Mark Elliot Zuckerberg (born May 14, 1984) is an American computer programmer and Internet entrepreneur. Is the President, CEO, Co-founder of Facebook. His net worth is estimated to be US $ 53600000000 as of 2017, ranking him the richest person in the world 5TH.
Zuckereberg Facebook launched from a dormitory room at Harvard University on February 4, 2004. He was assisted by his college roommates and fellow Harvard University students Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes. Facebook group then presented to other universities.
Facebook expand rapidly, reaching one billion users by 2012. At the same time, Zuckerberg participated in various legal disputes that had begun by others in the group, who claimed a share of the company on the basis of their participation during the development phase of Facebook.
In December 2012, Zuckerberg announced and his wife Priscilla Chan that over their lives as they would give most of their fortunes to the “progress of human potential and to promote equality” in the spirit and pledged to tender. In the December 1, 2015, they announced that they will give in the end 99% of their own Facebook shares (worth about $ 45 billion at the time) to Zuckerberg Chan Initiative
Since 2010, Time magazine named Zuckerberg among the richest and most influential of the 100 people in the world as part of a person to distinguish the year in December 2016, Zuckerberg ranked 10 on the Forbes list of the most influential people in the world. According to Forbes, Zuckerberg has a net worth of $ 55900000000 US dollars as of February 2017.
Zuckerberg was born in 1984 in White Plains, New York. The son of Karen (Kempner that), a psychiatrist, and Edward Zuckerberg, a dentist. And his ancestors came from Germany, Austria and Poland. Were brought he and three sisters, Randi, Donna and Arielle, even in Dobbs Ferry, New York, Westchester County, a small village about 21 miles north of midtown Manhattan. Zuckerberg was raised Jewish and had a bar mitzvah when he turned 13.
In Ardsley High School, Zuckerberg excelled in classes. He was transferred to an exclusive private school Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire, in his junior year, where he won prizes in the sciences (mathematics, astronomy, physics), and classical studies. On his college application, Zuckerberg claimed that he can read and write French, Hebrew, Latin and Ancient Greek. It was captain of the fencing team