Mark Zuckerberg

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Mark ZuckerbergName: 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.

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."

Related computer pioneers