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Facebook stock-surge earns Mark Zuckerberg $1.6billion in ONE DAY

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is now the 16th richest person in the world after a surge in Facebook stock on Thursday earned the 30-year-old Facebook Inc. chairman a cool $1.6 billion in a single day, putting his new net worth at $33.3 billion.

Zuckerberg now has more money than fellow tech billionaires Sergey Brin and Larry Page, the co-founders of Google, as well as Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.

Brin and Page are ranked at 17th and 18th richest people in the world, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. Bezos comes in at number 20.

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