Mark Zuckerberg, takes No 4 spot on Forbes400 list of the Richest people in America

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s CEO, has seen his net worth soar as the social network’s stock price has skyrocketed. Zuckerberg took the No. 4 spot on Forbes400 2018 list.

  • Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s CEO, has seen his net worth soar as the social network’s stock price has skyrocketed.
  • In April 2018, he testified before Congress after it was revealed that Facebook shared users’ data with political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica.
  • Zuckerberg started Facebook at Harvard in 2004 at the age of 19 for students to match names with faces in class.
  • He took Facebook public in May 2012 and still owns nearly 17% of the stock.
  • In December 2015, Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, pledged to give away 99% of their Facebook stake over their lifetimes.

 

THE FORBES400 2018 list
Rank
Name
Net Worth
Philanthropy Score
1 Jeff Bezos $160 B 2
2 Bill Gates $97 B 5
3 Warren Buffett $88.3 B 5
4 Mark Zuckerberg $61 B 5
5 Larry Ellison $58.4 B 4
6 Larry Page $53.8 B 4
7 Charles Koch $53.5 B 4
7 David Koch $53.5 B 4
9 Sergey Brin $52.4 B 4
10 Michael Bloomberg $51.8 B 5
11 Jim Walton $45.2 B 2
12 Alice Walton $44.9 B 3
12 S. Robson Walton $44.9 B N/A
14 Steve Ballmer $42.3 B 4
15 Sheldon Adelson $35.5 B 4
16 Phil Knight & family $33.8 B 4
17 Michael Dell $27.6 B 5
18 Jacqueline Mars $24 B 2
18 John Mars $24 B 2
20 Laurene Powell Jobs & family $20.5 B 5
21 Paul Allen $20.3 B 5
22 Thomas Peterffy $20.2 B N/A
23 Jim Simons $20 B 5
24 Elon Musk $19.6 B 1
25 Ray Dalio $18.1 B 4
26 Rupert Murdoch & family $18 B 1
27 Len Blavatnik $17.9 B 3
28 Abigail Johnson $17.3 B 3
29 Harold Hamm & family $17.2 B 2
30 Donald Bren $16.4 B 4
31 Carl Icahn $16.3 B 4
32 Lukas Walton $15.3 B 1

Source: Forbes

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