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Techno Pop Peaceman Sir Ivan Buys $10 Million South Beach Penthouse


Techno Pop Peaceman Sir Ivan Buys $10 Million South Beach Penthouse

Sir Ivan Wilzig and Mina Otsuka at the Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation for Cancer Research in 2011 (Splash News photo)

SOUTH BEACH — Ivan Wilzig, or Sir Ivan as he’s better known, is singing hippie peace songs of the 1960s and 1970s, but he’s swimming in cold hard cash!

He just purchased a $10.2 million South Beach penthouse.

Sir Ivan, 61, got a discount on his new 2,9120-square-foot, three-bedroom, three-bathroom unit at 2201 Collins Ave. in the W South Beach.

Now, that’s a view (MLS photo)

The new digs have an additional 700 square feet of outdoor living space which houses a pool and a built-in hot tub, and was originally listed for $13 million.

What was it John Lennon sang in Imagine, a song Sir Ivan remixed in 2001? “Imagine no possessions/ I wonder if you can,” that’s not the usual refrain heard from the top floor of any million dollar property.

Imagine how crazy a $10 million apartment is (MLS photo)

The move to the W is an upgrade for Ivan, who you may have seen in VH1’s Hopelessly Rich or The Sci Fi Channel’s Who Wants To Be A Superhero?

He’s selling his two 38th-floor units at the nearby Portofino Tower for $6.8 million.

In case you’ve heard his music and are wondering, no, he didn’t make that kind of money from his music.

He’s a wealthy man from a wealthy family and music is his hobby.

His father was Siggi Wilzig, a Holocaust survivor who was president and CEO of two publicly traded companies: the Wilshire Oil Company of Texas and the Trust Company of New Jersey.

His mother was collector Naomi Wilzig, the owner of the World Erotic Art Museum.

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  1. 1Ronald

    June 26, 2017 at 2:55 pm

    We love to see this. Ivan as a success story. Ivan who knows how to enjoy family wealth and carries on without mom and pop but in a manner that is surely to please them if they were still around. And being able to do with music what you love 24/7 or any time the mood hits him. Ivan is an inspiration to all of us as to how to live and how to do it right. Hobby not only keeps us sane but allows us to create so others may enjoy what we love.

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