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Mark Zuckerberg

Youngest billionarie in world. Founder and ceo of and a good computer programmer.

Bio of Mark Zuckerberg

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Full Name-Mark Zuckerberg
Born On-14 May ,1984
Zodiac Sign(Rashi)- Leo(singh)
Birth City and place-White Plains, New York,
Spouse-Priscilla chan
Children-1 Child (1 daughter) Max Zuckerberg.
Education-Harvard University
Work,Occupation- Entrepreneur , Philanthropist , Programmer , Founder and CEO of Facebook
Industry- Internet,Social Networking , Business
Net Worth- $33.3 Billion
HOBBIES- Programming


Mark Zuckerberg was Born on May 14, 1984, in White Plains, New York, He co-founded the a social-networking website Facebook (previously The Facebook) out of his college dorm room. He left Harvard after his second year to concentrate on the facebook site, which has grown to more than 250 millions people, making Mark Zuckerberg a billionaire. A The Social Network shows the story and bio of mark zuckerberg include the making of facebook.

ChildHood and Early Life:

Founder and ceo of facebook was born on May 14 in the year 1984, in White Plains, New York, into a comfortable, well-educated family, and raised in the nearby village of Dobbs Ferry. Edward Zuckerberg (father), has a dental practice attached to the family's home. Karen Zuckerberg(mother), worked as a psychiatrist before the birth of the all four children—Mark, Randi, Donna and Arielle.

Mark has an interest in computers at an early age; when he was about 12 years,So his father appoint a developer David Newman to tutor him privately . He used Atari BASIC Programming language to developing a messaging program he named Zucknet. Zucknet was used in their house to communicate within house and also used by his father in his dental office, so that the receptionist could inform him of a new patient without yelling across the room.

After some time, Mark Zuckerberg studied at Phillips Exeter Academy, an primary school in New Hampshire. He also very good in literature, earning a diploma in classics. But Zuckerberg more focused and loved computer So, continued to work on developing new programs. While he is in high school, he created an the music software, which he called Synapse. Many companies like Microsoft,AOL and many more —expressed an interest in buying the software, and hiring the teenager before graduation. He declined the offers.

College Time and Carrear

After completing his graduating from Exeter in 2002,Mark Zuckerberg enrolled at Harvard University. By his second year at the ivy league institution, he had developed a image as the go-to software developer on campus. It was at that time that he built a program called CourseMatch, which helped students choose their classes based on the course selections of other users. He also invented the popular and (basic idea to facebook)Facemash, which compared the pictures of two students on campus and allowed users to vote on which one was more attractive. The program was later shut down by the school administration after it was deemed as inappropriate.

Based on the popularity of his previous projects,his 3 fellow students Twins Cameron, Divya Narendra and Tyler Winklevoss—sought him out to work on an idea for a social networking web site named Harvard Connection. This web site was developed and designed to use information from Harvard's student database in order to create a dating site for the Harvard elite. Zuckerberg agreed to help with the project, but soon dropped out to work on this project beacuse of his own social networking site with friends Dustin Moskovitz, Chris Hughes and Eduardo Saverin.

Mark Zuckerberg and his friends developed a web site that allowed users to create their own profile, upload photos to it, and communicate with other users through this website. They name the website The Facebook until June 2004. After his second year of college, Zuckerberg dropped out of the college to concentrate on himself to Facebook full time, moving the company to Palo Alto, California. By the end of 2004, Facebook had 1 million users.

Rise of Facebook

In 2005, Mark Zuckerberg enterprise received a huge boost from the venture capital firm Accel Partners. Accel invested about $12.7 million into the network, which at the time was open only to ivy league students. Mark Zuckerberg 's company then granted access to other colleges, high school and international schools, pushing the site's membership to more than 5.5 million users by December 2005. The site then began very popular and attracting the interest of many other companies, who wanted to advertize with the popular social hub website. But Mark Zuckerberg do not want to sell So,turned down various offers from companies like Yahoo! and MTV Networks. Instead he focused on expanding the site, opening up his project to outside developers and adding more features to it.


Mark Zuckerberg seemed to be going further up, But however in 2006, they faced his first big hurdle.
The creators(Cameron Winklevoss,Tyler Winklevoss,Divya Narendra) of Harvard Connection claimed that Mark Zuckerberg stole their idea, and insisted the Mark have to pay for their business losses. Mark Zuckerberg maintained that the ideas were based on two very different types of social networks but, after lawyers searched Zuckerberg records, incriminating Instant Messages revealed that Zuckerberg may have intentionally stolen the intellectual property of Harvard Connection and offered Facebook users private information to his friends.

Zuckerberg later found guilty and he apologized for the incriminating messages, saying he regretted them. In his words "If you're going to go on to build a service that is influential and that a lot of people rely on, then you need to be mature, right?" he said in an interview with The New Yorker. "I think I've grown and learned a lot." Although an initial settlement of $65 million was maintained between the two parties,However the legal dispute over the matter continued to year 2011, after Narendra and the Winklevosses brothers claimed they were misled in regards to the value of their stock.

Zuckerberg faced yet another personal challenge in the year 2009 , A book The Accidental Billionaires,written by Ben Mezrich, hit stores. Mezrich was heavily criticized for his re-telling of Zuckerberg's story, which used invented scenes, re-imagined dialogue and fictional characters. Regardless of how true-to-life the story was, Mezrich managed to sell the rights of the tale to screenwriter Aaron Sorkin, and the critically acclaimed film The Social Network received eight Academy Award nominations. Zuckerberg objected strongly to the film's narrative, and later told a reporter at The New Yorker that many of the details in the film were inaccurate. For example, Zuckerberg has been dating longtime girlfriend Priscilla Chan, a Chinese , American medical student he met at Harvard, since 2003. He also said he never had interest in joining any of the final clubs. "It's interesting what stuff they focused on getting right; like, every single shirt and fleece that I had in that movie is actually a shirt or fleece that I own," Zuckerberg told a reporter at a start up conference in 2010. "So there's all this stuff that they got wrong and a bunch of random details that they got right."

Major Work ,Award and Acheivements

Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook continued to succeed, in spite of the criticism. In 2010,Time magazine named him Person of the Year and have included in the top of New Establishment list of Vanity Fair. Forbes Magzine ranked Zuckerberg at No. 35— beating many top giants like Apple CEO Steve Jobs , estimating his net worth to be $6.9 billion. In September2010 , Mark Zuckerberg donated $100 million to save the failing Newark Public Schools system in New Jersey. In December 2010, he is also signed the Giving Pledge, promising to donate minimum 50 percent of his wealth to charity over the course of his lifetime. Giving Pledge members also include top businessman like Warren Buffet, Bill Gates. .In Mark Zuckerberg words "With a generation of younger folks who have thrived on the success of their companies, there is a big opportunity for many of us to give back earlier in our lifetime and see the impact of our philanthropic efforts,".
Personal Life
On May 19, 2012— Mark Zuckerberg marry his longtime girlfriend, Priscilla Chan with about 100 peoples at the couple's Palo Alto, California home.

Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Chan welcomed a daughter in December 1, 2015 named Max. Mark Zuckerberg then take two months of paternity leave to spend with his wife and daughter . He and his wife also write an open letter to their daughter which promised that they would give 99 percent of their Facebook shares to charity. "We are committed to doing our small part to help create this world for all children," the write this post on Facebook wall of Mark Zuckerberg . "We will give 99% of our Facebook shares , currently about $45 billion , during our lives to join many others in improving this world for the next generation."

Quick Facts of Mark Zuckerberg

1. Youngest billionaire in the world at age of 23 due to huge success of Facebook.

2. He received only One dollar as a salary and CEO of facebook.

3.The idea of facebook are start of from harvard university 's dormitory rooms.

4.The intial name of Facebook is The Facebook in 4 feb,2004.

5.Mark Zuckerberg also have an account on Google+ and Twitter with respect to own facebook account.

6.He is also give donations to various societies.

7. Mark also introduced in the year August 2013 to provide basic internet services to billions of peoples.

8. He is very good in computer programming from their school time,He create and Zucknet software at school time which is used by their father in their dental office.

9.A movie also made on him to show his life and the making of facebook the name of the movie is The Social Network.

10. Wirehog , Facemesh are the other software developed by him and his friends.