Mark Zuckerberg Height Age Wiki Biography Net Worth Wife Sisters

Mark Zuckerberg Wiki

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Real NameMark Elliot Zuckerberg
NicknamePrincely, Mark
ProfessionWebsite Developer, Computer Programmer, Online Entrepreneur, CEO Facebook, Philanthropist
NationalityAmerican
ReligionChristianity, Buddhism
Sexual OrientationStraight
Race, EthnicityWhite, American
Dead or AliveAlive

Age

Date of BirthMay 14, 1984
Age (as in 2018)34
Birth PlaceWhite Plains, New York, United States
Zodiac SignTaurus

Height

Height in feet5 ft 7 in
Height in meters1.71 m

Body Stats

Weight71 kg (156 pounds)
Body Measurements40-30-14
Chest Size40 in
Waist30 in
Biceps14 in

Physical Appearance

BuildSlim
Hair ColorBrown
Eye ColorHazel
Distinctive FeaturesTall baby face, cute smile

Relationships

Marital StatusMarried

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Marriage DateMay 19, 2012
WifePriscilla Chan

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Ex-GirlfriendsMark denies dating any other woman in the past.

Net Worth

  • Estimated net worth of Mark Zuckerberg is around $55 Billion as in 2018.

Family

ParentsFather– Edward Zuckerberg

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(From right to left, the above image shows Mark Zuckerberg, PM Narendra Modi, Mark’s Mother, Mark’s Father)

Mother– Karen

SiblingsSisters

Arielle Zuckerberg (Mark’s youngest sister)

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Randi Zuckerberg

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Donna Zuckerberg (She is the author of the book ‘Not All Dead White Men’)

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ChildrenSon– August Chan

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Daughter– Maxima Chan

Controversies

  • He was pushed away by the Indian Prime minister Modi during a famous event when media were clicking pictures of Modi and Mark unintentionally blocked the view. The way Modi held his arm and pushed him away really made him blush in embarrassment. This became a controversial issue. Some people laughed while some criticized the Indian PM. Anyways, this great man did not deserve to be manhandled!

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  •  His company has been accused of an exorbitant data breach, compromising the privacy of billions of people around the globe and manipulating election campaigns of political leaders across the globe thereby being a big threat to democracy and human beings. But, being the CEO himself, he has come forward and defended his company various times and assured that stronger mechanisms are being brought each day and accepts the responsibility he has.

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  • In December 2018, Mark was trapped in a very cumbersome situation as things were not going very well inside the company. Headline likes ‘Facebook Investors should man up and ask him to step down as CEO’, ‘Its time Mark should be shunted out from the company’ etc. Thus spoiling his reputation.
  • In September 2018, a hacker threatened to delete the official fan page of Mark Zuckerberg from Facebook.

Mark Zuckerberg Biography

Mark Zuckerberg is globally known for being the founder and CEO of social networking website Facebook.com


His journey into programming began as a 12-year-old kid, wanting to make the life of his dentist dad and his employees easier and convenient, for which he developed a programme ZuckNet which enabled the receptionist to communicate directly about the patients in queue to his dad inside his dental room.

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Soon, his inherent talent of working with computers, software and programmes were recognized by his family, tutors, and peers.


He completed his schooling from Ardsley High School, New York after which he attended Philips Exeter Academy, before entering the Harvard University, followed by Mercy College. Undoubtedly, his excellent academics enabled him to think out of the box at every step in his life. Although, he was a not a book-worm.


He currently lives in Palo Alto, California in a luxurious home which he had bought in the year 2011 for around $7 million.

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He initially registered the domain name thefacebook.com and started the website in the year 2004 on February 4, in a dormitory room of Harvard University along with his roommates Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz, and Chris Hughes.


Before getting the idea of Facebook, he developed a software called Facemash which allowed the students of his college to choose the best-looking person in the programme. Finally, the idea of building facebook.com came up after they got inspired from the Face Books kept in their room which had pictures of all the students who lives in the dormitory.


Thus, Facebook began for fun, as a dating site, to enable boys and girls of the campus to meet each other and start dating, choose who looks hot and rank them on the basis of their looks.


Did you know? after their site went online and participation of college students began on the website, the Campus authorities banned and shut it down as the site caused server load on the internet and lots of students accused them of using their photos without permission. A big drama was created on the campus. Little did Mark Zuckerberg realize that this was just the beginning of creating the number one website of the world.


After the site moved in the direction of social networking, his friends accused him of misleading them as Mark had earlier promised to build a dating site for Harvard. The dispute escalated and finally, a settlement was reached for 1.2 million Facebook shares.


In the second year, he left Harvard and focussed himself completely on his social networking project. His aim was to give the world something they have never had before but deserve to have. Amazingly, in 2017, Harvard gave him an honorary degree.


He soon started receiving offers from top companies like Microsoft, Yahoo etc. but he declined them all. These companies even tried to acquire Facebook for as high as $600 million. But Mark was all set to create history. He had already risen above profit and revenues and perhaps was ready to shake the world.


The founder and CEO feel that his site is not a waste of time, rather helps in building a better community.


He is ok with being called a hacker, he is ok with breaking things up for something better.


Mark soon started ranking amongst the top influential people of the world since his website was rampantly transcending all boundaries, visitors across the globe were becoming a part of facebook thus his popularity and influence were climbing.


Did you know? he is partially color blind and can see the color blue perfectly, which became the reason for keeping the theme of the site as blue.


You might be thinking that what makes this CEO so special?  You would be astonished to know that he and his wife have pledged to give 99% of their wealth for social causes, thus this man is creating value for the world. His actions of compassion for other human beings especially children, commands respect and adulation. His vision for the world is unprecedented and highly respectful. He has been evolved from a businessman, billionaire to a true philanthropist.


Firstly, his internet.org project which aims to digitally empower billions of people deprived of internet services. It was launched in the year 2013 with a noble intention to provide internet access to 5 billion people who are not connected to it. For Mark Zuckerberg, knowledge economy is the future of the world, and people should connect themselves with the internet and share their innovative ideas and contribute to a better world.


He has a special side for India as Indians form a large part of the user base. He supports net neutrality and even met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, famous Indian origin corporate leaders like Satya Nadella (Microsoft CEO) and Sundar Pichai (Google CEO), at Silicon Valley, which is dominated by Indian techies even since the 1970s, and shared his views on importance of internet access in less developed countries. He even changed the profile picture to the Digital Indian Initiative to proclaim that he has a serious concern for people of developing nations like India.


His wife Priscilla Chan has been his girlfriend since 2003, she belongs to Boston. The couple got married in 2012 and have 2 kids.

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The movie ‘The Social Network’ is based on his real life.


His dog, a Hungarian sheepdog, has his own Facebook page with millions of followers! Also, Mark’s son uttered the first word as ‘dog’ when he was 10-month old.

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He doesn’t treat Instagram as his company’s competitor, otherwise he would never have made an official account on instagram, which has around 5 million followers.


He holds the tag of being the youngest billionaire in the world in 2008.


He is not very fond of cars, thus keeps only a few of them in his garage. Perhaps, he is a very down to earth human being and does not show-off, has never been arrogant in the house or in the public, and lives a very humble lifestyle too. Mark is ok with owning and driving a Honda, it doesn’t make him feel inferior, his work and noble intentions are known to the world, a piece of metal is not going to alter his real worth.

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Mark consumes alcohol only on special social occasions and does not smoke at all.


Did you know? to ease up the access to Facebook.com, he acquired the domain name FB.com in the year 2011 from the domain owner at a whopping price of $8.5 million.


His noble thoughts, compassion for other living beings, concern for the health of children all around the globe and other social work makes him a true legend. Apart from the fact that he would be donating 99% of his wealth of over $5billion, his generous desire to alleviate the infant mortality and hunger amongst the underprivileged children across the United States and working for their development differentiates Mark Zuckerberg from any other TOP CEO/Businessman/Billionaire the world could have.

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