Mark Cuban

Billionaire Entrepreneur
Born Jul 31, 1958

Mark Cuban is an American businessman and member of the Forbes 400. He is the owner of the National Basketball Association's Dallas Mavericks, Landmark Theatres, and Magnolia Pictures, and the chairman of the HDTV cable network AXS TV. He is also a "shark" investor on the television series Shark Tank. In 2011, Cuban wrote an e-book, How to Win at the Sport of Business, in which he chronicles his life experiences in business and sports.… Read More

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1958 Birth Born in 1958.


1981 23 Years Old Rather than attend high school for his senior year, he enrolled as a full-time student at the University of Pittsburgh where he joined the Pi Lambda Phi International fraternity. After one year at the University of Pittsburgh, he transferred to Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana and graduated from the Kelley School of Business in 1981 with a B.S. in Business Administration. … Read More
1982 24 Years Old In 1982, Cuban moved to Dallas, Texas. … Read More


1990 32 Years Old In 1990, Cuban sold MicroSolutions to CompuServe—then a subsidiary of H&R Block—for $6 million. … Read More
1995 37 Years Old In 1995, Cuban and fellow Indiana University alumnus Todd Wagner started Audionet, combining their mutual interest in Indiana Hoosier college basketball and webcasting. … Read More


1999 41 Years Old The Guinness Book of Records credits Cuban with the "largest single e-commerce transaction", after he paid $40 million for his Gulfstream V jet in October 1999. … Read More
2002 44 Years Old In September 2002, Cuban married Tiffany Stewart in Barbados. … Read More
2003 45 Years Old Cuban was featured on the cover of the November 2003 premiere issue of Best magazine announcing the arrival of High Definition Television. … Read More
2004 46 Years Old 1 More Event
In February 2004, Cuban announced that he would be working with ABC television to produce a reality television series, The Benefactor. … Read More
2005 47 Years Old In 2005, Cuban invested in Brondell Inc., a San Francisco startup making a high-tech toilet seat called a Swash that works like a bidet but mounts on a standard toilet. "People tend to approach technology the same way, whether it's in front of them, or behind them," Cuban joked. … Read More
The company is also responsible for the updated version of the TV show Star Search, which was broadcast on CBS. 2929 Entertainment released Bubble, a movie directed by Steven Soderbergh, in theaters and on DVD on the same day in January 2006 as a simultaneous release.
2007 49 Years Old In February 2007, Cuban publicly criticized NBA Finals MVP Dwyane Wade and declared that he would get fined if he made any comments about what he thought really happened in the 2006 NBA Finals.


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On February 8, 2008, Cuban voiced his support for the draft movement attempting to convince New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg to run in the U.S. presidential election of 2008 on his blog. … Read More
On January 16, 2009, the league fined Cuban $25,000 for yelling at Denver Nuggets player J. R. Smith at the end of the first half on a Mavericks-at-Nuggets game played on January 13. … Read More
2010 52 Years Old 1 More Event
In August 2010, Cuban actively bid to buy the Texas Rangers. … Read More
Despite his history, he was notably silent during the Mavericks' 2011 championship playoff run. … Read More
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