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Mark Cuban Biography

Utsab Raut Tue Oct, 2016
Mark Cuban

Facts of Mark Cuban

Date of Birth: 1958 , July-31
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 3 Inch

Quick Timeline of Mark Cuban

1958 Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
1981 Graduated from Indiana University
1990 Created MultiSolutions
2011 No. 211 on Forbes list of “World’s Richest People”
2003 Purchased Landmark Theatres
2004 Owned NBA’s Dallas Mavericks
2002 Married with Tiffany Stewart
2016 Net worth is 3.3 billion Dollars
2015 Donation made to Indiana University
2011 Award for D Magazine CEO of the Year
1998 Made a company Broadcast.com
2012 Invested in Shark Tank

Detail Timeline of Mark Cuban

July 31 , 1958

Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Mark Cuban was born in the late 1950s in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. He grew up in Mount Lebanon in a Jewish and later moved to Dallas, Texas. His parents were Norton Cuban and Shirley. He also has a sibling Bryan Cuban.

1981

Graduated from Indiana University

In the year Mark Cuban graduated from Indiana University. He graduated from there with a degree in Business Administration. During his college days he had many business ventures including disco lessons, bar and a chain letter.

1990

Created MultiSolutions

After graduation he moved to Dallas, Texas where he created a comapny named MultiSolutions, which is a computer consulting company. In 1990 he sold the company to CompuServe in 6 million Dollars which made him a millionaire.

2011

No. 211 on Forbes list of “World’s Richest People”

 In 2011, Cuban was listed in No. 211 on Forbes list of “World’s Richest People” with a huge net worth of 2.6 billion Dollars. He is one of the richest businessmen in the globe and his net worth is increasing year by year.

September 24 , 2003

Purchased Landmark Theatres

Mark continued his business career. He purchased Landmark Theatres on September 24, 2003. The theatre is a chain of 58 arthouse movie theatres. The company also presents the updated version of the TV show named  Star Search.

January 4 , 2004

Owned NBA’s Dallas Mavericks

Mark is also one of the owners of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks. He purchases the majority of shares of the company for $285 million from H. Ross Perot, Jr. After he owns the company, the team has won 40% of their games.

September 21 , 2002

Married with Tiffany Stewart

Mark Cuban married Tiffany Stewart on September 21, 2002. The marriage was organized in Barbados. The couple is happy and they are blessed with 2 daughters and 1 son. They are one of the richest families and live in a 24000 sq- foot mansion in Dallas, Texas.

2016

Net worth is 3.3 billion Dollars

Mark Cuban is one of the richest people in the globe. IN 2016, Forbes stated his net worth to be 3.3 billion Dollars. He has invested in many fields including: NBA’s Dallas Mavericks, Landmark Theatre, Shark Tank and many more.

2015

Donation made to Indiana University

 Mark Cuban made a donation of 5 million Dollars to Indiana University in June 2015. The donation is done for the “Mark Cuban Centre for Sports Media and Technology”, which will be built inside the Assembly Hall.

2011

Award for D Magazine CEO of the Year

Mark Cuban has won D Magazine CEO of the Year in 2011. In the same year, he also won Outstanding Team ESPY Award and also his team Dallas Mavericks has been crowned as the NBA Champion in 2011.

1998

Made a company Broadcast.com

In 1998 Cuban and his friend Todd Wagner made a company called Broadcast.com, which made tremendous 13.5 million dollar revenue and also helped in launching the Victoria Secret fashion Show. Later the company was acquires by Yahoo! for 5.7 billion Dollar.

2012

Invested in Shark Tank

Mark Cuban also invested in Shark Tank. It is an ABC reality show programmed he has invested on it since its season 3. He also joined the show which resulted to increase in ratings of the show and also the show won two Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Structured Reality Show.

Content

Cuban was also interested in writing and he has written an e-book, “How to Win at the Sport of Business”, which explains his personal experience. Although being an investor, he is active in social media. He is gentle and tall with a height of 6 feet 3 inch.

Cuban married Tiffany Stewart on September 2002 in Barbados. The couple is happy and are blessed with three children’s; Alexis Sofia, Alyssa and Jake. He and wife are together since their marriage and there is no any rumor about any other affairs.

Cuban is a businessman and also one of the richest people in the world. In 2016, his net worth is calculated to be 3.3 billion Dollars.

Cuban has been in controversy with NBA, he has been fined by NBA for his critical statement about referees and league. He was fined about $1.665 million for 13 incidents.