Discover Mark Zuckerberg Biography, Wiki, Net Worth & Family

Thousands of people are born daily in the world, but some people are born to change the world. Mark Zuckerberg is also a name who has touched such heights in his life where reaching is like a dream for a normal person.

Mark Zuckerberg is a great inspiration for all of us and that is why in today’s post we have brought the biography of Mark Zuckerberg.

Mark Zuckerberg Net Worth

Mark Zuckerberg’s net worth is estimated at $117 Billion USD. Here are quick facts about Mark Zuckerberg.

Full NameMark Zuckerberg
ProfessionEntrepreneur, Computer programmer
FounderFacebook
Net Worth$117 Billion USD
Birth DateMay 14, 1984
Birth PlaceWhite Plains, New York, U.S.
NationalityAmerican
Zodiac SignTaurus
Residence Palo Alto, California, U.S.
EducationHarvard University (dropped out)

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Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg Short Biography

Mark Zuckerberg was born in White Plains New York on May 14, 1984. His father’s name is Edward Zuckerberg, who worked as a dentist and his mother’s name is Karen Kempner, who has been a psychiatrist by profession. He also has three sisters in his family.

Mark did his early studies at Ardsley High School and after that, he went to study at Phillips Exeter Academy. Mark was very good in his studies from the beginning, which is why he won many prizes in Science and Classical Studies at Phillips Exeter Academy. He was also the captain of his school’s fencing team.

You might be surprised to know that Mark wrote in his college application that he can not only speak but also write languages like French, Hebrew, Latin, and Ancient Greek. All these things made him different from other children and also showed how talented he was.

Mark Zuckerberg is such a big man today, the main reason for this is his programming and computer knowledge. He started programming in his middle school days. His father taught him Atari Basic programming, after which David Newman, a software developer, gave private programming lessons to Mark.

When children of Mark’s age played games, Mark enjoyed making games rather than playing them. Mark loved programming from the beginning and in 2002 he took admission in Harvard University. If he wanted, he could have done a good job after graduating from here, but his plans were different, he wanted to do something of his own.

That’s why he first created the Facemash website, in which people could choose the most beautiful photo from any two photos. This website remained active for a few days but it was closed by the college because the photos of the students were posted on this website without their permission, due to which Mark had to apologize publicly. But Mark was not bothered by the incident because from the beginning he had the intention of doing something big and good.

In January 2004, Mark started programming for his new website ‘thefacebook.com’, and launched it on 4 February 2004. Initially, this website was only for Harvard students, but later Mark expanded it to other places and removed the name of TheFacebook to just Facebook.

It was only in 2004 that Mark decided to drop out of Harvard University and shifted to Palo Alto with some of his friends where he rented a house and started working on his website. Meanwhile, Facebook started becoming very popular, and big companies made offers to buy Mark’s Facebook, but Mark rejected all these offers because he knew that Facebook could become a huge company in the future.

Later, Facebook became very popular, and as its users grew, so did its features, and by July 2010, 500 million users had been completed, which was a wonderful thing in itself. And after 2 years of this, in 2012, Facebook got 1 billion users, which was a very proud moment in the history of Facebook.

At the same time, another social media platform(Instagram) was becoming very popular and Mark understood that later this platform would be very popular, that is why Mark bought Instagram and in 2014 Zuckerberg also bought WhatsApp.

Today Mark is the owner of many companies in different industries. For this reason, today in 2023, Mark Zuckerberg’s net worth is $117 billion and he is the 12th richest man in the world according to the Bloomberg Billionaire Index.

Mark Zuckerberg Physical Stats: Age, Height, Eye color

Age39 years (as of 2023)
Height5 feet 7 inches
Eye colorBlue
Hair colorlight brown hair

Mark Zuckerberg Family and Relationship Stats:

FatherEdward Zuckerberg
MotherKaren Kempner
SiblingsDonna Zuckerberg, Randy Zuckerberg
SpousePriscilla Chan
KidsMaxima Zuckerberg, August Zuckerberg and Aurelia

Mark Zuckerberg – Philanthropy

  • Zuckerberg is the founder of the charitable organization, ‘Startup: The Education Foundation’
  • Zuckerberg donated $100 million to Newark Public Schools in 2010. He wanted to donate anonymously, but New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and Newark Mayor Cory A. Booker convinced him otherwise.
  • Zuckerberg donated 18 million shares of Facebook to Silicon Valley Community Foundation in December 2013. The shares were valued at $990 million. It is considered as the biggest philanthropic gift on public record in 2013.
  • Zuckerberg is a signee of Warren Buffet’s ‘The Giving Pledge.’

Mark Zuckerberg Awards & Achievements

  • 2008: Forbes’ Youngest Billionaire
  • 2010: Time Person of the Year
  • 2011: Crunchie Grant for President of the Year
  • 2013: Advancement Prize in Life Sciences
  • 2017: Harvard College Privileged Degree 

8 Best Motivational Quotes By Mark Zuckerberg

“People don’t care about what you say, they care about what you build.”

~ Mark Zuckerberg

“Once you have a product that you are happy with, you need to centralize things to continue growth.”

~ Mark Zuckerberg

“I think a simple rule of business is, if you do the things that are easier first, then you can actually make a lot of progress.”

~ Mark Zuckerberg

“Move fast and break things. Unless you are breaking stuff, you are not moving fast enough.”

~ Mark Zuckerberg

“The last six years have been a lot of coding and focus and hard work. But maybe it would be fun to remember it as partying and all this crazy drama.”

~ Mark Zuckerberg

“All of my friends who have younger siblings who are going to college or high school – my number one piece of advice is: You should learn how to program.”

~ Mark Zuckerberg

“If we want to have the biggest impact, the best way to do this is to always focus on solving the most important problems.”

~ Mark Zuckerberg

“Find that thing you are super passionate about.”

~ Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg Social Media Handles

Instagram@markzuckerberg
Facebook@markzuckerberg

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FAQs

What is Mark Zuckerberg’s net worth?

Mark Zuckerberg’s net worth in 2023 is estimated at $117 Billion USD.

What is Mark Zuckerberg’s birth name?

His birth name is Mark Elliot Zuckerberg.

Is Mark Zuckerberg a Billionaire?

Yes, Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg is a billionaire with a net worth of $117 Billion USD.

What is Mark Zuckerberg’s Age?

As of 2023, Mark Zuckerberg (born on May 14, 1984) is 39 years old.

Why is Mark Zuckerberg so famous?

Mark Zuckerberg is famous for being co-founder and chief executive officer of Facebook, the world’s largest social network Web site.

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