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Mark Zuckerberg Makes $4bn In First Few Days Of 2018

Mark Zuckerberg Makes $4bn In First Few Days Of 2018

by | 11th January 2018
Mark Zuckerberg (AP Photo/Esteban Felix, File)

We are only just a couple days into the new year and already Mark Zuckerberg has made billions of dollars.

 

According to Bloomberg, The Facebook founder has had his net worth increased by $4 billion in the first few trading days of 2018.

 

Time reports that major market indices are up 2%, continuing major stock gains from last year.

 

With Facebook shares rising 5% since the new year began, 33-year-old Zuckerberg has earned $4.51 billion from his portion.

 

The gain has brought his total net worth to $77.3 billion, overtaking Spain’s Amancio Ortega to take the 4th position.

 

The top 5 richest people in the world are:

 

1.  Jeff Bezos – $106 billion.

 

2.  Bill Gates – $92.7 billion.

 

3.  Warren Buffett – $88.7 billion.

 

4.  Mark Zuckerberg – $77.3 billion.

 

5.  Amancio Ortega – $74.9 billion.