Mark Zuckerberg

Updated: 11/16/2019 by Computer Hope
Mark Zuckerberg

Name: Mark Elliot Zuckerberg

Born: May 14, 1984, White Plains, New York, USA

Computer-related contributions

  • American computer programmer and Internet entrepreneur best known for co-creating the social networking site Facebook while at Harvard University.
  • As of 2011, his personal wealth was estimated to be $17.5 billion making him one of the world's youngest billionaires.
  • Testified before the U.S. Congress in 2019 about Facebook's policies on truth and falsity in political advertisements.

Honors and awards

  • TIME Person of the Year 2010.


"All of my friends who have younger siblings who are going to college or high school - my number one piece of advice is: You should learn how to program."

"By giving people the power to share, we're making the world more transparent."

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