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Top 10 Entrepreneurs to Follow in 2024

Amidst the vibrant landscape of business in 2024, today we introduce you to the 'Top 10 Entrepreneurs to Follow in 2024' – a group of leaders making waves as the 'Best Business Leaders' of the year. From digital marketing to real estate to success coaching, these entrepreneurs have made their mark in their respective fields and bring diverse backgrounds to the fore. Join us as we explore their stories, strategies, and find out why they are someone you will definitely want to keep an eye on on this exciting journey. 3. Joshua Morrow, Entrepreneur Meet Joshua Morrow, an Estate Director of AKG | Christie's International Real Estate which is a brokerage of 180+ agents. With over $1.9 billion in team sales by 2022, Joshua's leadership has shined, helping AKG | Christie's International Real Estate to become the #1 real estate team in Los Angeles. Hailing from Atlanta, Joshua transitioned from music to real estate, winning awards and selling dream homes. Now in Beverly Hills, he not only excels in property deals, but also advocates for issues such as homelessness, children with special needs, struggling youth, suicide prevention and supporting shelter animals. Despite professional victories, Joshua respects his friends, considering them an integral part of his family. After experiencing temporary homelessness at age 21, he understands the value of real relationships. His dream extends far beyond real estate success; He instinctively wants to support his family and provide shelter to needy children. His hobbies include flying, traveling, and learning about different cultures and foods around the world, having visited over 50 countries. In the symphony of Joshua's life, AKG | Christie's International Real Estate, friends and family create a harmonious chord of success, compassion and real relationships. https://biz.crast.net/top-10-entrepreneurs-to-follow-in-2024/

‘Human Ken Doll’ Justin Jedlica lists LA bungalow for $1.99M

Justin Jedlica, who is often referred to as the world’s first “Human Ken Doll” for his signature appearance, is listing his Los Angeles bungalow for $1.99 million. Situated minutes away from West Hollywood, the Sunset Strip, and the Melrose District, the four-bedroom, three-bathroom abode boasts a stucco exterior and Spanish tile roof. The reality star purchased the home in 2016 for $1.32 million. Jedlica, 42, has undergone some 1,000 cosmetic procedures, which started when he turned 18. He famously appeared on the first episode of “Botched” in 2014 — and the work over the years has included at least five nose jobs and chest implants. As for his home, the open-concept living room features a gas fireplace and opens into the kitchen and dining room with French doors that boast views of the surrounding greenery. The primary bedroom opens directly to the backyard, with a covered seating area, an automated hot tub and a pool, a wall of mature hedges for absolute privacy — and a furnished guest house with its own bathroom. “With Nest thermostat controlled central air, solar panels and one of the best walkable locations in all of LA, all that’s missing is you!” the listing says. https://nypost.com/2022/10/20/human-ken-doll-justin-jedlica-lists-la-bungalow-for-1-99m/f

Celebrity Homes: Los Angeles ‘House of Sin’ Hits the Market at $10.2 Million

Tue, August 23, 2022 at 6:00 PM·2 min read Nicknamed the 'House of Sin,' Southern California's most eclectic home is for sale at $10.2 million. The House of Sin is featured this week at TopTenRealEstateDeals.com. POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- "LA's Eclectic House of Sin Is For Sale" Nicknamed the 'House of Sin,' Southern California's most eclectic home is for sale at $10.2 million. Located in the Hollywood Hills, the home was previously owned by photographer Richard Franklin who photographed celebrities and more than 600 models in the home. The five-bedroom, six-bathroom home features a smorgasbord of entertainment. There is the inviting pool next to a love swing suspended over the LA city lights, a rooftop deck, an indoor spa, chef's kitchen, a dancing studio, gold-colored hallways that lead to a Hugh Hefner-style grotto room, a romantic fireplace, a casino and black-light disco nightclub, and ocean views. A popular film site for reality TV and avant-garde fashion shoots including Kim Kardashian, the 7,500-square-foot home has creative nooks, crannies and mysterious hallways. Not to mention several floors of things to do, including a make out-ready theater with mood lighting and reclining leather seats, a shower room big enough for a friendly crowd, and another colorful room that could bring new meaning to 1960's psychedelics. And a full workout room with inspiring wall posters and equipment. Just a couple minutes to the Sunset Strip for shopping, restaurants and more entertainment options. The home is listed with Josh Morrow and Brooke A. Elliott of Aaron Kirman Group at Compass. https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/celebrity-homes-los-angeles-house-140000691.html

‘Most eclectic home’ in California lives up to its name. Check out the ‘House of Sin’

A home with quite the reputation has landed on the Southern California real estate market for $10.2 million. Nicknamed “House of Sin,” the visually stunning five-bedroom, six-bathroom Los Angeles residence was once owned by celebrity photographer Richard Franklin, according to TopTenRealEstateDeals.com. While the nickname seems to be more on the lascivious end of the spectrum, it’s the home’s views that end up taking your breath away for real. “This Hollywood Hills contemporary entertainer’s paradise must be seen to believe! As seen on Entertainment TV’s ‘A List Homes,’ this architectural with birds eye views is a true vision,” the listing on Aaron Kirman Group says. “Upon entering, you will be amazed by the high vaulted ceilings with skylights and glass doors that open to panoramic views from the hills to the city and beyond. “ The photos not only show those delectable views from the pool area, but also rooms bursting with blinding fluorescent color from under the shade of black lights throughout its 7,500 square feet. https://www.sacbee.com/news/nation-world/national/article264563786.html

LA’s House of Sin Lists at $10.2 Million!

Nicknamed the 'House of Sin,' Southern California’s most eclectic home is for sale at $10.2 million. Located on Sunset Plaza Drive in the Hollywood Hills, the home was previously owned by photographer Richard Franklin who photographed celebrities and more than 600 models in the home. The five-bedroom, six-bathroom home features a smorgasbord of entertainment. There is the inviting pool next to a love swing suspended over the LA city lights, a rooftop deck, an indoor spa, chef’s kitchen, a dancing studio, gold-layered hallways that lead to a Hugh Hefner-style grotto room, a romantic fireplace, a casino and black-light disco nightclub, and ocean views. A popular film site for reality TV and avant-garde fashion shoots, including Kim Kardashian, the 7,500-square-foot home has creative nooks, crannies and mysterious hallways. Not to mention several floors of activities, including a make out-ready theater with mood lighting and reclining leather seats, a shower room big enough for a friendly crowd, and another colorful room that could bring new meaning to 1960’s psychedelics.And a full workout room with inspiring wall posters and equipment. Just a couple minutes to the Sunset Strip for shopping, restaurants and more entertainment options. https://www.yesweekly.com/real_estate/la-s-house-of-sin-lists-at-10-2-million/article_b3561e66-1cb1-11ed-9ec8-e77373288506.html

LA’s wild ‘House of Sin’ lists for $10.2M: Inside the Kardashian-linked property

A California retreat popular among celebrities for its neon lighting and eclectic accoutrement has hit the market. The property — which is listed with Josh Morrow and Brooke A. Elliott of Aaron Kirman Group at Compass — is currently asking for $10.2 million, TopTenRealEstateDeal.com reports. Nicknamed the “House of Sin,” the 7,500-square-foot home is located on Sunset Plaza Drive in the Hollywood Hills. It has five bedrooms, six bathrooms, an outdoor pool, roof deck and indoor spa. There’s a hot tub, mini casino room with deck, two sun lounges and a gym. In terms of bragging rights, the “House of Sin” was previously owned by the photographer Richard Franklin, who did shoots with over 600 models and celebrities in the space, according to Jam Press. Kim Kardashian has also visited the mansion, which was once featured on Entertainment TV’s “A List Homes,” according to press materials. But the address — which was built in 1990 — is best known for its custom, outer-space-worthy electric wiring. Indeed, the space is outfitted to turn on like a blacklight-ready, glow-in-the-dark coloring book, with a fluorescent green, pink and purple ambiance achievable with the flick of a switch in numerous entertainment areas. In addition to the built-in amusement, the address also offers sweeping views of the Los Angeles skyline, the best of which are reserved for the top floor primary bedroom. Three of the other four bedrooms open to the pool and deck and have ensuite baths. The kitchen has built-in skylights and the listing additionally mentions a two-car garage and gazebo.

Inside ‘trippy House of Sin’ linked to Kim Kardashian and Hollywood on sale for £8.4m

If you’re looking for a “trippy” escape with endless illusions and unique features then this celebrity-loved home dubbed the "House of Sin" might be for you. The property is situated in one of Los Angeles' most iconic areas on Sunset Plaza Drive in the Hollywood Hills.The House of Sin used to be owned by photographer, Richard Franklin, who used the unique and colourful interior as a backdrop for taking snaps of celebrities and over 600 models. Jam-packed with a stunning display of neon lights and eye-catching artwork, the location has also become a popular film site for reality TV and fashion shoots – including a visit by Kim Kardashian.Spanning across 7,500 square feet, there are five bedrooms, six bathrooms, a private outdoor pool, rooftop deck, indoor spa and a chef’s kitchen with all the amenities.Inside, the open-plan living and dining area awaits, featuring minimalistic, grey furniture that draws attention to the breathtaking view offered from the floor-to-ceiling windows. As you look across the LA city skyline, it’s hard to believe you’re not looking at a work of art – but this all changes as you walk downstairs. Across the ceiling and walls, an array of shaped rocks flood the area and give the illusion of stepping inside a deep cave.

Jesse Metcalfe’s WeHo bungalow strikes a chord with music manager David Benveniste

By NEAL J. LEITEREG JUNE 26, 2018 10:34 AM PT Actor Jesse Metcalfe has sold a freshly renovated home in West Hollywood’s Norma Triangle area for a little over $1.807 million. The buyer, according to public records, is music manager and real estate investor David Benveniste. The single-story bungalow, which dates to 1924, presents a contemporary face with modern fixtures and hardware, greige hues and skylights. The original hardwood floors were restored and given a light stain during the renovation. The 1,300 square feet of interior includes an open living room and two master suites and an additional half-bathroom. A granite-topped island/bar anchors the new-look kitchen, which features a wall of custom cabinetry.

HOWARD HUGHES PALM SPRINGS PLAYHOUSE … Rich With Celeb History

Palm Springs has been a celebrity playground for decades ... and it's also where the former home of Howard Hughes, one of the world's weirdest and wealthiest people, just changed hands. Hughes' sleek mid-century home has sold for $1.3 million ... not bad for an area that regularly fetches 7 figures. The 3 bedroom, 3 bath gem was built in 1957 and had been a vacation rental before hitting the market for the first time in decades.

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