Not even 30 years old yet, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg ranks as No. 21 on the Forbes Rich List. Shares of the 10-year-old company are up about 130 percent over last year, which helped the company find much of the $19 billion it used last month to pay for the text-messaging tool, WhatsApp.
Shares of Facebook have experienced a huge increase, such as Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder, was enriched and more. On Nasdaq, titles social network reached a historic high of $ 76.74 / share, up 7.6% from the previous session, according to the Chicago Tribune.
But not just Facebook shares rose. Mark Zuckerberg’s fortune increased to 33.3 billion dollars. Businessman holds 422,954,082 of the shares of his company.
He managed to overcome the two co-founders of Google, Larry Page (33.2 billion dollars) and Sergey Brin (31.9 billion dollars), currently ranking the 16th place in Billionaires Index compiled by Bloomberg.
Facebook founder joined a select club of rich, considering that billions of account number exceeds his age (30 years). The first who managed this was Carlos Slim, currently the second richest man in the world, which had $ 74 billion at the age of 71 years. Later, it became a trend among the 1%. For example, Bill Gates has made 80.1 billion dollars in just 58 years.
If the social network shares will reach $ 200 / share, then Zuckerberg will become the richest man in the world.