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Star of The Kissing Booth Jacob ­Elordi buys in Byron Hinterland for $2m


Actor Jacob ­Elordi has bought back in Australia.


There’s a new heart-throb actor who’s bought at Byron Bay and he’s not a Hemsworth. LA-based expatriate Jacob ­Elordi has bought a bolthole back in Australia.

The Brisbane-born Elordi, who made his name in the Netflix teen hit The Kissing Booth, has spent $2 million on a hinterland acreage at ­Goonengerry.

Set around 25km inland from the coast, there are two Hamptons-style dwellings on the private two hectare estate.

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Elordi found fame through his role in The Kissing Booth. (AAP Image/Renae Droop)


Stunning views of the region.


Surrounded by rainforest and with ocean views, the block hadn’t traded for over 25 years. .

The main three-level residence has four bedrooms.

Set away from the home, close to its citrus orchard plantation, is a self-contained three bedroom cottage. The property comes with 115,000 litre rainwater tanks.

Byron Bay First National agents Tara Torkkola and Denzil Lloyd secured the sale having been seeking $2.2 million to $2.4 million.

“This grand estate exudes charm, elegance and easy care living,” their marketing said.

It had been listed for six months in 2018 with a ­different agency seeking $2.65 million.

There are around 180 property holdings at Goonengerry, which sits between Mullumbimby and Federal.

The main residence has three levels and four bedrooms.


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Elordi has 10.6 million Instagram followers. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)


The district’s previous highest sale was earlier this year when comedian Wil ­Anderson, host of ABC’s The Gruen Transfer, bought a home on almost 4ha for $1.9 million.

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The 195cm Elordi, who has 10.6 million Instagram followers, grew up at Wavell Heights before securing a role in ­Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales albeit as an extra without any credit.

His first small acting role was in 2018 on Swinging ­Safari, by Stefan Elliott.

He reprised his role in The Kissing Booth 2, which was ­released in July, and has completed filming Kissing Booth 3, which is scheduled for a 2021 release.

The home hadn’t traded in 25 years.



Elordi is the star of the HBO teen coming-of-age drama, Euphoria.

With Elordi’s parents Melissa and John owning property near Brisbane, the Sydney Confidential column had him on a visit back rocking a mullet and a moustache in Brisbane last month.

Back now living in LA, ­Elordi is reputedly in a budding romance with actor Kaia Gerber, daughter of supermodel Cindy Crawford and entertainment industry businessman Rande Gerber. The 23-year-old holidayed last December with his Euphoria co-star Zendaya in Noosa. He had previously dated his Kissing Booth co-star Joey King who ventured to Byron Bay with Elordi in 2017.

With additional reporting by Joel Robinson



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