“Queen of Versailles” star Jackie Siegel says Hurricane Ian destroyed part of his Florida mansion, causing $10 million in damage.
Socialite, 56 years old, Provided by TMZ Accompanied by photographs of the destruction, including the sunken ceiling.
Siegel explained that the damage was so severe because she recently added 24-carat gold molding to her living room, which has now partially fallen to the floor.
Construction on the 90,000-square-foot site was put on hold as a result of the hurricane.
Siegel said several floors of the house were flooded and the backyard patio looked like a lake.
She estimates it costs about $100,000 to pump the water.
According to previous models, the Orlando-area property was scheduled to be completed by May 2023, but now it appears that the date has been pushed back.
Jackie and her husband, timeshare mogul David Siegel, began building a lakefront property in Lake Butler, Florida in 2004.
The couple rose to fame in the 2012 documentary The Queen of Versailles as they struggled to build a home after David, the owner of Westgate Resorts, was hit by the 2008 recession.
Despite the financial difficulties, Jackie told TMZ in an article on Friday that she was determined to finish the gorgeous home, saying it would be a “masterpiece.”
Hurricane Ian, one of the worst storms to hit Florida wreaked havoc to the homes of hundreds of people in Orlando, Tampa, Fort Myers, and other parts of the state.
Lee County Sheriff Carmine Marceno announced earlier this week: Hundreds may have died After a tragic natural disaster.