Facebook Riches for Artist Who Painted Headquarters

Facebook Riches for Artist Who Painted Headquarters

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Facebook office paintings David ChoeThe graffiti artist who took Facebook stock instead of cash for painting the walls of the social network’s first headquarters made a smart bet. The shares owned by the artist, David Choe, are expected to be worth upward of $200 million when Facebook stock trades publicly later this year.

The social network company announced its $5 billion public offering Wednesday afternoon, which is expected to value the whole company at $75 billion to $100 billion. Ultimately, that offering will mint a lot of billionaires and millionaires.  

(READ the NY Times story at MSNBC.com)

Photo credit: DaveChoe.blogspot.com

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