Facebook Boss, Mark Zuckerberg has finally joined the executive league of world’s centibillionaires after his fortune passed a $100bn (£76bn) for the first time
Naija News learnt that Mark joined Amazon’s CEO, Jeff Bezos, and Microsoft’s founder Bill Gates, as the only people with centibillionaire status.
According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Mark Zuckerberg’s fortune has topped $100bn for the first time, placing him among members of the world’s centibillionaires’ club.
This comes after Facebook’s shares surged by 6% on the news that the company plans to launch Instagram Reels, a rival to the Chinese video-sharing application TikTok.
The 36-year-old media magnate has joined Jeff Bezos, the Amazon founder, and Bill Gates, Microsoft’s founder, as the only people who have centibillionaire status, the Bloomberg Billionaires Index said.
Zuckerberg, who founded Facebook while a student at Harvard in 2004, owns a 13% stake in the company.
Earlier, he said that he was going to give away 99% of his Facebook shares over his lifetime to charity.