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‘Real Housewife’ Joanna Krupa lists Miami condo for sale

 
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Real Housewives of Miami star Joanna Krupa this week listed for sale the downtown Miami condo she bought in September.

Krupa, 35, wants $1.9 million for the two-bedroom, two-bathroom crib on the 42nd floor of the Four Seasons on Brickell Avenue.

Krupa and nightclub-owning hubby Romain Zago bought the condo upstairs from the downtown luxury hotel in September for $1.3 million.

Can they get $600,000 in profit in just eight months?

“They’d break even at that price,” said listing agent Gabriel Miranda. “They redid the whole unit with the best of everything. The floors are marble, and the finishes are amazing.”

Supermodel Krupa quickly became the face of the reality series, which appears to be on hiatus after three seasons. The honchos of cable’s Bravo, which airs all of the Real Housewives shows, have not commented about the future of the series.

Krupa, meanwhile, has spent most of her time this year in Los Angeles, where she’s said to be angling for a gig on the more popular Beverly Hills version of the housewives.

“The listing is not an indication they’re leaving,” Miranda said. “They’re actually looking for something bigger.”

Blacks’ fundraiser postponed

Speaking of the Real Housewives of Miami, Lea Black, the show’s level-headed matriarch, decided Wednesday to postpone her popular yearly fundraiser.

Lea and defense attorney husband Roy Black raise upward of $500,000 in one night for diverse charities once a year.

Usually, the Blacks’ black-tie galas are headlined by top talent like Tony Bennett, Lil Wayne and Queen Latifah, and they often feature some of Roy’s famous clients as guests.

This time around, Lea says, she postponed the May 3 wingding to Oct. 25 to accommodate the entertainers.

“We prefer getting top talent at the dates that are convenient to them instead of imposing a date on someone not so famous,” Lea Black said. “I can’t say who it is yet, but it’s huge. And all of those who perform for us do it free of charge, or at a huge discount.”

The venue for the new date is undetermined. It’s usually at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach.

Flo Rida pays up

Flo Rida celebrated tax day by ... paying a huge debt to the IRS.

The Miami Beach hip-hopper paid $1.2 million in unpaid income taxes going back to 2011, according to court records.

The singer of Good Feeling and Wild Ones has made a habit of falling behind his quarterly taxes as of late but often paid up within weeks of IRS liens.

Flo Rida, by the way, is scheduled to play the Fontainebleau Miami Beach on May 9.

mo’ money, mo’ money

Speaking of hip-hop: Three of Forbes top five grossing hip-hop stars have South Florida ties.

Star Island dweller Sean Diddy Combs and downtown Miami part-timer Jay Z are No. 1 and 3. Both are closing in on the $1 billion mark. Combs apparently has $700 million to his name, according to the magazine, and Jay Z is in the $500 million range.

No. 4 is Bryan Williams, aka Birdman, who co-founded Lil Wayne’s Cash Money records. Williams’ fortune is estimated at more than $300 million. He spent $7.15 million on a house in Weston’s Windmill Ranch recently.

Dr. Dre is No. 2 and 50 Cent is No. 5.

Read more Jose Lambiet stories from the Miami Herald

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