View Full Version : Zuckerberg tops Jobs on Wealthy List

September 23rd, 2010, 02:15 PM
...The intrigue comes much lower on the list, where Zuckerberg, who didn't even qualify as a billionaire last year, ranked higher than Jobs, who founded Apple some eight years before Zuckerberg was even born. Ranked at No. 35, Zuckerberg ($6.9 billion) got a boost last year from a $200 million infusion of cash in his social-networking titan. Despite Apple recently passing Microsoft in valuation, the majority of Jobs' (No. 42; $6.1 billion) net worth comes from his shares in Disney, which bought his Pixar animation studio in 2006 for $7.4 billion.

Following in tech's tradition of philanthropy, Zuckerberg is expected to announce a $100 million donation to the Newark, N.J., school district during an appearance on the Oprah Winfrey show Friday...


September 23rd, 2010, 02:54 PM
You sure are posting a lot of news stories today... I suppose it's not entirely suprising. I've only met two students at Uni without facebook accounts. My 70+ grandmother has one ... They're set to become as big as Google!