Gushing new dad Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook CEO) to give away R650 billion

Your mother and I don't yet have the words to describe the hope you give us for the future.

Mark Zuckerberg in a letter to his new-born daughter Max

Mark Zuckerberg will put 99 percent of his Facebook Inc. shares, currently worth about $45 billion (about R650 billion), into a new philanthropy project focusing on human potential and equality, he and his wife said Tuesday in a letter to their new-born daughter.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Andrew Bradley, CEO of Old Mutual Wealth and Co-Author of “How Much is Enough? – Maximising Wealth and Well-being”.

Scroll down for quotes from the audio below.

He will still have hundreds of millions of dollars. But many others as rich do not give away anything.

Andrew Bradley

Bill Gates will be remembered more for what he’s done to eradicate diseases than for what he did at Microsoft.

Andrew Bradley

Those who give it away end up giving happiness to themselves.

Andrew Bradley

Zuckerberg is contradicting the negative public persona of himself.

Andrew Bradley

He will get immense joy out of this.

Andrew Bradley

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