Facebook billionaire Mark Zuckerberg takes out his $300m super yacht AND $30m support boat - complete with helipad - in Majorca as he celebrates Father's Day his with his dad Ed

Facebook billionaire Mark Zuckerberg has been celebrating Father's Day on his new £237million 'super yacht'.

The father-of-three hosted his own father to also celebrate Edward Zuckerberg's recent 70th birthday, on the vessel named Launchpad.

Zuckerberg's 'super yacht', which turned up last week off the coast of Spanish island Mallorca, is worth an estimated $300million (£237million) and was described as a recent '40th birthday present' to himself.

He and his siblings were seen in newly-shared photos wearing T-shirts bearing the words 'Ed's kids' - while his father's read: 'I'm Ed.'

Mark Zuckerberg has shared photos celebrating Father's Day and his dad's 70th birthday

Mark Zuckerberg has shared photos celebrating Father's Day and his dad's 70th birthday

The super yacht has been spotted off the coast of Spanish island Mallorca

The super yacht has been spotted off the coast of Spanish island Mallorca

Zuckerberg's Instagram post showed members of his family wearing special T-shirts

Zuckerberg's Instagram post showed members of his family wearing special T-shirts

Zuckerberg posted smiling pictures on Instagram, saying: 'Happy Father's Day to the man who started and continues to inspire our whole family.

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'We're also celebrating his 70th birthday and it was really something to hear the grandkids (at least the ones old enough) take turns telling papa all the ways he is meaningful in their lives last night at dinner. Here's to many more.'

Zuckerberg's new 118m-long yacht is thought to have not only its own aircraft hangar but also a support boat, called the Wingman, costing an estimated $30million (£24million).

The main vessel, constructed at the Feadship shipyard in the Netherlands, can accommodate 26 guests as well as 50 crew members.

Its features also include a beach club area, a beauty centre, a cinema-theatre blena and a helicopter.

Zuckerberg's wealth amounts to $187billion (£148billion), according to Bloomberg's Billionaires Index.

He last month marked turning 40 by sharing rare photos of his family and friends on Instagram, as he told how his  wife Priscilla Chan 'recreated a bunch of places I lived in the early days'.

One of the pictures showed him sitting next to Bill Gates in a miniature version of the Harvard dorm where the Meta billionaire created Facebook.

Another image featured Zuckerberg with his daughters Maxima, 8, and six-year-old August, as he showed them around a recreation of his childhood bedroom where he learned to code.

The celebrations were taking place on the Facebook founder's new 'super yacht' Launchpad

The celebrations were taking place on the Facebook founder's new 'super yacht' Launchpad

Mark Zuckerberg has a fortune of £148billion, according to Bloomberg's Billionaires Index.

Mark Zuckerberg has a fortune of £148billion, according to Bloomberg's Billionaires Index.

Zuckerberg last month marked his 40th birthday by sharing a selection of photos including this one of him sitting next to Bill Gates in a miniature version of his old Harvard dorm

Zuckerberg last month marked his 40th birthday by sharing a selection of photos including this one of him sitting next to Bill Gates in a miniature version of his old Harvard dorm

Another image showed the father-of-three with his daughters Maxima, eight, and six-year-old August in a recreation of the childhood bedroom where he learned to code

Another image showed the father-of-three with his daughters Maxima, eight, and six-year-old August in a recreation of the childhood bedroom where he learned to code

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He captioned an Instagram carousel of his newly-uploaded photos with the words: 'Grateful for my first 40 years!'

He also wrote: 'Grateful that people traveled from all around the world to celebrate with me.'

His company Meta, which owns Facebook and Instagram, has seen its share price rise more than 50 per cent this year – adding $58.8billion (£46.5billion) to the owner's fortune.

That meant he overtook Elon Musk - owner of Tesla and X, formerly Twitter - who was pushed to fourth place in the world's richest people rankings.

A feud between the rival billionaires ramped up last year when Musk tweeted that Instagram makes people depressed.

He later said Meta-owned WhatsApp 'cannot be trusted' and challenged Zuckerberg to a cage fight - though plans fell through when Musk complained of an injury.

Zuckerberg responded by blasting that 'Elon isn't serious' about any fight.

The pair also traded barbs when Meta launched Threads in an attempt to rival X.

Father-of-three Zuckerberg has been married to Priscilla Chan since 2012, the pair having met at Harvard University nine years earlier.

Mark Zuckerberg has been married to Priscilla Chan since 2012 - they are pictured here at a White House state dinner in Washington DC in September 2015

Mark Zuckerberg has been married to Priscilla Chan since 2012 - they are pictured here at a White House state dinner in Washington DC in September 2015

Zuckerberg has traded barbs with Elon Musk (pictured), owner of Tesla and X, formerly Twitter - the fellow billionaire is seen here at the Breakthrough Prize awards in California in April 2024

Zuckerberg has traded barbs with Elon Musk (pictured), owner of Tesla and X, formerly Twitter - the fellow billionaire is seen here at the Breakthrough Prize awards in California in April 2024

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In February this year he posted videos of himself on Instagram creating a Kitana sword with the help of Japanese sword master Akihira Kokaji.

Zuckerberg had been in Japan to celebrate his wife's 39th birthday and also meet the Japanese prime minister Fumio Kishida to discuss artificial intelligence.

As well as sword making, Zuckerberg's hobbies include caring for a herd of cows which drink beer and eat macadamia nuts on his $100m luxury estate in Hawaii.

His other assets include a Gulfstream G650 private jet, while his firm Meta Platforms spent $1.6million (£1.3million) on air travel in 2021 and another $6.6million (£5.2million) the following year.

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