Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg

Chairman and CEO at Meta

Personal Stats

NameMark Zuckerberg
RoleCEO
IndustryTechnology
Net Worth$171 Billion

About Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg is an American technology entrepreneur and philanthropist best known as the co-founder and CEO of Meta Platforms, formerly known as Facebook. He launched Facebook in 2004 while attending Harvard University, alongside his roommates. Meta acquired several key companies, including Instagram, WhatsApp, and Oculus VR, broadening its influence in social media, messaging, and virtual reality. Zuckerberg is also noted for his philanthropic efforts through the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.


Businesses Owned

  • Meta
  • Instagram
  • WhatsApp
  • Oculus
  • Messenger
  • Meta AI
  • Meta Portal
  • Horizon Worlds
  • Workplace by Meta
  • Ray-Ban Stories

Early Life

Mark's Early Life might seem rocky to some, but it seems that it landed him at the right place in life.

  • Mark Zuckerberg was born in White Plains, New York, USA. He attended Phillips Exeter Academy, where he excelled in classical studies. 
  • Enrolled at Harvard University in 2002.
  • Created a messaging program called "ZuckNet" to help his father's dental office communicate.
  • Created CourseMatch, a program to help students choose classes, and Facemash, a website comparing students' photos, which got him into trouble with university authorities.
  • Launched "The Facebook" from his dormitory room on February 4, 2004, initially as a social networking site for Harvard students. He later dropped out of Harvard to run Facebook full-time. A move criticized by many. 
  • His creation quickly expanded beyond Harvard, eventually becoming the global social media giant we know today.

Family

Mark's family life has remained scandal free.

  • Mark Zuckerberg was born to Edward Zuckerberg, his father who is a dentist.
  • His mother is Karen Zuckerberg and she works as a psychiatrist.
  • He has three sisters Randi Zuckerberg, Donna Zuckerberg, and Arielle Zuckerberg.
  • Mark and his wife, Priscilla Chan, have three daughters, Maxima, August, and Aurelia. 
  • He has a Hungarian sheepdog named Beast, who has a Facebook page with millions of followers.


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