Mark Elliott Zuckerberg is the co-founder and CEO of Facebook Inc which includes fellow Harvard College students and roommates.
While the likes of Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz, and Chris Hughes all co-founded it together.
Mark Zuckerberg is also a co-founder of the solar sail spacecraft project STARSHOT and serves as one of its board members to date.
Mark was born May 14th, 1984 in White Plains, New York to parents Edward Zuckerberg a dentist married to Karen Kempner a psychiatrist.
He and his three sisters Randi, Arielle, and Donna lived together with their parents in Dobbs Ferry, New York which is a small Westchester county village.
The small village is about twenty-one miles of North Midtown Manhattan, Mark Zuckerberg was raised as a Jewish.
Mark attended Ardsley High School which he excelled in class and was recommended for transfer to Philip Exeter Academy, a private school after two years.
In his new school, Mark Elliot Zuckerberg continued with his great works which he won prizes in astronomy, mathematics, physics, and classical studies.
He also could read and write in many languages like French, Hebrew, Latin, and ancient Greek.
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The success of Zuckerburg Facebook started out on the 4th of February, 2004 when he launched it from his Harvard dormitory room.
Never did he knew that was the beginning of his success story today as it is now regarded as the number one social media website worldwide.
Although the idea of the lunching of Facebook might have come in his mind during his time at Philip Exeter Academy which he graduated from in 2002.
It was referred to as “The Photo Address Book” which the idea is for students at Harvard to store their graduating photos.
Later on, Mark Zuckerberg decided to expand Facebook from just a Harvard thing to other schools with the help of roommate Dustin Moskovitz.
They started out with Columbia University, New York University which the response was good as they went on to other schools.
Such schools like Stanford, Dartmouth, Cornell, University of Pennsylvania, Brown, and Yale made Facebook popular.
Zuckerberg and his friends including co-founders moved to Palo Alto, California in Silicon Valley where they rented an apartment to use as their office.
They later met with Peter Theil who invested in them and they got their first office in 2004 and other corporations tried to buy Facebook.
According to Zuckerberg, he said: “It’s not because of the amount of money.
For me and my colleagues, the most important thing is that we create an open information flow for people.
Having media corporations owned by conglomerates is just not an attractive idea to me.”
On July 21, 2010, Zuckerberg reported that the company reached 500 million users worldwide.
Mark Elliott Zuckerberg Age:
Zuckerberg was born May 14th, 1984 which makes him 36 years old as of today writing this content.
Mark Elliott Zuckerberg Net Worth:
Zuckerberg’s net worth is over $99.6 billion as of September 2020 making him one of the richest men under 40.
Mark Elliott Zuckerberg Full Details:
- Born: May 14th, 1984
- Education: Harvard University
- Occupation: Philanthropist, Internet Entrepreneur and Media Mogul
- Net Worth: $99.6 Billion
- Wife: Priscilla Chan
- Children: Maxima Chan Zuckerberg And August Chan Zuckerberg
- Relatives: Randi and Donna Zuckerberg (Sisters)
- Parents: Edward Zuckerberg And Karen Kempner
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