American actor and former fashion model Josh Duhamel seems to have made the easiest transition from a small to a big home by just moving across the street! Having sold his 2,516 square-feet home in Brentwood for nearly its listing price of $2.39 million, he purchased a $5.29 million home to move in along with his dancer lady friend, Stacy “Fergie” Ferguson. Though built in the 1970s, the house has been thoroughly remodeled in 2006 to make it modern and luxurious.
Location: The new home is located at 1310 N Kenter Avenue, which is just up the street from where the American actor lived before in Brentwood.
Accommodation: The large home boasts of 8,232 square feet of living space which is spread over three different levels. The main constituents of this expanse are the 8 large bedrooms and 9 spacious bathrooms that are spread all around the building.
Features: The lavish house is situated on a contemporary estate which offers breathtaking views of the neighborhood and the coastline. The home has actually been built like two houses and has two driveways, two garages, two kitchens, two family rooms and two wings. Though that is a lot of space, it might not exactly lend itself to be called as a 'single home'!
A beautiful pool is located at the back end of the home with an elaborate sit-out and dining area in its vicinity. The halls, rooms and kitchens have been very tastefully decorated in contemporary styles with all amenities. The garages are almost constituted in glass and they light up beautifully at night. Multiple patios and decks all around the house offer excellent ventilation and a lovely breeze indoors.
Neighborhood: Brentwood is a celebrity hotspot and one should not be surprised to find an actor or model walking or driving across the street! Some of the big names here include Antonio Banderas, Harrison Ford, Cole Porter and Steven Seagal.
GMC Sierra Denali
American actor and former fashion model Josh Duhamel’s love for pickup trucks is manifested in the jet black GMC Sierra Denali owned by him. Josh uses the pickup truck to complete a few of his mundane tasks like shopping for groceries in Los Angeles and garbage disposal duties. The Denali possesses a handy combination of a rugged exterior look allied with excellent performance under stressful conditions. The mid-level SLE trim level package equips the pickup vehicle with features like leather lined seats, powerful air conditioner and full power accessories. The luxury version of the Denali retails for around $50,000.
Josh Duhamel drives GMC Sierra Denali
Chrysler 300C SRT-8
Josh Duhamel loves to take out his wife Fergie on long drives on the streets of Los Angeles in his metallic black Chrysler 300C SRT-8. The actor has also been photographed while opting for the valet parking facility after his arrival at the iconic luxury hotel of Casa Del Mar situated in Santa Monica. The exterior of the 300C sports a trendy appearance due to the presence of 19 inch alloy wheels along with automatic bi-xenon headlights. The $70,000 vehicle is packed with luxury features like nappa leather upholstered seats,19 speaker 900 Watt surround sound system and a dual zone climate control system.
Josh Duhamel married his longtime companion, singer Stacy Ferguson, popularly known as Fergie on 10th January 2009 in a ceremony held as per Roman Catholic traditions at the Church Estate Vineyards in Malibu, California. The $1.5 million fairy tale wedding was attended by the pair's family members and closest friends like Kate Hudson, Stacey Kibler and Mario Lopez. It had the setting of a “Twilight” movie lookalike forest comprising of Mongolia trees adorned with thousands of white roses. The beautiful bride wore a Dolice and Gabbana mermaid dress with silk tulle and a 40 foot train with detailing of black flowers encrusted with crystals. Fergie walked down the aisle with a bouquet of white flowers and the lovely couple exchanged designer rings engraved with personal messages. Ten bridesmaids dressed in black accompanied the singer. Stacy’s diamond wedding band was designed to match her 4-carat brilliant cut diamond engagement ring while Josh's ring was made of 18-carat platinum. The reception took place in a light adorned tent which was made to look like a forest of trees. The wedding week started with a joint bachelor-bachelorette party followed by a Hawaiian theme rehearsal dinner. The young couple jetted off to Dubai for their honeymoon.
St Barts Vacation
Josh Duhamel jetted off to the world's most renowned holiday destination St. Barts to spend his 2011 New Year holidays. The actor arrived in town on the last week of December 2010 along with his wife, singer Fergie and the couple’s vacation lasted till the first week of January 2011. The Duhamel’s enjoyed their time out by indulging in activities like yachting and sunbathing on the famous Nikki Beach. The duo also spent a lot of time at an exclusive beach club and savored the delicious sea food on offer.
Location: The exotic beach resort of St. Barthelemy is a French overseas settlement situated in the Caribbean Leeward Island chain.
Accommodation: Approximately half a dozen elite hotels are available in St. Barts. Five star accommodations of the class of “Le Sereno St. Barth's”, “Guanahani Hotel” and “Carl Gustaf Hotel” can charge up to $5,000 to let out a suite for the weekend during the holiday season.
Main Attractions: St. Barts possesses quite a few world class sea resorts of the likes of Nikki Beach and St. Jeans Beach which attract visitors like a magnet owing to their world class infrastructure for popular recreational pastimes like scuba diving, snorkeling and sunbathing.
There is even a nude beach for uninhibited visitors. Some of the best French cuisine in the world can be sampled at restaurants like “Maya's near Gustavia” and “Le Tamarin”. The Caribbean food on offer at several other popular eateries is well worth a try.
Josh has actively participated to support this NGO which provides relief to victims of disasters and prepares them for emergencies. It also helps to protect the lives and dignity of war victims. The NGO supported by former American President George.W.Bush endeavors to prevent human suffering by strengthening humanitarian law.
The Art of Elysium
The actor has campaigned to support this charity, which was established in to encourage the artists to dedicate their time and talent to children combating serious medical problems. The organization has the support of 90 celebrities and provides artistic workshops in fields like acting and creative writing.
The Trevor Project
Duhamel has supported this charity dealing in the acceptance of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender groups. The charitable foundation has the support of musician Elton John and helps in providing crisis information in order to aid suicide prevention efforts.
New Balance 455 Sneakers
Josh Duhamel squared off his tees and shorts outfit with the 455 sneakers from New Balance, a brand that is one of the largest sports footwear makers in the world. Inspired by retro running shoes, these sneakers have been constituted from leather and tweed with a sporty lace-up. The neon sole with its translucent looks adds to the cool quotient.
IWC Big Pilots Watch
When it comes to telling time, model and actor Josh Duhamel utilizes the IWC Big Pilots watch which has been set in white gold. The patented Pellaton Winding-System and magnetic-field safety are the specialties of this timepiece from the high-end Swiss manufacturer which has been in vogue from the 1950s.
Superdry Brad Leather Jacket
There seems to be a common flair in Josh Duhamel and the leather jacket that he wears! A premium product from Superdry, the jacket has been made from ultra-soft grain leather in a ix-pocket design. The layered collar detail and the shoulder motif lend a blend of vintage Americana and the Japanese styles.
Diesel Zathan Pants
Diesel is an Italian-based company that targets apparel to the 18-35 age group. And it has been successful to a great extent as is seen in the success of its Zathan pants. Sported even by the likes of Josh Duhamel, the jeans made 100 percent from cotton arrive with a 5-pocket design.