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Snapchat’s Spiegel flies from family nest


Snapchat's Evan Spiegel has finally flown the coop for a pad of his own.

The co-founder of the mobile photo-texting app moved out of his father's multi-mullion dollar house in Pacific Palisades, a luxurious Los Angeles neighborhood, Variety reported, and has purchased a home of his own.

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Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel
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The new residence cost the Stanford dropout over $3 million, which was secured in an undercover off-market deal, sources confirmed with Variety. The 2,842 square feet home was purchased via blind trust, according to property records, and has recently undergone renovations.

The Spanish-inspired house is located in the well-to-do neighborhood of Brentwood, less than four miles away from Spiegel senior.

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Last year, Spiegel turned down a $3 billion cash offer from Facebook and Google's follow up bid of $4 billion.

Read the full story on Variety.