You don’t like the new Facebook? At least you’ll like the founder’s house.
His house is made of diamond and the walls are painted with pure gold. A lot of people might have come to this speculation, well at least I was, after watching the movie “The Social Network.” But it turns out that the founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, is living a modest life in his California house that costs around $7 million.
What’s more interesting is that Mr. Zuckerberg has rented the place, and by billionaire standards, this house is unpretentious. The modestly furnished house pictures were shot by the new neighbors who later handed over the pictures to the folks at Gawker.com.
The new house with five bedrooms also has a tricked out security system. For his age, and for the kind of money he has been able to churn out of Facebook, we could make out one thing: Mark doesn’t fancy the expensive toys. Here are the pictures of the Mark Zuckerberg’s house:
Perhaps, preferring not to live in a house that sprawls over acres of land is a smart move from Mr. Zuckerberg to keep himself close with the company. Also, a few blocks away is his office, so this house will be a roof over his head.
For such a well-off 26-year-old guy, whose estimated worth is $7 billion, Mark’s donation to the Newark school system (around $100 million) and several million dollars invested primarily for education, shows his act of good deed to make a difference in this world.
While the team is busy employing new tactics like embedding fanpage, adding real-time ticker, it is interesting to know how this computer genius (and a billionaire!) has plumped for a modest house — isn’t it nice to see a 26-year-old who knows how to manage his money?
After all, saving is earning. I guess this is what “smart” people do. 😉