Facebook founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg is donating $100 million to the Newark public school system. This donation will be the first batch of a foundation set up by him to improve U.S. education.
Zuckerberg will announce the contribution Friday on “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” where he will be joined by Newark Mayor Cory A. Booker and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.
Mark, now the 35th richest American according to Forbes is worth $6.9 billion is stepping up is philanthropic gesture in the manner of Bill Gates and Warren Buffet.