Mark Zuckerberg isn’t a man of many words – he made that obvious when he didn’t want to talk to the media about his Harvard startup Facebook, and has managed to make it his business in alluding the paparazzi on his whereabouts. That is, until now.
The Facebook founder and Harvard drop-out has been renting his Silicon Valley home since he started the social media company in 2004, but that’s all changed now. Zuckerberg bought a place in Palo Alto that is elementary at best in comparison to other geniuses of Silicon Valley, but that’s not surprising for Mark Zuckerberg. The modest $7 million home features a spa and pool, outdoor entertainment with fireplace and sun room - but it's size can fit inside other homes in the neighborhood.
Zuckerberg has never been one to live the lavish lifestyle – considering he still drives an Acura because it’s a safe drive, that’s not all that surprising. While it might be a shock to see that the new Zuckerberg abode is the smallest of the Silicon Valley brats at just under 5,000 square feet, he’s showing everyone else his cocky side outside the heated floors...and inside the Facebook office.
Though it’s very obvious that the Facebook empire isn't done growing yet – with rumors regarding the acquisition of Skype looming in the rear of Facebook’s name – Zuckerberg keeps things cool for the slew of hounds that follow his, and his company’s, every move. Things aren’t going to remain picture perfect in his new little $7 million home, even if there is a pristine mailbox and shimmering hardwood floors.