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Mark Zuckerberg becomes third-richest person in the world

For the first time, all top 3 richest people in the world are in tech!

  1. Amazon founder Jeff Bezos with $141 billion
  2. Microsoft founder Bill Gates with $93 billion
  3. Warren Buffett

And this Friday it looks like the broskie Zuck just pasted Warren Buffett as the third-richest person in the world with a net worth of $81 billi, according to Bloomberg.

Zuck was able to take that the Number 3 spot away from Warren Buffett after Facebook stocks jumped an additional 2.4%. So far Facebook stock has jumped over 15% this year.

To his credit,Warren Buffett gives away billions of dollars to charity every year.

Last year, Zuck pledged to give away 99% of his Facebook shares but has yet to do so.

“Many of the greatest opportunities for your generation will come from giving everyone access to the Internet. People often think of the Internet as just for entertainment or communication. But for the majority of people in the world, the Internet can be a lifeline. It provides education if you don’t live near a good school. It provides health information on how to avoid diseases or raise healthy children if you don’t live near a doctor. It provides financial services if you don’t live near a bank. It provides access to jobs and opportunities if you don’t live in a good economy.” – Mark Zuckerberg, Chairman and CEO of Facebook

What do you think of Mark Zuckerberg becoming the 3rd richest dude in the world? And the top 3 all being in tech? Let us know in the comments section below.

Founder & Editor-In-Chief of Disrupt Magazine Tony Delgado, is a Puerto Rican American software developer, businessman, activist and philanthropist. Delgado is also the host of the Disrupt Podcast where he interviews the most disruptive business owners, leaders and change makers in the world. Tony Delgado is best known as the founder, and chief executive officer of The Disrupt Foundation, a social impact movement to grow Puerto Rico’s technology ecosystem and host of the semi-annual Disrupt Puerto Rico Conference. Tony Delgado has also helped mentor thousands of students, create financial freedom, all from the comfort of his home in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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