Mark Cuban

Billionaire Entrepreneur
Born Jul 31, 1958

Mark Cuban is an American business magnate. 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 on July 31, 1958.


1981 22 Years Old 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.Sc. in Business Administration. … Read More
1982 23 Years Old In 1982, Cuban moved to Dallas, Texas, where he first found work as a bartender, and then as a salesperson for Your Business Software, one of the earliest PC software retailers in Dallas. … Read More


1990 31 Years Old In 1990, Cuban sold MicroSolutions to CompuServe—then a subsidiary of H&R Block—for $6 million. … Read More
1995 36 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 - 2005 7 More Events
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.
In April 2007, Cuban partnered with Mascot Books to publish his first children's book, Let's Go, Mavs!. … Read More
2008 49 Years Old 1 More Event
On February 8, 2008, Cuban voiced his support for the draft Bloomberg 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 51 Years Old 1 More Event
In August 2010, Cuban actively bid to buy the Texas Rangers with Jeffrey L. Beck. … Read More
Despite his history, he was notably silent during the Mavericks' 2011 championship playoff run. … Read More
2012 53 Years Old 1 More Event
In November 2012, in response to Donald Trump offering President Barack Obama $5 million to a charity of President Obama's choosing if he released passport applications and college transcripts to the public, Cuban offered Trump $1 million to a charity of Trump's choosing if Trump shaved his head.
2013 54 Years Old Mills was terminated as CEO of Motionloft by stockholders on December 1, 2013, and in February 2014 was arrested by the FBI and charged with wire fraud, it being alleged that Mr. Mills misrepresented to investors that Motionloft was going to be acquired by Cisco. … Read More
At the Code/Media conference in February 2015, Cuban said of net neutrality that "having FCC overseeing the Internet scares the shit out of me".
As of January 2016, he has invested in 82 deals across 109 Shark Tank episodes, for a total of $19.4 million invested. … Read More
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