Mark Zuckerberg

Rank 5

Mark Zuckerberg

167B

Facebook

Palo Alto, California

United States

  • Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are spending $3 billion in an attempt to end, cure or manage all disease by the year 2100.
  • In 2019, Mark Zuckerberg purchased $59 million worth of waterfront property on Lake Tahoe in California.
  • A 19-year-old Mark Zuckerberg started Facebook in 2004 for students to match names with photos of classmates.
  • Zuckerberg took Facebook public in 2012; he now owns about 13% of the company's stock.
  • Facebook changed its name to Meta in 2021 to shift the company's focus to the metaverse.
  • In 2015, Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, pledged to give away 99% of their Meta stake over their lifetimes.