Russell Brand Gives Katy Perry Ownership of $6.5 Million Marital Home

Celebrity News Apr. 3, 2012 AT 8:50AM
Singer Katy Perry (L) and actor Russell Brand attend the 3rd Annual "Change Begins Within" Benefit Celebration presented by The David Lynch Foundation held at LACMA on December 3, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. Singer Katy Perry (L) and actor Russell Brand attend the 3rd Annual "Change Begins Within" Benefit Celebration presented by The David Lynch Foundation held at LACMA on December 3, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. Credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images

She gets to keep the house, and he gets to enjoy his freedom. 

Russell Brand, 36, has surrendered all rights to the $6.5 million Hollywood Hills home he shared with ex-wife Katy Perry, according to a quitclaim deed obtained by TMZ. The two bought the sprawling seven-bedroom, nine-bathroom pad in June 2011.

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They also purchased a two-bedroom, two-bathroom New York City penthouse for $2.68 million in 2010; they sold another L.A. property in July 2011 for $3.3 million.

Katy Perry and Russell Brand purchased this Spanish style home in the Hollywood Hills for $6.5 million in June of 2011
Katy Perry and Russell Brand purchased this Spanish style home in the Hollywood Hills for $6.5 million in June of 2011
Credit: CelebrityHomePhotos.com

When the couple wed in October 2010, neither star sign a prenuptial agreement; Brand initially refused to take the $20 million he would have been entitled to under California law -- half of what Perry earned during their 14-month marriage.

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In court documents filed in February, Perry, 27, and Brand said they "have entered into a comprehensive written settlement of all issues, including, without limitation, with respect to the property to be confirmed or assigned to each party."

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