You May Not Have Heard of Writer Joe Keenan, But He’s Doing Pretty Damn Well

Anybody reading the various tales of woe about how Hollywood – especially TV – treats writers can’t be blamed for wondering, “Why do TV writers put up with that shit? Why don’t they move to another medium, where their rights as creators are respected?”

Here now is the answer. The inspiring tale of Joe Keenan, who may not be a household name – or even a cult figure – but when it comes to $$$ is doing pretty damn well:

Joe Keenan Net Worth: Writer Producer to Sell Off Property at Studio City
by Reality Today Staff

Award winning writer and producer Joe Keenan listed his expansive property in the hills, above Studio City, for $6.75 million.

Keenan and his long-time partner, Gerry Bernardi, bought the California property in July 1997 for $1.5 million, reports Variety.  The writer producer also purchased the house next to the estate three years later for $625,000. However, the said property is reportedly not included in the sale transaction.

The Variety report describes Keenan’s expansive property as a picturesque estate in the hills.  On the property is a white, stucco-sided modified Colonial house that was originally built in the late 1930s.  The property has three bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms.  In total, the gated real estate measures 1.48 acres, wherein the house has 5,297 square feet of living space.  Trees surrounds the property with views of the San Fernando Valley peeking through the trees from the raised front porch.  The house also features an angle entrance gallery which opens to the central courtyard and leads to a formal living room with a fireplace.  Adjacent to the formal living room is a fully paneled dining room which has another fireplace.

The well-equipped although somewhat outmoded galley kitchen also has extra wide spaces and comes with dark colored cabinets.  It even opens up to an informal dining area which currently is decked out as a lounge with Art Deco sofa and chairs.  Keenan’s house also has a family room, home gym, double home offices and a wood paneled library.

On the second floor of the modified Colonial mansion are two en suite guest bedrooms wherein one has a private sitting room….

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