Mark Zuckerberg Biography (USA)


On 31st August 2016, Mark Zuckerberg visited Kenya, the “world leader” in mobile money, on his first visit to sub-Saharan Africa, a surprise trip which has propelled Africa’s entrepreneurial spirit into the news..
Mark Zuckerberg is co-founder and CEO of the social-networking website Facebook, as well as one of the world’s youngest billionaires.

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Things you didn’t know about Mark Zuckerberg Biography


Mark Zuckerberg was born on May 14, 1984, in White Plains, New York.

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Zuckerberg is the son of dentist Edward Zuckerberg and psychiatrist Karen Kempner. He and his three sisters, Randi, Donna, and Arielle, were brought up in Dobbs Ferry, New York, a small Westchester County village about 21 miles north of Midtown Manhattan.

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At Ardsley High School, Zuckerberg excelled in classes. He transferred to Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire in his junior year, where he won prizes in science (math, astronomy, and physics) and classical studies.

Zuckerberg dropped out of Harvard in his sophomore year to complete his project. In January 2014, Zuckerberg recalled:

“I remember really vividly, you know, having pizza with my friends a day or two after—I opened up the first version of Facebook at the time I thought, “You know, someone needs to build a service like this for the world.” But I just never thought that we’d be the ones to help do it. And I think a lot of what it comes down to is we just cared more”.



Mark Zuckerberg net worth is estimated to be US$53.7 billion as of August 2016, ranking him as the 5th richest person in the world.


Zuckerberg was raised Jewish and had his bar mitzvah when he turned 13 years. Afterward, he became an atheist. Although a sworn atheist, he has a firm belief in karma and has previously stated that Buddhism as a religion is amazing.


Zuckerberg is the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and co-founder of social networking website Facebook.




Visiting Kenya means getting to see amazing natural beauty and wildlife. Here is a photo from Lake Naivasha.

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