A tech entrepreneur has been identified as the buyer of Pharrell’s other Los Angeles residence.

He’s the CEO of a short-term rental management company, but he’s hoping to make Los Angeles his long-term home.

According to Dirt, Francis Davidson, the founder and CEO of Sonder, is the new owner of Pharrell Williams’ trophy home in Los Angeles.

The announcement follows last week’s reports that Grammy-winning singer and producer Williams — who relocated to Miami from Los Angeles — had sold his Hollywood Hills mansion for $9.2 million.

This gated property was first listed for $11.95 million in May 2020. Its asking price was lowered to $9.99 million, indicating that Davidson got a good deal on it. Williams, on the other hand, got himself a good one in 2015, when he paid $7.14 million for the property.

The Hollywood Hills spread overlooks Laurel Canyon.

According to the firm, Sonder is worth $1.3 billion after raising $550 million from venture capital groups led by none other than Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk.

The home, which is located above Laurel Canyon and was created by renowned architect Hagy Belzberg, has 6,000 square feet of living area. Floor-to-ceiling windows, five bedrooms, and a spectacular fireplace in the living area add to the home’s appeal.

Williams left LA for Miami.

Davidson got a deal for the property, which first hit the market in 2020 for nearly $12 million.

Outside, there’s an outdoor movie theater as well as a private skate park, because this is Los Angeles. A 70-foot infinity pool, a Jacuzzi, decks to entertain visitors, and a one-bedroom for them to crash in if they need to are all on the grounds.

The listing was marketed by Rayni and Branden Williams of The Beverly Hills Estates, while the buyer was represented by Sally Forster Jones of Compass.

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