Meet the 6th richest man on the planet

New Delhi: While he was a two-month paternity leave, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg became the 6th richest man on the planet and 4th richest man in the US with the net worth of $46.25 billion.

According to the Forbes, Zuckerberg’s net worth increased $4.85 billion to $46.25 billion, as Facebook stock climbed 12% after the markets closed in response to Facebook’s strong quarterly earnings report.

The 31-year Harvard graduate is the youngest person in the list of world’s top ten richest people.

The only people ahead of Zuckerberg are Microsoft chairman Bill Gates with a net worth of $76.2 billion, Zara founder Amancio Ortega with net worth of $68.4 billion, Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffet with net worth of $58.9 billion, founder of Amazon.com Jeff Bezos Buffet with net worth of $55.2 billion and honorary chairman of America Movil Carlos Slim Helu with net worth of $49.5 billion.

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