He is one of the world’s wealthiest person and an American internet entrepreneur. Mark Zuckerberg is the founder of the Social media platform Facebook and serves as a Chairman and chief executive officer. Apart from Facebook, he is also a co-founder of Solar sails which is a spacecraft development project.
In 2007 at the age of twenty-three, he becomes the World’s youngest billionaire. According to the real-time data of Forbes which was released on 24th May 2021 he is the fifth wealthiest person in the world.
American news magazine and news website Time Magazine have listed his name as the Hundred most influential people in the world since 2007. In December 2016 he was ranked in 10th position on the Forbes list of the world’s most powerful people.
He was born on 14th May 1984 in Westchester county white plains, New York, United States of America. His father Edward Zuckerberg a dentist and his mother Karen is a psychiatrist. He has three sisters Randi Jayne, Donna, and Arielle Zuckerberg.
After two years of study in Ardsley High School, he transferred to Phillips Exeter Academy where he won prizes in mathematics, astronomy, physics, and classical studies. He started his studies at Harvard in the year 2002. He studied Psychology & Computer science.
On 4th February 2004, he launched “Thefacebook,“. He dropped out of Harvard to complete his project of Facebook. Then he moved to Palo Alto, California in Silicon Valley southern part of the San Francisco Bay Area. Where he leased a small house that served as an office.
On 6th November 2007, he announced Beacon, is a social advertising system that provides people to share information with their Facebook friends based on their browsing activities on other sites.
A movie based on him and starting years of Facebook released on 1st October 2010 acted by American actor Jesse Eisenberg movie named The Social Network.
On 1st October 2012, he visited Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev in Moscow to expand the Social media in Russia to boost Facebook Position. In that same year, Facebook had approximately 9 million users in Russia.
Next year on 6th April 2013 Facebook heads of consumer marketing Rebecca Van Dyck Claim that there are 85 million American Facebook users were found on the first day of the Home promotional campaign.
After that, he met with American business magnate investor and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos & Tim Cook the Chief Executive officer of Apple at Facebook’s headquarters on 8th December 2014.
In June 2016 American financial and business news website “Business Insider” enlisted his name as one of the “Top 10 Business Visionaries Creating Value for the World” along with the CEO and chief engineer of Tesla Elon Musk.
In January 2019 he made a plan for integration of business with three major social media platform American photo and video sharing Social network Instagram and American freeware cross-platform WhatsApp along with Facebook.
On 14th August 2020 Facebook integrated the chat systems for Instagram and Messenger on both iOS and Android devices which can cross-communicate between Instagram and Facebook users.
Social Responsibility of Mark Zuckerberg
On 9th December 2010 American business magnet, software developer Bill Gates & American Business tycoon and philanthropist Warren Buffett along with him has signed The Giving Pledge. It is a campaign to Motivate the world wealthiest people to contribute the maximum part of their wealth for Philanthropic purpose.
In October 2014 he along with his wife has donated $ 25 million (Rs 1,82.13 Cr) for rescue in the Ebola virus disease in West Africa.
On 1st December 2015, he has promised that over his lifetime period he will transfer 99% of Facebook share to The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative the approximate value would be $ 45 billion (Rs 32,78,46.37 Cr). This new organisation works on Health and education.
For the covid-19 pandemic, he has donated $ 25 million (Rs 1,82.13 Cr) To the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
He met with his future wife Priscilla Chan a Harvard student American former paediatrician and philanthropist. They started their relationship in 2003. They married on 19th May 2012. On 1st December 2015, he announced that they have given birth to a daughter named Maxima Chan Zuckerberg. In August 2017 they gave birth their second daughter named August Zuckerberg.
Car collection and private jet
Mercedes Benz Sprinter van of $ 57,000 (Rs 41.65 Lacs).
Volkswagen Golf GTI of $ 30,000 (Rs 21.91 Lacs).
Private Jet Gulfstream G 650 of $ 65 million (Rs 4,74.89 Cr).
According to the American online financial News website Business Insider, one year before his marriage in 2011 he has purchased his 5,000-square-foot Luxury house in Palo Alto, California. The Crescent Park neighbourhood home he has purchased for $ 7 million (Rs 51.14 Cr).
Social Media Portfolio
The Facebook founder has become a world-renowned personality as he is one of the top wealthiest people in the world. He has millions of followers on social media around the globe. On Twitter, he has 478.9k followers and on Instagram, he has 7.6 million followers as of June 2021.
Apart from Twitter and Instagram, 43 million People follows him on Facebook.
|Real Name||Mark Elliot Zuckerberg|
|Birth Place||He was born on 14th May 1984 in Westchester county white plains, New York, United States of America.|
|Age||37 years. (As of 2021).|
|Height||5 feet 7 inches /171 Cm.|
|Weight||70 Kgs/154 Lbs.|
|Net Worth||$ 97 Billion (Rs 70,68,43.85 Cr).|
(According to Forbes data published on 24th May 2021)
Who is the wife of Mark Zuckerberg?
What is the age of Mark Zuckerberg?
37 years. (As of 2021).