After Listing L.A. Home, Usher Sells Atlanta-area Mansion Amid Herpes Scandal, Divorce

The Alpharetta, Ga., home Usher dreamed of buying at age 13 has been sold as the singer forges ahead with a divorce battle and a herpes lawsuit.

The “No Limit” performer sold the home for $1.5 million in late June, according to That price is $1.1 million less than what he originally listed the mansion for.


NEW YORK, NY – JUNE 14: Recording artist Usher Raymond poses backstage during the Songwriters Hall of Fame 49th Annual Induction and Awards Dinner at New York Marriott Marquis Hotel on June 14, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Gary Gershoff/Getty Images for Songwriters Hall Of Fame)

Usher vowed to buy the house when he saw it as a young teen in 1991. At the time, it belonged to LaFace Records co-founder L.A. Reid. The then-“Moesha” star finally made the purchase at age 20 in 1999.

“I came into this house … and I remember walking through it, just being mesmerized by everything I saw, and it was like, ‘One day, I want to own a house like this,’” he said on  “How I’m Living” in 2003 of the house he bought for $1.2 million. “I ended up buying this house. There’s history in it. My history lies in this house.”

Meanwhile, Usher is still trying to get his five-bedroom, six-bath home in West Hollywood off the market.

The selling of the Georiga home comes after Usher’s wife, Grace Miguel, filed to divorce the star as he continues to fight allegations of giving several accusers herpes.

In the latest development in the case, one of his accusers, Laura Helm, has blasted him for trying to get the case dropped. Helm filed documents on July 19 wanting the star to stop blaming her and “playing legal games to get her case dismissed,” The Blast reported at the time.

Usher has been accused of knowingly infecting three people with Herpes Simplex Virus 2 after engaging in unprotected sex with them at different times. Since the first accusation emerged over a year ago, the star has remained quiet on the matter, only fighting back against the accusations legally.

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