Mary J. Blige is a major music icon and now she’s making a splash as an actress as well. The celebrity is currently nominated for two Oscars, Best Original Song and Best Supporting Actress, for her performance in the Netflix original series Mudbound
. As her acting career hits a high mark, her real estate portfolio is trending downward. Blige just listed her opulent New Jersey mansion for $6.988 million—$5.31 million less than the 2008 purchase price.The gated four-acre property is just 25 miles away from Manhattan and not far from Kevin Jonas’ Montville manse
, which is also currently on the market. Offering a whopping 13,000-square-feet, the French Chateau-style home encompasses eight bedrooms, 9 bathrooms, three half-bathrooms, and a pool house. Interiors are made up of grand rooms with intricate moldings, high ceilings, and large windows. A curving staircase takes guests up from the marble-clad foyer to the second floor, while a private elevator is also at their disposal.According to Variety
, luxury amenities include a 14-seat movie theater, wine cellar with tasting room, half-basketball court, and fitness center. A pool, large patio, and balcony provide ample space for outdoor entertaining.Joshua M. Baris of NJLux Real Estate
has the impressive bargain listing.