Mark Elliot Zuckerberg popularly known as Mark Zuckerberg is a well know American computer programmer. He is also a great Internet entrepreneur. He is regarded as one of the best five cofounders of extremely famous social networking website Facebook. Moreover, he is the chairman and chief executive of the site Facebook. He is also considered as world’s youngest billionaire.
Mark Zuckerberg got birth in White Plains, New York, U.S.A in year 1984. Mark is the son of dentist Edward Zuckerberg and psychiatrist Karen Kempner. He has got only three siblings namely Randi, Donna, and Arielle. He is now married to his long term girlfriend namely Priscilla Chan in Palo Alto who has graduated in medicine. The couple was in a long term relationship of about 9 years. They first met at Harvard University. Mark Zuckerberg was brought up in a Jewish background; however he later became an atheist. Mark is not only 31 and is considered as the great top billionaire and the most popular person of the world.
Mark Zuckerberg’s Early Life and Career:
Mark Zuckerberg since his childhood was very fond of computers. He used to write soft wares and computer programs when he was studying at middle school. His father who was a dentist taught him Atari Basic Computer Programming in year 1990. Later he used to be taught by a great computer programmer namely David Newman. At the very early age, he developed a software namely ZuckNet for his father’s comfort and convenience which help in communication between his home and dental office using computers. When he was at a childhood stage, he used to build computer games and tools for his friends. When he was at high school, he also built up a music player for a company named as Synapse Media Player. The music player involved some machine learning techniques in order to learn the user’s listening habits.
Later he was admitted to Harvard University. There he worked on many computer programs. He developed a program namely CourseMatch which help students to form their own study groups. Later he developed an application type program called Face mash which helped students to choose the best hottest guy or girl from a given selection of pictures.
In year 2004, Mark launched thefacebook.com. A lawsuit by three of his university mates was filed against Mark due to whom Mark dropped out of the university. The Facebook was first initially used as Photo Address Book which helped students to list their friends and their contact numbers. And later on the website was used for open information for people all around the world.
Mark Zuckerberg Net Worth 2017 :
Now the site Facebook serves as the most popular social site where people all around the world can communicate among themselves. This site has connect billions of people especially the friends, the old and school buddies, the separated ones and many more. This is a great platform where you can communicate the events, the sad and happy moments and also share photos with our friends and loved ones. Now the site Facebook has been listed on number 2 after Google.com as the most frequently used site of the world. It has been reported that Facebook is being used for about $700 billion minutes per month.
However, the man being the president of the site earns very less from the Facebook site as his salary. This is a strategy adopted by world’s successful entrepreneurs. Actually this helps people to earn from the shares and shoot up the company’s stock value. His salary as the President of Facebook site is only 1$.