Mark Zuckerberg the world's youngest self-made billionaire has bought his first house - more than three years after joining the ranks of the super-rich.
Facebook founder Zuckerberg, who is worth around £8-billion, treated himself to the £4-million property just days before his 27th birthday.
Despite the great success of Facebook, which now has 600 million members, the New York dentist's son usually prefers to rent. He currently lives in a modest two-storey house on a street that neighbours describe as "absolutely average", according to
Zuckerberg has bought a $7-million, 5,600-square-foot house in Palo Alto with five bedrooms including a master suite with Carrara marble, a banquet-size dinning room and a music alcove. Set back from the street, the remodeled turn-of-the-20th-century house has a saltwater pool and an outdoor pavilion with a fireplace,