MENLO PARK, CA – What a difference a day makes. On Thursday, Faceook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg woke up to find that he was $1.6B richer. Zuckerberg’s net worth is now said to be $33.3B, making him richer than the founders of Google and Amazon.
What transpired to earn Zuckerberg almost $2B overnight? It`s all about the stock. Facebook stock closed up 5 percent, far exceeding analysts estimates.
Zuckerberg is now ranked as the 16th richest person in the world. Microsoft macro-genius Bill Gates is number one.