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Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Elliot Zuckerberg, an American media mogul, internet entrepreneur and philanthropist, was born on May 14, 1984. He is the founder, chief executive officer and controlling shareholder of Facebook, Inc., which he co-founded. 1)


Mark Zuckerberg started programming at a young age, creating a messaging application called Zucknet for his father's dental office when he was 12 years old, enabling the receptionist to alert him of new patients without having to shout through the office. 2)


His parents also employed a tech tutor to help the young Zuckerberg, but the tutor admitted that staying ahead of his student was difficult. 3)


Facebook’s logo is blue because Zuckerberg has red-green color blindness. 4)

Companies That Tried To Buy Facebook

NewsCorp, MySpace, Viacom, Yahoo, NBC, Microsoft and Google all put their hats in the ring to see if he wanted to sell, but Zuckerberg remained firm. 5)

Priscilla Chan

Zuckerberg and his partner, Dr. Priscilla Chan, met for the first time in line for the bathroom at a fraternity party at Harvard. They are now parents and major philanthropists. 6)

365 Miles

Zuckerberg set a target for himself in 2016 to run 365 miles in a year. Midway through the summer, he achieved his target. 7)

Mark's Dog - Beast

Beast, Zuckerberg's Hungarian sheepdog, has a Facebook fan page of over 2 million followers. 8)

Mark's Facebook Account

According to reports, Zuckerberg employs a team of 12 people to manage his Facebook account, which includes monitoring comments, writing posts and taking photos for his page. 9)

He's friends with Vin Diesel

The action star opened up about the unlikely duo's friendship. “About two years ago, we were chatting on Facebook, and I was really excited about Fast 7. 'You know what movie I'd like to see the most? The return of Xander Cage,' he said. It's gotten to the point that if Mark and I are together and I misquote a line from a character I played, he'll correct me.” 10)

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