Facebook Owner: Mark Zuckerberg Biography

Mark Zuckerberg Biography

Mark Zuckerberg Biography

Mark Zuckerberg Biography:

Facebook owner Mark Zuckerberg was born on May 14, 1984. He is an American Computer programmer, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist also known as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and co-founder of Facebook Inc his net worth is as estimated USD $53.6 billion (Jan 2017) ranking him the fifth richest person in the world. He launched Facebook from Harvard’s University dormitory rooms. Saverin, Dustin Moskovitz, Andrew McCollum, Chris Hughes and Mark Zuckerberg developed a simple site which called TheFacebook.com. Facebook expanded rapidly with one billion users by 2012. On Dec 1, 2015, Mark and his wife Priscilla Chan announced that they would eventually give 99% of their shares to Chan-Zuckerberg initiative. Since 2010, Time magazine has named Mark among hundred wealthiest and most influential people in the world as a part of its person of the year distinction.

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He launched Facebook from Harvard’s University dormitory rooms. Saverin, Dustin Moskovitz, Andrew McCollum, Chris Hughes and Mark Zuckerberg developed a simple site which called TheFacebook.com. Facebook expanded rapidly with one billion users by 2012. On Dec 1, 2015, Mark and his wife Priscilla Chan announced that they would eventually give 99% of their shares to Chan-Zuckerberg initiative. Since 2010, Time magazine has named Mark among hundred wealthiest and most influential people in the world as a part of its person of the year distinction.

Zuckerberg’s Early Life:

Mark Zuckerberg was born in 1984 in White Plains, New York United State. He is the son of Dentist Edward Zuckerberg. He had three sisters. Mark was raised by Jewish when he turned thirteen. At his school time, he won prizes in science and classical studies.

Mark Zuckerberg Biography

 Software Developer:

 Mark Zuckerberg began using computer and in little age and he wrote some code of his software. His father also a programmer and he built a software program he called “Zucknet” that allowed all the computers, between the house and dental office to communicate with each other. The following semester in January 2004, Zuckerberg began writing codes for a new website. On February 4, 2004, he launched “TheFacebook” originally located at thefacebook.com.

Facebook:

 Mark Zuckerberg launched Facebook on Feb 4, 2004. An earlier inspiration for Facebook may have come from Phillips Exeter academy, the prep school from which Zuckerberg graduated in 2002. Once at college, Mark’s Facebook started off as just a Harvard thing until he decided to spread it to another school. The Washington post reported that Zuckerberg’s Facebook profile was hacked by Anonymous on August 19, 2013.

 Facebook Owner

Facebook Owner

Internet.Org

                  In a public Facebook post, Zuckerberg launched the Internet.org project in late August 2013. He explained that the primary aim of the initiative is to provide Internet access to five billion peoples who are not connected to the Internet.

The owner of wood pellet Fuel Company Paul Ceglia, Upstate New York, filed suit against Zuckerberg, claiming 84 percent ownership of Facebook in June 2010. Zuckerberg and Ceglia signed a contract that an initial fee of $1000 entitles Ceglia to 50% of the website’s revenue on April 28, 2003.

Due to other Social Networks:

Mark created an account with Google+ soon after the social network unveiled, saying he sees it as a validation for his vision of online social networking. By July 2011, Zuckerberg had become the most followed user on Google+ outranking Google Co-founder Larry Page and Sergey Brin.

As of March 6, 2012 his ranking has dropped to 184 on the service, behind Page and Brin. Zuckerberg has been using a private account under the username “Zuck” on Twitter, although as of November 2014, the account’s status is suspended.

Mark Zuckerberg Biography

Mark Zuckerberg Biography

Philanthropist:

Zuckerberg founded the start-up: Education foundation. On September 22, 2010, it was reported that he had donated $100 million to Network Public School. On Dec 19, 2010 Zuckerberg, Bill Gates and Warren Buffett signed a promise which called “The giving Pledge” they donate to charity at-least 50% of their wealth over the course of time, and invited others among the wealthy to donate 50% or more of their wealth to charity.

Zuckerberg announced a donation of eighteen million dollar Facebook shares to the American donor-advised community foundation (Silicon Valley Community Foundation) on Dec 19, 2013. On Dec 31, 2013, the donation was recognized as the largest charitable gift on public record for 2013.

Mark Zuckerberg Foundation

Mark Zuckerberg Foundation

Mark Zuckerberg Foundation:

Facebook Owner Mark Zuckerberg and his wife founded Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) with an estimated investment of up to one billion dollars in Facebook shares in each of the next 3 years. On Maxima Chan-Zuckerberg birthday December 1, 2015, Mark announced its creation. It’s not a charitable trust or private foundation but a limited liability company.

Personal life:

Facebook owner Mark Zuckerberg met student Priscilla Chan fellow student and she became the wife of the Facebook owner (Mark Zuckerberg). On May 2012, Zuckerberg and Chan married in Zuckerberg backyard. They have one child (Maxima Chan-Zuckerberg). One-Dollar-Salary of the Facebook owner. His net worth is estimated US $59.6 billion (April 2017)..

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 Quotes:

1. ”I mean the real story is actually probably pretty boring right? I mean we just sat at our computers for 6 years and coded.”

2. ”People Do not care about what you say, they care about what you build.”

3. ”Some people dream of success… while other wake up and hard at it.”

 

                  

 

 

 

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