Source of wealth : facebook
Mark Zuckerberg had a net worth of about $68.2 billion in August 2019, making him the Eight-richest person in the world. His 410 million shares of Facebook stock appreciated by more than $1 billion after news of Facebook’s FTC fine broke in July.
One of the world’s richest men, Facebook (FB – Get Report) chief Mark Zuckerberg has been a polarizing figure over the last decade. On the one hand, he created one of the most successful U.S. companies in recent history. Thanks to the simplicity of the idea behind Facebook, it became accessible to a vast portion of the world’s population, giving his company power over an enormous amount of personal data. On the other hand, there’s a great deal of responsibility that comes with that power, and critics question how well the company is living up to that responsibility. So how much is the founder and CEO of Facebook worth?