Birthday Shout! Mark Zuckerberg, Cate Blanchett, George Lucas…

Birthday Shout! Mark Zuckerberg, Cate Blanchett, George Lucas…

Yvonne Williams

We celebrate with notable celebrities this day May 14,

Mark Zuckerberg

World renowned computer programmer and Internet entrepreneur Zuckerbeg gained popularity in 2012 when he founded social networking website Facebook.

A former student of Harvard University and now chairman and chief executive of Facebook, he became the world’s youngest billionaire in 2004 after founding the social media site.

In 2013, the billionaire was said to be worth over $13 billion which grew to a staggering $35.1 billion in March 2015.

Amongst his achievements, Zuckerberg was named among the 100 wealthiest and most influential people in the world in 2010 by Time magazine and In 2011, Zuckerberg ranked first on the list of the “Most Influential Jews in the World” by The Jerusalem Post.

The famous Internet entrepreneur was born May 14, 1984 in New York.

Mark Zuckerberg

Cate Blanchett

Australian actress Cate Blanchett has had a successful career so far in the entertainment world.

The multiple award winning star has bagged many awards including two Academy Awards, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, three Golden Globe Awards and three British Academy Awards. Blanchett has been awarded the Centenary Medal for Service to Australian Society by the Australian government.

Owing to an extensive career on stage , Cate has also won the Helpmann Award recurrently  for Best Female Actor in a Play.

Her earlier roles include the title role in Electra at the National Institute of Dramatic Art (1992) and Ophelia in Hamlet at the Belvoir St Theatre in Sydney (1994).

Cate Blanchett was born May 14, 1969 in Australia.

Cate Blanchett

George Lucas

Big time director and producer George Lucas came to the limelight through the high grossing science fiction franchise – Star Wars.

George started off his career when he re-enrolled at USC as a graduate student in film production.

He first received acclaim for his 1973 coming of age film American Graffiti and he also created the action hero Indiana Jones, most famously portrayed by Harrison Ford in the original 1980’s trilogy.

His estimated net worth was $3.9 billion in 2013 after he sold Star Wars to Disney.

George Lucas was born May 14, 1944 in California.

George Lucas

Zack Ryder

Matthew Brett Cardona started out as a wrestler in New York with his birth name but along the line in 2007 he changed his name to Zack Ryder.

Zack won a WWE Tag Team Championship with his partner Curt Hawkins, he also won a WWE United States Championship.

Spreading his wings this star released the iTunes top 100 single, “Hoeski,” in 2013.

Major damage was done to his career when he engaged in a deep feud with Kane and John Cena in WrestleMania.

He was born May 14, 1985 in New York.

Zack Ryder
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