Do you Use Facebook?
I known your answer is yes!
But, do you know who and how he created facebook.
The name is Mark Elliot Zuckerberg, popularly known as Mark Zuckerberg.
Mark Zuckerberg is an American media magnet, internet entrepreneur, and philanthropist.
He is famous for his creation named, Facebook.
As today everybody know that Facebook is not only use it become a favourite app of playstore.
Mark is co-founder and serves himself as a chairman, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and controlling shareholder of Facebook Inc.
He is also a co-founder of the Solar Sail Spacecraft Development project and serve himself as one of its board members.
If you are interested to known about life, career, age, wife, and biography of Mark Zuckerberg, then you are on right place.
He is born on May 14, 1984, in White Plains, New York.
His parents are Karen (mother) and Edwardberg Zuckerberg (father).
His father was a dentist and mother was a psychiatrist.
He and his three sisters, Randi, Donna, and Arielle, were brought up in Doobs Ferry, New York, a small Westchester Country village which is approx 20 miles away from Midtown.
Mark Zuckerberg, was rised or brought up in the Jewish households.
Mark Zuckerberg was very excelled student is classes.
He won lots of prizes in Mathematics, astronomy, physics and classical studies. On his college application.
Zuckerberg stated that he could read and write French, Hebrew, Latin, and ancient Greek.
Mark began using computers and writing software codes in middle school.
His father taught him Atari BASIC Programming in the 1990s, and later hired software developer David Newman to teach him privately.
Zuckerberg took his graduation in the subject at Marcy College near his home while still in high school.
|Real Name||Mark Zuckerberg|
|Nick Name||Zuck, Princely|
|Profession||Computer Programmer, Internet Entrepreneur|
|Famous For||Founder of Facebook|
|Height||in Centimetre – 175 cm|
in metre – 1.75 m
in Feet – 5 feet 7 inches
|Weight||in Kilogram – 70 Kg|
in Pound – 154 Lbs
Personal Life of Mark Zuckerberg
|Date of Birth||14th May 1984|
|Age (as on 2020)||36 years|
|Birthplace||White Plains, New York, USA|
|School||Ardsley High School, New York and Phillips Exeter Academy|
|College||Harvard University and Mercy College|
|Religion||Buddhism and Christianity|
|Hobbies||Hunting and Playing with pets|
The career of Mark Zuckerberg & Story of Facebook
Zuckerberg dropped out Harvard in his sophomore year in order to complete his project.
That project was famous project facebook.
Before the official launch of the Facebook social media platform, the three filed a lawsuit against Mark Zuckerberg that he resulted in a settlement.
The agreed settlement was for 1.2 million Facebook shares.
On February 4, 2004, Zukerberg launched Facebook from his Harvard dormitory room.
An earlier inspiration for Facebook may have come from Phillips Exeter Academy, the school from which Zukerberg graduate in 2002.
He first made an app with the name “The Photo Address Book”, which is just a photo directory was an important part of the student social life attach with them and store.
In “The Photo Address Book” students were able to list attributed such as their class, year, their friends, photo and their telephone number.
Later when he dicided to spread it to other schools, he change this app name to “Hot or Not”.
Spread this app with the help of his roommate, Dustine Moskovitz.
They Began sharing his app with Columbia University, New York University, e.t.c
Later Zuckerberg, Moskovitz and some friends moved to Palo Alto, California in Silicon Valley where they leased a small house that served as an office.
Over the summer, Mark Zuckerberg met Peter Thiel, who interested to invest in the company.
They got their first office in mid-2004 and According to Mark Zuckerberg, the group planned to return to Harvard but eventually decided to remain in California.
They had already turned down many major corporated to buy the company.
In one interview in 2007, Mark Zuckerberg said that “I do not sell my company that day when everybody wants to buy that because me and my colleagues, we want to create an open information flow for people and for free, having a media corporations owned by conglomerates is just not an attractive idea to me.”
Later he also work on one more project named – Wirehog.
Months after Zuckerberg launched Facebook. In February 2004, another campus-only service, created by Wayne Change and launched i2hub.
The main focus of i2hub is on peer-to-peer file sharing.
At the time both i2hub and Facebook were gaining the attention of the press and growing rapidly in user and publicity.
In Aug 2004, Mark Zuckerberg and some other team members launched a competing peer-to-peer file sharing service called Wirehog.
So, the Wirehog is become a precursor to Facebook Platform application.
After, Mark Zuckerberg also work on another project and launched the Internet.org
The Internet.org project launched in late August 2013.
He explains that the main aim of the initiative is to provide Internet access to the five billion people who are not connected as of the launch date.
According to Mark Zuckerberg, Internet.org would also create new jobs and open up new markets using three-tier strategy.
But, Internet.org faced significant opposition in India, where activists said that its limited Internet ran counter to the idea of net neutrality.
So, Internet.org was shut down in India in February 2016.
Now, Facebook support to Digital India and help rural communities stay connected to the internet.
Affairs & Family Members of Mark Zuckerberg
|Wife/ Spouse||Priscilla Chan|
|Affairs/ Girlfriend||Not Available|
|Parents||Father’s Name – Edward Zuckerberg|
Mother’s Name – Karen
|Siblings||Sister’s Name – Randi, Donna, Arielle|
Brother’s Name – None
|Children||Daughter’s Name – Maxima Chan Zuckerberg|
Son’s Name – None
|Net Worth||$56 Billion|
|Car Collection||VW Golf GTI|
|House||Palo Alto Mansion|
Contact To Mark Zuckerberg
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Some Unknown Facts of Mark Zuckerberg
Mark Zuckerberg started programing at a very young age – When he was only 12 years old, with the help of his father.
He created a messaging program that his father used in his dental office, allowing the receptionist to notify him of new patients without shouting across the office.
Mark Zuckerberg was approached by several multi-national companies with job offers (including AOL and Microsoft) before he even graduates high school, but Mark rejects all.
Zuckerberg built a product called ZuckNet at her very young age, just for his family.
His first product ZuckNet was a program through which his father was able to send an instant message to anyone in the house and visa versa. It was, essentially an early version of AOL Instant Messenger.
Mark co-founded Facebook along with three other college mates and fellow students named – Eduardo Saverin, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes.
Facebook is blue because Zuckerberg is re-green color blind.
Zuckerberg started dating Priscilla Chan in 2003. She is from Boston and the daughter of Chinnese-Vietnamese refugees.
“The Social Network” is a movie based on life of Mark Zuckerberg.
As per Forbes estimate, at age of 23 years, Zuckerberg became the youngest billionaire in the world in the year 2008.