Mark Zuckerberg

Net Worth: $65.5 Billion

About Mark Zuckerberg

American computer programmer and Internet entrepreneur, Mark Elliot Zuckerberg, has an estimated net worth of $65.5 billion in May 2017, according to Bloomberg.

Based on the IPO price of $42 a share for Facebook, he sold 30 million shares on the stock’s debut day in order to raise cash to pay taxes, but he still had 503 million shares at the conclusion of the IPO. Even after losing $7.2 billion, Mark Zuckerberg is still among the 25 richest people in the world.

He is co-founder of the popular social networking site Facebook, of which he is chief executive and president. He runs the network of more than a Billion “friends” who announce births, deaths, breakups, share photos and harvest squash 30 billion times a month. The site is the second-most-visited worldwide, after Google; users spend over 700 billion minutes per month on the site. The Harvard dropout even runs his own monetary system–Facebook Credits–to facilitate transactions. Zuckerberg was born on May 14, 1984 in White Plains, New York, USA.

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg got married to his longtime girlfriend, Priscilla Chan, at a small ceremony at his home in Palo Alto, California, on May 19, 2012. The couple, who met at Harvard have been together for nine years. The ceremony took place in Zuckerberg’s backyard. Priscilla graduated from medical school at the University of California, San Francisco, on May 14, 2012, the same day Zuckerberg turned 28.

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