According to a recent CNBC report Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg turned 32 on Saturday 14 May, and he has a few billion things to celebrate.
For his fortune estimated at $51.8 billion, he is one of the worlds richest people. But because of his youth, he is actually made more money per day of living than anybody else on the planet.
More specifically, Zuckerberg’s potent combo of youth and wealth has averaged out to $4.4 million for every day he’s been alive, according to CNBC calculations. That rate is bigger than anybody else on Forbes’ list of billionaires.
Surely, there are better measures of business acumen, but it gives you a sense of how quickly business titans can amass their huge fortunes.
You can read more from CNBC’s report: Zuckerberg Just Made $6 Billion on Facebook Surge
Interesting figures of some of the other billionaires:
Microsoft’s Bill Gates is the richest person in the world, and at age 60, he has earned $3.5 million per day in his life. Jeff Bezos, 52, ofAmazon is third with a per-day fortune of $3.3 million. He’s increased his rate significantly since last year. They are the only people averaging over $3 million per day.
Google guys, Sergey Brin, 42, and Larry Page, 43, have each pulled in around $2.3 million per day. Amancio Ortega, 80, founder of Zara’s parent company has made $2.4 million a day; Warren Buffett, the 85-year-old Oracle of Omaha, earned just half of Zuckerberg’s per-day rate, with $2.2 million.