‘Anti-corruption’ Saudi prince bought world’s most expensive home


A 32-year-old Saudi crown prince — who boldly put his royal cousins and members of his country’s business elite under house arrest as part of an “anti-corruption” coup — has been outed as the secret buyer of the world’s most expensive home.

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, heir to the Saudi throne, bought the $300 million newly built chateau near Versailles in Louveciennes, France, the New York Times reported.

The home was constructed in three years by developer Emad Khashoggi, the nephew of the late arms dealer Adnan Khashoggi. Emad tore down a majestic but crumbling 19th century chateau at the site to build the new one. Kim Kardashian once reportedly considered it as a wedding venue for her marriage to Kanye West.

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