Jeff Bezos Buys $68M Mansion on Florida’s “Billionaire Bunker” Island

From a New York Post story by Shannon Thaler headlined “Jeff Bezos buys $68M mansion on Florida’s ‘Billionaire Bunker’ island”:

Jeff Bezos reportedly scooped up a $68 million crib for his soon-to-be bride in Florida’s exclusive “Billionaire Bunker” enclave a month after popping the question to Lauren Sanchez.

The Amazon founder and world’s third richest man — with a net worth of $163 billion, according to Bloomberg — purchased the three-bedroom, three-bathroom mansion on Indian Creek Island in an off-market deal in June.

The month before, the buff Bezos and Sanchez were spotted wearing robes aboard his $500 million yacht sailing around the Spanish island of Mallorca after he proposed to his longtime flame with a colossal diamond worth a reported $2.5 million.

The power couple’s neighbors near the new home will include Tom Brady, Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, Carl Icahn and Spanish singer Julio Igelsias.

Built in 1965, the 9,259-square-foot manse is set on 2.8 acres on the man-made barrier isle Indian Creek Island, a fortress that lies on the outskirts of Biscayne Bay, and boasts its own municipality, mayor and police force.

The property was previously owned by Tulia Soucy de Gonzalez Gorrondona, a former hotelier and manager at MTM Star International Corp., a company with ties to Panama, Bloomberg reported.

Public records show that the last recorded sale before Bezos was in 1982 for $1.4 million. Adjusted for inflation, that’s about $4.4 million today.

Representatives for Bezos did not immediately respond to The Post’s request for comment.

Indian Creek boasts about 40 waterfront properties all facing the water, along with an 18-hole golf course stretched across 294 acres. There are also Brazilian teak docks where 100-plus-foot luxury vessels are moored — perfect for his 417-foot superyacht Koru, which features a helicopter landing pad, swimming pool and a mermaid resembling Sanchez adorning the prow.

According to the 2021 census, the population of the island was just 81.

One eight-figure property may not be enough for Bezos, who is reportedly looking to buy a neighboring lot, an unnamed source told Bloomberg.

According to, that parcel is for sale for $85 million.

The home, located at 12 Indian Creek Island Road, is even larger than the property the mogul just scooped up, boasting seven bedrooms and 14 bathrooms in 19,064 square feet of space that’s nothing short of opulent.

Bezos’ latest purchase adds exorbitant address to his already-impressive real estate portfolio, which includes a nine-acre mansion in Beverly Hills he bought for $165 million 2020, the largest home in Washington, D.C., and a $78 million estate in Hawaii.

The 59-year-old also has a 5.3-acre property in Medina, Wash., a 30,000-acre ranch in Texas and nearly $100 million of real estate in a Fifth Avenue apartment building in NYC.

Bezos’ new Miami-area home marks a type of homecoming for the mogul, who graduated from Miami Palmetto Senior High School in 1982.

Bezos, who’s also the founder of aerospace company Blue Origin, has been splashing out on ultra-luxe items since his divorce from MacKenzie Scott in 2019.

He built his $500 million superyacht that launched this year, which reportedly takes about $25 million per year to operate.

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