Miracle Mop inventor and infomercial star Joy Mangano on Friday sold her Culbreath Isles home for $2 million.
Torrance Over Look LLC, a Florida limited liability company, paid cash for the 7,116-square-foot home at 4930 New Providence Ave, Realtor Jeff Shelton said. It had been on the market for 21 days and was initially listed at $2.225 million.
“Jeff Shelton and the Hughes Shelton Team at Coldwell Banker did an amazing job in getting my home sold especially during these unusual times," Mangano said in a statement released through Shelton. "May you and your team continue to help others find a little more ‘joy’ in their own journey home!”
Mangano spent two decades at the HSN television shopping network, where she was known as the “Queen of HSN.” In 2015, her rise from single mom to millionaire inspired the film Joy whose star-studded cast included Jennifer Lawrence in the title role, plus Bradley Cooper, Robert De Niro, Diane Ladd, Susan Lucci and Isabella Rosselini.
A Long Island housewife-turned-entrepreneur, she started her career on rival network QVC before selling her highly successful company, Ingenious Designs, to HSN in 1999. Her fame was built on her invention of the self-wringing Miracle Mop, followed up by the Huggable Hanger, which broke records, with more than 800 million units sold, and My Little Steamer.
Built in 1988 by Culbreath Isles neighborhood founder Joe Byars for his family, the home includes five bedrooms, five and a half bathrooms, two fireplaces, a third floor bonus room with wet bar, crown molding throughout, a pool, spa and travertine patio.