Earth, Wind & Fire founder’s longtime Los Angeles home lists for $3.98M

Earth, Wind & Fire's late founder's CA home asks $3.9M
Earth, Wind & Fire's late founder's CA home asks $3.9M

Bel Air Ridge in Los Angeles may not be a Boogie Wonderland — but it was home to the late, great Earth, Wind & Fire founder Maurice White.

The seven-time Grammy-winning funk star passed away in 2016, at age 74. Now, the California home where he lived for some four decades, at 10122 Baywood Court, has hit the market for $3.98 million, Gimme Shelter has learned.

Built in 1978, the Tudor-style home was remodeled to showcase modern interiors.

White bought the property that year for $340,000. It sold two years after his death, in 2018, for $2.22 million. The current sellers are named Larry Greifer and Robert Adams.

Maurice White. WireImage
Maurice White. WireImage
Built in 1978, the California home is on the market for $3.98 million. Jeff Ong
Built in 1978, the California home is on the market for $3.98 million. Jeff Ong
The open layout comes with lots of natural light — and views. Jeff Ong
The open layout comes with lots of natural light — and views. Jeff Ong

At 4,165 square feet, it features four bedrooms and four baths and sits on a cul-de-sac overlooking Beverly Glen Park.

Overall, it’s as dazzling as its former resident. Born in Memphis, White was the founder, leader, main songwriter, vocalist and producer for the legendary band. Earth, Wind & fire was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2000. That year, White said: “We’ve touched so many people with these songs. That was the whole objective, to try to inspire young people to believe in themselves and to follow through on their ideas.”

White also co-produced hit albums for artists including Cher, Neil Diamond and Barbra Streisand. The band is perhaps best known for the song, “September,” which had, at last count, more than 1.5 billion listens on Spotify.

A fireplace anchors this cozy space. Jeff Ong
A fireplace anchors this cozy space. Jeff Ong
The open kitchen. Jeff Ong
The open kitchen. Jeff Ong
The main bedroom with a sitting area/home office. Jeff Ong
The main bedroom with a sitting area/home office. Jeff Ong

The home’s main bedroom suite features a double-sided fireplace, a sitting area — and a large sun terrace with panoramic canyon, city and ocean views.

There’s also a chef’s kitchen with floor-to-ceiling cabinetry and a dining area with a wet bar that opens to the backyard.

Two additional fireplaces are in the living room and family room, while an outdoor kitchen continues the entertaining outside.

The stylish staircase. Jeff Ong
The stylish staircase. Jeff Ong
A spa-like bath retreat. Jeff Ong
A spa-like bath retreat. Jeff Ong

The listing brokers are Jill Epstein of Nourmand & Associates, and Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties’ brokers Daniel R. Banchick and Amy Dantzler.