Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Elliot Zuckerberg (born White Plains, New York, 1984) is an American 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
Mark Elliot Zuckerberg

(1984-05-14) May 14, 1984 (age 39)
EducationHarvard University (no degree)
Years active2004–present
Known forCo-founding and leading Meta, Inc.
Net worthIncrease US$ 118 billion (as of December 2023)[1]
Height171 cm (5 ft 7 in)
Priscilla Chan (m. 2012)
RelativesRandi Zuckerberg (sister)
Donna Zuckerberg (sister)
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Besides computer programming, Zuckerberg is also interested in foreign languages, especially Mandarin Chinese. Mark Zuckerberg was born at White Plains Hospital in White Plains, New York [4][5]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, was an atheist,[6] but thinks different about religion nowadays. In a public Facebook post, Zuckerberg launched the project in late August 2013.

He is married to Priscilla Chan.[7]

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  1. "#3 Mark Zuckerberg". Forbes. Retrieved December 12, 2023. 
  2. "Our Leadership". Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. Retrieved January 14, 2020.
  3. "Mark Zuckerberg Summary". Archived from the original on 21 October 2010. Retrieved 11 December 2010.
  4. "Belated birthday wishes to... - White Plains Hospital (WPH)". Retrieved 2022-10-08.
  5. Williams, Mary E. (2012-10-19). Mark Zuckerberg. Greenhaven Publishing LLC. ISBN 978-1-4205-0758-4.
  6. Vara, Vauhini (November 28, 2007). "Just How Much Do We Want to Share On Social Networks?". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved June 18, 2019.
  7. O'Connor, Clare (May 20, 2012), "Mark Zuckerberg's Wife Priscilla Chan: A New Brand of Billionaire Bride", Forbes, retrieved May 21, 2012

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