Kane Lim From Bling Empire Just Bought This $8.3 Million Mansion

Kane Lim, one of the stars of Netflix's "Bling Empire," is reported to be the new owner of a Malibu mansion, according to Patch. The former owners were a controversial evangelical and Herbalife reselling power couple. The now divorced Lori and John Tartol purchased the home in 1994 and featured the mansion in various Herbalife promotional videos.

The house was listed in 2021 for $8.5 million and was recently sold to Lim for $8.35 million. Lim is now the owner of the 2.3 acres, 6,200 square foot mansion, according to the New York Post. Lim has purchased the mansion on behalf of Society 1, a membership composed of socialites from Southern California's Asian community, for which Lim is the representative.

The six-bedroom, 6.5 bathroom luxury mansion will be used as a home base for Society 1, Lim announced, also expressing excitement over the house's next-door neighbor — Lady Gaga. The club won't just be for leisuring by the beach, though. "Our Club members will be hands-on with beach clean-up efforts and donating to infrastructure projects so that Zuma Beach continues to remain a safe haven for people during disaster scenarios," Lim states. The group will also use the space to host Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) fundraisers, build up the club's mentorship programs, and "motivate the younger generation and compel our community members to help support Society 1's mission," co-founder Takashi Cheng says.

A look at the Mediterranean inspired exterior

The Redfin listing described the house as a Mediterranean contemporary that provides privacy and security, as well as plenty of space for hosting guests, events, etc. — perfect for the new owner's plans. The Malibu mansion has a private walkway to access Zuma beach. The landscaping has a Hawaiian influence, with multiple palm trees throughout the property. The listing even says there's room for keeping horses.

The exterior introduces the luxury of the home, with a gated entryway leading into a three-car garage. Behind the gate is the gorgeous mansion, with stucco walls and red imbrex and tegula roofing. One of the main attractions of the outdoor area is the large pool with clear, glistening water and a short diving board. There are also numerous sizeable open patio spaces, perfect for relaxing alone on a quiet evening or throwing a large party or gala. There is also a spa next to the pool and a private upper deck for enjoying the lovely evening Malibu air.

Inside the Malibu mansion

The glamor continues to the home's interior. While there are six total bedrooms, the real winner is the primary suite, which is listed to have two private bathrooms, two walk-in closets, and a sitting room. It also has private access to the upper deck. It is equipped with a gorgeous fireplace and floor-to-ceiling windows, as well as a chandelier.

The whole house carries this sense of luxury. The floors are all wood (except in the bathrooms and spa, which are tiled), some rooms with lighter tones with wider planks, and some with slimmer planks and more bamboo toned wood. All the walls are white, which, when combined with the abundance of windows and natural light, as well as the vaulted ceilings, creates lots of space.

The living room sits under a spectacular chandelier and has plenty of sitting and gathering areas. Two separate sitting areas in the home center around a fireplace next to a window, creating an excellent space to enjoy the sunrise and sunset by the warmth of a fire.