Now that Facebook has finally announced that it will be going public, one person who will is slated to reap the rewards would be Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg.
According to the S-1 filing, Sandberg has 1,899,986 shares of Facebook common stock. She also holds 39,321,041 options and restricted stock units which haven't yet vested. And in 2011, she earned a whopping base salary of $295,833, topped with an $86,133 bonus.
Considering that Facebook IPOs currently has a valuation of $87.5 billion, that would mean Sandberg's stock options would bring her worth to about $2 billion, instantly turning her into one of the wealthiest self-made women in the world.
The only person left to beat would be Oprah, who is currently the wealthiest self-made woman with a net worth of about $2.7 billion.