12 Things You Didn’t Know About South African Millionaire Mark Shuttleworth

Written by Peter Pedroncelli

A children's librarian conducts a weekly "Pram Jam" at Sea Point Library, Cape Town. Photo: Dana sanchez
Shuttleworth has invested millions to educate South African children – Photo: Dana sanchez

He has a passion for education

With his new found wealth, the entrepreneur showed his philanthropic side, and specifically his passion for improving education in South Africa. He has invested millions in education, using his non-profit organisation called the Shuttleworth Foundation to improve access to and quality of education in his homeland.