Mark Zuckerberg 10 Personal Facts, Biography, Wiki

Chief Executive Officer of Facebook Born: May 14, 1984 (age 37 years), White Plains, New York, United States Net worth: 120.5 billion USD (2021) Forbes Spouse: Priscilla Chan (m. 2012) Education: Harvard University (2002–2004) Children: Maxima Chan Zuckerberg, August Chan Zuckerberg Known For: Chief executive officer, president, and founder of Facebook, youngest billionaire Born: May 14, 1984 in White Plains, New York Parents: Edward and Karen Zuckerberg Education: Phillips Exeter Academy, attended Harvard Published Works: CourseWork, Synapse, FaceMash, Facebook Awards: Time magazine’s 2010 Man of the Year Spouse: Priscilla Chan (m. 2012) Children: Maxima Chan Zuckerberg, August Chan Zuckerberg Randi Zuckerberg (sister) Donna Zuckerberg (sister)

Mark Zuckerberg 10 Pics, Photos, Pictures

Mark Zuckerberg 10 Fast Facts, Biography, Wiki

Raised Jewish, Zuckerberg once identified as an atheist but has since revised his views. In 2016, he said: “I was raised Jewish and then I went through a period where I questioned things, but now I believe religion is very important.” He met his future wife, fellow Harvard student Priscilla Chan, at a fraternity party during his sophomore year there. They began dating in 2003. In September 2010, Zuckerberg invited Chan, by then a medical student at the University of California, San Francisco, to move into his rented Palo Alto house. He studied Mandarin in preparation for the couple’s visit to China in December 2010. On May 19, 2012, they married in his backyard in an event that also celebrated her graduation from medical school. On July 31, 2015, Zuckerberg announced that they were expecting a baby girl and revealed that Chan had experienced three miscarriages previously. On December 1, Zuckerberg announced the birth of their daughter, Maxima Chan Zuckerberg (“Max”). The couple announced in their Chinese New Year video that Maxima’s official Chinese name is Chen Mingyu (Chinese: 陈明宇). Their second daughter, August, was born in August 2017. Their Puli dog, Beast, has over two million followers on Facebook. Mark Elliot Zuckerberg is the CEO, founder and president of Facebook. Zuckerberg is also an American entrepreneur and philanthropist. He is also the co-founder and board member of the solar sail spacecraft development project Breakthrough Starshot. Mark Zuckerberg was born on May 14, 1984, to Karen and Edward Zuckerberg in White Plains, New York. His father is a dentist and his mother is a psychiatrist. Mark Zuckerberg has three sisters– Randi, Donna and Arielle. Mark Zuckerberg met Priscilla Chan at Harvard University at a party during his second year at Harvard University. Both of them began dating in 2003. In September 2010, Zuckerberg invited Priscilla Chan to move into his rented house. On May 19, 2012, Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan married in Zuckerberg’s backyard. On July 31, 2015, Zuckerberg announced that after three miscarriages, the couple is expecting a baby girl. On December 1, 2015, the couple announced the birth of their first daughter, Maxima Chan Zuckerberg. On August 28, 2017, the couple announced the birth of their second daughter, August Chan Zuckerberg. The couple pet a dog named Beast which has more than two million followers on Facebook. Mark Zuckerberg did his schooling from Ardsley High School (1998-2000) and Phillips Exeter Academy (2000-2002) where he won several prizes in mathematics, astronomy, physics, and classical studies. He was also the school captain there. He also attended a summer camp at Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth. Mark Zuckerberg enrolled himself at Harvard University (2002-2004). He even mentioned in his application form that he can read and write French, Hebrew, Latin, and ancient Greek. In the 1990s, Mark Zuckerberg’s father taught him Atari BASIC Programming and later hired a tutor David Newman for the same. Zuckerberg started taking a graduate course parallelly at Mercy College. Zuckerberg’s father operated dental practice from home, thus Zuckerberg built a software program ‘ZuckNet’ through which all the computers in the house could communicate which each other. ZuckNet was a version of AOL’s instant messenger which was launched the same year. In his high school years, Zuckerberg worked for Intelligent Media Group and developed a music player ‘Synapse Media Player’. The application used a machine learning process to learn the listening habits of the users. This was posted on the Slashdot (social news website) and was rated 3 out of 5 by PC Magazine. By the time Mark Zuckerberg enrolled at Harvard, he was already a programming prodigy. At Harvard, Zuckerberg studied Psychology and Computer Science. In his second year at Harvard, Zuckerberg created a program ‘CourseMatch’, where students were allowed to form study groups and class selection decisions based on the choices of other students. A few months later, Zuckerberg built another program ‘Facemash’, where students could select the best-looking person from the given photos. Facemash site built by Zuckerberg went up but Harvard University shut it down as it’s popularity overwhelmed one of the University’s Network switches which prevented the students to access the Internet. Also, many students complained about the use of their photos without their permission on the App to which Zuckerberg apologized publicly. On February 4, 2004, Zuckerberg originally launched ‘TheFacebook’. Six days after its launch, Harvard seniors alleged that Zuckerberg used their ideas to build ‘TheFacebook’. After the official launch of the Facebook, the three seniors Cameron Winklevoss, Tyler Winklevoss, and Divya Narendra filed a lawsuit against Zuckerberg and agreed at a settlement of 1.2 million Facebook shares. Zuckerberg dropped out of Harvard to complete the project he launched. At Harvard’s 366th commencement Day, on May 25, 2017, Zuckerberg received an honorary degree from Harvard University. On February 4, 2004, Mark Zuckerberg launched Facebook from his Harvard dormitory room. The Facebook was an app for students at Harvard until Zuckerberg spread it to other colleges such as Columbia University, New York University, Stanford, Dartmouth, Cornell, University of Pennsylvania, Brown, and Yale. Mark Zuckerberg, along with his friends, rented a small house at Palo Alto, California that served as an office. German-American entrepreneur Peter Andreas Thiel invested in Facebook. In mid-2004, they got their first office. In 2009, Mark Zuckerberg sought advice on financing strategies from former Netscape CFO Peter Currie. On July 21, 2010, Facebook crossed 500 million users mark. Zuckerberg receives a one-dollar salary as CEO of Facebook as he and his wife “pledged to give away 99% of their wealth to philanthropy— which is estimated at $55.0 billion.

Mark Zuckerberg Pics  Sister Name  Biography  Wiki - 73Mark Zuckerberg Pics  Sister Name  Biography  Wiki - 96Mark Zuckerberg Pics  Sister Name  Biography  Wiki - 1Mark Zuckerberg Pics  Sister Name  Biography  Wiki - 52Mark Zuckerberg Pics  Sister Name  Biography  Wiki - 91Mark Zuckerberg Pics  Sister Name  Biography  Wiki - 37Mark Zuckerberg Pics  Sister Name  Biography  Wiki - 97Mark Zuckerberg Pics  Sister Name  Biography  Wiki - 96Mark Zuckerberg Pics  Sister Name  Biography  Wiki - 81Mark Zuckerberg Pics  Sister Name  Biography  Wiki - 38