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.