Mark Zuckerberg

American internet entrepreneur

Mark Elliot Zuckerberg (born May 14, 1984) is a former Harvard University student who created Facebook when he was still studying computer science.[3] The founding of Facebook made Zuckerberg a billionaire, one of the youngest and richest billionaires of all time according to Forbes.

Mark Zuckerberg
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Zuckerberg in 2019
Born
Mark Elliot Zuckerberg

(1984-05-14) May 14, 1984 (age 36)
EducationHarvard University (no degree)
Occupation
Years active2004–present
Known forCo-founding and leading Facebook, Inc.
Net worthDecrease US$ 90 billion (as of January 2021)[1]
Title
Spouse(s)
Priscilla Chan (m. 2012)
Children2
RelativesRandi Zuckerberg (sister)
Donna Zuckerberg (sister)
Websitefacebook.com/zuck
Signature
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Besides computer programming, Zuckerberg is also interested in foreign languages, especially Mandarin Chinese. Mark Zuckerberg was born in White Plains, New York but now he lives in California.

His founding of Facebook was portrayed in the movie The Social Network starring actor Jesse Eisenberg in the leading role. In 2010, he said that he was going to give most of his money to charity.

In 2010, he was also named Time's Person of the Year. He was raised Jewish, but is now an atheist.[4] In a public Facebook post, Zuckerberg launched the Internet.org project in late August 2013.

He is married to Priscilla Chan.[5]

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  1. "#3 Mark Zuckerberg". Forbes. Retrieved November 14, 2020.
  2. "Our Leadership". Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. Retrieved January 14, 2020.
  3. "Mark Zuckerberg Summary". bookrags.com. Archived from the original on 21 October 2010. Retrieved 11 December 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. Vara, Vauhini (November 28, 2007). "Just How Much Do We Want to Share On Social Networks?". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved June 18, 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. O'Connor, Clare (May 20, 2012), Mark Zuckerberg's Wife Priscilla Chan: A New Brand of Billionaire Bride, Forbes, retrieved May 21, 2012 CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)