Mark Zuckerberg is presently the 6th richest person on the world and also the fourth wealthiest person in the United States. He is the owner of the social media`s popular site Facebook.
On Thursday, The Facebook Inc founder saw his fortune rise $6 billion in trading after the world’s biggest social network delivered another quarter of record revenue.
At just 31-years-old, Mark Zuckerberg who began his domain from a Harvard apartment and effectively dispatched the most prominent informal organization on the planet exceeded oil big shots Charles and David Koch, matured 80 and 75 separately, as far as riches this week, as per the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.
Facebook’s shares soared by 12 per cent in after-hours trading after the company announced its fourth quarter profits were up by 52 per cent on Wednesday. Facebook Inc offers surged 15.5 for each penny on Thursday, their greatest rate increment since July 2013, after the long range informal communication administration posted quarterly results that cleared out desires on each key measure.
Facebook offers shut at $109.11 putting its business sector capitalization at about $308.6 billion. That would make it the fourth most profitable innovation organization, overwhelming Amazon.com Inc, which was esteemed at about $296 billion in front of its outcomes on Thursday. Facebook said it had 1.59 billion month to month dynamic clients as of December 31, around one in each four individuals on the planet.
Bill Gates, Amancio Ortega and Warren Buffet continue to hold their places as the three richest men in the world, with Gates at number one. The Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist has an estimated net worth of $70.8 bn.
A month ago, with the conception of his first tyke, Zuckerberg guaranteed to give the greater part of his fortune to the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, an organization set up independent from anyone else and his wife, Priscilla Chan. The activity will campaign for political change, reserve charitable causes and put resources into organizations.