Mark Cuban

By: Mia Bechara & Sophia Paul

What are they famous for?

  • Mark Cuban owns the Dallas Mavericks, AXStv, Cyber Dust, Magnolia Picture, Three Commas, and many more
  • At the age of 12, he sold garbage bags to get the shoes he wanted
  • In high school, he earned most of his money by being a stamp and coin salesman
  • In college, Mark Cuban gave people disco lessons for $25 an hour

Early Life

  • Mark Cuban was born on July 31, 1958 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • He was born to Shirley (Feldman) Cuban and Norton Cuban
  • He has brother named Brian Cuban
  • He graduated from Indiana University

Net worth & Philanthropy

  • Mark Cuban's net worth is $3 billion
  • He donates a lot of money to charities. Some of the groups include Veterans, Cancer Research, education, and many others
  • Mark Cuban has given $27 million dollars in total
  • He told Donald Trump if he shaved his head, he would give $1 million to his charity

Quote

"Recessions are the best time to start a company. Companies fail. Others hold back capital. If you are willing to do the preparation and work, it is the best time to invest in yourself and start a business."

Where is he now?

  • He is married to Tiffany Stewart
  • He has 3 children; Alyssa Cuban, Alexis Sofia Cuban, Jake Cuban
  • He is on the show Shark Tank

Fun Facts

  • In college, he owned a bar
  • He was on Dancing with the Stars in 2007
  • He is terrified of heights
  • He would rather have a Samsung phone even though he has Apple
  • When asked what is a bigger torture, dinner with Donald Trump or watch a rerun of Benefactor, he said "Donald Trump no question"