Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg is world's fifth richest person

Social network Facebook recently released its positive quarter earnings report that showed the company’s shares have increased up by 6% to create a high record.

This has made Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg fifth richest person in the world.

As per Forbes’ real-time rankings of the world’s billionaires, Zuckerberg’s wealth has hit $72.7 billion.

Zuckerberg’s wealth is tied up with Facebook shares, which means his wealth rises and falls along with the company’s shares.

Facebook’s stock has increased more than 50% since the start of 2017. Last month, the company crossed 2 billion monthly users across the world.

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