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Miracle Mop Inventor Joy Mangano Lists Long Island Home for $20 Million

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Joy Mangano, the inventor who inspired the 2015 moviejoyHas listed her Long Island home for $ 20 million.

According to Sean Elliott, list agent at Nestseekers International, the 14-bedroom, approximately 22,000-square-foot property is located in the St. James village, approximately halfway between New York City and the Hamptons on the North Shore of Long Island.

Mangano, 66, is best known for inventing his own miracle mop in 1990. She said she has sold over $ 3 billion in products on television since then. According to her property records, she bought her home in 2000 for $ 1.35 million. Mangano, who grew up on Long Island and dreamed of having a “big mansion” as a young girl, said she spent “millions of dollars” to refurbish it.

“I am a meticulous and detailed person.”

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And the star of Home Shopping Network. “Everything around me must be perfect.”

Joy Mangano in 2021.


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While she lived, she said the “many closets” of the house helped another of her inventions, the quick repetition of velvet huggable hangers to prevent clothes from falling off. She said the “huge” kitchen influenced the collaboration with chef Todd English on ceramic non-stick cookware.

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Built in 1917, the house features a magnificent two-story room, two solariums, and a dining area with beamed cathedral ceilings. Other amenities, according to Elliott, include an indoor pool, gym, sauna, massage room and separate rooms for guests and staff.

Outside, on approximately 9 acres, there is a tennis court with a garage of four cars, a waterfall and a covered lounge area.

Mangano divorceShe moved home when her child was a teenager and said she is now selling her long-standing home in a miniaturization effort. Her children and her grandchildren were with her early in the pandemic, but she said they had returned to pre-pandemic life, she added that she hadn’t decided if she would stay in her hometown. I did.

She said the early pandemic blockade was “time and place irretrievable with children and grandchildren.” “We barbecue every night and sit on the patio and swim. I’m a very busy person — like all my kids — and we never had such a fulfilling time. prize.”

She said Mangano has obtained hundreds of patents and trademarks since her first success in the early 1990s. She was also executive producer of “Joy” starring Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro and Bradley Cooper. Currently, she is the CEO of the product line “Clean Boss” she founded and the executive producer of “America’s Big Deal” on the USA Network, where the inventor sells products on the air.

The property is about 9 acres.


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Elliott has a list with his son and colleague Zack Elliott. According to Sean Elliott, the house is the most expensive in the region’s market and, if sold at the asking price, will set a record in St. James.

According to Douglas Elliman, homes on the North Shore of Suffolk County sold on average about $ 632,000 in the first quarter of 2022, up 1.8% from the year-ago quarter. This is due to a 36.2% decrease in inventories over the same period.

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