Height: 170 cm
We know him as one of the most successful businessmen in the world, the founder and CEO of FaceBook. But he had also tried his hand as an actor, as he played as himself in the movie “Terms and Conditions May Apply” and “The Social Network” both devoted to his “child” FaceBook. Mark Zuckerberg age is just 31 and not long ago he welcomed his first child – a daughter Max.
Mark Zuckerberg Biography
Mark Elliot Zuckerberg was born in 1984. He grew up in White Plains, New York in a wealthy and well-educated family. Mark Zuckerberg date of birth is on the 14th of May. His father, Edward Zuckerberg, used to be a dentist. And his mother, Karen Zuckerberg, dropped her career of a psychiatrist and devoted her life to four children – Arielle, Donna, Randi and Mark.
Mark Zuckerberg showed interest in programming from the earliest years. He created his first program at the age of 12 and called it “Zucknet”. The members of his family used it to communicate with one another from the various parts of their home. His father took Zucknet to his office. Thus the receptionist could tell him, that the new client had come, without coming to him all the time.
The boy was also fond of creating video games. He told that his classmates used to come to his place and draw the heroes of the future game. After that Mark Zuckerberg made the game work and it was very funny.
Mark Zuckerberg family members understood that their son and brother was a child prodigy. That’s why they hired a tutor to teach the fellow programming. Later his tutor used to tell that it was very hard to work with Mark. Zuckerberg age was just 12 years old then and he was educated better than a student of computer programming faculty.
The boy attended Phillips Exeter Academy, where he studied literature, was good at fencing and created a new program, called Synapse – the early version of popular Pandora. The genious-teenager got several extremely profitable work offers, but he refused from them.
Mark Zuckerberg Career
Mark Zuckerberg has spent in Harvard just one year, but it was an interesting year for him. He created several programs that were of great demand among his friends. Thus he made the program that gave an opportunity to compare two faces of his co-students and to vote, which one is better. Soon the program was forbidden by his teachers as intolerant. But Mark decided to create another net work. He wanted to make inner-university network, where every student could be registered. Thus they could exchange their knowledge and learning experience and even go dating.
It was the first version of FaceBook. Soon the idea of Mark Zuckerberg was developed. He decided to create the site, where any person in the world could register and share the photos, find friends – old ones and new ones – and communicate.
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The new project became so popular, that Mark Zuckerberg dropped Harvard and devoted all his free time to FaceBook. In 2004 1 million of users all over the world were registered at FaceBook. Now 250 million of people use the social net work for fun and profit.
Mark Zuckerberg Wealth
Mark Zuckerberg wealth is enormous. By the age of 20 he had become a billionaire, and now his net worth is keeping growing. His net worth is estimated at $6.9 billion. But Mark Zuckerberg today is not just a businessman. He is also a philanthropist. He spends millions of dollars per charity. He is a father now, and he tells that it is a duty of every parent to make this world better for the next generation. He pledged 99% of FaceBook stock for charity. He had also made a donation of $74 million to the hospital, where his wife used to work. The FaceBook co-founder and CEO tries his best to support those, who were not as lucky as he was.
Mark Zuckerberg Personal Life
In 2012 Mark Zuckerberg finally wed his long term girlfriend. He met Priscilla Chan in 2002, when they both took part in a loud party and then stood in the queue to the bathroom.
They have been together during long 10 years and finally Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla decided to get married. They kept their decision in secret and when five days after Mark Zuckerberg birthday the couple invited their numerous friends, they decided, it would be a party, devoted to Priscilla’s graduation from medical school.
They were really shocked, when Priscilla Chan met them in a white wedding dress and changed the vows with Mark.
In November, 2015 Mark and Priscilla Zuckerberg welcomed their first child – a daughter Max. Mark took two months of vacation. He decided to devote this time to his wife and daughter. Zuckerberg family cares about their daughter and dream to make the world more peaceful for her.
Now FaceBook is estimated at $16 billion. It is the most valuable project in the history of programming. Mark Zuckerberg gets numerous offers to sell his social net work, but he has no intention to do it. For now, at least!