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Mark Zuckerberg Will Be Worth $25 Billion After IPO
Come Mark Zuckerberg’s fateful day with IPO destiny, he will come into some money—lots of it. Just how much is up for debate but most people are agreed that his new net worth post-IPO will be at least $25 billion.
That is a really head-numbing number and perhaps doesn’t need much to put it into perspective. But consider the following: When Zuckerberg does make history with Facebook’s $104 billion IPO; he will be worth $6 billion more than Yahoo!
The former search giant as you may well know is struggling big time and has recently brought in a new CEO to steady the ship. The ship is steadying but Yahoo’s market capo has hardly budged and the company is worth just over $18.5 billion.
What’s even more interesting is the fact that Yahoo once tried to buy Facebook back in 2006 for an estimated $1 billion. Had it succeeded, things would certainly be a lot different today. But as history recorded it, Zucks said no and today he is in a position to buy Yahoo—literally.
How Wall Street will react to this perspective is anyone’s guess, but one thing is certain: Zuckerberg will be the talk of the town for years to come.
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