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Daren Metropoulos purchases Playboy Mansion for $100 million

  • Daren Metropoulos, of Metropoulos & Co., new owner of Playboy Mansion, at its sister house, his home since 2009. He intends to eventually rejoin the two estates on the combined 7.3 acre compound. (PRNewsFoto/Metropoulos & Co.)

    Daren Metropoulos, of Metropoulos & Co., new owner of Playboy Mansion, at its sister house, his home since 2009. He intends to eventually rejoin the two estates on the combined 7.3 acre compound. (PRNewsFoto/Metropoulos & Co.)

  • The Playboy Mansion sister house, home of Daren Metropoulos since 2009. He purchased the Playboy Mansion in August of 2016 and intends to eventually reconnect the two estates on the 7.3 acre compound. (PRNewsFoto/Metropoulos & Co.)

    The Playboy Mansion sister house, home of Daren Metropoulos since 2009. He purchased the Playboy Mansion in August of 2016 and intends to eventually reconnect the two estates on the 7.3 acre compound. (PRNewsFoto/Metropoulos & Co.)

The deal is done, and the Playboy Mansion has a new owner.

Daren Metropoulos, who lives next door, said Tuesday that escrow has closed on his $100 million purchase of Hugh Hefner's man cave.

The 33-year-old principal in the investment firm Metropoulos & Co. won't necessarily be moving in any time soon.

Under terms of the deal, Playboy's 90-year-old founder may stay there for the rest of his life.

After Hefner leaves, Metropoulos plans to connect the 5-acre Playboy estate to his 2-acre digs next door.

The homes, built in the 1920s, were originally one estate.

Hefner bought the Playboy Mansion for $1.05 million in 1971, quickly turning it into a sexual playground.

In its heyday it was the scene of countless celebrity-filled parties and innumerable tales of sexual shenanigans.

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