08/28/2012 11:13 am ET Updated Aug 28, 2012

Brad Pitt's Former House Sold For $13M By Ellen DeGeneres, Portia de Rossi (PHOTOS)

The real estate market might be fickle these days, but Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi made out pretty well in the sale of Brad Pitt's former Malibu house.

DeGeneres and de Rossi sold Pitt's palatial house in Malibu, Calif., for a cool $13 million -- $1 million more than they paid for it back in December 2011.


The home features modern architecture and breathtaking views. With 4,088 square feet of living space on 1.26 acres, the house boasts four bedrooms, four bathrooms, walls of glass that overlook the bluffs, dark bamboo flooring and a kitchen with stainless steel appliances, according to Zillow. There is a tennis court, pool and more than an acre of lush landscape.

Pitt first purchased the midcentury modern home, located on Malibu's Encinal Bluffs, in 2005 for $8.41 million after his highly publicized split from Jennifer Aniston, according to HGTV's Front Door.

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DeGeneres and de Rossi purchased the house in December after the talk show host sold her Beverly Hills home, once featured in Architectural Digest, for a whopping $37.5 million to Ryan Seacrest.

The couple certainly has a penchant for real estate.

DeGeneres and her "Arrested Development" wife might have sold Pitt's house, but they currently own the former Beverly Hills home of Hollywood producer Robert Cort, which they bought for $17.4 million, along with an equestrian estate in Hidden Hills, currently on the market for $16.5 million, according to

"We never had a house when I was growing up," DeGeneres told Architectural Digest in October 2011. "We always rented. But my father would dream, and we used to look at houses all the time. I'd pick out which bedroom would be mine and get all excited."

Check out photos of Pitt's former house, sold by DeGeneres and de Rossi, below, courtesy of

Brad Pitt's Former House Sold
Brad Pitt's Former House Sold