By Joe Lofaro CTV News Montreal Digital Reporter

The Montreal luxury home of MindGeek executive Feras Antoon was destroyed in a serious fire that police suspect was intentionally set overnight. 

Montreal police were called around 11:30 p.m. Sunday to respond to a report of two people breaking into a home under construction located at the intersection of Jean-Bourdon and Antoine-Berthelet Avenues in the Ahuntsic-Cartierville borough.

Canadian Feras Antoon is currently the CEO of Pornhub’s parent company MindGeek

The suspects are being sought by police but no arrests have been made, a police spokesperson said.

The eight-bedroom home was listed online for $19 million. (

More than 80 firefighters tackled the three-alarm fire, which was brought under control around 2:30 a.m.

Pornhub boss Feras Antoon’s chateau in Montreal has burned down in a suspected arson just after listing the sprawling property for CA$19million

Realtor Joseph Montanaro said Monday morning the damage was “very extensive” and that “everybody is in shock.”

It took about 80 firefighters to put out the inferno that raged on into the early hours on Monday morning

Antoon, whose company operates the PornHub website, has come under heavy criticism for allegedly posting illegal content.  

The home, listed for $19 million, is owned by MindGeek co-founder Feras Antoon and Montreal police suspect it was arson. (Christine Long/CTV Montreal)

The home was listed for $19 million and caused controversy in the neighborhood after approximately 200 trees had to be cut down for the construction. 

A nearby home was evacuated Sunday night as a precaution as firefighters tried to put out the blaze, according to police. 

There were no injuries reported and the fire is still under investigation. 

— This is a developing story that will be updated. 




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