The 10 Billionaires Who Became Rich With Facebook

Facebook made a lot of people millionaires but it made 10 people billionaires. The stock opened today at $38 per share. Using that price, Bloomberg calculated the net worth of Facebook’s richest employees and investors. They’re now worth ten or eleven figures.

 

Chris Hughes, cofounder of Facebook, is now worth $935 million

Chris Hughes, cofounder of Facebook, is now worth $935 million

 

Who he is: Cofounder of Facebook, college classmate of Mark Zuckerberg’s.

Value of Facebook stake at $38/share: $835 million

Net worth: $935 million

 


 

Sheryl Sandberg is Facebook’s COO. She’s now worth $1 billion.

Sheryl Sandberg is Facebook's COO. She's now worth $1 billion.

Who she is: Facebook’s COO, former Googler.

Value of Facebook stake at $38/share: $1 billion

Net worth: $1 billion

 


 

Yuri Milner is now worth $1.1 billion

Yuri Milner is now worth $1.1 billion

 

Who he is: Milner is the founder of DST, which made a big investment in Facebook.  He owns ~ 12.5% of DST’s Facebook shares.

Value of Facebook stake at $38/share: $400 million

Net worth: $1.1 billion

 


 

Zynga founder Mark Pincus is now worth $1.3 billion

Zynga founder Mark Pincus is now worth $1.3 billion

Who he is: Founder of Zynga; he had a lot of patents around social networking which secured him a good chunk of Facebook shares.

Value of Facebook stake at $38/share: $164 million

Net worth: $1.3 billion

 


 

Peter Thiel doubled his net worth via his Facebook investment. He’s now worth $2.7 billion.

Peter Thiel doubled his net worth via his Facebook investment. He's now worth $2.7 billion.

Who he is: Peter Thiel, who manages Founders Fund, was the first outside investor in Facebook; he put in half a million in 2004.

Value of Facebook stake at $38/share: $1.06 billion

Net worth: $2.7 billion

 


 

Eduardo Saverin, the cofounder who infamously sued Facebook, is now worth $2.7 billion

Eduardo Saverin, the cofounder who infamously sued Facebook, is now worth $2.7 billion

Who he is: Cofounder of Facebook

Value of Facebook stake at $38/share: $2.9 billion

Net worth: $2.7 billion


Sean Parker was Facebook’s first president. He’s now worth $2.8 billion.

Sean Parker was Facebook's first president. He's now worth $2.8 billion.

Who he is: Facebook’s first president.

Value of Facebook stake at $38/share: $2.5 billion

Net worth: $2.8 billion

 


 

Dustin Moskovitz cofounded Facebook. He’s worth $5.1 billion.

Dustin Moskovitz cofounded Facebook. He's worth $5.1 billion.

Who he is: Facebook cofounder, cofounder of Asana

Value of Facebook stake at $38/share: $5.1 billion

Net worth: $5.1 billion

 


 

Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov is worth $17.1 billion

Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov is worth $17.1 billion

Who he is: Usmanov is the richest man in Russia. He owns ~ 80% of Digital Sky’s 85.6 million Facebook shares.

Value of Facebook stake at $38/share: $5 billion

Net worth: $17.1 billion

 


 

Mark Zuckerberg is the CEO and cofounder of Facebook. His net worth is $19.3 billion.

Mark Zuckerberg is the CEO and cofounder of Facebook. His net worth is $19.3 billion.

Who he is: CEO and cofounder of Facebook

Value of Facebook stake at $38/share: $19.1 billion

Net worth: $19.3 billion

 

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