Mark Zuckerberg Biography

(Technology Entrepreneur and Software Engineer)

Mark Zuckerberg is an American technology entrepreneur plus a software engineer. Mark Zuckerberg is married to Priscilla Chan and has two daughter.

Relationship Facts of Mark Zuckerberg

  • Mark Zuckerberg is married to Priscilla Chan {Compare Couple}.
  • Mark Zuckerberg married on May 19, 2012.
  • 💑 Anniversary in 224 days 💑
  • He is father of Two (Maxima Chan Zuckerberg and august Chan Zukerberg).
  • Mark Zuckerberg is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Mark Zuckerberg?

Moving towards his personal life, Mark Zuckerberg started dating Priscilla Chan, a fellow student at ‘Harvard University’, while he was still in college.

After seven years, they began living together, in a rented accommodation in Palo Alto. Zuckerberg and Priscilla got married on May 19, 2012. The couple has a daughter named Maxima in 2015.

Then in Aug 2017, their second daughter was born. They named her August Chan Zukerberg.

Who is Mark Zuckerberg?

Mark Zuckerberg is an American technology entrepreneur plus a software engineer.

Mark Zuckerberg is mainly popular for the chairman and CEO of the company ‘Facebook, Inc’. Mark is ranked by Forbes as the fifth richest person in the world. He knows French, Hebrew, Latin, and ancient Greek.

Mark Zuckerberg: Birth, Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity

Talking about his early life, he was born on May 14, 1984, in Dobbs Ferry, New York, the USA. His full name is Mark Elliot Zuckerberg and he holds an ethnicity of English.

His father named Edward Zuckerberg was a dentist, while his mother called Karen worked as a psychiatrist.

Mark has three sisters named Arielle, Randi, and Donna.

Academics History

Regarding his education, he went to the ‘Ardsley High School‘, New York, and later the ‘Phillips Exeter Academy‘ in New Hampshire.

During his childhood, he was taught how to compose PC programs like Atari BASIC Programming by his dad and coach David Newman when Mark was around 12.

Then, he utilized Atari BASIC to make a messenger, which he called “ZuckNet” that allowed all the computers between the house and dental office to communicate with each other.

Later on, he enrolled with ‘Mercy College’, to pursue a course in software programming. Due to his awesome performance during high school, he earned admission to Harvard University with a major in psychology and computer science.

Mark Zuckerberg: Professional Life, Career

During his career, he built programs titled “CourseMatch” and ‘Facemash’. Mark launched a new website called ‘’ in the next semester in 2004.

He created the social networking site along with friends Chris Hughes, Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, and Dustin Moskovitz.

He began working in a new office on his site in Palo Alto, California. In 2004, along with his friends, he introduced ‘Wirehog’. It is a file-sharing program.

Mark launched the ‘Facebook Platform’ to enable software developers to use ‘Facebook’ to build other applications in 2007.

In the same year, this extraordinary programming software engineer presented two different administrations inside the “Facebook” stage, called “Guide” and ‘Interface’.

But later on, it was distributed to other educational institutions including ‘Yale’, ‘Dartmouth’, ‘Stanford’ and ‘Columbia’.

Mark Zuckerberg
Caption: Mark Zuckerberg and his wife (Source: Getty Images)

Harvard students Divya Narendra, Cameron Winklevoss, Tyler Winklevoss had a social media site called ‘The Harvard Connection’ an informal organization that later was called ConnectU.

They accused Mark Zuckerberg of stealing their idea to make Facebook. They sued him and threatened to derail Facebook.

As a settlement to the lawsuit, Zuckerberg was told to give the three seniors Facebook shares worth 300 million dollars. Various claims took after and the case was settled on June 25, 2008.

Facebook had to give as settlement 1.2 million shares and a payout of $20 million in real money.

In addition, the Winklevoss siblings made arrangements to sue Facebook expressing Facebook misdirected them with regards to the valuation of the settlement of the stock in 2010.

A film called The Social Network was released on October 1, 2010. It is based on Zuckerberg and the founding years of Facebook. In 2010, this expert entrepreneur was named the ‘Individual of the Year’, by “Times” magazine.

In 2011, ‘The Jerusalem Post’, an Israeli daily paper, named him one of the most Influential Jews’. Zuckerberg presented another project in 2013, titled ‘’, in a joint effort with PDA firms like ‘Qualcomm’, ‘Samsung’, ‘Musical show Software’, ‘Ericsson’, ‘Microsoft’, ‘MediaTek’, and ‘Dependence’.

Salary and Net worth

Facebook’s  IPO on May 18, 2012, stood at $38 dollars an offer. Zuckerberg made the greater part of his fortune from his 14 percent stock on Facebook.

Zuckerberg claims $175 million in properties and land, incorporating 700 sections of land in Hawaii, a few homes in Palo Alto, and a townhouse in San Francisco.

In 2016 Facebook had an income of $28 billion. When the company maximizes profits it increases the overall value of its stock holdings which is where the executive’s true wealth comes from. Executives like Eric Schmidt, Larry Page, and Sergey Brin each earn only $1 per year in salary!

Mark has a net worth of $54.3 billion. Hence, his salary is $1 per year which is chosen by mark himself to increase his company’s profit.

Mark Zuckerberg’s Rumors and Controversy

His religious beliefs have dragged through the rumor mill several times over the years that he has converted to Islam.

There were rumors that he was running for president and he was considering entering politics after he started a multi-state tour earlier this year.

Likewise, he was dragged in rumors that he used Facebook to address that he is running for office.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Mark Zuckerberg has a height standing 5 ft 7 inches tall and his total body weight is 70kg.

He has brown hair color with blue eye color.

Social Media Profiles

Mark is many more active on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts.

He has more than 116.7 million followers on Facebook, he has over 7.2 million followers on his Instagram account, and around 475k followers on his Twitter account.


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