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Did You Hear About Mark Zuckerberg's $6 Billion Payday?

Did You Hear About Mark Zuckerberg's $6 Billion Payday?

The vast majority of people won't make $1 billion throughout their entire lives, so when an individual earns $6 billion in just one day, people are naturally curious to find out how.

Vanity Fair detailed the story in which Facebook Inc (NASDAQ: FB)'s CEO Mark Zuckerberg raked in $6 billion in 24 hours, or $250 million per hour while Facebook users "squander each day watching sneezing baby panda videos."

The Big Day

Here are the details of Zuckerberg's day, according to a video made by Vanity Fair.

Zuckerberg's large pay day occurred back in January after the company's "particularly rosy" quarterly earnings report.

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The alarm sounded in the Zuckerberg household at 8:00 a.m., but Mark hit the snooze button for a total of nine minutes, since he was up late speaking with programmers. During this snooze, he raked in $37.5 million.

He then went on to partake in an $83 million 20-minute jog and then cooled down in a quick shower, during which he made another $21 million.

During the time he spent kissing his wife goodbye for the day and heading off to work, he earned another cool $100,000 — but love is always priceless and has no value.

Before lunchtime, he earned another $1 billion while participating in company meetings.

Lunchtime itself added $125 million to his net worth, not to mention a commute home that netted him another $42 million.

Finally, Zuckerberg read 17 minutes of Moises Naim's "The End of Power" book before falling asleep. He added another $71 million before falling asleep for the day.

Posted-In: Mark Zucerkberg Vanity FairMedia General Best of Benzinga


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