Mark Pincus

United States
Net Worth :$ 1.5 Billion
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Born on: 1st Jan 70
Born in: United States
Marital status: Married
Occupation: Zynga (Enterpreneur)

Mark Pincus is a world famous Silicon Valley entrepreneur renowned for his Internet start-ups. He has founded several companies like Support.com, Freeloader, Inc. and Tribe Networks. He is currently the CEO of online social gaming company Zynga, which he founded in 2007. A lot of Zynga’s games are hosted on social networking sites like Facebook & smart phones like iPhone & Android. He has received the “CEO of the Year” award in the year 2009. Last year he was honored as the “Founder of the Year for 2010”.

The phenomenal success he has enjoyed as an Internet entrepreneur has transformed him into a very wealthy man. In the earlier part of his career he had a very handsome income from his various stints as a Financial analyst, venture capitalist & a manager of Corporate Development. But the real game changer was the launch of his start-up company, Freeloader, Inc in 1995 which offered web-based push technology service. Two years later it was sold off for 37 million USD. He has subsequently founded & later sold off a few more companies for very handsome financial gains. His 20% stake in Zynga is valued at over 1 billion USD. His estimated net worth till date is approximately 1.5 Billion USD.

He has all the comforts of life that his massive wealth can buy. He owns many luxury homes throughout the US. He has owned homes in San Francisco & Washington D.C. He recently sold off his Washington home for 8 million USD. The three bedroom San Francisco home is valued at 2 million USD. He once co-owned a private jet. He is very fond of pets & possesses a bulldog. Unsurprisingly he is a gaming freak & loves to play computer games in his spare time. He has performed charity work & has raised about 10 million USD for various philanthropic causes. He has also helped child victims of the Japanese earthquake.

He was born & brought up in Chicago in an upper middle class American family. His father was a public relations official & mother an architect. He had a stable childhood & is highly educated & holds an MBA degree from Harvard. He has lived & worked in many US cities like Denver, Boston, Philadelphia & Washington D.C. He currently resides in San Francisco. His family consists of his wife Ali Pincus who is herself an entrepreneur. The couple is proud parents of twin daughters & they enjoy a very happy family life. His personal life is characterized by a complete lack of any controversy.

Mark Pincus Estates and Homes ( 3 )

1

Cole Valley Home

owned by
Mark Pincus
Mark Pincus

The gaming mogul owned a plush home in Cole Valley, San Francisco, which recently got sold for $1.79 million. Initially listed for $2.189 million, the home’s price was slashed to $1.97 million, when it couldn’t attract the buyers. The 2875 square feet mansion is the smaller of the two chic properties Pincus owned in San Francisco.

Location: The pricey home is located in Cole Valley, San Francisco, USA.

Accommodation: Spread over 2875 square feet, the decent home includes total three floors housing 3 bedrooms and 3 baths, a formal dining area, an open kitchen, dining space and a main entertaining room. The main level comprises of a contemporary, open kitchen, the dining area and main entertaining room. The upper level master offers panoramic views of the city and the Golden Gate Bridge.

Features: The lavish home is a contemporary re-creation of a conventional 1940′s home, which is designed for small to large-scale engagements. The entire home features artistic wall coverings, bold-patterned carpeting and scintillating paint color schemes to make the interior atmosphere a magical one. 

Dining space

The open kitchen

Beautiful staircase

Exotic Bathroom

Master bedroom

2

Presidio Heights mansion

owned by
Mark Pincus
Mark Pincus

Zynga creator and CEO, Mark Pincus has been a proud owner of a lavish mansion in San Francisco, California, which the gaming mogul bought for a reported hefty amount. The luxurious home was listed in the market for $8.9 million but got sold for $8.455 million in February 2012. The splendid Presidio Heights mansion boasted some remarkable features including a penthouse level with an open terrace, media room, office and an au pair unit.

Location: The fabulous property is located in the esteemed Presidio Heights neighborhood in San Francisco, California.

Accommodation: The mansion is spread over four levels and is a true beauty of a property in the real sense as everything right from its construction, color, design, to the ultra modern amenities appears absolutely terrific. The well-decorated modern home features 6-bedrooms and 6.5-bathrooms, a full size kitchen, dining and living areas and a media room. The kitchen features a distinctive but purposeful family room area for gatherings.

Features: The grand, livable mansion features bright colors, stylish accents combined with charming surprises which make it one of the most desirable properties in San Francisco. The striking entryway is provided a fresh and modern look with the green lacquered walls. The mansion makes a bold street presence, but has been deliberately pulled back from the busy street. A full floor penthouse level incorporates a spa-like bathroom, office and terrace. The property also includes a beautiful courtyard and a tranquil grass garden.

 

Penthouse level windows

Striking entryway

The Kitchen

The bathroom

Tranquil grass garden

3

San Francisco Estate

owned by
Mark Pincus
Mark Pincus

Internet entrepreneur best known as the co-founder of Zynga, Mark Pincus has recently bought a 11,500 sq ft. home inn San Francisco for whopping $16 million. Before buying the estate boasting panoramic views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Pincus sold two of its San Francisco homes one for $1.9 million and another for $8.2 million. Built in the year 1907, this 100-years old home was sold as Mr. Ford, the owner wanted to sell it because he and his wife had decided to move to Texas.

Location: The beautiful estate is located in San Francisco's "Gold Coast," a three-block area in San Francisco's exclusive Pacific Heights neighborhood known for its sweeping views.

Accomodation: This 7-bedroom home with an elevator boasts a diamond divided light weight windows which ensures the entrance of enough natural light and fresh air.

The estate has historical elements attached to it, and its design is of typical homes of 1900’s with large formal rooms on the main floor and family bedrooms on the upper level.

The living room is very huge thus giving a beautiful view of the city with the luxury at its best, while the kitchen area and the staff quarter is in the basement level.

The home seems to be very spacious and the infrastructure of the rooms has been done up in a very impressive and logical way.

Features: It's situated in a three block area in Pacific Heights neighborhood exclusively famous for its sweeping view of the Golden Gate Bridge.

Apart from the panoramic views of the Golden Gate Bridge, this $16 million home also offers the views of the Bay, and that of the Marin Headlands.

On the basement apart from the kitchen section and staff quarter the mansion also has a laundry room, wine storage room, an exercise room for the fitness purpose and flower arranging room.

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