times. The Business week magazine estimates Bren’s lifetime charity contributions to be more than $1.3 billion.
His extensive donation and charity for causes like education, research and conservation includes $20 million to the UC Irvine School of Law, $2.5 million to the Burnham Institute for Medical Research, $1 million to the Marine Corps University and more than $200 million for maintaining programs in schools and institutions in Southern California. Bren's big hearted contributions also include $20 million to UC Santa Barbara's School of Environmental Science and 50,000 acres of land to Orange County for use as parks, greenways and recreation.
Bren is a trustee at the California Institute of Technology and has also received the California University’s highest honor “Presidential Medal” for his exceptional financial contribution to the university.