Donda West's home in Playa Del Rey, California - pictures and rare facts

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By Celebrity Detective Steve
Donda West (July 12, 1949 - November 10, 2007) was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Dr. West was a noted scholar and a college professor for 31 years. In 2004 she decided to assist Kanye full time with his music career. Since 2004, Kanye has sold over 10 million albums worldwide and has won several Grammy Awards.

In July of 2005, Donda West paid $1,649,000 for a home in Playa Del Rey, California. Built in 1955, the home has four bedrooms, three bathrooms, and 2,009 square feet.

Former house of Dr. Donda West, mother of Kanye West, located in Playa Del Rey, CA
Former home of Dr. Donda West, mother of Kanye West, located in Playa Del Rey, California.

The home also offers views of the ocean.

On November 10, 2007 Donda West died as a result of complications from cosmetic surgery. The funeral for Donda West was held in Oklahoma City on November 20, 2007. Two days later at The O2 in London, Kanye performed "Hey Mama" and a cover of Journey's "Don't Stop Believing" in honor of his mother.

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