Co-founder of Facebook – Mark Zuckerberg

By | February 26, 2020

In this, we know about the co-founder of the top most social networking site Facebook. The co-founder of Facebook was Mark Zuckerberg an American entrepreneur and philanthropist also he Co-founded Facebook. He was born on May 14, 1984.

The full name of Mark is Mark Elliot Zuckerberg, who was born in White Plains, New York. His father’s name is Edward Zuckerberg who was a famous dentist at that time. Mark Zuckerberg’s mother’s name is Karen Kempner who was a famous Psychiatrist at that time.

Childhood of Mark

When Mark completing his primary education also he learns the programming language from his father. When he was 12 years old he used Atari basic programming and made a messaging program which was Zucknet. Father of Mark used this program in his clinic to welcome his patients this program helped a lot to his father in the clinic. Mark set up this Zucknet program in his home also for connecting from one PC to another PC through video calling.

To make the interest of Mark in computer his father hired a personal computer teacher David Nieuma for Mark who gives the private tuition to Mark once a week.

He invented a music player in his high school which helps to create a list of Mp3 music also user can create his music list which he wants to listen to.

College life of Mark

Mark started college at Harvard University. In 2003, Mark hacked the Database of Harvard University only because the students want to update the images in their college profile and during the hacking he got the images of all the students of Harvard.

Face Mash

By used those images he built a website called “Face Mash” which shows the photograph of two students and the user can vote anyone which is better in both. Mark got a lot of traffic on this website is very little time also most of the traffic comes from the students of Harvard and due to high traffic the server got crashed.

After this he blamed for this activity but Mark accepted his mistake publicly and apologized from this mistake and after this activity the college professor inspired by Mark that how a 19-year old guy hacked the database of Harvard University.

After the success of Face Mash of Mark the Indian guy Narendra also the two twins brother Winkle Wash and gave idea to Mark to make a social networking site also Mark agree with them and started working for this idea.

At the time of studying at Harvard university Mark makes a social networking site which is called Harvard connection with the help of his hostel friends also this Harvard connection site is used by most students at Harvard.


After working in Harvard connection site Mark decided to create his social networking site and finally on 4 February 2004, Mark purchased the domain THE FACEBOOK.COM

To develop this site Mark needed investment, one of his friend Edwardo Saverin helped him and invest in this site. Mark dropout his college from Harvard university to focus on this site.

Rising of Facebook

In 2005, this site Facebook launched for the college students in the USA also Facebook got lots of traffic in initial days and after completing 50 million users in this site Yahoo offers to buy Facebook in 1 million dollars but Mark rejected this offer.

In 2006, Mark moved to Palo Alto California and started his official work from there. On 24 May 2007 Mark announced Facebook as a social networking site. After that more than 8 lakh web developers got connected with Facebook also to develop applications lots of third parties software companies are connected with Facebook.

In May 2008, Mark launched Facebook to connect the program to get easy login on Facebook and this was a masterstroke of Mark Zuckerberg. In many of his interviews Mark stated that he follows the co-founder of Apple Steve Jobs and many of the advice given by Steve Jobs to him.

Net Worth

According to Forbes 2019, the current net worth of Mark Zuckerberg is approx 62,300,000,000 US dollars and the eighth richest person in the world.

Mark also met with the Indian Prime minister Mr. Narendra Modi on 27 September 2015 and ask him to promote the internet in India.

Mark and his wife donate more than 3 billion dollars in different hospitals to treat every kind of disease in human beings. Marks always works for his interest and that’s why he got success in his life.

Personal Life of Mark

The nickname of Mark is Zuck, Princely his age in 2019 is 36 years old. Sun sign of Mark is Taurus also he belongs to American nationality, Christianity religion.

The height of Mark is 5’7″ also weight is 70kg. The Eye color of Mark is Hazel Grey, his hair color is Goldish Brown and Mark hometown is New York.

He loves the Mexican and Japanese food, his favorite musician is Lady Gaga and Da Punk. His favorite color is Blue. He has more than 118,922,905 followers on Instagram.

Family and Wife

He married his Chinese girlfriend, Priscilla Chan on 19 May, 2012 also Mark pledged to give away 99% stake of their Facebook. His children’s name is Maxima Chan Zuckerberg and August Chan Zuckerberg. Mark’s sister’s name is Randi Zuckerberg, Arielle Zuckerberg, and Donna Zuckerberg.

So in this we cover all the topics and information related to Mark Zuckerberg like about his biography, age, education, Facebook moreover about his family, wife, and children.


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