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The Life of Mark Zuckerberg

Timeline created by mhshenderson in Biography
Event Date: Event Title: Event Description:
Baby at computer sm Born in White Plains, NY Mark was born to parents Edward (a dentist) and Karen (a psychiatrist).
Computer programming1 First Tries Computer Programming In middle school, Mark begins to create computer programs based on games like Chess and Risk
Mp3 file image Founds His Own Company With his friends, Mark formed Intelligent Media Group in high school. Their first creation was an online music player that chooses songs based on the user's interests.
Custom 1242964586991 harvard u shield Goes to Harvard Mark heads to Harvard University to further his education.
Facebook icon Creates Facebook in His Dorm Room In his Harvard dorm room, Mark creates the website that will eventually be known as Facebook. The original name was "The Photo Address Book."
Images Drops out of Harvard Now that Facebook is becoming popular, Mark drops out of school and moves to California to chase his Facebook dream.
Businessmoneybriefcase2 Named World's Youngest Billionaire Mark is named the world's youngest billionaire by Forbes Magazine. His current net worth is $6 billion dollars.
Crowd 702052 Facebook Reaches 500 Million People Facebook announces that 500 million people are now members of the site. Not only does this make it the biggest social network by far, but also larger than most countries in the world.
Writing a check Donates $100 Million Dollars Mark donates $100 million dollars to Newark, NJ Public Schools. Many people believe he did this to counter-act the negative image he has in the media.
Social network film poster Mark's Life is Made into a Movie Mark's life is turned into movie "The Social Network," with Jesse Eisenberg playing the role of Mark. The movie protrays Mark in a mostly negative way.