Mark Cuban Biography
Cuban was born in the city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Norton Cuban, his father, was a car upholsterer. Cuban described his mother, Shirley, as someone with “a different job or different career goal every other week.
Cuban is Jewish and grew up in a Jewish working-class family in Mount Lebanon, a Pittsburgh suburb. His paternal grandfather changed his surname from “Chabenisky” to “Cuban” after his family emigrated from Russia via Ellis Island, and his maternal grandparents were Romanian Jewish immigrants, according to Mark’s brother Brian, though Mark has claimed their maternal grandmother was Lithuanian.Cuban returned to Pittsburgh after graduation to work for Mellon Bank. He became engrossed in the study of machines and networking.
Instead of finishing high school, he enrolled as a full-time student at the University of Pittsburgh, where he became a member of the Pi Lambda Phi fraternity.
Mark Cuban Career
Mark Cuban is an American billionaire entrepreneur, television personality, and media owner with a net worth of $4.8 billion, according to Forbes. He is ranked No. 177 on the Forbes 400 list for 2020. He is the owner of the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association (NBA), with whom he won the NBA Championship in 2011. He is also the co-owner of 2929 Entertainment. He is also one of the main “shark” investors on ABC’s reality show Shark Tank.
Cuban invested in the esports betting platform Unikrn in June 2015.
Cuban purchased a majority stake in the Professional Futsal League in February 2016.
On July 7, 1982, Cuban moved to Dallas, Texas, where he worked as a bartender at Elan on Greenville Avenue and then as a salesperson for Your Business Software, one of Dallas’s first PC software retailers. He was let go less than a year later after meeting with a client to solicit new business rather than opening the store.
Cuban founded his own company, MicroSolutions, with the assistance of Your Business Software customers. Initially, MicroSolutions was a system integrator and software reseller. Carbon Copy, Lotus Notes, and CompuServe were among the first technologies introduced by the company. Perot Systems was one of the company’s largest clients.
Mark Cuban Personal Life
Brian and Jeff Cuban are Cuban’s two brothers.
Cuban married Tiffany Stewart in a private ceremony in Barbados in September 2002. They have two daughters who were born in 2003 and 2006, as well as a son who was born in 2009.  They live in a 24,000-square-foot (2,200-square-meter) mansion in Dallas’ Preston Hollow neighborhood.
Cuban revealed in April 2019 that he had a procedure to treat his atrial fibrillation after missing a taping of The View. His diagnosis was first revealed on Twitter in 2017.
Mark Cuban Net Worth
Mark Cuban has an estimated net worth of approximately 4.6 billion USD.