Mark Zuckerberg, best known as one of five co-founders of the social networking website Facebook, was born on May 14, 1984, in White Plains, New York. Zuckerberg is the chairman and chief executive of Facebook, who developed an interest in computers at a young age. He even created a messaging program named Zucknet which was used to communicate in their home internally.
Enrolled in Havard University, Zuckerberg had developed a reputation as a software developer as a student. It was during then Zuckerberg along with his friends Dustin Moskovitz, Chris Hughes, and Eduardo Saverin started working on their own social networking site. By 2005 Facebook had 1 million users and Accel, the venture capital invested $12.7 million into the network, which at the time was open only to Ivy League students.