Zuckerberg tops charity donors list

Feb 11, 2014, 07:51 IST | Agencies

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan have been named joint top US philanthropists for 2013.

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan have been named joint top US philanthropists for 2013.



The couple gained the accolade after a donation of 18 million Facebook shares to a Silicon Valley foundation.

The donation, worth more than $970 million (Rs 6,005 crore), was the largest in the US in 2013.

The gift outstripped philanthropists such as Bill and Melinda Gates.

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