The Facebook CEO quietly purchased real estate worth $59 million in Lake Tahoe, California, according to a Thursday report by The Wall Street Journal. He reportedly used a limited-liability company named Golden Range, a wealth manager and nondisclosure agreements to purchase two adjacent homes on the West Shore of Lake Tahoe. The agreements required real-estate agents to keep Zuckerberg's identity secret and called for online listing pictures of the houses to be taken down, according to the report.
Zuckerberg also has properties in Palo Alto and the .,
The tech billionaire reportedly purchased his first Lake Tahoe property in December for $22 million, and the second for $37 million in January.
The lengths Zuckerberg went to keep the deal private come as Facebook grapples with Cambridge Analytica scandal, in which data from as many as 87 million Facebook users was improperly shared with the political consultancy.. The company has been reeling from the
Zuckerberg's personal representative declined to comment.
First published May 2 at 3:41 p.m. PT.
Update, 4:37 p.m.: Adds that Zuckerberg's personal representative declined to comment.