Mark Cuban is a well-known American businessman, investor, author, television personality, and philanthropist. He has ventured into many diverse businesses, He made his fortune through the sale of startups MicroSolutions and in the 1990s and later became known as the zealous owner of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks. He is the chairman of AXS TV and also co-owns 2929 Entertainment, and he is also among the prominent investors of the ABC TV series ‘Shark Tank’.

Early Life

Mark Cuban Was born on July 31, 1958, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is currently 65 years old (as of 2023). His father’s name is Norton Cuban, who spent nearly half a century walking at a car upholstery shop and his mother’s name is Shirley Cuban. He also has an elder brother named Brian Cuban. He used to earn money by doing part-time jobs at a young age.

Mark Cuban


Mark Cuban Attended Mount Lebanon High School in Pennsylvania. After his schooling, Mark Cuban went to the “University of Pittsburgh”. After a year he transferred to Indiana University in Bloomington. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in 1981.

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Mark Cuban started his career at a very young age while studying at Indiana University, He had engaged himself in a variety of businesses like managing pubs, chain letters, etc. In 1982, after graduation, he moved to Texas and begin working as a bartender and later also worked as a salesperson.

He started his business called Micro Solutions, which was a software reseller system integrator. His previous experience in his field gave him the knowledge and skills required to initiate the business. In 1990 he managed to sell the company to ‘Compuserve Information Service’ in a multi-million deal.

In 2000, Mark took over the Dallas Mavericks, making a deal of $285 million. His basketball team had scored a winning 49 games and lost 57 games. The team performed well in 2006 and made it to the finals of the NBA, and in 2011 the team won the NBA title. In 2011, he started investing in the ABC TV series ‘Shark Tank’. He has invested in almost 85 deals in a total of 111 episodes of the show spending over 19.9 million.

Mark released an ebook titled ‘How to Win at the Sport of Business’ in 2011, which illustrated some of his biggest successes and failures in sports and business.

Net Worth

Mark Cuban net worth is estimated to be over $5.1 billion, as of August 2023. He earned his will as an entrepreneur, media proprietor, television personality, and investor. His billion-dollar empire was built using his multiple business modules. He gets a regular flow of income from his$1.4 billion basketball team.

Mark is one of the smartest businessmen in America. He is also the owner of the smartest business TV Reality shows. He leads on the idea of growing with society. His book is the next example of this in which he has mentioned some tips for startups to grow and expand into an organization.

Full NameMark Cuban
Date of BirthJuly 31, 1958
Age65 years old (as of 2023)
Birth PlacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Ancestry Russian American, Romanian American
Profession Investor Author, TV Personality and businessman
Net Worth$5.1 billion
Sexual OrientationStraight
Relationship StatusMarried
Wife/ SpouseTiffany Stewart
ChildrenAlexis Sofis Coban, NAtyssa Cuban Jake Cuban.
Father’s NameNorton Cuban
Mother’s NameShirley Cuban
SiblingsBrian Cuban
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorDark Brown
Height 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m)
Weight82 kg (181 lbs)