Mark Zuckerberg becomes world’s sixth richest person

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Photo credit: Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg has become the world’s sixth richest person and fourth wealthiest in the Unites States, while he was on his two month paternity leave.

According to Forbes, Mark Zukerberg’s wealth increased to $47.9 billion this week after Facebook’s stock climbed 12% following a strong quarter earning report.

Mark Zukerberg is now the youngest person on the list of top ten richest in the world, where he sits above Google founder Larry Page, the Koch brothers and most recently, Oracle’s Larry Ellison.  Bill Gates is still the richest person in the world with a fortune of $76.2 billion.



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