Mark Zuckerberg becomes World's 6th richest person

Jewish CEO of Facebook makes sixth place on Forbes list, shortly after 'Zuckerberg don't kill us!' campaign.

Shoshana Miskin,

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg meets Shimon Peres
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg meets Shimon Peres
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has become the sixth richest person in the world.

The 31-year old Jewish billionaire is the youngest in the list of top ten richest people in the world, according to Forbes.

Zuckerberg’s net worth increased $4.85 billion to $46.25 billion, as the social network announced that it made over $1 billion in quarterly profit for the first time, and increased its revenues by 52%.

Zuckerberg is now the fourth richest in America and sixth overall, surpassing Oracle Chairman Larry Ellison, who has a net worth of $43.6 billion.

This new status comes less than two weeks after an Israeli rights group launched a crowd funding initiative "Zuckerberg don't kill us!"

The Israeli NGO, Shurat Hadin, aim to fund billboards outside the Facebook CEO’s California home as a form of protest for allowing Palestinian incitement on the popular social media tool, after exposing the company's apparent double standards in allowing incitement.


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