‘Minecraft’ success helps its creator purchase a $70 million mansion
It may be troublesome for us commoners to fathom simply how a lot cash a billion is. So, if it is advisable see greater than only a determine to completely digest the sort of wealth Notch acquired from promoting Minecraft to Microsoft for $2.5 billion (sure, billion with a B), simply check out his new Beverly Hills mansion. That is the home Minecraft purchased, individuals: a $70 million property with its personal cinema, iPad-managed fountains, automated glass doorways, a panoramic view of LA and, better of all, a sweet room, which is strictly what it seems like. That quantity consists of all of the costly furnishings and ninety-inch TVs displayed within the mansion, together with instances of Dom Perignon champagne, since you do not have fun shopping for homes like this with Two Buck Chucks.
Markus Persson (Notch’s actual identify) apparently paid money for the eight-bed room, 15-tub property, six days after closing the deal. In accordance with Bloomberg, Notch outmaneuvered and outbid celebrities, together with Jay Z and Beyonce, who toured the home a number of occasions up to now few months. Then once more, Jay and Bey are reportedly value solely $1 billion collectively, whereas Notch’s internet value is between $1.5 to $2 billion. We might take a look at different footage of the property on its web site, however we’re too busy considering of a billion-greenback concept to promote Apple/Microsoft/Fb sooner or later.
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– Markus Persson (@notch) December 18, 2014
So glad to see Notch stayed true to his gaming roots and purchased Franklin’s mansion from GTA V.
– Ryan Block (@ryan) December 19, 2014