Report: Greenwich TV star buys $9M Newport mansion
Judge Judy Scheindlin of TV fame has spent $9 million for a mansion near the water in Newport, R.I., with Scheindlin a longtime resident of Greenwich.
Scheindlin and her husband purchased an estate called the “Bird House” that had been owned by the granddaughter of the man who invented the technique used by Campbell’s Soup to make condensed soup, according to a report in the Newport Daily News citing Sotheby’s International Realty.
Scheindlin has kept a visible profile in Greenwich over the years, with “Judge Judy” and spouse Judge Jerry Scheindlin spending $13.2 million in 2007 for a Greenwich property where they built a 17,000-square-foot mansion.
According to E News, as of last October the couple also owned two properties in Naples, Fla., one in Manhattan and one in Los Angeles, with Greenwich serving as their primary residence.
The Newport Daily News quoted the Scheindlins saying they were “looking forward to falling in love with Newport.”
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