Eduardo Saverin Net Worth
Eduardo Saverin net worth: Eduardo Saverin is Brazilian-born internet entrepreneur who has a net worth of $6 billion. Eduardo Saverin is famous for being one of the co-founders of Facebook. Saverin met Mark Zuckerberg in his freshman year and later became a co-founder of Facebook in his sophomore year, becoming CFO and business manager. Zuckerberg created Facebook at Harvard with fellow classmates Saverin, Chris Hughes, and Dustin Moskovitz. Facebook was launched on February 4, 2004 from Zuckerberg's Harvard dorm room. Over time outside investors took control of Facebook's finances and capital needs, backing Zuckerberg as its CEO, with Saverin's role and his influence diminished evaporated. Saverin's separation from the Facebook organization was the subject of legal action. Zuckerberg dropped Saverin's 34% ownership share of Facebook to below 10%, resulting in a lawsuit brought by Saverin. In the lawsuit, Saverin won the right to have his name listed among the other founders of Facebook. Saverin graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University with a B.A. in Economics in 2006. The Social Network, a film depicting the years during the founding of Facebook, was released on October 1, 2010.