This is the Ridgefield, CT home of billionaire Jay Scott Walker and Eileen E. Walker. Jay S. Walker (born November 5, 1955) is an American inventor, entrepreneur and chairman of Walker Digital, a privately held research and development lab focused on using digital networks to create new business systems.
Mr. Jay S. Walker, founded Princeline.com and served as its Chief Executive Officer until August 1998. Mr. Walker also founded Walker Digital, LLC in 1994 and serves as its Chairman of the Board and Lead Inventor. In addition, he serves as is Non-Executive Chairman of NewSub Services, Inc., a direct marketing firm he Co-Founded in 1992. He served as Chairman of Priceline.com until August 1998, where he also served as Vice Chairman. He serves as Director of Walker Digital, LLC. He served as Director of Princeline.com and NewSub Services, Inc. Priceline is headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut, while Walker Digital is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut. In 2000, Forbes estimated his net worth at $1.6 billionBy October 2000, his estimated worth was down to $333 million. Walker is named on more than 614 issued U.S. utility patents, making him one of the most prolific individual living inventors. Jay Walker is also a licensed pilot. He holds a B.S. degree in Industrial Relations from Cornell University.
The home is currently valued at $7,426,500 and had annual property taxes of $153,060 in 2011. The home sits on 9.00 acres of land. Mr. Walker purchased the property on September 26, 2002 for $4,360,000. It is one of the most expensive homes in Ridgefield, CT.