The happy owner of Newcastle United is now Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman. The Magpies are attempting to avoid relegation under Eddie Howe’s leadership, so he will be hoping recent results improve.
And you can bet there isn’t a nicer house in the world to watch his team from than his spectacular property in France. His Chateau Louis XIV, built between 2008 and 2011 in Louveciennes, near Versailles, is inspired after 17th-century French castles.
Kim Kardashian once pondered using the palace as the location for her wedding to Kanye West before the 36-year-old prince purchased it. Join SunSport in admiring Bin Salman’s opulent home, which includes an amazing aquarium. Bin Salman didn’t want anyone to know about his purchase of the Chateau Louis XIV.
By establishing front businesses in France and Luxembourg, he skillfully masked his ownership.
However, subsequent research revealed that such businesses are actually part of the Saudi company known as Eight Investment Company, which is run by the personal foundation of the head of the prince.
Emad Khashoggi, rich Adnan Khashoggi’s nephew, built the property by bulldozing the original 19th-century castle and rebuilding it with modern facilities.
In fact, it is so highly advanced that the air conditioning, lighting, fountains, and music systems can all be controlled by an iPhone.