Real estate, casino, broadcasting, cable television, and international trade executuve Don Barden passed away following a battle with lung cancer in Detroit in 2011.
Barden is pictured below with his wife Bella and boxing great Tommy Hearns.
n 2010, Black Enterprise magazine ranked Barden Companies as the 10th-highest-grossing black-owned company, with $405 million in revenue. While Barden never won the rights to develop a casino in Detroit, despite a plan to partner with Michael Jackson on the project, he did become the first black owner of a Las Vegas casino. He also sold a business to Comcast for more than $100 million.
Barden left behind a 7,700 square foot mansion, with six bedrooms, four full bathrooms and two half bathrooms, an in-ground Olympic sized pool, a grand staircase, and a sun room. I
Cost of the mansion on the distressed Detroit housing market? $500,000.
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